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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Counsellor Education
University of Canterbury

Date Posted Sep. 7, 2018
Title Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Counsellor Education
University University of Canterbury
Department School of Health Sciences
Application Deadline Oct. 14, 2018
Position Start Date Sep. 7, 2018
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Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora| College of Education, Health and Human Development

Pūkenga/Pūkenga Matua | Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Counsellor Education

Te Kura Mātai Hauora | School of Health Sciences

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

We have a vision of people prepared to make a difference: tangata tū, tangata ora

Are you a dedicated, motivating and visionary counsellor education academic willing to make a significant contribution to the College of Education, Health and Human Development?

What you will do

Applications are invited for an academic continuing position in the School of Health Sciences, with the subject area of Counselling. The holder of the position will share responsibility for delivery of the Master of Counselling programme within the School, as well as supervision of Masters and Doctoral level student research. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake a programme of research in their area of expertise.

Who you are

We are looking for an enthusiastic Lecturer / Senior Lecturer to join the Health Sciences team. Applicants will have a Ph.D. in Counselling, Education, Counselling Psychology, or a related area and will be developing a platform of scholarly and research achievements. You will have expertise in social constructionist and postmodern approaches to counselling and counsellor education, with experience practising and/or teaching solution-focused brief therapy preferred. You will have a sound grasp of contemporary ethical and practice issues in the field of counselling, while a strong knowledge of research skills and methodologies will be an advantage.

Who you will work with

The School of Health Sciences offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and research activities that respond to the dynamic nature of the health and education sector and its workforce. These include postgraduate programmes in Counselling, Specialist Teaching, and Child and Family Psychology, Nursing, as well as various population health and clinical endorsements within the Postgraduate Diploma and Masters of Health Sciences.

Why UC

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of "People Prepared to Make a Difference".You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

For information about the range of fantastic benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us:

The closing date for this position is Sunday, 14 October 2018.

How you apply

Applications for this position should include a brief cover letter; a curriculum vitae which includes a list of relevant research publications and the contact details of three referees; a 2-3 page statement outlining your research interests and goals, teaching philosophy, and how you propose to contribute to the Counsellor Education programme at the University of Canterbury. Please ensure your application is uploaded as a single pdf file and that the file name is your surname, followed by your initial.

We are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Michelle Davies, Recruitment Coordinator,

Further information specifically about the role can be obtained by contacting Dr Shanee Barraclough, Programme Coordinator – Counselling,

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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