University of Canterbury

Lecturer (Teaching and Administration only)

University of Canterbury

Professional Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 03-05-2018

$65,000 - $80,000

New Zealand

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School of Health Sciences, College of Education, Health and Human Development

Christchurch, New Zealand

  • Part-time at 18.75 hours per week (0.5 FTE)
  • Fixed term position until the end of academic year 2019

The School of Health Sciences offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and research activities that respond to the dynamic nature of the health and education sector and its workforce. The School fosters health related interdisciplinary and collaborative initiatives within the University, with other tertiary education providers in Canterbury and beyond and with the health sector.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer (Teaching & Administration only) to provide effective teaching and directed research services in the school, as directed by the HoS. In particular, the appointee will be required to prepare, deliver and appropriately assess relevant courses, as well as contributing to relevant administration duties.

UC's School of Health Sciences offers exciting research and teaching opportunities through its new home in a world class facility located in the heart of the University of Canterbury Ilam Campus. The Education building will be opened during 2018 and will offer state of the art digital technologies and innovative learning and social spaces that encourage collaboration and multidisciplinary ways of working.

The successful candidate will have:

  • a Postgraduate qualification relevant to the field of Teacher Education: Master's Degree or equivalent is essential, with a PhD or equivalent desirable
  • a NZ teacher registration and the ability to teach and mentor students
  • experience in teaching topics relevant to Specialist Teaching
  • knowledge in developing course curricula competence in computer skills, including the use of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • the capacity to work positively in a multi-disciplinary environment with a commitment to collegiality
  • knowledge of, and the ability to integrate into teaching, e-learning and other information technologies is preferable
  • the ability to demonstrate an understanding of multicultural issues and to display a commitment to principles of the Treaty of Waitangi (or a willingness to acquire such an understanding).

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of "People Prepared to Make a Difference". You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

To apply and for information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at:

The closing date for this position is: Thursday, 3 May 2018 (midnight, NZ time).

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted online.

Should you wish to e-mail any additional attachments or have queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Michelle Davies, Recruitment Coordinator,

Further information about this role can be obtained by contacting Professor Mike Robb,

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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