Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Soil Science

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Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 08 Nov 2020

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Soil Science

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 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.

The Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences is the largest Academic Faculty within Lincoln University and is made up of four research driven Departments: Soil and Physical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Food Wine and Molecular Biosciences, and Pest Management and Conservation.

We are inviting applications for an academic appointment as a lecturer or senior lecturer within the Department of Soil and Physical Sciences. Departmental research activities span a wide range from soil resource assessment to soil chemistry, biology, physics and fertility, biogeochemistry, earth sciences, water science, climate change and environmental sciences.  The Department is responsible for the delivery of Soil Science courses from diploma to post-graduate level as well as the delivery of 100 level courses in chemistry, physics, and earth science.

In order to be successful for this role, you will need to have:

  • A PhD in Soil Science or a closely related discipline
  • The ability and enthusiasm to lecture undergraduate soil science, soil fertility and soil management subjects,, plus the ability to teach and supervise soil science and soil fertility at post-graduate level
  • The ability and energy to motivate and encourage students
  • Academic credentials including research publications in peer-reviewed journals, commensurate with experience, especially in soil fertility and management
  • An ability to inspire, be creative and show innovation
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Please apply online with your CV and cover letter.

Lincoln University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

For more information, please refer to the position description on the Lincoln University careers page or contact Patrice Wilkin, Recruitment Business Partner, on 03 423 0312.

Applications close on 08/11/2020.

Job Details

Reference # 2020-1747
Posted on 19 Oct 2020
Closes on 08 Nov 2020 23:55 NZST
Location(s) Lincoln University Campus
Expertise Academic
Work type(s) Permanent full-time
More details (document) Soil Science PD.pdf

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