Lecturer in Food Science
University of Auckland, New Zealand
2d ago
source : jobs.ac.uk

Ko te whare Pūtaiao The Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland is the leading science faculty in New Zealand and one of the largest in Australasia and undertakes world-class research across the physical, biological and computational sciences.

Te Kura Mātai Matū School of Chemical Sciences sits at the crossroads between disciplines such as medicine, nutrition, forensics, energy, environmental and materials science.

It has a vibrant diversity in its research activities and teaching, with expertise across the traditional areas of fundamental chemical science underpinning specialised programmes in Food Science, Forensic Science, Green Chemical Science, Medicinal Chemistry, Materials Science and Wine Science.

Te Whiwhinga mahi The opportunity

We are currently looking for a Lecturer in Food Science to join our School of Chemical Sciences. The Food Science programme is undergoing exciting changes, with a revised undergraduate BSc specialisation in Food Science and Nutrition which started in , and new opportunities for research collaborations in the Food Science, Food Process Engineering, Nutrition and Health areas.

You will be expected to develop a research programme that is complementary to the expertise already within our programme and that is supported by the New Zealand funding agencies and food industry and contribute to the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in food science

A key part of this role will be developing meaningful interactions with a diverse range of companies in the food industry to support teaching and research in food science.

All research areas related to food science will be considered.

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He kōrero mōu About you

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in food science or a closely related field, and will be expected to have a strong track record of interdisciplinary research with the broad area of food science relative to opportunity, and will seek opportunities for collaboration within and beyond the School.

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake Important Skills

  • Ability to lecture in courses across the main areas of food science, with an emphasis on sensory science
  • Good understanding of research methodologies in food science and the ability to initiate an independent research programme
  • Passionate about teaching and have a demonstrated ability to communicate clearly with students
  • Collegiality and passion to contribute to the success of the School of Chemical Sciences
  • Why work with us?

    We offer an opportunity within New Zealand’s leading University that will have a positive impact on the lives of students. We also offer :

  • Five weeks’ annual leave per annum
  • Up to .% employer superannuation contribution
  • Over different career development courses and programmes
  • Discounted parking and various leisure and recreation services
  • A diverse and inclusive working environment
  • For more information please visit .

    Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of th May to be considered.

    Please provide a CV, one-page research statement, one-page teaching statement, and the names of at least three referees.

    General enquiries can be made to Associate Professor Gordon Miskelly, Head of School, ()

    Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email.

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