Teaching Fellow - Social Anthropology

University of Otago

  • Otago


About us/Mō mātou

Since 2019 Te Puna Pāpori has brought together staff and students across eight programmes in Te Kete Aronui, including the Social Anthropology Programme/Te Mātai Tikaka Takata. Amongst other teachings, Te Mātai Tikaka Takata coordinates Modules 1 & 2 of Population Health (POPH) 192, a large Health Science First Year paper that includes epidemiology, Indigenous health and the Humanities views of health.

The role/Te mahi

An opportunity is available for a Teaching Fellow to join the Module 2 (Indigenous health) teaching team. Around half of the teaching work will occur in semester two over an eight-week period of nearly full-time work to support the tutorial programme of Module 2 and the marking of the related progress test essay. The remainder of the work is scheduled throughout the year.

Key tasks will include:

  • Marking, moderating and providing feedback on student essays.
  • Delivering Module 2 tutorials and Zoom helpdesks.
  • Act as first point of contact for Module 2 tutors, including running training sessions.

Your skills and experience/Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

The applicant must:

  • Have a Bachelor degree in a relevant field.
  • Have an understanding of Māori and/or Pacific culture.
  • Be fluent or willing to learn te reo Māori.
  • Be able to work as part of a team.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be fluent in te reo Māori.
  • Have recent experience teaching Module 2 of POPH192.
  • Have experience with essay marking.

Further details/Kā Pūroko

This is a permanent, part-time, variable hours position (9.5 - 11 hours per week).

You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this role.


To submit your application please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 2201076 will close on Thursday, 14 July 2022.


To view all current vacancies and to apply online go to: www.otago.ac.nz/jobs

Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.

E tautoko ana Te Whare Wananga o Otago i te kaupapa whakaorite whiwhinga mahi.

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