Lecturer in Media and Communication

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Lecturer in Media and Communication
  • Kelburn
  • Permanent
  • Mon Sep 20 03:59:20 2021
  • 2239

  • Do you hold a PhD in Communication or a related field?
  • Are you someone with good interpersonal skills and can work with students and staff from a diverse range of backgrounds?
  • Do you have an emerging or established research agenda and teaching experience in Media and Communication or a similar field?

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 a Lecturer to join the Media and Communication Programme. Victoria University of Wellington launched two new Communication degrees in 2020: the Bachelor of Communication (BC) and the Master of Communication (MC). We are now looking to appoint a suitably qualified Lecturer to contribute to the Media & Communication Programme as we move into offering new second and third year, as well as postgraduate, courses in 2022. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of these new and fast-growing degree programmes in Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand.

The role would include designing and delivering courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in addition to contributing to the research profile of the Media & Communication Programme at Victoria University of Wellington. An ability to develop and oversee project-based assessment would be desirable.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

The successful candidate will have a PhD in communication studies or related field and demonstrate a commitment to/existing track record of a research programme in the communication field. The appointee will be able to effectively engage and mentor students from different backgrounds and supervise student research at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The appointee will also demonstrate the ability to work collegially in a team, contribute effectively to the administration of the programme and evidence awareness of our obligations to the Treaty of Waitangi in an academic context.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 22 October 2021
Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Geoff Stahl, Head of School at Geoff.stahl@vuw.ac.nz . But applicants should follow all steps listed below.
Important - Application Steps and information

Due to COVID-19 border restrictions, we are only able to consider applications from people who are currently eligible to enter New Zealand, such as NZ citizens or permanent residents. For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19

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