Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Arts Scholars Program

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Arts Scholars Program

The University Of Auckland

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Arts Scholars Program

Details of the offer

Job Description

The Faculty of Arts is currently seeking aLecturer/Senior Lecturerfor an exciting opportunity to lead and teach the popular Arts Scholars Programme. This is position is full-time and fixed-term until December 2023.
About the Programme
Arts Scholars gives high-achieving students the opportunity to work with top academics across a three-year course of study. In their first two years, students explore a scholarly theme and begin to develop research skills from multi-disciplinary perspectives. In their third year, they complete a self-directed research project with guidance from academic mentors. Arts Scholars students form a strong cohort as they go through the programme, and are encouraged to take on leadership roles in the Faculty.
About the Role
The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of running the programme, as well as convening the stage two and three courses (ARTSCHOL 200 and 300). The responsibilities for the role will include broadening academic staff contribution to the programme, growing the year-one intake, and improving the diversity of the student cohort. The role includes the capacity for continued academic research alongside management of the Arts Scholars programme.
For more information about the role, please view theposition description.
Why Us?
The Faculty of Arts is the home of the humanities, social sciences, languages and indigenous studies at the University of Auckland. We have been internationally recognised as New Zealand's leading arts faculty in the QS World University Rankings by Faculty in 2020, with four subjects in the world’s top 50 (Anthropology, Archaeology, English language and literature and Philosophy). Our staff are passionate about we do and are committed to giving our students a positive experience.
The University of Auckland is also dedicated to providing an excellent and stimulating environment for its employees which ensures a healthy work-life balance through.
Five weeks’ annual leave per annum
Up to 6.75% employer superannuation contribution.
Over 300 different career development courses.
Flexible employment practices
Discounted, onsite childcare, parking and various leisure and recreation services.

For more information on the benefits of working here, see ourStaff Benefits page.
How to apply
Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date ofMonday 29th June 2020to be considered. Please include your CV and a cover letter outlining what strengths you would bring to this role.


Additional Information
In accordance with our commitment to equitable recruitment, the University welcomes applications from all suitably qualified and experienced candidates. In response to COVID-19 the New Zealand Government has imposed a travel ban and are currently only allowing New Zealand Residents, Citizens and visa holders meeting a strict exception policy to enter the country, all of whom must currently enter Government approved quarantine for two weeks on arrival.
It is uncertain when these border restrictions will change, and this may impact the degree to which an off-shore candidate can engage in the interview process; or be available to commence in a new position. For more information and updates on the border restrictions visit theImmigration New Zealand websiteor theNew Zealand Government’s official Covid-19 website .
The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Maori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatapui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz



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