Lecturer/Kaiwhakaako - Occupational Science and Therapy

AUT University

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Lecturer/Kaiwhakaako-Occupational Therapy

School of Clinical Sciences

Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences


Full time, permanent position, AUT North Shore campus 

Exciting Career Opportunity! 

Lecturing opportunity for experienced health professionals with a doctoral qualification and a passion for research and education.   

Here is your opportunity to work with an innovative and progressive team.  

As a lecturer/kaiwhakaako in the Department of Occupational Science and Therapy, you will actively engage in the design and delivery of the undergraduate occupational therapy programme, as well as postgraduate teaching, as requested.  As the Department is committed to advancing a Te Tiriti-honouring curriculum, you will contribute to this kaupapa, through recognition and advancement of responsibilities and obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, aligned with the OTBNZ Competencies for Registration and Continuing Practice, and within a University and bicultural context. You will also be expected to contribute to the supervision of postgraduate students and be actively involved in research, significantly contributing to the research culture within the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences at AUT University. 

Applicants will be a registered occupational therapist/kaiwhakaora ngangahau, and will hold a minimum of a doctoral qualification in occupational therapy, health or science (or working towards) with a strong clinical and/or academic background. The successful applicant will have a relevant teaching qualification, or be committed to completing a tertiary teaching qualification, as well as a postgraduate supervision programme, within the first year of employment. Candidates will have knowledge and practice in the principles of equity and diversity, and have understanding and ideally experience of te ao Māori and mātauranga Māori. Candidates will embrace the vision and values of the School and commit to ongoing professional development supported by the AUT staff development programme.  

The successful applicant will;

  • model best clinical, teaching and research practice;
  • inspire and support student achievement;
  • communicate effectively;
  • demonstrate sophisticated academic writing skills; and
  • demonstrate competent organisational and IT skills.

To apply for this position please click https://careers.aut.ac.nz/?unlistedjob=ySEtr1a&tracker=34902230 and ‘Apply’.

AUT University is an EEO employer; committed to the Treaty of Waitangi and to equity. AUT aspires to be the University of choice for Maori and Pacific communities.

AUT is a smoke free environment 

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