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Post Doctoral Fellow (or Research Fellow) in Maori & Indigenous Studies, Closes 19 Feb 2010, Canterbury Uni

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Post Doctoral Fellow (or Research Fellow) in Maori & Indigenous Studies

Term: Full time, Fixed Term 2 Years (Commencing July 2010)
Reference Number: A314-09
Closing Date: 19 February 2010

Aotahi: School of Maori & Indigenous Studies is looking for a Post Doctoral Fellow to contribute to the research programme and participate in the scholarly life within this growing and exciting team environment. Working under the guidance of a senior mentor, the Post Doctoral Fellow will actively support Maori student achievement initiatives.

Applicants for the position of Post Doctoral Fellow must have a PhD in Maori Studies and/or Maori and Indigenous Studies. In the absence of a suitable candiate with a PhD, an appointment to a Research Fellow position may be made for an applicant with at least a Master level thesis degree.

The successful applicant will be willing to develop and apply his/her research skills and will also be willing to undertake some teaching duties in the School from time to time, and assist with support programmes for students. S/he will also be expected to participate in a multi-institutional training programme that will help develop his/her skills in supervision and graduate mentoring.

A good understanding of Kaupapa Maori advancement and indigenous pedagogies is required. The ability to mihi and/or karanga will be an advantage. Previous experience and/or a proven interest in tribal history and development, and/or, structural inequality andracism will be an advantage.

Applicants must specify whether they are applying for the Post Doctoral Fellow or Research Fellow position.

Apply online at or for assistance contact the HR Administrator, College of Arts, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, Phone 03 364 2426 or email [email protected]

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