Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Kōhatu Centre for Hauora Māori

Updated: 14 days ago
Job Type: Permanent

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Kōhatu Centre for Hauora Māori-2400638



Mō te tīma/About our team

The Kōhatu Centre for Hauora Māori is a Centre positioned within the Division of Health Sciences at the University of Otago that seeks to make a difference for Māori Health and equity. Kōhatu’s functions includes Māori Health teaching, research, service and Māori student achievement in health. Kōhatu is growing across its functions and activities and is seeking to enhance the range and impact internally and external to the University.

Te mahi/The role

We are seeking applicants for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Hauora Māori to be based within Kōhatu.

The successful applicant will have a passion and commitment to Hauora Māori by undertaking innovative Hauora Māori research, engaging in transformational teaching, and contributing to service within Kōhatu. The position will focus on teaching within the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB).

Kōhatu has a diverse range of research and research collaborations, and this position will have many opportunities to not only develop their own research but also engage with and partner with other researchers. This position will include research that is centred within kaupapa Māori values and contributes to positive health outcomes for Māori.

Kōhatu enjoys a positive relationship with Māori students, whānau, organisations, iwi and hapū, alongside wide internal and external networks. This position will engage with our many networks and relationships to support Kōhatu outcomes.

Kā pūkeka me kā wheako/Skills and experience

We are looking for candidates with the following attributes:
•    Clinical experience in Medicine.
•    Postgraduate qualifications in research.
•    Kaupapa Māori research experience.
•    Proficiency in te reo Māori me ōna tikanga.
•    A capacity to work within the context of Māori values including manaakitanga, whakawhanaungatanga and whakamana.
•    Sound academic skills including academic writing and referencing.
•    Experience supporting tauira Māori.
•    Excellent people skills and the ability to work within a team.

We are also looking for commitment to Māori Development and the University’s Māori Strategic Framework, as well as genuine interest in Hauora Māori teaching and research.

Pūroko/Further details

This is a part-time (0.5 FTE), permanent position based in Dunedin.

The appointment range for this position is $92,028 to $112,514 (Lecturer) and $138,548 to $172,693 (Senior Lecturer).

All enquiries can be directed to Associate Professor Esther Willing via the email address below.


To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button. Applications quoting reference number 2400638 will close on Thursday, 4 July 2024.

Additional Information

Note: As a part-time position, the salary range for this role will be the pro-rata equivalent of the annual full-time salary range listed.

Contact: Associate Professor Esther Willing

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Location: About Dunedin

Primary Location
Employment Status
Salary Level and Range
 Lecturer / Research Fellow - Medical & Dental ($92,028 to $112,514) or Senior Lecturer / Senior Research Fellow - Medical & Dental ($138,548 to $172,693)
 Kōhatu Centre for Hauora Māori
Job Function
 Research and Teaching

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