Professional Teaching Fellow in Commercial Law

Auckland, New Zealand
09 May 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Business and Economics
Department of Commercial Law

The Department of Commercial Law has an exciting opportunity for a Professional Teaching Fellow to join its vibrant team and contribute to its excellent and innovative teaching program.

Who are we looking for?

  • The successful appointee will be a highly effective and motivated teacher, teaching commercial law, which may include taxation, to students at undergraduate level and to post experience/executive and non-cognate students at a postgraduate level
  • You may also be required to coordinate courses, assist in the development of course curricula, and contribute to departmental service
  • You will hold a postgraduate degree in law, or an undergraduate degree in law with appropriate professional and/or teaching experience in law

Why us?

The Department of Commercial Law in the University of Auckland Business School is the largest commercial law department in New Zealand. The teaching program is strong and innovative, and the quality of teaching is high. The Department currently teaches commercial law, including taxation law, across a variety of degree programs in the Business School. It also has some commercial law teaching responsibilities in the Law School at the University of Auckland.

The University itself 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 subsidies on internal and external services.

New to New Zealand?

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 as one of the best places in the world to live and raise a family.

Applications close Sunday, 10 June 2018.

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