2021-Faculty positions, Freshwater Science, University of Waikato

Te Aka Mātuatua School of Science at the University of Waikato, New Zealand, is excited to be offering two continuing faculty positions in fresh water science – a Lecturer in Freshwater Ecology, and the Toihuarewa – Waimaori Bay of Plenty Regional Council Chair in Lake and Fresh Water Science.

The successful candidate for Lecturer in freshwater ecology will undertake original academic research in the broad area of freshwater ecology and/or limnology (or related discipline) and contribute to teaching, postgraduate supervision, and iwi and community outreach activities relevant to the School.

The Chair in Lake and Freshwater Science will hold an Associate Professor or Professor position, and provide leadership in freshwater science, research, policy, and the fostering of strong relationships with iwi, community groups, and the general public for the Te Arawa Lakes and broader Bay of Plenty Region.

For more information and to apply, please go to Vacancy Numbers 410151 and 410149 at:

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Applications close for the lecturer position on 16 June 2021 (this date may be extended, please check at the link above), and for the Chair on 27 June 2021, NZ time.

(For international applicants, a lecturer is equivalent to a tenure-track assistant professor in the North American system)