Massey University, Institute of Food, Nutrition & Human Health, College of Sciences
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor Agribusiness

Massey University is internationally competitive in the Agribusiness field. We seek to appoint a PhD-qualified person to assist the group deliver a range of activities within the Agribusiness programme. An engaging personality, along with excellent communication skills are essential, while previous tertiary teaching experience would be advantageous. The Location is Palmerston North, term of contract is permanent. Closing Date is 17 September 2012.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The appointee will supervise graduate students, and conduct research and extension activities in food and fibre agribusiness systems as well as contribute to the teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses in agribusiness. Relevant commercial and academic experience is expected, with a strong network in, and proven global perspective of, food and fibre agribusiness systems.

The appointee will be responsible and accountable for research programmes, the preparation, administration and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate papers, research programmes, and extension and other activities associated with the Agribusiness programme. Responsible to Head of Agribusiness and Farm Management Department.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Publications should provide proof of a strong background in both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies applied within the agribusiness context. In addition, you will have demonstrated experience in case study research and development, publication and teaching. A graduate degree in a field that substantiates your qualifications to meet the above objectives is essential.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply, please go to:

FURTHER INFORMATION: For further information regarding this position, please contact Professor Nicola Shadbolt at

Posted 8/19/12