University of Waikato

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Te Piringa Faculty of Law

Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences

Ko wai mātou? - Who are we

Te Piringa translates as "the coming together of people". Te Piringa Faculty of Law is based in a state of the art building surrounded by the lovely sweeping grounds of the University of Waikato. Founded in 1991 Te Piringa Faculty of Law is one of New Zealand's leading law schools consistently ranked highly internationally and nationally.

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

The successful applicant will be required to produce high quality research outputs in the discipline of law, and teach in a range of undergraduate and postgraduate law papers. Expertise in Contracts, Torts, Dispute Resolution, and Legal Ethics is essential. Expertise in Māori and Indigenous legal systems in strongly preferred. Teaching should be research-led, and the successful applicant will be expected to attract external research funding. Supervision of postgraduate students is also an important part of the role.

Ko wai koe? - Who are you?

You will have an LLB or JD degree or equivalent, and/or LLM with equivalent professional standing and experience along with a proven track record of teaching and research. A PhD, or enrolment in a PhD is strongly preferred. To succeed in this position, you will have a record of quality scholarly achievement with the ability to lead research activities and you will be able to contribute to the graduate and postgraduate programmes including the supervision of Honours, Masters and PhD students.

In addition, you will have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills, be able to work as part of a team.

The University is committed to Māori and Pacific learner success and it would be strongly desirable to have an understanding of bicultural approaches and knowledge of Māori and Pasifika perspectives. 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.

For more information please visit our website: https://www.waikato.ac.nz/law/

For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid-19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19

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.

Current salary range for Lecturers is NZ$79,337 to $95,551 per year.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to the Dean, Professor Alpana Roy, email: alpana.roy@waikato.ac.nz

Applications close on Thursday, 28 October 2021.

Vacancy Number: 410302

For further information and to apply online, please visit: http://www.jobs.waikato.ac.nz

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