Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Human Development

Updated: 5 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 09 Jun 2023

16 May 2023
Job Information

Research Field

Educational sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
First Stage Researcher (R1)

New Zealand
Application Deadline

9 Jun 2023 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

The Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor role is an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to Te Wānanga Toi Tangata Division of Education within the field of Human Development, focussing in particular on adult development and aging.

We are looking for a dynamic individual who will bring professional and academic experience to be part of a team dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and postgraduate supervision. You will have the skills or previous experience to provide leadership and innovation in teaching.

Along with teaching, your well defined programme of research will help to advance research capacities, develop strategic cross and inter-disciplinary research initiatives, engage with the community. Those seeking an appointment at the Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor will have a record of academic leadership that includes mentorship, guidance, encouragement and support for other academic staff in the pursuit of their academic objectives and the development of their professional careers.

The level of appointment will depend on the successful candidate's relevant skills, knowledge and experience, the salary will be in the range of Lecturer from $83,337 to $99, 551, Senior Lecturer from $102,280 to $134,175, or Associate Professor from $132,540 to $146,190 per year.

Please see the links for detailed position descriptions Lecturer , Senior Lecturer  or Associate Professor .

For a confidential conversation about the role, please contact Head of School, Professor Sally Peters by email on sally.peters@waikato.ac.nz

Ko wai koe? - Who are you?

The ideal candidate will have a PhD, or be in the final stages of completion if applying at Lecturer level. You will bring a passion for, and expertise in human development specifically in adult development and aging.

In addition, you will be able to demonstrate a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and an understanding of how your research could enhance professional practice and community. If seeking a senior appointment (SL or AP), you will be expected to have a research and scholarship record of excellence at a national and international level, along with demonstrated excellence in teaching and successful postgraduate supervision experience in the broad discipline of human development.

Ko wai mātou? - Who are we?

Te Wānanga Toi Tangata Division of Education provides innovative approaches to both education and educational research. Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education offers quality academic programmes at undergraduate level, and a range of programmes from across both taught and research postgraduate. Our programmes are research-informed and delivered through high quality academic staff catering for domestic and international students. As a leader of education in New Zealand, we are committed to enhancing education through teaching, research and professional services.

He aha ngā take me tono mai ai koe? - Why should you apply for this position?

We want you to be part of our success! Our University stands proudly on the world stage as a provider of future-focused, international education and an active player in global research. Our rankings reflect these strengths. Working with us means you'll enjoy a satisfying work environment with many benefits .

At Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato, the University of Waikato, we embrace equity and diversity; therefore, we strongly encourage applicants with the relevant capabilities from all backgrounds to apply.

Applications close on Friday, 9 June 2023.

Requisition number: 1000532

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New Zealand
Hamilton, New Zealand

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