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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Science Communication

Massey University, School of English and Media Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Job Title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Science Communication
Reference Code: A217-18
Job Location: Palmerston North
New Zealand
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Humanities: other
Communications, journalism, film, TV
Sciences and technology: other
Social & behavioral sciences
Application Closing Date: 09/21/2018
Date Posted: 2018-07-15
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Science Communication
Massey University

School of English and Media Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Albany or Palmerston North

Applications are invited for a permanent, full-time Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in Science Communication within the School of English and Media Studies. Secondary areas of expertise are open, but demonstrated versatility in one or more of the following areas will be an advantage: digital rhetoric/digital literacies, digital humanities, academic writing, digital media studies, and/or creative writing will be an advantage.

The position will be based either at Massey's Auckland or Manawatu campus in New Zealand. The level of appointment will depend on qualifications and experience. A start date of mid January 2019 is preferred but alternative start dates will be considered.

The successful applicant will be expected to take primary responsibility for current first-year undergraduate writing courses for information sciences, engineering and food technology students, and to teach into one or more courses in technical or professional writing for second- and third-year students. In addition, the successful applicant will support undergraduate writing courses in the sciences and humanities and social sciences, and contribute to the future development of writing and literacy studies within the School at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The School of English and Media Studies has a strong record in teaching excellence and pastoral care in an interactive learning environment with a diverse student body. The School teaches courses in on-campus and distance learning modes, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Job Requirements

The successful applicant will have a completed PhD at the time of application. University teaching experience, academic publications and other evidence of ongoing research activity will be expected.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Enquiries should be directed to Joanne Ervine, Administrator, School of English and Media Studies, phone: 64-9-213-6906, email:

Applications are to be submited via Massey University careers website at

All applications should include a letter of application, a full Curriculum Vitae, and the names of three referees (with full contact details). These should be submitted before the closing date.

Closing date: 21 September 2018
Reference number: A217-18CA

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