Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Nursing - Te Huataki Waiora School of Health

on 8 April

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Pukenga/Pukenga Matua
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Nursing
Te Huataki Waiora School of Health
Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science

About Us
The University of Waikato commenced a Nursing Programme in March 2021.
The programme offers undergraduate and post-graduate qualifications including the Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Nursing (Hons), Post Graduate Certificate, Post Graduate Diploma, Master of Health Science (Nursing), Doctor of Health Science (Nursing) and PhD.

The Role
In keeping with the health needs of the Waikato region, a feature of the new programme will be a focus on primary health, rural and mental health. The programme aims to attract a high proportion of Māori and Pacific students and the University has a strong commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi and our acknowledgement of mātauranga Māori throughout all aspects of the academic programmes.

About You
This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the ongoing development of the Nursing Programme and we are seeking applications from experienced nurse educators for a full-time position in the following area: Māori health, cultural safety and bicultural nursing practice at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The successful applicant will be competent in Te Reo Māori and Tikanga Māori and how these are applied in their teaching of bicultural nursing practice. They will be registered as a nurse in Aotearoa New Zealand, and have an annual practicing certificate issued by the Nursing Council of New Zealand.

For a detailed description of the key tasks and responsibilities, please see the attached position descriptions. pdf Lecturer - Nursing (Position Description 410109) (0.23MB)

We strongly encourage applicants with the relevant capabilities from all backgrounds to apply. We would greatly value seeing applicants from our Māori community. Anyone applying from overseas should be aware of immigration guidelines which can be found here:

For more information about Te Huataki Waiora please visit:

Benefits and Salary
Our University provides a unique and satisfying work environment with many benefits to our staff including study opportunities, generous superannuation and leave provisions. 

The salary will be commensurate with the level of appointment. The current salary range for Lecturers is NZ$77,402 to $93,220 per year and for Senior Lecturers is NZ$95,883 to $126,246 per year.

Enquiries should be directed to Professor Allison Kirkman, Pro Vice-Chancellor Special Projects, email: allison.kirkman@waikato.ac.nz or phone:
021 322 905.

Closing Date: 30 April 2021

Vacancy Number: 410109

For further information and to apply online, please visit:

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