Full-Time Lecturer in Māori Health
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DEPARTMENT OF PREVENTIVE AND SOCIAL MEDICINE
DUNEDIN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
The University of Otago is one of New Zealand’s largest and most research-intensive universities, currently enjoying a high position in the QS World University ranking in the top 1%. It is a leader across all fields of academic endeavour regularly topping the New Zealand Tertiary Education Commission’s education performance indicators.
At the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine we work to understand why some people are healthy and some are not, how to prevent illness and injury, how people’s health can be improved through working with communities, how political systems and health organisations affect health, and other issues relating to the health of populations. We also host the Ngāi Tahu Māori Health Research Unit, which contributes to a wide range of Māori health research projects and initiatives.
The successful applicant will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate hauora Māori teaching offered by the Department. Supervision of postgraduate research students at Master’s level is also part of this role. Candidates will be expected to develop an independent and productive research programme and contribute to the Ngāi Tahu Māori Health Research Unit and the life of the Department.
Skills and experience
- PhD degree in Māori Health, Public Health or a related discipline.
- Proven track record in research that is commensurate with the level of appointment.
- Experience in teaching Māori Health and/or Public Health at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
- Understanding and commitment to Māori health advancement and the Treaty of Waitangi.
This is a full-time, fixed-term position for three years.
Appointment level will be determined by qualifications and experience.
How to ApplyCandidates are requested to submit the following:
- A cover letter
- A CV
- Names and email addresses of at least three referees
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