11 Nov 2019

Full-Time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Pacific Bilingualism/Biliteracy Education

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wananga o Tamaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Job Description

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Pacific Bilingualism/Biliteracy Education

  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Full-time
  • UoA Department Name: Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Advert Closing Date: 28/11/2019
  • Campus: Epsom Campus
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Number: 55560164

Job Description

The Faculty of Education and Social Work currently has a key position available for an experienced academic to join the team as a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer.

As the Senior Lecturer/Lecturer you will play a key role in the delivery of high quality Pacific Bilingualism/Biliteracy Education using pedagogical practices that are informed by an in-depth understanding of relevant research and practice settings and issues.

  • You will teach courses using appropriate and effective assessment methods and principles to enhance quality learning.
  • You will supervise postgraduate (masters and doctoral) students.
  • You will contribute to the research culture of the programme, the school and the faculty.
  • You will seek out opportunities for externally funded research.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to work in a collaborative team environment, not only within their school but across the faculty, and who can demonstrate the potential to lead aspects of teaching and research. You need to be willing to participate in service to the school, faculty, profession and discipline and have the desire to contribute to building a strong performance based culture in a faculty that aspires to lead learning and change lives.

Skills and experience:

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • an ability to work collaboratively and in partnership with others, in particular Pasifika Communities and other relevant practice communities.
  • a PhD/ Doctorate in Bilingual/Biliteracy Education, TESOL /SLA (or near completion).
  • an in-depth knowledge of research in Pacific education and/or bilingual/biliteracy education.
  • an active research portfolio which can demonstrate potential for future research productivity, as evidenced by recent publications and work in progress.

For more details please refer to Position Description

Additional Information

About the Faculty

As the internationally highest-ranked Education faculty in New Zealand, our key strategic goals are to expand research capacity and postgraduate research in an environment that fosters and supports strong, inclusive and inspiring graduate and undergraduate teaching.  We are fully committed through our work and our relationships to Māori intellectual and cultural advancement, to the advancement of Pasifika interests, and to the achievement of equity objectives in education and social services.

The Faculty provides for the education of teachers, sport, health and physical education professionals, social and human services workers and counsellors, and supports the advancement of education in centres, schools and social services agencies as well as in other professional and community settings.  Through the PhD, EdD, BA and MA programmes the Faculty also offers study in the disciplines of education – educational psychology, sociology, philosophy and history – and in Māori and Pasifika education.

The Faculty offers research-informed undergraduate programmes in education, teacher education, social work and human services, including specialist qualifications in the areas of te reo Māori primary teaching and Pasifika early childhood education.

The University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university, with a turnover of $1.1bn, including research revenue of over $200m generated across eight diverse faculties and two research institutes. We employ more than 5400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students, making us one of NZ’s largest employers.

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential. We offer a competitive salary, five weeks’ annual leave, and over 300 different career development courses.

In addition, the University offers a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information on the benefits of working here, see our Staff Benefits page.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Thursday, 28 November 2019 to be considered.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.  For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website. APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application. To successfully download the full Job Description you should ensure you have pop-up blocker disabled and file downloads enabled (in Internet Explorer enabling file downloads is done by navigating to Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level and select radio button to enable File Downloads). If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115. Applications close: Thursday 28th November 2019.

Job Categories: Education / Training. Job Types: Full-Time.

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