Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Animal Production
Lincoln University
Lincoln 7647 Canterbury, New Zealand
4d ago

Ko wai mātou - Who we are

As the longest-running agriculturally-based university in the Southern Hemisphere, Lincoln University's story begins with farming, but it certainly doesn't end there.

As New Zealand's economy diversified, so have we. Lincoln University is here to enhance and enrich lives. To grow the knowledge of our students so they can shape a world that benefits from a greater understanding of the relationship between our land, the food produced from it and the ecosystems within it.

With three academic faculties, one teaching division, several research centres and a range of corporate service units, the Lincoln University draws its students from throughout New Zealand and from over 60 countries.

Lincoln University has a student roll of around 3,000 and approximately 600 staff.

Within the Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Department of Agricultural Sciences is responsible for teaching and research in the plant and animal sciences, and in crop and livestock production.

The teaching and research brings a strategic and applied focus to technologies of particular relevance to New Zealand, including export-orientated land-based industries.

Te āhua o Te Tūrunga - the nature of the position

We seek an ambitious and collaborative colleague who will complement and strengthen our existing capability in animal production.

You will be able to demonstrate your commitment and ability to deliver innovative and excellent teaching and learning. You will also have a demonstrated potential / proven ability to initiate, develop and conduct quality research, and publish the results in peer reviewed outlets and present the results at conferences and other events.

You will be able to evidence effective engagement in collaborative work, with internal colleagues, industry partners and other service providers.

Ngā tino Pūkenga / Whēako - Essential skills / experiences for the role

The qualifications and skills we are seeking for this role are :

  • A completed PhD demonstrating expertise in animal production or a closely related field
  • Knowledge of, and experience in biological research and its development for application in agricultural systems
  • Excellent knowledge of the practical aspects of agriculture and more specifically livestock production
  • Demonstrated evidence of the applied use of technology and innovation in livestock production systems and its integration into teaching and research
  • Experience in quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • A demonstrated capacity to engage and inspire students
  • An innovative research agenda with a focus on animal production
  • Demonstrated excellence as a science communicator
  • Demonstrated potential and willingness to generate external research income
  • Demonstrated ability or clear potential to encourage, facilitate and mentor graduate research students
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with students and staff from a diverse range of backgrounds
  • This is a full time, permanent position.

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