Lecturer in Environmental Studies


    Website VicUniWgtn Victoria University Wellington

    The Lecturer in Environmental Studies will join staff in programmes administered by the Geography group. These comprise Human Geography, Physical Geography, Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science and Geographic Information Science.

    You will be expected to teach in core papers of the undergraduate majors in Environmental Studies and Geography; teach postgraduate papers in Environmental Studies; supervise postgraduate students; and pursue a dynamic programme of research within the core Environmental Studies programme, including Indigeneity or Mātauranga Māori.  In addition, you will be supported to exercise leadership which furthers the Geography Programme’s commitment to Māori as tangata whenua and Treaty partner.

    The successful candidate will have a background, and preferably hold a PhD, in environmental studies, environmental geography, Māori studies or a related social science discipline. The successful candidate will have, or have demonstrated the potential for, an internationally recognised research publication record and a record of high quality teaching and supervision. This position is also open to more junior applicants who have already begun to establish a strong research record.

    For enquiries about the position, please contact Prof. Rewi Newnham (Head of Geography Programme) (rewi.newnham@vuw.ac.nz)

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