Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in Science Education

Hamilton, New Zealand
06 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

TeHononga School of Curriculum and Pedagogy
Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education

TeHononga School of Curriculum and Pedagogy is the largest school in the Faculty of Education and is responsible for pre-service and postgraduate education of teachers in early childhood, primary and secondary education.

The School is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor or Professor of Education with research specialism in Science Education who can contribute to undergraduate and post graduate teaching and supervision. The successful applicant will contribute to the teaching and administration requirements of the School, and in particular the primary and/or secondary initial teacher education programme, maintain and develop original scholarship and research and undertake professional and community service activities relevant to the profession or discipline. Evaluative visiting of students on practicum is required. A contribution to leadership will be expected in accordance with the level of appointment.

The appointee will be expected to teach in a number of papers in the Faculty's programmes in Science Education, as well as contribute to the teaching of papers on the professional practice of teaching including the innovative uses of digital technologies for curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. Applicants should indicate their particular discipline areas of strength.

A research record of sustained excellence and a recognised contribution to the academic field at a national and international level are essential. You will also have demonstrated success in undergraduate teaching including the ability to lecture to large numbers and conduct small group seminars and tutorials effectively, along with the ability to contribute to the graduate and postgraduate teaching programme. A PhD in a relevant discipline is essential.

Current salary range for Senior Lecturers is NZ$90,000 to $118,500 per year; for Associate Professors NZ$120,000 to $132,500 per year and for Professors NZ$135,000 plus per year, dependent on qualifications and experience.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to Professor Claire McLachlan, Head of School, TeHononga, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy, telephone 07 837 9452 or email:

Closing date: 18 October 2017 (NZ time)                                  

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