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Lecturer in Geography
University of Waikato

Date Posted May 10, 2022
Title Lecturer in Geography
University University of Waikato
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Department Te Kura Aronui - School of Social Sciences
Application Deadline Jun. 8, 2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Geography

Te Kura Aronui - School of Social Sciences

Te Wānanga o Ngā Kete

Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences

Ko wai mātou? - Who are we?

Te Kura Aronui - The School of Social Sciences comprises a number of programmes including Anthropology, Environmental Planning, Geography, History, International Relations and Security Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Public Policy, Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work.

The School provides teaching and research in all these diverse subject areas. A range of papers are on offer in Social Sciences, at undergraduate, postgraduate and professional training levels. Teaching takes place on both the Hamilton and Tauranga Campuses.

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

We are seeking a continuing, full-time Lecturer to join our Geography programme. This role will involve research based teaching in post-graduate papers as well as relevant under-graduate teaching, and the development of a research programme and supervision of research students. The specific research areas are in human and physical geography, Māori and indigenous geographies.

Ko wai koe? - Who are you?

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Proven expertise in geography
  • Evidence of their ability to conduct and publish quality research
  • Prior proven teaching skills at a tertiary level including ability to supervise
  • Broad and in-depth knowledge of the following areas: human and physical geography, Māori and indigenous geographies
  • Good organisation, administration and interpersonal skills

We strongly encourage applicants with the relevant capabilities from all backgrounds to apply. We would greatly value seeing applicants from our Māori and Pacific communities.

Anyone applying from overseas should be aware of immigration guidelines which can be found here:

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

Our University provides a unique and satisfying work environment with many benefits to our staff including study opportunities, generous superannuation and leave provisions.

The salary range is $79,337 to $95,551 per year. The salary will be commensurate with the level of appointment.

Please note: The University has decided that, from 14 February 2022, all staff working on or entering any of its campuses or sites must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If successful, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination for this role.

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Applications close on Wednesday, 8 June 2022.

Vacancy Number: 420226

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