• Open specialisations with preference for entrepreneurship, organisational behaviour, and sustainable business
• Enjoy a supportive research environment
• Balance work and home life in our unique location
About the Department
The University of Otago is a research-intensive university ranked in the top 3% in the QS World University ranking. The Department of Management is part of the AACSB- and EQUIS-accredited Otago Business School. We value both excellent teaching and excellent research and provide the resources and opportunities for lecturers to achieve both. If you want to join a vibrant community of scholars who are well supported to ensure their ongoing success in academia – this is the place for you!
Preference will be given to candidates with primary or secondary research expertise in entrepreneurship, sustainability, or organisational behaviour to appoint at the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level (confirmation path / tenure track). The successful applicant will participate fully in the Department’s research and teaching activities. You will develop an independent and productive research programme related to sustainability, entrepreneurship, or organisational behaviour. The Department offers good support for conducting research, such as research funds, international conference attendance, and a very generous research and study leave plan (sabbatical).
You will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students. The department teaches an undergraduate major in Management as well as masters degrees in Entrepreneurship, Sustainable Business, and International Business. You will have the opportunity to supervise student research in the masters programmes as well as PhD and DBA programmes.
Dunedin is a University City of 125,000 people that features affordable living, great public schools, relaxed lifestyle, and a beautiful natural environment that earns it the honour of being New Zealand’s wildlife capital. With great live theatre and music, and vibrant restaurants and cafes, the compact town centre exudes ample energy expected in a student-centred town.
Specific enquiries about the position may be directed to Professor Steven Grover, Head of Department, Department of Management via the contact details below:
• Active research portfolio as evidenced by quality publications
• Demonstrated teaching experience at tertiary level
Candidates are required to provide:
• Curriculum vitae
• Cover letter
• Three referees
Internal Number: 1900756
About University of Otago Department of Management
The University of Otago
Te Whare Wananga o Otago
The University of Otago is New Zealand’s first university
and one of its finest.
It is a leader across all fields of academic endeavour – the humanities, sciences, health sciences and business – regularly topping the New Zealand Tertiary Education Commission’s education performance indicators.
Students can choose from more than 190 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and are taught by leaders in their fields. The high calibre of teaching at Otago is reflected by an unparalleled record of success in the country’s Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards.
Research excellence underpins all academic activity: more than 4,500 of the University’s 20,000 students study at the postgraduate level. The University has leadership roles in national Centres of Research Excellence and partnership roles in the country’s National Science Challenges. It also hosts 13 multidisciplinary research themes and 14 research centres, including two of the world’s most highly regarded health and development longitudinal studies. It is the home of New Zealand's first medical school and only schools of dentistry and surveying.
The teaching year g...enerally runs from February to November, broken into two 13-week semesters.
A number of programmes are offered via Distance Learning and a Summer School is held for six weeks
during January and February. In addition to research and teaching excellence, the University is committed through its Strategic Direction to 2020 to local, national and international betterment; strong external engagement; sustainable capability; providing outstanding student experiences and campus environments. The main campus is located in Dunedin – internationally recognised as one of the most beautiful campuses in the world – with significant health sciences campuses in Christchurch and Wellington, as well as a presence in Invercargill and Auckland.
The University of Otago is also strategically committed to furthering the aspirations of Maori, and our Pacific neighbours, and has memoranda of understanding with a number of iwi, in particular Ngai Tahu, the mana whenua of the University’s main area of operation.
With more than 80 per cent of students coming from outside Dunedin, the University offers a unique
campus-based lifestyle, a special feature of which are the 15 residential colleges located close to the heart of all University activities.
Providing a world-class environment for students and staff is a priority and the University has embarked on a significant capital development programme in recent years. Otago was the first New Zealand university to achieve Fair Trade status and the recently established University Volunteer Centre is fostering a growing culture of volunteerism among staff and students.