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Teaching Fellow (fixed-term), University of Otago

  • 18 Mar 2022 6:09 AM
    Message # 12670556


    About us/Mō mātou

    The University of Otago is one of New Zealand’s largest and most research-intensive universities, currently in the top 1% in the QS World University ranking. It is a leader across all fields of academic endeavour regularly topping the New Zealand Tertiary Education Commission’s performance indicators. The University is located in the vibrant southern city of Dunedin, which is a gateway to the beautiful Otago region of New Zealand.

    The role/Te mahi

    Applications are invited for a Teaching Fellow to join the Statistics Group in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The Statistics Group has a comprehensive programme of teaching, ranging from 100-level classes delivered to hundreds of students to postgraduate papers contributing to Honours and Masters level qualifications. The Group also has an outstanding research profile.

    As a Teaching Fellow, you will be required to participate in undergraduate teaching (primarily at 100-level). In particular, you will:

    • assist with revision and development of teaching materials (particularly computer-based questions for 100-level students).
    • provide support to the paper convenors of the large 100-level statistics papers.
    • contribute to lecturing and delivering of tutorials as required.
    • carry out such administrative duties as the Head of Department may require.

    Skills and experience/Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

    • Candidates should preferably have a postgraduate degree in Statistics.
    • Experience in teaching Statistics is an advantage.
    • Candidates with an undergraduate degree in Statistics will be considered provided they can demonstrate success and/or aptitude in teaching Statistics.

    We encourage applications from candidates with a solid background in statistics and a passion for assisting student learning.

    Further details/Pūroko

    • The position is available for a fixed term period, ending in December 2023. The appointment will commence 20 June 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.
    • The position is available on a full-time basis. Nevertheless, to allow for flexibility in work-life balance, fractional appointment at 0.5FTE or greater will be considered.
    • You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this position.
    • The Department is committed to diversity in staffing and we encourage applications from women and other groups who are underrepresented in Statistics.
    • Specific enquiries about this position may be directed to Professor Martin Hazelton .
    • Salary is in the Teaching Fellow range $62,392 to $87,496


    Candidates are requested to submit the following:

    • Cover letter
    • CV
    • Names and addresses of at least two referees

    Applications must be submitted online. Applications close 1 May 2022. See for further details.

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