Teaching Fellow - Kōhatu Centre for Hauora Māori
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
1d ago

Teaching Fellow - Kōhatu Centre for Hauora Māori -2101674



About the Department

Kōhatu Centre for Hauora Māori is positioned within the Division of Health Sciences. Kōhatu is growing and its functions and activities includes teaching of Hauora Māori across all years of the Otago Medical School programme in Dunedin, and delivering a new Hauora Māori curriculum within the Faculty of Dentistry.

Kōhatu further teaches papers in the Māori Health Major of the Bachelor of Health Science and a new postgraduate Māori Health paper.

Kōhatu is also home to the Māori Health Workforce Development Unit and other strategic, teaching and research functions.

The role

This Teaching Fellow position is involved in a wide-range of teaching activity and is responsible for supporting teaching into the Bachelor of Health Science (undergraduate and postgraduate) Māori health papers, and the Hauora Māori curriculum delivered in the medical and dental health professional programmes and other undergraduate health professional curricula.

The Hauora Māori curriculum was developed to give the Health Science undergraduate professional programme students’ knowledge, skills and competency to work effectively with Māori and to have skills in life-long learning of Hauora Māori.

This position will work as a part of a Hauora Māori team that includes; the Director of Kōhatu / Professor for Māori Health, alongside a team of lecturing, professional practice fellow and administrative staff.

This role will have a particular focus on support for the running of the Hauora Māori teaching in the BHeal Sci alongside the development of resources for use across curriculum years and the building and maintenance of relationships associated with Hauora Māori teaching.

Your skills and experience

We are looking for candidates with the following attributes :

  • Relevant tertiary qualification.
  • Proficiency in te reo Māori me ōna tikanga.
  • An interest in Māori health advancement.
  • A capacity to work within the context of Māori values including manaakitanga, whakawhanaungatanga and mana tangata Sound academic skills including academic writing and referencing.
  • Experience with Māori tauira and a capacity to engage with students and staff.
  • Excellent people skills.
  • A background in health and / or education is preferred. We are also looking for commitment to Māori Development and the University’s Māori Strategic Framework, as well as genuine interest in Hauora Māori teaching and research.

    Further details

    This is a full time, permanent position.

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

    All enquiries can be directed to Professor Jo Baxter, via the contact details below.

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