Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Horticultural Science and Production
at Massey University, Manawatū-Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
College of Sciences Palmerston North
The School of Agriculture and Environment, Massey University, is seeking applicants to apply for the position of Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Horticultural Science and Production. The purpose of this position is to contribute to leading the enhancement and development of Horticultural Science and Production in Aotearoa New Zealand and internationally through; learning and qualification outcomes of Massey University's Undergraduate and Postgraduate students; effective research and leadership of research teams, publications, postgraduate research supervision, securing external funding and fostering industry connections, and by providing administrative and professional service to the university and the broader academic, professional and general communities and providing academic leadership to the School, College, University and wider discipline and industry.
A PhD or equivalent qualification in Horticultural Science or a related discipline is essential.
The successful applicant will have the following:
Demonstrated a sustained world-class standard of relevant research activity and outputs that evidences distinctive levels of peer recognition and esteem
Practical understanding of working within, and ideally leading a research/extension/teaching environment; have a good understanding of New Zealand and global horticulture (including but not limited to fruit, vegetables, weed management and native plants), and horticultural industries; have an excellent research review, analysis and dissemination background
Experience in collaborating with relevant industries
Experience in supervising postgraduate students
Experience in use of innovative teaching and assessment methods in undergraduate teaching.
Experience in writing scientific papers and successful research grants and contracts and the management of these grants and contracts
Experience with leading research teams and significantly sized research programmes
Experienced in the use of electronic and online technologies in teaching and outreach/extension
Further enquiries should be directed to: Dr Janet Reid, Agriculture Group Leader, School of Agriculture and Environment, Massey University. Email J.I.Reid@massey.ac.nz or Phone 06-951-7812