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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Inclusive and Special Education
University of Canterbury

  • Jul. 18, 2017
 
  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Inclusive and Special Education
  • College of Education, Health and Human Development
  • http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/education/
  • University of Canterbury
    Christchurch, Canterbury
    New Zealand
 
  • Aug. 9, 2017
  • Available Immediately
  •  
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Senior Lecturer
    Associate Professor
    Professor
  • Special Education
    Human Development
    Education - General
 
 
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College of Education, Health and Human Development

Pūkenga/Pūkenga Matua | Lecturer/Senior Lecturer – Inclusive and Special Education

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School of Educational Studies and Leadership

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

We have a vision of people prepared to make a difference: tangata tū, tangata ora

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Pūkenga/Pūkenga Matua Lecturer/Senior Lecturer within the School of Educational Studies and Leadership to lead and contribute to teaching in Inclusive and Special Education.

This appointment is evidence of the commitment of the College, as well as the University to the continuing growth in research, teaching and service in this area. It fits with the university’s strategic intent to contribute to society through promoting a world-class learning environment known for attracting people with the greatest potential to make a difference. It also fits with the strong growth of our nationwide programmes including in the educational studies and leadership space. These also extend to students in many tertiary services, schools and early childhood centres in New Zealand and overseas.

The School of Educational Studies and Leadership offers exciting research and teaching opportunities through its new home in a world class facility, located in the heart of the University of Canterbury Ilam Campus. The Education building will be opened at the end of 2017 and will offer state of the art digital technologies and innovative learning and social spaces that encourage collaboration and multidisciplinary ways of working. The discipline of Education at the University of Canterbury is consistently ranked in the top 100 in the world (QS 2017 rankings).

Ability to contribute to other teaching and research areas relevant to the School of Educational Studies and Leadership such as assessment for learning and learning theories would be advantageous.

Candidates are required to have a doctoral degree in Education, or other relevant discipline

Candidates will be expected to have:

  • relevant and effective University teaching experience in their specialist area(s), including Undergraduate and Postgraduate.
  • experience in teaching in Inclusive and Special Education
  • experience in thesis supervision, or capacity to supervise research students
  • able to work independently and collaboratively in their area of research
  • a research programme that is relevant to inclusive and special education sector
  • an appropriate research publication history, and plans for future research and publication consistent with appointment at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer rank
  • competency and confidence in bicultural practice.

It is desirable that candidates have experience in the educational sector and demonstrate a good understanding of the New Zealand education system.

The successful applicant will have opportunities for international conference travel to support their research and teaching activities and will have the opportunity to network with international leaders in Education, Health Sciences and a range of disciplines through the University’s unique Erskine Fellowship and Canterbury Fellowship Scheme (which enables the University to host world leading academics) and through the University’s academic staff exchange programmes with Oxford and Cambridge Universities in the UK.

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of ‘People Prepared to Make a Difference’. You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

To apply and for information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

The closing date for this position is: Wednesday, 9 August 2017.

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted online.

Should you wish to e-mail any additional attachments (optional) or have queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Georgia Arthur, Recruitment Coordinator at georgia.arthur@canterbury.ac.nz

Further information about this role can be obtained by contacting Annelies Kamp (annelies.kamp@canterbury.ac.nz).

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Georgia Arthur
    College of Education, Health and Human Development
    University of Canterbury
    Christchurch, Canterbury
    New Zealand
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  • georgia.arthur@canterbury.ac.nz
 

 

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