Pukenga /Lecturer in Kaupapa Māori Psychology

University of Waikato

  • Waikato

Te Kura Whatu Oho Mauri, School of Psychology

Te Wānanga o Ngā Kete, Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences

Ko wai mātou? - Who are we?

Te Kura Whatu Oho Mauri is committed to growing a culturally competent psychological workforce. The School offers a Kaupapa Māori Psychology minor at undergraduate level, and at graduate level a range of specialisations that lead to registration as a psychologist. The School's offerings enable students to study Psychology with significant flexibility to tailor learning and qualifications to suit individual needs. For example Psychology can be taken as a major for the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Social Sciences and Bachelor of Science - this is unlike any other university in New Zealand.

Te Kura Whatu Oho Mauri offers a vibrant and dynamic research environment. And our team of academic staff specialises in areas as diverse as kaupapa Māori psychology, community, social and health psychology, environmental psychology, clinical psychology, organisational psychology, experimental psychology, as well as cognitive and developmental psychology.

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

We are seeking a continuing, full-time Pukenga/Lecturer in Kaupapa Māori Psychology. The preferred candidate will have completed (or nearly completed) a PhD and have a growing publication record related to te ao Māori and psychology related areas.

Ko wai koe? - Who are you?

You will need to have the following:

  • An understanding and practice of tikanga and kaupapa Māori competencies
  • An emerging or proven track record of kaupapa Māori research design and experience alongside mainstream research approaches
  • Evidence of ability to disseminate research in a variety of forums including te ao Māori
  • Good organisation, administration and interpersonal skills

We would like the candidate to be registered, or have the ability to register, with the NZ Psychologist Board as a registered Psychologist. Prior teaching and supervision experience at a tertiary level is required.

We strongly encourage applicants from our Māori communities with the relevant capabilities to apply.

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. Salary will be in the range of $79,337 to $95,551 per year.

For more information about the School of Psychology see https://www.waikato.ac.nz/fass/about/psychology

Applications close on Friday, 29 October 2021.

Vacancy Number: 410304

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