Professional Teaching Fellow in Mathematics

Auckland, New Zealand
28 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

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 strongest 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

The positions are intended for candidates with a PhD in Mathematics, or a closely related discipline, who demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in the teaching of undergraduate level Mathematics. Professional Teaching Fellow positions are not intended for those interested in pursuing a research career.

Evidence of a commitment to high quality teaching and learning of undergraduate Mathematics is necessary. 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 research atmosphere. It is committed to achieving a better gender balance as well as being more inclusive for under-represented minorities.

Applicants should include in their application a Curriculum Vitae detailing a full list of teaching duties to date, a teaching statement and/or philosophy and also provide evidence to support claims about quality of teaching. In addition, we request names and email addresses of three academic referees who may be contacted in support of your application.

Informal enquiries about the position, the Department and the University may be made to Dr Julia Novak

Why us?

Auckland's harbour setting, magnificent beaches and verdant bush make it a great place to study and work, whilst the University's close proximity to New Zealand's major businesses and hospitals enables staff and students to rub shoulders with leading practitioners in their field. The pace is relaxed, the people are friendly, and with a diverse range of leisure options and high-quality schools it is easy to understand why New Zealand is continually ranked one of the best places in the world to live and raise a family. For more information on moving to New Zealand, visit here:

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential. We offer a competitive salary, five weeks' annual leave, and over 300 different career development courses. In addition, the University offers a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

Applications have to be sent online through the University's Career Opportunities page.

Applications close Wednesday, 25 April 2018.

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The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Maori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, equity groups, parenting support and flexible work go to

Direct enquiries only please - no agencies.