Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Associate Professor, Mātauranga Māori

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 22 Oct 2023

Te Kaupeka Ako | Faculty of Education
Te Kura Whakangungu Kaiako | School of Teacher Education
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 ki te mahi a te Pūkenga / Pūkenga Matua / Ahorangi Tuarua? Nāia te pōwhiri nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai i te tūranga nei.

Āu Mahi | What You Will Do
We are looking for a new colleague to join a vibrant and well-established Māori Education whānau. This role is a full-time and continuing (i.e., permanent) position. The successful applicant will contribute to teaching and research in education, with a possible teacher education focus in the primary education sector.

Mōu | Who You Are
Applicants must provide demonstrated evidence of successful teaching and research in areas that align with the needs of Te Kura Whakangungu Kaiako | School of Teacher Education, such as culturally responsive and sustainable teaching, learning and research, Akoranga Māori, Māori Education, Mātauranga Māori, te reo acquisition, or teacher learning and development.

The person appointed to this position must meet the following selection criteria:

  • Hold a doctoral degree or be fully engaged in pursuing a doctoral degree;
  • A research agenda aligned with equity-based educational practices in education with emphasis on Māori success;
  • Research experience beyond doctoral study, as evidenced in publications or conference presentations;
  • Confidence in working with local iwi and rūnanga together with an active commitment to upholding values, tikanga, kawa, and traditions as guided by Ngāi Tūāhuriri, the mana whenua;
  • Proficiency in te reo Māori;
  • Experience teaching at a tertiary level;
  • The ability to integrate digital technologies into course design and teaching.

The following are preferred qualities of prospective applicants:

  • New Zealand teacher registration;
  • Experience of teaching online;
  • Knowledge of how to embed Mātauranga Māori across curriculum areas.

Please note the role is based in Christchurch; applicants would need to demonstrate their interest in relocating if not already based here.

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With
Te Kura Whakangungu Kaiako | The School of Teacher Education has a staff who share a common commitment to a Te Tiriti o Waitangi informed culturally responsive and sustainable teaching and learning.  This role will have working colleagues across the Faculty of Education, the University, and within our communities.

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
The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • relocation support
  • widely accessible sabbatical provision
  • University and Faculty scholarship support for graduate students
  • generous annual leave provisions
  • flexible working arrangements
  • supportive working environment
  • professional development and study opportunities
  • living in revitalised Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand
  • a unique working environment in a beautiful campus with access to UC facilities such as the recreation centre and Staff club at discounted rates plus onsite cafés and eateries, and more.

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

This role sits within the Academic Staff, Associated Staff and Academic Support Staff Collective Agreement and the following salary scale applies:  

The salary range for this position is: Lecturer grade 2.01 ($86,197) to Associate Professor grade 6.04 ($154,242).

The closing date for this position is: 22 October 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: Te Hurinui Karaka-Clarke, tehurinui.clarke@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 # 16907
Posted on 29 Sep 2023
Closes on 22 Oct 2023 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Administration, Associate Professor, Education & Training, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Te Ao Māori
Job level(s) Academic, Experienced
Work type(s) Continuing (Permanent) full-time
More details (document)
Position description 1 PD Lecturer September 2023.pdf
Position description 2 PD Senior Lecturer September 2023.pdf
Position description 3 PD Associate Professor September 2023.pdf
Position description 4

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