Teaching Fellow (Health Psychology)

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Teaching Fellow (Health Psychology)
  • Kelburn
  • Contract
  • Wed Jan 25 19:35:44 2023
  • 3464

  • Are you an active and enthusiastic teacher having experience in teaching health psychology in a tertiary environment?
  • Do you have good interpersonal skills ?
  • Are you able to work with students and staff from a diverse range of backgrounds?

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 for two Teaching Fellows (Health Psychology) on a 6-month fixed-term part-time contract, starting February 2023.

This position is located in Wellington at the Kelburn Campus.

This role will be responsible for coordinating and delivering one undergraduate (HLWB205) course and the other teaching fellow role will be coordinating and delivering one postgraduate (HPSY501) course in Trimester 1, 2022 (February – July). These courses form an important part of the Bachelor of Health (Health Psychology major) and Masters of Health Psychology programme. We will consider applicants who could teach one or the other or both courses.

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversight of course to the required University standards and within agreed timeframes.
  • Preparation for lecturing and tutorials
  • Delivering lectures and tutorials
  • Student Consultation as required.
  • Managing tutors employed to tutor on the course
  • Setting and marking assignments and the final examination to the required University standards and within agreed timeframes.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

You will be an enthusiastic teacher, preferably with evidence of successful health psychology teaching a tertiary environment. You will have an understanding of the role of tikanga Māori, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Pasifika cultural practices in teaching. Good interpersonal skills are important along with a demonstrated ability to work with students and staff from a diverse range of backgrounds.

Key Requirements:

  • PhD desirable but not essential for the right person
  • Bring your health promotion and related experience and knowledge
  • Active and enthusiastic teacher

Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe - Why you should join our team

The School of Health is the newest School at the University and is in a state of rapid growth and change, with both new staff and new programmes in development. We have a diverse range of students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including our Māori and Pasifika students. We are a team of enthusiastic staff, with a positive and encouraging School culture. This is an exciting place to work and a great opportunity to join a collaborative team.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 03 February 2023

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with AP Anne M Haase, x4731 or anne.haase@vuw.ac.nz . Applicants should follow all steps listed below.

Important - Application Steps and information

Download and complete the University Application Form .

Then, please combine your cover letter, CV and the University Application Form into a single file (preferably in pdf format).

Click Apply Now Button at the base of the advert. Follow the process to enter your contact details and attach your combined file (CV, cover letter and the University application form) using the “CV/Resume” button.

If you have any issues uploading your application, please email the completed application form, cover letter and CV to erecruit@vuw.ac.nz  stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.

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