[visionlist] VACANT: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Optometry and Vision Science Reference Number: A297-07

Abigail Ansell a.ansell at auckland.ac.nz
Sun May 6 22:59:30 GMT 2007


Applications are invited for a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer position in
the Department of Optometry and Vision Science. 

Purpose Statement:
The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer shall be accountable to the Department for
all matters including the preparation, teaching and administration of
papers, research articles and University administration.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Optometry and Vision Science (A297-07P)

Department of Optometry & Vision Science, Faculty of Science
We are looking for an academic who will assist in our continued research
growth in Optometry and Vision Science. You must have a higher degree in
Optometry or Vision Science. A qualification that allows you to register
as an optometrist in New Zealand is desirable but not essential. 
 
Location Auckland 
Term of Contract Permanent 
Closing Date 5 June 2007 
Position Overview Applications are invited for a Lecturer / Senior
Lecturer position in the Department of Optometry and Vision Science. 

The Department is New Zealand's only Optometry School, with an intake of
around 45-55 students per year. The Department conducts a four-year
undergraduate programme of study (selection after general Stage I or
graduate entry), leading to the degree of Bachelor of Optometry. We also
offer an honours programme and postgraduate studies for the degree of
Master of Science (Optometry) and Doctor of Philosophy. 

The department is dedicated to building its research strengths and
expanding its postgraduate programme and has an active group of graduate
students. 

As Lecturer/Senior Lecturer you will be expected to undertake research,
teaching (including clinical teaching if applicable), examining, and
service. 

You must have a higher degree (PhD) in vision sciences, or be about to
qualify for such a degree. It is expected that you will have established
research credentials and that you will have teaching experience. You
must have a commitment to both research and teaching. A qualification
that allows you to register as an Educator Optometrist in New Zealand is
desirable, but not essential. 

Enquiries of an academic nature should be addressed to Professor Michael
Kalloniatis, Head of the Department of Optometry & Vision Science,
telephone 64-9-373 7599 ext 82977, email: m.kalloniatis at auckland.ac.nz. 
 
Job Description   
Purpose Statement The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer shall be accountable to
the Department for all matters including the preparation, teaching and
administration of courses, research articles and University
administration.  

Responsible To Head of Department. 
Key Accountability Areas TEACHING 
Undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and examination as
required by the Head of Department. 
Supervise and assess student work. 

RESEARCH 
Initiate and undertake research in your area of expertise. 
Submit research-funding applications to appropriate bodies. 
Disseminate knowledge through scholarly research publications and
activities. 
Participate in conferences to advance research interests. 
Supervise graduate students' research. 
Work collaboratively with colleagues. 

ADMINISTRATION 
Undertake administration of course(s). 
Participate in University/Department committees. 
Adhere to the rules and regulations of the University. 
Comply with the University's obligation regarding equal employment
opportunities and the Treaty of Waitangi. 
 
Person Specification   
Qualifications Higher research degree (PhD) in Optometry or in Vision
Science (or related discipline). 
Experience Teaching experience and research experience is preferred.  
Attributes and Skills Undertake and publish research. 
Plan, organise and administer your work. 
Facilitate student learning. 
Supervise and assess students' work. 
Evaluate course content and delivery. 
Work collaboratively with colleagues.  


Position Title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Optometry and Vision Science
Reference Number: A297-07P
Department: Department of Optometry & Vision Science
Division: Faculty of Science
Location: Auckland
Region: Auckland
Closing Date: 5/06/2007

To View the details of this job and to apply on-line, please follow this
link:

http://vacancies.auckland.ac.nz






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