The Department of Wine, Food and Molecular Biosciences is responsible for delivering both the Bachelor Degree and Graduate Diploma in Viticulture and Oenology and also has an active postgraduate programme in these fields.
The Department has its own winery, approximately three hectares of vineyard, and is also responsible for the National Grapevine Collection which is co-located at Lincoln University. Department staff are housed in either in RFH, a new building with access to specialised laboratories and a wide range of analytical equipment, or next to the winery and associated laboratory. The Department maintains close connections to the wine industry, New Zealand Winegrowers and Plant and Food Research.
A role has become available for Lecture/Senior Lecturer in Viticulture. This represents an opportunity to advance and enhance the quality of interdisciplinary teaching and research in wine science at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and contribute actively to the University’s research culture and research outputs.
Our preferred applicant will have:
- A PhD in an appropriate discipline;
- Excellent knowledge of the theoretical and practical aspects of viticulture;
- An interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching in viticulture;
- A successful track record of teaching, research, and consultancy in viticulture; and
- An understanding of current challenges facing the wine industry at local, national and international levels.
Application form online
Guidelines for application
For further information please contact Human Resources on +64 3 423 0598.
All applications must be accompanied by a covering letter, completed application form and CV.
Applications must be received by 3.00pm Friday 3 October 2014.