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Lecturer (Teaching) in Writing

Lecturer (Teaching) in Writing (4761) Kelburn, Wellington Central, New Zealand

  • Do you have a completed PhD in a relevant field, or other relevant qualifications commensurate with the role?
  • Are you able to work inclusively with staff and students from diverse backgrounds?
  • Do you have evidence of effective teaching at university 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 a permanent fulltime Lecturer (Teaching) in Writing. The starting date is between 1st February 2023 and 1st July 2023 (negotiable).

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Co-ordinating large undergraduate courses
  • Teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, onshore and offshore
  • Conducting pedagogically focussed research
  • Supervising MA and PhD students

Ō pūmanawa - About you

You will have a PhD in writing pedagogy, rhetoric, professional writing, writing across the curriculum, writing in the disciplines, genre studies or similar.  You will have experience as an effective teacher of writing at the university level.  You will be an engaged and dedicated educator, with an interest in research which can enhance pedagogical effectiveness.

Key Requirements: 

  • PhD in a relevant field
  • Evidence of effective teaching at university level
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work inclusively with staff and students from diverse backgrounds

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

We are a close-knit collaborative team of educators and researchers who work hard to support the students who take our courses.  We will offer you a reasonable workload with opportunities for leadership and career development.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 31 October 2022 (NZ time)

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Rachael Ruegg ( 044635628)

But applicants should follow all steps listed below. 

Important - Application Steps and information

Download and complete the University Application Form.

Then, please combine your cover letter, CV and the University Application Form into a single file (preferably in pdf format). 

Click Apply Now Button at the base of the advert. Follow the process to enter your contact details and attach your combined file (CV, cover letter and the University application form) using the “CV/Resume” button. 

If you have any issues uploading your application, please email the completed application form, cover letter and CV to stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.