Lecturer in Māori Health
University of Otago, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine
New Zealand

Lecturer in Māori Health



About us


The University of Otago is one of New Zealand’s largest and most research-intensive universities, currently enjoying a high position in the QS World University ranking in the top 1%. It is a leader across all fields of academic endeavour regularly topping the New Zealand Tertiary Education Commission’s education performance indicators.


At the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine we work to understand why some people are healthy and some are not, how to prevent illness and injury, how people's health can be improved through working with communities, how political systems and health organisations affect health, and other issues relating to the health of populations. We also host the Ngāi Tahu Māori Health Research Unit, which contributes to a wide range of Māori health research projects and initiatives.

Further information about the department can be obtained from our Department Website.


The role


The successful applicant will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate hauora Māori teaching offered by the Department. Supervision of postgraduate research students at Master’s level is also part of this role. Candidates will be expected to develop an independent and productive research programme and contribute to the Ngāi Tahu Māori Health Research Unit and the life of the Department.


Skills and experience


• PhD degree in Māori Health, Public Health or a related discipline.
• Proven track record in research that is commensurate with the level of appointment.
• Experience in teaching Māori Health and/or Public Health at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
• Understanding and commitment to Māori health advancement and the Treaty of Waitangi.


Further details


This is a full-time, fixed term position for three years.


Appointment level will be determined by qualifications and experience.


Specific enquiries may be directed to Associate Professor P. Priest, Head of Department of Preventative and Social Medicine, via the contact details below.


Enquiries about the Ngāi Tahu Māori Health Research Unit may be directed to its Director, Dr Emma Wyeth.




Candidates are requested to submit the following:
• A CV
• A cover letter
• Three referee contact details including email addresses.


To submit your application please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1901684 will close on Sunday, 15 September 2019.


Additional Information

Contact: Associate Professor P. Priest Tel: +64 3 479 7243

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Location: About Dunedin

Primary Location
Employment Status
Fixed Term Full-time
Salary Level and Range
Lecturer / Research Fellow ($80,406 to $96,167)
Preventive and Social Medicine
Job Function
Research and Teaching

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