Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Kaupapa Māori Psychology

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 18 Jun 2023

Te Kura Mahi ā-Hirikapo | School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing

Te Rāngai Pūtaiao | College of Science

Located in Ōtautahi Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand

  •  Full-time 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (permanent) position

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā! He hiahia, he pūkenga nōu i te mātai hinengaro? He pōwhiri atu tēnei nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai i te tūranga Pūkenga Matua i Te Kura Mahi ā-Hirikapo o Te Rāngai Pūtaiao

What You Will Do

Te Whare Wānanaga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury is seeking to fill a permanent, full-time academic post in the discipline of Psychology in Te Kura Mahi ā-Hirikapo | School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing. The successful candidate will be research active and will have experience in Kaupapa Māori Psychology. In this vital role you will: contribute to bicultural teaching within undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Psychology; assist with bicultural initiatives within the School; and undertake the supervision of kaupapa Māori research and research related to Māori.

Who You Are

The successful candidate will have an active research programme in kaupapa Māori psychology field, consistent with appointment at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level.

 The essential selection criteria are:

  • Research and scholarship in a field relevant to kaupapa Māori psychology, consistent with appointment at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level
  • Experience teaching undergraduate and/or post-graduate students
  • A PhD in psychology or near completion
  • Experience supervising postgraduate research students
  • A high level of competency in tikanga Māori and a knowledge of te reo Māori
  • Recognition of Te Ao Ngāi Tūāhuriri - values, tikanga, kawa of cultural practice and traditions and valuing Te Reo Māori

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With

This position provides the opportunity to be part of, and contribute to, a strong, supportive, and forward-looking School dedicated to excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate education and to producing biculturally competent and confident graduates who will make a positive impact in our communities; to carry out high class research in Psychology; and to facilitate the use by society of the knowledge gained.

For more information about our department and team, please visit our website .

Ngā Painga o UC | Why UC

Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora -- Engaged, Empowered, Making a Difference. 

In 2023 UC is celebrating 150 years of accessible education.  The past, the present and the future are intertwined. For more information on our 150th Anniversary visit us here.

Ngā Uara | Our Values of manaakitanga, whanaungatanga and tiakitanga guide our decisions and behaviour and provide a roadmap for how we do things at UC, affirming our commitment to pastoral care and support for our ākonga and staff. They challenge and inspire us to be the best we can, and make UC a great place to work and study. For more info on Ngā Uara | Our Values visit us here .

We are committed to accessible higher education, service to the community and the encouragement of talent without barriers of distance, wealth, class, gender or ethnicity. The University explicitly aims to produce graduates and support staff who are engaged with their communities, empowered to act for good and determined to make a difference in the world.

What we offer
We offer a range of fantastic benefits including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions. For more information on our Benefits, please visit us: https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus/benefits/

For more information on our Benefits, please visit https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus/benefits/

The salary for this position is Lecturer (2.01 - $86,197) to Senior Lecturer (4.05 - $124,732)

The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 18th June 2023 (midnight NZ time)

Please note, applications will be reviewed after the close date.

Pēhea te tono mai | How You Apply

Applications for this position must be submitted on our careers website and should include the following:

  • a cover letter which includes a 2-3 page statement outlining your research interests and goals and teaching philosophy (combined)
  • a Resume which includes a list of relevant research publications (combined).

We do not accept applications by email, however, we are happy to answer any queries at WorkatUC@canterbury.ac.nz

For further information specifically about the role, please contact: eileen.britt@canterbury.ac.nz  

For overseas applicants, please visit Immigration New Zealand website  or the New Zealand Government's official Covid-19 website , to review the latest health and visa requirements for visiting and working in New Zealand. 

Job Details
Reference # 6493
Posted on 09 May 2023
Closes on 18 Jun 2023 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Tertiary Teaching
Job level(s) Academic
Work type(s) Continuing (Permanent) full-time
More details (document)
Position description 1 PD_Lecturer_Kaupapa Maori.pdf
Position description 2 PD_Senior Lecturer_Kaupapa Maori .pdf
Position description 3
Position description 4

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