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Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Counsellor Education

Hamilton, New Zealand
$84,337 to $151,343 per year
Closing date
9 Feb 2024

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

Applications are invited for this exciting opportunity as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor within our Counsellor Education programmes.

The University of Waikato Counsellor Education programmes are known nationally and internationally for their focus on narrative approaches to counselling.

We are looking for a dynamic individual who will bring professional and academic experience to be part of a team dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and postgraduate supervision in counselling programmes. You will have the skills and experience to provide leadership and innovation in teaching.

Along with teaching, your well-defined programme of research will help to advance research capacities, develop a range of strategic research initiatives and engage with the professional community. Those seeking an appointment at the Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor levels will have a record of academic leadership that includes mentorship, guidance, encouragement and support for other academic staff in the pursuit of their academic objectives and the development of their professional careers within the discipline of counselling.

The level of appointment will depend on the successful candidate's relevant skills, knowledge and experience. The salary will be in the range of Lecturer from $84,337 to $100,551, Senior Lecturer from $103,303 to $135,517, or Associate Professor from $137,213 to $151,343 per year.

Please see the links for detailed position descriptions LecturerSenior Lecturer or Associate Professor.

For a confidential conversation about the role, please contact the Head of School, Professor Sally Peters by email at

Ko waikoe? - Who are you?

You will have a PhD in a relevant discipline with broad and in-depth knowledge of discipline areas that are relevant to the profession of counselling. In addition, you will be able to demonstrate recent counselling practices and evidence of your contribution to the enhancement of professional practice and community. If seeking a senior appointment (SL or AP), you will be expected to have a research and scholarship record at a national and international level, along with demonstrated excellence in teaching and successful postgraduate supervision experience in the discipline of counselling.

Ko waimātou? - Who are we?

Te Wānanga Toi Tangata Division of Education provides innovative approaches to both education and educational research. Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education offers quality academic programmes at the undergraduate level, and a range of programmes from across both taught and research postgraduate. Our programmes are research-informed and delivered through high-quality academic staff catering for domestic and international students. As a leader of education in New Zealand, we are committed to enhancing education through teaching, research and professional services.

He aha ngā take me tonomai ai koe? - Why should you apply for this position?

We want you to be part of our success! Our University stands proudly on the world stage as a provider of future-focused, international education and an active player in global research. Our rankings reflect these strengths. Working with us means you'll enjoy a satisfying work environment with many benefits.

At Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato, the University of Waikato, we embrace equity and diversity; therefore, we strongly encourage applicants with the relevant capabilities from all backgrounds to apply.

Applications close on Friday, February 9, 2024

Requisition number: 1000531

Apply here 

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