Pūkenga/Pūkenga Matua
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
4d ago

The Role

In this role you will contribute uniquely to the Centre’s excellent teaching and learning culture and to our national and international research profile.

You will be responsible for :

  • Teaching postgraduate students in the area of Peace and Conflict Studies, broadly defined.
  • Contributing to the research activities of the Centre, including publishing in high-quality peer-reviewed journals, obtaining external funding support and supervising research students.
  • Contributing to the effective and efficient running of the Division of Humanities and its responsibilities within the University and wider community.
  • Your Skills and Experience

    The successful candidate will ideally hold a Doctorate by the time of appointment.

    To be successful in the role, the candidate must also have :

  • Significant experience in matauranga Māori research and in teaching from kaupapa Māori and or Moriori perspectives.
  • Significant experience in developing and contributing to graduate and post-graduate teaching, research and learning environments that enable engagement of students and staff with te ao Māori / Moriori, te reo Māori / ta re Moriori and mātauranga Māori / Moriori.
  • Significant experience of networking with iwi based, faith based and other statutory agencies committed to Māori / Moriori development.
  • Familiarity with and demonstrable competence in upholding nga tikanga a te Māori whanui and or nga tikane a te Moriori.
  • Commitment to and engagement with nga tikanga o mana whenua, Ngai Tahu upon whose land Otago University is located.
  • Commitment to rigour and ethics in research and teaching, as well as attested collegiality.
  • Relevant academic administrative experience.
  • A willingness to participate collegially in the academic life of the Centre and participate in a range of service roles in the Centre / Division / University and professional life.
  • A willingness to participate collegially in University based activities beyond the Centre of Peace and Conflict Studies.
  • In addition, the successful candidate will be required to uphold the values and aims of the MOU between the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies and the Aotearoa New Zealand Peace and Conflict Studies Centre Trust.

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