Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Midwifery

Wellington, New Zealand
13 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
07 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Do you hold a completed PhD in a relevant field or other relevant qualifications commensurate with the role?
  • Are you a registered midwife in New Zealand with a current practising certificate?
  • Do you have experience teaching health professionals and supervising at the postgraduate level?

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 for Senior Lecturer/Lecturer Pūkenga Matua/Pūkenga in Midwifery for the School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Practice.

The School is seeking a passionate early to mid-career midwifery academic for the role of Pūkenga Matua/Senior Lecturer Pūkenga/Lecturer in Midwifery to join our growing and dynamic school at Victoria University of Wellington within the Faculty of Health. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the inaugural year of the Bachelor of Midwifery. The School is uniquely located at Wellington Regional Hospital in New Zealand's capital city with experienced academics and strong relationships with national policy and health service stakeholders to grow your research platform.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach into the new undergraduate and existing postgraduate programmes in Midwifery and to provide postgraduate research supervision at Masters and potentially PhD level dependent on experience.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

The successful applicant will have a completed doctoral qualification and experience in teaching health professionals as well as supervising at the postgraduate level. They will have a record of scholarly research and commitment to working with research teams and seeking research funding.

This is a permanent position and commences as soon as possible.

Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe - Why you should join our team

This is an opportunity to join the well-respected and uniquely-positioned School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Practice at Te Herenga Waka. We are located at Wellington Regional Hospital in New Zealand's capital city and have strong links through the broader Faculty of Health to leading research and influence in New Zealand's health system.

Please go to our careers site to view the role description.

Contact details for vacancy:If you would like further information about the role please contact Robyn Maude, Acting Head of Programme for Midwifery at robyn.maude@vuw.ac.nz but applicants should follow all steps listed below.

Important - Application steps and information

For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19

Download and complete the University Application Form

Click the apply now button at the base of the advert, follow the process to enter your contact details and add your CV in the online form.

Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you're a great fit for this position then email the completed application form, cover letter and any other supporting documentation to erecruit@vuw.ac.nz stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.

Applications close Monday, 7 February 2022.

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