Job Description & Qualification

Te Piringa Faculty of Law

Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences

Ko wai mātou? - Who are we

Te Piringa translates as 'the coming together of people'. Te Piringa Faculty of Law is located in a state of the art building surrounded by the beautiful sweeping grounds of the University of Waikato in Hamilton. Founded in 1991 Te Piringa Faculty of Law is one of New Zealand's leading law schools. It is consistently ranked highly - both nationally and internationally.

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

The successful applicant will be required to produce research outputs of a high standard in the discipline of law, and actively communicate the impact of that research within the academy and beyond. They will also be expected to attract external research funding, and supervise Honours, Masters and PhD students. The successful applicant will also be required to teach in a range of undergraduate and postgraduate law subjects.

We welcome applications from high quality researchers from all areas of the discipline of law who would be capable to teach in a wide range of legal subjects, including Evidence, Criminal Law, Contracts, Land Law, Torts, and Dispute Resolution. Knowledge ofMāori, Indigenous and Pacific legal systemsand a genuine willingness to engage with these systems of law and cultureis central to our key objectives as a bicultural institution.

Ko wai koe? - Who are you?

You are an ambitious researcher with an LLB or JD degree or equivalent, and/or LLM with equivalent professional standing and experience along with a proven track record of research and teaching. A PhD is strongly preferred. To succeed in this position, you will maintain a record of high-quality research outputs, obtain grants, and engage with colleagues within law and across disciplines. You will also successfully contribute to our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes, including the supervision of Honours, Masters and PhD students.

In addition, you will have excellent interpersonal, cross-cultural, organisational and communication skills, and be able to work as part of a team.

The University is deeply committed to Māori and Pacific learner success, and it would be important for the successful applicant to have a genuine understanding of bicultural approaches and knowledge of Māori and Pacific perspectives. We encourage applications from suitably qualified candidates to apply. We would particularly welcome applications from Māori, Pacific, and Indigenous communities.

For more information please visit the Law Faculty's website: https://www.waikato.ac.nz/law/

He aha ngā take me tono mai ai koe? - Why should you apply for this position?

Our University provides a satisfying work environment with various staff benefits, including generous superannuation and leave provisions, and study opportunities.

Current salary range for Lecturers is NZ$79,337 to $95,551 per year.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to the Dean, Professor Alpana Roy, email: alpana.roy@waikato.ac.nz

Please note: The University has decided that, from 14 February 2022, all staff working on or entering any of its campuses or sites must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. You will be required to provide proof of vaccination for this role.

For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid-19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19

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Applications close on Monday, 2 May 2022.

Vacancy Number: 410302

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Application Procedure

Applications close on Monday, 2 May 2022.

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Job ID

ID: J10739