Senior Lecturer - Sport and Recreation

Lincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand (NZ)
Up to NZ$114,480 per annum + benefits
20 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2023
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Provide teaching, research and post-graduate student supervision based in the Department of Tourism, Sport and Society at Lincoln University. 

Mō te tūka | The role

Based in our Department of Tourism, Sport and Society, the focus of this role is to enhance the University's expertise in teaching, supervision, research, and stakeholder engagement in sport and recreation.

Key tasks of the role include:

  • Initiate, develop and conduct high quality research.
  • Advance and enhance the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Contribute to the supervision of postgraduate student research.
  • Contribute to the wider functioning of the University.
  • Add to extension and other professional activities related to the discipline.

We are especially interested in the following specialisms: events; sport and recreation management; sport and exercise science; parks; and related social sciences.

This is a permanent full-time role working 37.5 hours per week based at our Lincoln campus. 

Remuneration for this position is as follows:

  • Senior Lecturer: Grade A7, NZ$100,113 - $114,480 per annum

Kā tino Pūkeka/Whēako | Essential skills/experience for the role

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • A completed PhD in a relevant field
  • An established track record in research publication in sport and recreation or related area
  • An established research agenda
  • A high standard of teaching in a relevant field at tertiary level
  • Experience in supervising student research at Honours, Masters and/or PhD level
  • Evidence of engagement and/or collaboration with the sport and recreation sector
  • Evidence of successfully attracting competitive internal and/or national level funding for research activities
  • Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with students and staff from a diverse range of backgrounds
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Kā hua ka riro ki a koe | What's in it for you?

As an employee of Lincoln University, you can reap the rewards of working in a supportive organisation with a commitment to equal employment opportunity, diversity and inclusion.

From day one you will be eligible to our staff benefits such as:

  • Professional growth with our staff training & development programme
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Six weeks paid leave per year (based on 1.0 FTE)
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Work-life balance with a family-friendly, flexible work environment
  • Access to free confidential wellbeing support services through ClearHead
  • Access to employee member benefits with Southern Cross Health Insurance
  • A state of the art, on-campus gym with discounted fees
  • Access to on-site early childhood centre with discounted staff rates
  • Boost benefit programme that offers retail & service discounts
  • Access to various staff social groups and activities
  • Great location - with a lot of new development, stunning gardens & greenery, onsite cafes and walking distance to Lincoln township.

Mō mātou | About us

As the longest-running land-based university in the Southern Hemisphere, Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki | Lincoln University is here to enhance and enrich lives, growing the knowledge of our students so they can shape a world that benefits from a greater understanding of the relationship between our land, people and ecosystems.

With three academic faculties, one teaching division, several research centres, and a range of corporate service units, Lincoln University draws its students from throughout New Zealand and from over 60 countries. Lincoln University has a student roll of around 3,400 and approximately 650 staff.

Based on the outskirts of Christchurch with a beautiful campus on the plains of Te Waipounamu, Lincoln is the ideal location for outdoor adventure as well as city life with access to excellent schools, health, and recreation facilities.