Assistant Research Fellow - School of Business
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
12d ago

Who we are

The University of Otago is New Zealand's oldest University and has a strong teaching and research tradition and well-established national and international linkages.

It is also one of New Zealand's largest universities, with over 20,000 students, assets in excess of $1.6 billion and 4,000 full time equivalent staff based in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland and Invercargill.

Ranked within the top 3% of universities in the world, the University of Otago recognises that our staff are the key to our success.

This is an exciting time and an exceptional opportunity for the right candidate to join the University of Otago.

The Role

As an Assistant Research Fellow you join the School of Business and will work on externally funded research through the Science for Technological Innovation National Science Challenge.

We are looking for a contemporary and flexible Assistant Research Fellow who would like to work on research on how New Zealand and Māori enterprises connect to cutting-

edge science and technology for economic and social good.

This role reports to the Associate Dean Māori at the Otago School of Business and will assist a team of business and Māori innovation researchers with tasks such as :

  • Literature reviews.
  • Interview preparation and organisation.
  • Coding.
  • Manuscript preparation.
  • Travel organisation.
  • Coordination / liaison.
  • You will also support the Portfolio Team Leader with other research tasks and will attend team meetings.

    Your Skills and Experience

  • A completed research degree, preferably at Masters level or above.
  • Competency in qualitative research including understanding of kaupapa Māori research. Familiarity with N-Vivo would be an advantage but is not necessary.
  • Ability to quickly respond to requests for information.
  • Good communication skills, including the ability to contribute to clearly written documents, journal articles or reviews.
  • Good time management and organisational skills, with an ability to work with competing demands.
  • Exemplary customer service is of utmost importance to the success of the Division.

    Further Details

    This is a part time (minimum 0.7 FTE), fixed term position until 31 July 2019.

    For further information, or to discuss the role in confidence please contact Dr Katharina Ruckstuhl, Associate Dean Māori via the email address below.


    To submit your application please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1801294 will close on Wednesday, 18 July 2018.

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