Professional Teaching Fellow in Mathematics

Auckland, New Zealand
31 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Science

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading University, with a turnover of $1.1bn, including research revenue of over $200m generated across eight diverse faculties and two research institutes. We employ more than 5400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students, making us one of NZ’s largest employers.

The department of Mathematics, which is the largest and most diverse Mathematics department in New Zealand, offers a full range of courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Its programmes span pure and applied mathematics and mathematics education. More details about the department may be found at

We invite applications for a full-time permanent Professional Teaching Fellow in Mathematics to join our team in 2019.

The main purpose of the position is to develop and deliver high quality teaching in mathematics at the undergraduate level and to engage and enable student learning. Please note this position is not intended for those interested in pursuing a research career.

Skills and experience:

  • The position is intended for candidates with a PhD in Mathematics, or a closely related discipline
  • Evidence of a commitment to high quality teaching and learning of undergraduate Mathematics is essential
  • Experience with large class teaching, course coordination and assessment design is highly desirable


The Department of Mathematics strives to provide a collegial work environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance and a stimulating work atmosphere while also promoting diversity in staff.

Furthermore, the University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through the following:

  • Flexible employment practices
  • Career development programmes
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave
  • Company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services

How to apply

Inquiries may be made to Dr. Julia Novak

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

Please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document detailing a full list of teaching duties to date, a teaching statement and/or philosophy and also provide evidence to support claims about the quality of teaching. In addition, we request names and email addresses of three academic referees who may be contacted in support of your application.

Applications close Friday, 11 January 2019.

For further information and to apply online please visit

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Direct enquiries only please - no agencies.