Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Agronomy

Canterbury, New Zealand
Monday, 20 January 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 17 February 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

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 draws its students from throughout New Zealand and from over 60 countries. Lincoln University has a student roll of around 3,000 and approximately 700 staff.

The Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences invites applications for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Agronomy. This position, in the Department of Agricultural Sciences, is designed to strengthen the ability of the Faculty to provide teaching into crop science at undergraduate and postgraduate level.  The successful applicant would also be expected to participate in research activity by collaborating with other staff members in the Faculty and providing supervision to post graduate students. 

To be considered for this position, you must have a PhD in Agricultural Science, Plant Science, Agronomy or Crop Physiology coupled with experience in designing and undertaking studies in the area of Crop Science. You will have a commitment to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, delivering effective teaching methods that are focussed on student success. There will be a proven record of your established research agenda and you will be able to demonstrate a background in supervising student research at Honours, Masters and/or PhD level.

Along with your research and teaching experience you will also have strong communication skills, a natural ability to collaborate with others and a genuine interest to contribute to activities at levels of the University.

This is a permanent, fulltime position.

Please apply online via our website with your CV and cover letter. 

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. Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Andy Greer, Head of Department (andrew.greer@lincoln.ac.nz).  

Applications close at 9am Monday 17/02/2020.

Lincoln University is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity in Education and Employment and seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.