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Kaiāwhina Tauira

Kaiāwhina Tauira

Kaiāwhina Tauira

Victoria University of Wellington

Closing Date : 12 Mar 2020

The School of Psychology
Kelburn Campus

The School of Psychology is inviting applications for a permanent part-time (0.8 FTE) Kaiāwhina Tauira position. The Kaiāwhina will help develop and support initiatives for Māori undergraduate and postgraduate students in the School of Psychology with a view toward improving recruitment, retention, and advancement of those students. The role includes acting as a liaison on behalf of Māori students, coordinating and contributing to the teaching of an integrated system of Kaupapa Māori psychology tutorials, working with staff to support the development of Māori-relevant curricula and Ako Māori practices in psychology, and more generally helping the school and its staff to fulfill its Treaty of Waitangi obligations.

The successful applicant will possess a minimum of a completed undergraduate degree in Psychology or a related field, have knowledge of Te ao Māori and Māori tikanga, and experience of teaching, tutoring, or mentoring. The appointee will work closely with the Lecturer in Maori and Indigenous Psychology, and build relationships with Te Kawa a Māui (School of Māori Studies), Āwhina, and other support services for Māori in the broader University.

The School of Psychology has a strong commitment to equity and diversity, and specifically to bicultural practice in research and teaching consistent with the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi. Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer that actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

Role description

If you have questions regarding the role contact Professor Lou Moses, School of Psychology 

Important - Application steps

Download and complete the University Application Form.

Click 'Apply Now' and follow the process to enter your contact details and add your CV in the online form.

Email completed application form to along with any further supporting documents stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.

Applications close Thursday, 12 March 2020.

Reference 2000056.

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