Lecturer in History

University of Waikato

  • Waikato

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 is comprised of 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 role of the School of Social Sciences is to provide teaching and research in these subject areas. The School offers a range of papers in Social Sciences, at undergraduate, postgraduate and professional training levels. Teaching occurs on the Hamilton and the Tauranga Campuses of the University of Waikato.

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

We are seeking a Lecturer in History to join our dynamic school, to produce high quality research outputs and contribute to teaching, postgraduate supervision and administrative requirements within the school.

This role will involve teaching in postgraduate history courses as well as relevant undergraduate teaching, and the development of a research programme and supervision of research students.

For more information about the History Programme see https://www.waikato.ac.nz/fass/about/social-sciences/history

Ko wai koe? - Who are you?

You will need to have a PhD (or nearly completed) or Masters in History or related disciplines. In addition, you will also have:

  • A proven track record of research design and experience;
  • Expertise in an area of historical scholarship that both complements and builds on the History Programme's current teaching offerings and supervision;
  • Ability to contribute to the graduate and postgraduate programme including the supervision of Honours, Masters and PhD students

Applications are especially welcome from historians early in their academic careers and with expertise in America, Europe, Africa or Asia, that complements and adds to the Programmes current areas of expertise (particularly Indigenous Histories, Oral History, Pacific History, Historical Theory and Method)

You will also have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills, be able to work as part of a team and have the ability to work flexibly and positively in a rapidly changing environment.

We strongly encourage applicants from our Māori, Indigenous, and Pacific communities with 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, depending on qualifications, skills and experience.

Closing Date: 10 December 2021

Vacancy Number: 410339

For further information and to apply online, please click here.

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