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Lecturer - Mathematics studies

University of Auckland
New Zealand
On site, no remote
Applications close:
90,000 - 100,000 salary range
Posted 2 weeks ago

Waipapa Taumata Rau | The University of Auckland
Ko te whare Pūtaiao/The Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland is the leading science faculty in New Zealand and one of the largest in Australasia. It undertakes world-class research across the physical, biological, and computational sciences. More than 8,000 students' study in our 10 schools and departments, learning from internationally renowned lecturers.  We  strive to provide a School that reflects the demographics of our student base and Aotearoa. Our staff and students can connect with our: Rainbow and Women in Science networks, Parenting support, our Waipapa Marae and our flagship Tuākana Māori and Pacific support programme.

Job Description

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity
We are looking for a Lecturer who will undertake high quality teaching/lecturing and high-quality research in mathematics, in any area of Mathematics or Applied Mathematics. This lectureship is, in part, in support of a new joint degree programme with North Eastern University in China. The successful candidate is expected to teach into this programme, including hybrid delivery from Auckland and in person in China.

You will be expected to teach/lecture at both undergraduate level (including teaching courses to non-mathematics majors) and at postgraduate level. You must be able to course coordinate, develop course materials and design new courses, as well as, teach as part of a team.

The successful applicant will be expected to establish their own research programme in mathematics or applied mathematics, supervise postgraduate/PhD research students, and be a collegial, constructive member of the mathematics department.

Finally, the applicant will also be required to perform administrative service roles for the Department of Mathematics and for the Faculty of Science.

The position is available with a start date from 1st July 2024.
This is a full-time (40 hours per week), permanent position
Remuneration: L1-L7, $94,981-$113,463 per annum

For more detailed information, please refer to the Position Description.

Mō tō mātou rōpū | About the team
The Department of Mathematics has an excellent reputation. Our staff include world leaders in many areas of theoretical and applied mathematics. We are known for high-quality teaching and we have a strong focus on student wellbeing and achievement.

Our degrees and diplomas enjoy widespread recognition from employers in New Zealand and throughout the world. Graduates of the department take up positions in business, industry, planning and environmental organisations, academia, and a wide range of other areas. Staff in the department serve their communities by being involved in a wide range of projects and organisations.

More details about the Department may be found at http://www.math.auckland.ac.nz

He kōrero mōu | About you
You will have a PhD in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics or related area.

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

  • Evidence of a commitment to high quality teaching and learning of undergraduate Mathematics is essential
  • Experience with large class teaching, course coordination and assessment design are highly desirable
  • An ability to motivate, inspire and establish trust through inclusivity and transparency

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer
The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities. Auckland itself is frequently rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities. 

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • Flexible employment practices (including working from home, flexible hours)
  • Up to 6.75% company superannuation scheme
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave

In addition, we also offer career development programmes, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare, and a number of other discounts on internal and external services. 

For more information, please visit Staff Benefits.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of 15 March 2024 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and your CV highlighting how you can meet the skills and experiences detailed above.

Please reach out to Bernd Krauskopf via [email protected] for a confidential conversation. Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email.

Additional Information


The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive, and equitable environment.  For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQIATakatāpuiMVPFAFF+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other personal circumstances go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

The University is committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and equitable environment where everyone can thrive. For further information see Te Ara Tautika | the Equity Policy and visit www.equity.auckland.ac.nz