Associate Dean - Māori/ Professor - Albany

College of Sciences
Albany, Auckland

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā. E kimi ana matou o Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa tētahi matanga putaioa Māori hei whakapakari i ngā mahi me ngā putanga o te kura pūtaiao, mehemea kei a koe te kaha, tono mai!

We are looking for a successful and enthusiastic senior academic to take up the role of Academic Dean, Māori combined with the normal responsibilities of an Associate Professor/ Professor with qualifications in a relevant sciences discipline.

The appointment is five-year, fixed-term with 0.5FTE dedicated to the newly created position of Academic Dean, Māori within the College of Sciences. This role will lead the implementation and achievement within the College of the University's strategic goal to be a Tiriti-led University, which embeds appropriate recognition, content, staff understanding and commitment, and features of Māori and Treaty responsibilities, into all that the College does.

The role should develop the College as a leader in Māori science education and scholarship within New Zealand, enhance excellence among our Māori students and staff, and support the development of high impact research.

The successful applicant will provide expert advice to the Pro Vice-Chancellor on these matters and will also be expected to contribute to the Executive Team acting as a key advisor to the Pro Vice-Chancellor.

The remaining 0.5FTE is in a senior academic role as Associate Professor/ Professor in a relevant sciences discipline where you will enhance the learning and qualifications outcomes of Massey University's students and the scholarly outputs and standing of the University by undertaking an effective programme of teaching, research and publication; undertaking post-graduate research supervision; engaging in the enterprise activities and the successful pursuit of external funding; providing administrative and professional service to the University and the broader academic, professional and general communities, and providing academic leadership to the School, College, University and wider discipline.

To succeed in this role you will have a PhD, a track record of high quality research outputs and demonstrated high level teaching skills in one of the disciplines taught in the College. Stakeholder management, together with a commitment to results-oriented, collaborative and evidence-based ways of working are required. The preferred candidate will hold a level of cultural expertise and understanding of Māori communities in order to effectively engage with internal and external stakeholders, which upholds te reo, tikanga Māori and mātauranga Māori and be experienced in engagement with Māori communities and in leadership of activities designed to advance Māori knowledge and capability.

The level of appointment will be commensurate to qualifications, skills and experience.

Closing date: 20 October 2019
Reference number: CS_CS_500_09/19

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