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Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

University of Canterbury, Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE)

Job Title: Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Computer Science
Job Location: Christchurch
New Zealand
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Application Closing Date: 3/24/2019
Date Posted: 2019-02-07
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computer Science
Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE)
College of Engineering
Christchurch, New Zealand

  • Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

What You Will Do

We invite applications for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer position in Computer Science where you will develop an active teaching and research programme. Your research will complement the Department's present research activities, but is not limited to these topics. You will also contribute to teaching in traditional core computer science subjects, as well as being encouraged to develop a strong, externally-funded research programme as well as be expected to collaborate with other academics in the Department's teaching and research activities. The appointee will also be expected to develop links with and contribute to the wider engineering profession at local, national and international levels.

Who You Will Work With

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering is a strong and forward-looking Department, dedicated to excellence in both research and teaching. The CS Education Research Group is well-known internationally, and is very active in supporting the new Digital Technologies curriculum in NZ, and working with its counterparts in other countries.

Further information on the Department is available at

Why UC

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of "People Prepared to Make a Difference". You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

For information about the range of fantastic benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us:

The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 24th March 2019 (Midnight NZ time)

Job Requirements

Who You Are

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in a Computer Science (or closely aligned discipline), have a demonstrated record of published research in computer science (or closely aligned discipline). The successful candidate will have a commitment to excellence in teaching of core courses in computer science at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, delivering effective teaching methods that enable a wide range of learners to succeed. The appointee will also demonstrate a background in supervising final year undergraduate projects, Masters and Ph.D. students, an ability in collaborating with others in the University, and interest in contributing to Departmental, College, and University activities.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted through the online application process. Unfortunately we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Lorna Grubb, Recruitment Coordinator

Enquiries of an academic nature are welcome and should be addressed to Professor Richard Green, Head of Department,

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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