Lecturer (Teaching) in Accounting (2772) Pipitea, Wellington Central, New Zealand

  • Do you have a Ph.D. in Accounting or in a relevant field?
  • Are you able to work with students and staff from a diverse range of backgrounds?
  • Do you have good interpersonal and communication skills?

 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 Lecturer (Teaching) in Accounting to join the School of Accounting and Commercial Law at the Wellington School of Business and Government on a 3.5 – year fixed term contract. (This role was previously advertised as a Professional Teaching Fellow position.)

The incumbent will be responsible to undertake teaching in a mixture of large and small undergraduate and postgraduate courses (face-to-face and online) and research supervision, assist with programme development and contribute to the effective administration of the School, including relationships with practitioner communities and other stakeholders.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

The successful candidate will have:

  • A completed PhD in a relevant field, or other relevant qualifications commensurate with the role
  • Demonstrated evidence of experience with successful course and curriculum development
  • Demonstrated evidence of skills in adopting different pedagogies and technologies for courses
  • Demonstrated evidence of good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with students and staff from a diverse range of backgrounds
  • Evidence of innovative and effective use of technology to enhance teaching and assessment practices

Due to current border and immigration restrictions, applicants must be either: (a) in New Zealand and legally allowed to work; or (b) New Zealand citizens or permanent residents based overseas who are able to return to New Zealand.

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

The School of Accounting and Commercial Law is part of the Wellington School of Business and Government, which is one of less than 1% of business schools world-wide to be triple accredited (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA). Additionally, the School of Accounting and Commercial Law is the only one of these Schools to hold dual AACSB Business and Accounting accreditation. It also has accreditations with major professional accounting organisations, including CA ANZ, CPA Australia, ACCA and CIMA.

From 31 January 2022, a COVID-19 vaccine mandate will apply to all University staff, students, contractors and visitors. For more information see: https://www.wgtn.ac.nz/covid-19/vaccine-mandate.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 26 June 2022

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with A/Prof Jessica Lai, Head of School, School of Accounting and Commercial Law, at Jessica.Lai@vuw.ac.nz, with a copy to Marita Lotz, School Manager, at Marita.Lotz@vuw.ac.nz. But applicants should follow all steps listed below. 

Important - Application Steps and information

For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19

Download and complete the University Application Form.

Click Apply Now Button at the base of the advert, follow the process to enter your contact details and add your CV in the online form.

Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position then email the completed application form, cover letter and any other supporting documentation to erecruit@vuw.ac.nz stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.