Mō Te Herenga Waka - About Our University
Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.
Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai mātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting one permanent full-time Lecturer (equivalent to tenured assistant professor) to join the Cultural Anthropology programme. The appointed lecturer will ideally begin in July 2023, though a later start date can be negotiated.
We seek a scholar conducting innovative teaching and research in medical anthropology. Additional expertise in human rights, humanitarianism, or visual/multimodal ethnography is desirable.
- Contribute to the development and delivery of core courses in the Cultural Anthropology programme.
- Develop new curricula and research in their areas of expertise.
- Supervise MA and PhD researchers to completion.
- Contribute to Hautūtanga/leadership, administrative roles, and engagement with the wider community.
- Be part of an active, collegial team committed to equity and diversity, and aspiring to research and teaching that engages mātauranga Māori and upholds our responsibilities to te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Ō pūmanawa - About you
You will be a collaborative scholar-educator, committed to high-quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, who is developing an innovative independent research agenda.
- A completed PhD (in hand at time of application) in Cultural Anthropology or a similar discipline (including, but not limited to, Māori Studies and Pacific Studies).
- Some experience in teaching at a tertiary level.
- A developing research profile, with evidence of scholarly publications.
- Capacity to work as part of a collegial team.
Close Date for Vacancy: 31 March 2023 (NZ time).
Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Dr Grant Otsuki, Programme Director, at email@example.com
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