Water Scientist - Te Kūwaha


  • Permanent
  • Wellington
  •  Tautoko te Taiao
  • Mātauranga Māori me te pūtaiao

NIWA are experts in environmental science.  They conduct scientific research, provide applied science services and work in environments from the bottom of the seafloor to the top of the atmosphere. Te Kūwaha, NIWA’s National Centre of Māori Environmental Research is involved in a range of research projects, working across and with NIWA’s science groups to facilitate the integration of Mātauranga Māori and science for the benefit of iwi, hapū, and Māori communities and organisations.
You will work alongside other scientists to co-develop and implement research on wastewater treatment technologies with NIWA’s Māori partners and build and lead a range of projects in the water quality area that service the needs of whānau/hapū/iwi and Māori businesses.
We are searching for a proven relationship manager and effective communicator with a BSc or BE, MSc or ME or PhD; someone with experience in areas such as environmental research, culturally appropriate wastewater treatment, environmental engineering, bioremediation, sustainability research, aquatic pollution resource recovery and renewable energy, social/humanities research and Mātauranga Māori. Your experience working within te ao Māori to meet Māori research priorities and aspirations will be a strength, as will your knowledge and understanding of tikanga and Te Reo Māori.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Sunday, 12 July 2020

FURTHER ENQUIRIES: Russell Spratt on 04 550 8000

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