Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering at VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF WELLINGTON
- Do you want to work in a supportive and collaborative environment that has industry ties?
- Do you have experience teaching a wide range of students in a discipline related to software engineering?
- Would you like to be part of a university that is committed to equity and diversity, developing an inclusive environment, balanced gender representation and increased participation of Maori and other underrepresented groups?
Mō Te Herenga Waka – About Our University
Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington is a global civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws on our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, particularly Wellington, Aotearoa and Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as the world capital university of Aotearoa New Zealand.
Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity and empathy. These core ethical values manifest in our commitment to sustainability, well-being, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality and openness. With and as tangatawhenua we enjoy Te Tiritio Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whaimātauranga, whanaungatanga, andakoranga.
Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role
The School of Engineering and Computer Science at Te Herenga Waka-Victoria University of Wellington is pleased to announce an academic vacancy for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering. Join us to train the next generation of software engineers and contribute to our world-renowned research program.
This academic role encompasses the provision of high quality teaching, research and service that supports the school and the programme.
Applications are welcome from individuals with areas of experience that complement our software engineering expertise, including but not limited to the following:
- Software supply chain management, including software ecosystems and dependency management, repository mining
- Software processes and devops, including process automation, automated testing, agile techniques
- Software quality and assurance, including automated methods to assess and improve quality attributes of software systems such as program testing, verification, and analysis
- Software engineering techniques with an emphasis on cloud computing, including cloud-based development and collaboration platforms, virtualization, cloud storage, data management, and API design
Reporting directly to the school director, you will perform the following tasks:
- Review and design software engineering course content that is relevant and incorporates new research
- Teach in a way that stimulates student learning in the discipline generally and in your area of specialization
- Supervise students undertaking research in your areas of expertise and interest
- Undertake innovative and valuable research in software engineering and related fields that was appropriate, incorporates Maori and Pasifika perspectives and interests, and provides cultural innovation or socio-economic benefits
- Collaborate with key stakeholders, including government and professional or disciplinary bodies
Ō pumanawa – About you
The successful candidate will have the following:
- Have obtained a doctorate in a relevant field
- An established track record in research publication, creative work and obtaining competitive level funding for research activities
- Demonstrable experience providing a high standard of teaching and supervising student research in a relevant field at tertiary level
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to work and engage with students and staff from diverse backgrounds
- A proven commitment to the academic discipline, the University and their profession
Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina ia koe – Why you should join our team
This is an exciting opportunity to join the School of Engineering and Computer Science which is located and connected to innovative technology companies such as Xero, RayGun, PlanIt and others. Our graduates are highly sought after by local and international employers. Further details of the students, faculty, staff and facilities of the School of Engineering and Computing can be found at http://ecs.vuw.ac.nz. More information on the group’s research activities can be found at https://ecs.wgtn.ac.nz/Groups/SPG/
Starting January 31, 2022, a COVID-19 vaccination mandate will apply to all University staff, students, contractors and visitors. For more information see: https://www.wgtn.ac.nz/covid-19/vaccine-mandate
Contact details for the vacancy
If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Jens Dietrich by email (Email: [email protected]). But applicants must follow all the steps listed below.
Important – Application steps and information
For applicants who are not New Zealand citizens or permanent residents, we recommend checking the New Zealand Immigration website for updates related to Covid19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand: https: //www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19
Download and complete the university registration form
Click on the “Apply Now” button, follow the process to enter your details and add your CV in the online form.
Closing of applications on Tuesday, April 8, 2022.