University of Otago Lecturer Reviews

Updated Jul 4, 2021

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  1. 3.0
    Current Employee

    OK

    Feb 15, 2021 - Lecturer in Dunedin, Otago
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    Pros

    Has a beautiful Campus environment

    Cons

    The bureaucracy is a lumbering beast

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  2. 1.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Terrible management

    Jul 4, 2021 - Senior Lecturer in Dunedin, Otago
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great pay, nice campus, a good commute

    Cons

    The "Otago way": outdated and stifling

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  3. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    On balance great place to work

    Mar 11, 2020 - Senior Lecturer in Dunedin, Otago
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    Pros

    Great experience with students, nice colleagues, reasonable teaching loads

    Cons

    Excessive pressure to publish in top journals

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  4. 3.0
    Former Contractor, less than 1 year

    School of Commerce

    Mar 21, 2017 - Visiting Lecturer in Dunedin, Otago
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Dedicated smart faculty and staff.

    Cons

    I would estimate that half of the students attending the 200-level paper I taught were extremely lazy and rarely attended class. Approximately 33% failed. When I discussed this shocking failure rate with my colleagues, they were not surprised. It seemed to be the norm.

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  5. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Better than some

    Nov 24, 2013 - Lecturer in Dunedin, Otago
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    Pros

    World class colleagues, great students and a campus that rivals anything

    Cons

    Teaching @ undergrad level not the highest priority despite the heavy recruitment drive and its use as a motivation to conduct research.

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