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University of Otago

Dunedin, OTA, New Zealand

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Web Site: www.otago.ac.nz/


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The University of OtagoTe Whare Wānanga o Otāgo 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 generally 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 Māori, and our Pacific neighbours, and has memoranda of understanding with a number of iwi, in particular Ngāi 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 14 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.


Jobs by University of Otago

50 Jobs Found

Location:OTA
Closing:23/06/2024
Institution: University of Otago
 
DIVISIONAL SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION • Salary + 6.75% Superannuation + 5 Weeks Annual Leave (pro rata). • Long Service Leave and additional Paid Parental Leave entitlements. • Ongoing Professional and Career Development and...
Location:OTA
Closing:23/06/2024
Institution: University of Otago
 
HEALTH SCIENCES DIVISION BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH FACILITIES - Are you looking for a varied and exciting career where no two days are the same? - If you have a desire to learn and develop within the area of animal husbandry / care, please...
Location:OTA
Closing:23/06/2024
Institution: University of Otago
 
ASKOTAGO UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO WELLINGTON • Passionate about in-person customer service? • A collaborative problem-solver? AskOtago in Wellington is hiring! About our team/Mō te tīma AskOtago is the Contact Centre for the University...
Location:OTA
Closing:23/06/2024
Institution: University of Otago
 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES IT ASSURANCE AND CYBER SECURITY • Career Development + tertiary study benefit. • Family friendly employer + on-site childcare providers. • Open to flexible work arrangements - achieve a true...
Location:OTA
Closing:23/06/2024
Institution: University of Otago
 
DEPARTMENT OF PREVENTIVE AND SOCIAL MEDICINE | TE TARI HAUORA TŪMATANUI DUNEDIN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE | TE KURA WHAIORA A ŌTEPOTI About our team/Mō te tīma At the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine at the University of Otago,...
Location:OTA
Closing:22/06/2024
Institution: University of Otago
 
HEALTH SCIENCES DIVISION BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH FACILITIES - Are you looking for a varied and exciting career where no two days are the same? - If you have a desire to learn and develop within the area of animal husbandry / care, please...
Location:OTA
Closing:22/06/2024
Institution: University of Otago
 
HEALTH SCIENCES DIVISION BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH FACILITIES - Are you looking for a varied and exciting career where no two days are the same? - If you have a desire to learn and develop within the area of animal husbandry / care, please...
Location:OTA
Closing:22/06/2024
Institution: University of Otago
 
DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT | TE MĀTAURAKA WHAKAHAERE OTAGO BUSINESS SCHOOL | TE KURA PAKIHI Who we are/Ko wai mātou Established in 1869, the University of Otago is the oldest and the third largest university in New Zealand with a total...
Location:OTA
Closing:20/06/2024
Institution: University of Otago
 
CAMPUS AND COLLEGIATE LIFE SERVICES UNIVERSITY UNION CATERING About our team/Mō te tīma The University Union is a commercial University owned operation comprising of 20 business units across campus. The Union's business units are...
Location:OTA
Closing:20/06/2024
Institution: University of Otago
 
DIVISIONAL SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION • Salary + 6.75% superannuation + five weeks' annual leave (pro rata). • On going professional development opportunities. • Family friendly work environment. If you have outstanding...