Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Food Biochemistry
Lincoln University, Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences
New Zealand



As the longest-running agriculturally-based university in the Southern Hemisphere, Lincoln University’s story begins with farming, but it certainly doesn’t end there. As New Zealand’s economy diversified, so have we. Lincoln University is here to enhance and enrich lives. To grow the knowledge of our students so they can shape a world that benefits from a greater understanding of the relationship between our land, the food produced from it and the ecosystems within it. With three academic faculties, one teaching division, several research centres and a range of corporate service units, the University draws its students from throughout New Zealand and from over 60 countries. Lincoln University has a student roll of around 3,000 and approximately 700 staff. 

The Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences is the largest Academic Faculty within Lincoln University and is made up of four research driven Departments: Soil and Physical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Food Wine and Molecular Biosciences, and Pest Management and Conservation.    

The Department of Wine, Food and Molecular Biosciences is responsible for delivery of the Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology, the Bachelor of Science (Food Science) and teaching for other related courses. Staff are actively involved in teaching, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and involved in a wide range of research projects. We invite applications for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Food Biochemistry. This is a permanent, fulltime position.

To be considered, you will need to have: 

  • A PhD in Food Biochemistry or a closely related discipline

  • Bachelor and Honours or Masters qualifications preferably in biochemistry, food science or related disciplines

  • The ability and enthusiasm to teach biochemistry and its application to the food, wine and other biological industries

  • A research interest in the molecular composition of foods and how this can be changed with innovative technologies

  • Excellent communication skills

 Please apply online with your CV and cover letter. 

For more information, please refer to the position description on the Lincoln University careers page, or contact Patrice Wilkin, Recruitment Business Partner, on 03 423 0312.

Applications close on Thursday 14/11/19 at 9am. 

Lincoln University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in education and employment and seeks to meet its obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi (the Treaty of Waitangi).



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