Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Auckland (Region) (NZ)
06 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
06 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Business & Economics

With more than 7,500 students, the Triple Crown accredited University of Auckland Business School is one of the largest and most successful in the Australasian region.

Auckland is a city of over 1.4 million people popularly known as the City of Sails. It is a cosmopolitan city with ready access to many recreational pursuits. International travel is easy and convenient with direct international flights to North and South America, Asia and Australia. Europe can be reached readily with one stopover either in Asia or the USA. On every index, Auckland ranks as one of the most attractive cities in the world to live with a very pleasant climate and environment.

The Department of Commercial Law is the leading center of commercial law and taxation research and teaching in New Zealand, with one of the largest groups of commercial law academics in Australasia. Staff have a wide range of teaching and research interests including the areas of corporate, company, insolvency, contract, finance, intellectual property and innovation, consumer law and taxation. Members of the Department are highly-qualified and experienced academics or practitioners who have made important contributions to the discipline by writing books or publishing regularly in top-ranked international journals.

The position is intended for candidates with a background in intellectual property law, commercialisation of intellectual property law, marketing law and general commercial law who are committed to ensuring that students have an extraordinary learning experience that is informed by relevant research and enhanced by appropriate learning technologies.

Teaching will be across the range of undergraduate, post-graduate, post-experience as well as supervision of Honours dissertations and Master and PhD theses. In addition, you should have a demonstrable track record of quality research outputs that will enable you to engage in research and supervision within, and desirably across, disciplinary boundaries or the ability to undertake and publish such research.

Candidates need to provide the selection committee with a cover letter and a CV and other documentation that demonstrates the following:

  • A statement and substantiation of your teaching philosophy (which will include teaching evaluations)
  • Achievement in, and commitment to, high quality undergraduate teaching and graduate supervision, including teaching evaluations
  • Research record and contribution
  • Academic and/or professional standing
  • Ability to foster national and international linkages with other academics, the professional community and with industry and government
  • Include names of three referees. Referees will not be contacted without prior approval.

If you have the drive, enthusiasm and commitment to help us achieve our goals, we would be delighted to hear from you!

Applications close on Sunday, 7 May 2017.

For further information go to www.auckland.ac.nz/opportunities

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