Lecturer in Science in Society
Victoria University of Wellington
Kelburn, New Zealand
2d ago
  • Are you someone with research interests and hold an ongoing research activity at a level appropriate to the career stage of a Lecturer?
  • Do you have knowledge and expertise in course coordination, delivery and marking?
  • Are you committed to learning and teaching, engaging with the wider community?
  • 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 :

  • Course coordination, delivery and marking.
  • Coordination of, and supervision of research projects.
  • Supervision of postgraduate thesis students.
  • Organising external engagement activities, including Café Scientifique and Centre seminars, and maintaining the Centre’s public blog.
  • Conducting and publishing research in a field relevant to the Centre’s activities.
  • Contributing to the development of the Centre’s wider academic and strategic directions and planning.
  • 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.

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