Postdoctoral Fellow - Mātauraka Māori

Academic Lincoln, Canterbury


Description

As the longest-running agriculturally-based university in the Southern Hemisphere, Lincoln University’s story begins with farming, but it certainly doesn’t end there. As New Zealand’s economy diversified, so have we. Lincoln University is here to enhance and enrich lives. To grow the knowledge of our students so they can shape a world that benefits from a greater understanding of the relationship between our land, the food produced from it and the ecosystems within it. With three academic faculties, one teaching division, several research centres (including the new 27,000 sqm joint facility, in partnership with AgResearch), and a range of corporate service units, the Lincoln University draws its students from throughout New Zealand and from over 60 countries. Lincoln University has a student roll of around 3,000 and approximately 600 staff.

Working under the guidance of the Director, Māori and Pasifika, the Mātauraka Māori Postdoctoral Fellowship has been established in association with the Designing Future Productive Landscapes Centre of Excellence.  The intent is that this position will work as part of the Centre of Excellence, advancing Lincoln’s reputation as a centre of excellence in teaching, research and publication on issues of agriculture eco-systems, regional landscape design and Mātauraka Māori.

To be considered for this role you will need to have:

  • A PhD in Māori Studies or Mātauraka Māori related subjects (those who are awaiting PhD results are also encourage to apply)
  • 5 years’ experience working with Kaupapa Māori and Mātauraka Māori.
  • Depth of experience establishing Māori networks and with Tikanga Māori.
  • A genuine interest in the agro-ecosystems and regional landscape design and the way in which New Zealand fits into that
  • Excellent written and oral English and communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively.

This is a fulltime, fixed term position that will end two years from the date of commencement.

Please apply online with your CV and cover letter.

For more information, please refer to the position description on the Lincoln University careers page or contact Patrice Wilkin, Recruitment Business Partner, on 03 423 0312.

Applications close on Thursday 31/01/19 at 9am.