Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Politics
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
1d ago

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer - Politics-2101663


The role

Te Puna Pāpori, the School of Social Sciences, invites applications for a confirmation path position as Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Tōrakapū, the Politics Programme.

The successful candidate will teach papers related to their expertise. Politics at Otago has a strong postgraduate research culture, and you will also be expected to undertake the supervision of student research.

  • The position offers an academic career in a collegial programme with a strong teaching and research record, running through four streams : political theory;
  • Aotearoa / New Zealand politics; comparative politics, and international relations.

    Your skills and experience

    Applicants should hold, or be close to completing, a doctoral degree.

    Candidates with a capacity to teach Māori Politics are encouraged to apply. A familiarity with kaupapa Māori methodology is an advantage.

    An ability to teach into other areas of politics including one or more of the following would also be an advantage :

  • political institutions;
  • electoral politics and political parties;
  • media;
  • public policy;
  • social and political movements;
  • social and political inequality;
  • politics of climate change; or
  • New Zealand foreign policy.
  • Further details

    This is a full time, permanent (confirmation path) position.

    For further information on the role, experience and skills requirements, please consult the Information for Candidates.

    You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this position.

    Specific enquiries may be directed to Associate Professor Brian S. Roper, Head of Programme, Politics via the contact details below.

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