Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Human Development

Hamilton, New Zealand
$90,000 - $120,000 NZD
18 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Te Oranga School of Human Development and Movement Studies
Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education

Te Oranga School of Human Development and Movement Studies is one of three schools in the Faculty of Education. The focus of our School is enhancing well-being through educational and relational practices and the optimising of human experience and capabilities across the lifespan from early childhood to later life. Our work includes inclusive and relational practices, policies and pedagogies, human development, counselling and disability studies.

The School is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Human Development who can contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision. The position requires the successful applicant to contribute to the teaching and administration requirements of the School, and in particular the Human Development programme, to maintain and develop original scholarship and research, and to undertake community service activities relevant to the discipline.

A research record of sustained excellence and a recognised contribution to the academic field at a national and international level are preferred. The appointee will have demonstrated research expertise in areas relevant to human development, ideally with knowledge of and skills in relational, restorative and inclusive practices. An understanding of Maori perspectives on development is desirable.

You will have a relevant PhD and a teaching qualification would be advantageous. Applicants should indicate their particular discipline areas of strength.

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

Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to Associate Professor Sally Peters, Head of Te Oranga School of Human Development and Movement Studies, telephone +64 7 8562889 ext 8386 or email:

Closing date: 27 October 2017 (NZ time) Vacancy number: 370005

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