Mō Te Herenga Waka - About Our University
Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.
Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness.
With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai mātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a Pūkenga-Lecturer in Science in Society to join their team in Putaiao ki te Pāpori-Centre for Science in Society.
This role would suit a candidate with research interests and who can contribute to the teaching of SCIS 101 Science in Everyday Life, SCIS 211 Contemporary Issues in Science, Environment and Technology (T1, 2022), SCIS 412 Science in Society Research and Methods and supervise and coordinate SCIS 588 Research Essay.
Key Responsibilities :
Ō pūmanawa - About you
You will have an ongoing research activity at a level appropriate to the career stage of a Lecturer, commitment to learning and teaching and commitment to engagement with the wider community.
Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe - Why you should join our team
The Lecturer will be located within the Centre for Science in Society in the Faculty of Science. The Centre for Science in Society is an interdisciplinary team concerned with the relationship between science, scientists, society, history and politics related to science in society, and the communication of scientific ideas and issues with different audiences and through a range of media.