Senior Lecturer/Pūkenga Matua - Māori Indigenous Health Innovation

University of Otago

  • Otago


About our team - Mō te tīma

The department of Māori Indigenous Health Innovation (MIHI) undertakes research, teaching and community service in response to supporting Māori health advancement. We are seeking a Senior Lecturer to join our whānau.

The role - Te mahi

The Senior Lecturer is an academic position which will make a significant contribution to teaching and delivery of the Hauora Māori component of the MB ChB programme in years 4 to 6 of the Advanced Learning in Medicine (ALM) programme at the University of Otago, Christchurch (UOC), the postgraduate professional health programmes and other education activities at MIHI.

The Senior Lecturer will also contribute to scholarship and professional activities and will contribute to research relevant to Māori Health Advancement.

Senior Lecturers also contribute to university planning and/or governance and serve the relevant profession and/or academic discipline and contribute to the wider community.

It is expected that academic staff will be routinely at work on campus, so they are available to assist students and for students to see the University as a place of active scholarship.

Your skills and experience - Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

  • A clinical specialty qualification and current annual practicing certificate.
  • Preferably prior experience with undergraduate medical and nursing education, ideally in clinical skills and simulation-based education.
  • Experience of working with Māori communities and advanced understanding of Hauora Māori
  • An aptitude and enthusiasm for health professional education and for working in an academic team.
  • Ability to work well with students and staff from differing academic and cultural backgrounds and at all levels of the institution.
  • Ability to work independently and with initiative as well as under delegation and direction.
  • Ability to lead and work within teams.
  • Reliability and commitment to high standards of practice.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and to equal opportunity.

Further details - Pūroko

This is a part-time (0.4 FTE, 15 hours week), permanent, confirmation path position, located in Christchurch.

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

The salary range for a Senior Lecturer is $112,482 to $128,305 (per annum, pro rata).

Application - Tono

To submit your application please click the apply button. Applications quoting reference number 2400132 will close on Tuesday, 27 February 2024.


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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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