Vacancy, Job, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Evolution,
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Zoology (Genetics/Molecular
Applications are invited for the tenured position of Senior
Lecturer or Lecturer in the subject area of genetics/molecular
biology minimum qualification on appointment is the PhD degree
or equivalent qualification, but candidates with post doctoral
experience are likely to be preferred. Applicants with records
of substantial published research may be considered for a
Senior Lectureship (comparable to an Associate Professorship in
North America). In addition to having a strong grounding in
molecular biology and genetics of animals, applicants with
teaching and research interests in molecular evolution,
population/conservation genetics, developmental genetics, or
cellular molecular biology are encouraged to apply. The
appointee can expect to contribute to courses in cellular and
molecular biology and genetics at the undergraduate level and
to teach a postgraduate course in their area of specialisation.
He or she will be required to develop an active programme of
research and to supervise postgraduate students.
The Zoology Department has teaching and research programmes in
a wide range of biological disciplines, and has established
strengths in molecular genetics, cellular and comparative
physiology, free radical biochemistry, whole animal biology,
and ecology. The Departments of Zoology, Chemistry and Plant
and Microbial Sciences collaborate in the teaching of degrees
in Cellular and Molecular Biology, and Biochemistry.
Academic enquiries regarding the position should be made to Dr
Frank Y T Sin, Department of Zoology, Coordinator of Cellular
and Molecular Biology, Fax: 64 3 364 2024, or Email:
gene at zool.canterbury.ac.nz.
Other enquiries may be made to:
staffing.acad.appts at regy.canterbury.ac.nz.
The University's World Wide Web address is:
Applications, quoting position No. ZO 52, close on 29 August