Associate Professor / Professor – Molecular Biosciences

Associate Professor / Professor – Molecular Biosciences

Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, College of Sciences


We seek to appoint an Associate /Professor in Molecular Biosciences to join the growing biology on the Auckland campus. The position is based in the multi-disciplinary Institute of Natural and Mathematics Sciences (INMS) at Massey University in Auckland, , one of the most liveable cities in the world. With over 70 majors on offer, the Massey University Auckland campus is a thriving research and learning hub. Its academic staff and students are well connected with research and learning institutions in and worldwide.

In this role, you will establish your own research laboratory and undertake research of an international calibre. You will enhance the learning and qualification outcomes of Massey’s students and the reputation of the University by undertaking an effective programme of teaching and supervising the research activities of postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows. You will be expected to attract substantial external funding and provide administrative and professional service to the University and broader academic or professional communities, as well as establish and build collaborations with researchers from other disciplines within INMS, throughout New Zealand and internationally.

To be successful in appointment to this role, you will have a PhD in a relevant discipline and present evidence of extensive experience and excellence in undergraduate teaching, postgraduate supervision and University service and an exceptional research track record. Your research programme will complement and enhance the existing molecular biosciences research capabilities within INMS, which currently has strengths in , molecular microbiology, genomics, and biology. The preferred candidate will be a molecular with strengths in one or more of the following subject areas: evolution, genetics, genomics, computational biology, quantitative biology, and biochemistry. For more information on research at Massey, see

The level of appointment and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Closing date: 30 August 2016

Reference number: A312-16SF

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