Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering University of Waikato. New Zealand

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering

School of Engineering

Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science

The University is situated in the Waikato, a region with strong agricultural and forest industries, and serviced by a wide range of engineering companies from stainless steel fabrication to robotic packaging systems. There also are aerospace, electronic products, building products, hydraulics, mining, infrastructure and energy companies.

This is an opportunity to join a growing School, offering modern and innovative engineering programmes, and help grow and shape Chemical Engineering as a discipline at the University. You will be expected to teach at all levels within the degree programme, lead the new Diploma of Engineering Professional Practice, establish an appropriate research area, supervise postgraduate students, and attract external funding to support your research speciality.

At Lecturer level, you will have a PhD or be close to completion in Chemical or Mechanical engineering or a similar discipline. At Senior Lecturer level, you will have a PhD in the areas stated above, with a research or industry record that complements or is related to relevant research activities and interests in the School of Engineering. These currently include; light alloy manufacturing and composite materials, energy and water sustainability, agricultural robotics and sensors, and smart infrastructure.

You will have broad and in-depth knowledge of chemical engineering and related areas such as thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer and thermal engineering. Prior experience in supervising student design projects is highly desirable. A commitment to project based learning is essential and holding chartered membership of IChemE or the equivalent is preferred.

Current salary range for Lecturers is NZ$74,034 to $89,163 per year and for Senior Lecturers is NZ$91,710 to $120,752 per year, depending on qualifications, skills and experience.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to Professor Michael Walmsley, School of Engineering, email michael.walmsley@waikato.ac.nz

Closing date: 8 March 2019

Vacancy number: 300020

For more information and to apply, visit www.jobs.waikato.ac.nz

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