Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Microbiology and Health
Massey University - Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health
9th January 2015
27th February 2015
Massey University College of Health is a dynamic hub of leading academics and researchers, working together to solve the global health challenges of the 21st century. Our Mission statement is to enhance and protect human health, health equity and wellbeing through transformational ideas, people and partnerships. Founded in 2013 our College seeks to build on Massey’s world class reputation for quality teaching and research. We are in an exciting time of growth and diversification and seek a highly motivated, innovative and collaborative colleague to join our expanding team.
Prior teaching and research experience and commitment to scholarship is essential for this position. The candidate’s area of research, either fundamental or applied, will focus on human health. The primary area of expertise should relate to microbiology including a sound knowledge of infectious disease and molecular mechanisms deployed by microbes in order to survive in diverse environments, colonise, and multiply during infection.
The suitable candidate will have a PhD and extensive research experience in areas of microbiology related to human health, particularly in Genomics/Bioinformatics, Immunology and/or molecular biology. These research interests will preferably be complementary to the activities of current staff. Experience with designing and delivering innovative and effective online teaching and learning programs, is essential for this post. Candidates should possess a natural ability to interact with students and have an established track record in developing and completing research projects, evidenced through documented research outputs. An outgoing and motivating personality is essential, together with excellent communication skills.
For further information regarding this position, which might be based on Massey University’s Albany or Wellington Campus, please contact, A/Prof Rachel Page at R.A.Page@massey.ac.nz
Closing date: 27 February 2015
Reference number: A410-14JK
For further information and to apply online, visit:http://massey-careers.massey.ac.nz