24 Jun 2022

Permanent Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor – Medical Education

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

Auckland Uni 19

Job Description

Waipapa Taumata Rau | The University of Auckland

The University of Auckland creates globally transformative impacts through our distinctive strengths in world leading research, scholarship, teaching and collaborative partnerships, inspired by our unique position in Aotearoa New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific.

Our lecturers and health researchers are regarded as experts in their fields, frequently directing global research projects designed to better the lives of New Zealanders and the world, and in turn passing this knowledge on to our students.

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity

Are you looking for a tenured Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor position in health professionals’ education? Keen to develop your career in post-graduate teaching and health professionals’ education research? Interested in living in a vibrant, multicultural city in New Zealand and working in a great department in a world leading University?

At the Centre of Medical and Health Sciences Education (CMHSE) our post-graduate Masters in Clinical Education attracts a multidisciplinary group of clinicians from around New Zealand, and we attract PhD students from around the world. As part of the School of Medicine we work closely with the undergraduate medical programme in professional skills, humanities, assessment and evaluation and have access to world-class simulation facilities. Our faculty includes Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy, Optometry and Medical Sciences, providing opportunity for collaboration across disciplines.

We have teaching and research interests in simulation-based team training for healthcare teams, interprofessional learning, professionalism, promoting wellbeing, workplace-based assessment and entrustment decisions, and qualitative methodologies.

Reporting to the Head of CMHSE, primarily responsibilities in this position are:

  • Teaching on our Masters in Clinical Education, and the undergraduate medical programme.
  • PhD and Masters research student supervision.
  • Leadership in promoting the scholarship of teaching and learning within the School of Medicine and FMHS.
  • Relevant to undergraduate and/or postgraduate health professionals’ education.

This is a permanent full-time role working 40 hours per week, or the role can be split potentially for 2 part time employees. The salary range for this role is between $90,000 – $125,000.

For more detailed information, please refer to the Position Description.


He kōrero mōu | About you

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about teaching, but also has their own research interests. Our team of academics have diverse backgrounds in clinical medicine, allied health professions, education, psychology, and human factors, bringing together a range of perspectives in teaching and research in health professionals’ education. Experience as a health professional, and experience in health professionals’ education or a closely related field and a PhD degree in this area would be highly desirable.

Additional Information

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities. Auckland itself is frequently rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities.

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • Flexible employment practices (including working from home, flexible hours)
  • Up to 6.75% company superannuation scheme
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave

In addition, we also offer career development programmes, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information please visit Staff Benefits.


Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday, 24th July 2022 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and your CV highlighting how you can meet the skills and experiences detailed above.

Please reach out to Suhayl Mohammed Via suhayl.mohammed@auckland.ac.nz for more information, note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email.

Overseas Applicants

In response to COVID-19 the New Zealand Government imposed travel restrictions but have recently announced a five-step plan for a phased border re-opening. This phased re-opening will take some time and this may alter the nature of the standard interview process for offshore candidates, particularly at the on-site interview stage. To see how this might affect your application and for more information and updates on the border restrictions and phased re-opening, please visit the Immigration New Zealand website or the New Zealand Government’s official Covid-19 website.


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: Sunday, 24th July 2022

Job Categories: Lecturer/Tutor. Job Types: Permanent. Job expires in 18 days.

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