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Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Maori Education
University of Canterbury

Date Posted Oct. 15, 2018
Title Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Maori Education
University University of Canterbury
Christchurch, New Zealand
Department College of Education, Health and Human Development
Application Deadline Nov. 11, 2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Senior Lecturer
  • Teacher Education
    Education - General

Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora
College of Education, Health and Human Development

Pūkenga/Pūkenga Matua i te Ako Māori
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Māori Education
Te Kura Whakangungu Kaiako – School of Teacher Education

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!

He hiahia, he pūkenga nōhou i te ako Māori me te oranga tonutanga o te tangata? He pōwhiri atu tēnei nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai te hunga i te tūranga Pūkenga, Pūkenga Matua rānei i Te Kura Whakangungu Kaiako.

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

What You Will Do

Applications are invited for an academic position in the School of Teacher Education with a focus on Māori Education at the level of Pūkenga/Pūkenga Matua – Lecturer/Senior Lecturer. This position will contribute to academic research in the School of Teacher Education, contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate courses/programmes offered in the School, and undertake post-graduate supervision of Doctoral and Masters Students.

Who You Are

Applicants will have gained a Doctorate (or be very close to successful completion) in an area of research aligned with the needs of the School, encompassing culturally responsive and sustainable teaching and learning and Māori Education and well-being. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a strong trajectory in scholarly and research achievements related to Māori Education and well-being and be proficient, or developing proficiency, in te reo Māori.

Some experience of working with local iwi and runānga is required, together with an active commitment to upholding values, tikanga, kawa and traditions as guided by Ngāi Tūāhuriri, the mana whenua. The successful applicant will have an understanding of effective teaching methods and demonstrated experience in teaching at tertiary level. Ability to gain registration as a Registered Teacher is desirable.

Who You Will Work With

You will be located in Rehua in the heart of the campus. Rehua will be the central hub for education, entrepreneurship and executive development, where students from all disciplines will be supported in their studies and their professional and personal growth. Facilities include meeting and project rooms, breakout areas, a cultural function space, health clinics, a cafe, social spaces throughout the building’s seven floors, a light-filled atrium connecting the north and south blocks, and a ‘maker space’ to create, invent and learn in.

Why UC

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.

For information about the range of fantastic benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us:

The closing date for this position is: Sunday 11th November 2018 (Midnight NZ Time)

How You Apply

Applications for this position are submitted online and should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae which includes a list of relevant research publications and a 2-3 page statement outlining the research interests and goals. Please ensure your application is uploaded as a single pdf file and that the file name is your surname only. We are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Michelle Davies, Recruitment Coordinator,

For further information specifically about the role can be obtained by contacting Associate Professor Jo Fletcher, Deputy Head of School,

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

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