Free open Job in Australasia Director and Professor/Associate Professor – John David Stout Research Centre for the Study of New Zealand Society, History and Culture (SRC) at Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington

The John David Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies (SRC) is the longest running and premier centre for interdisciplinary research on the history, society and culture of NZ.

The role of the Director is to provide strategic leadership for the SRC and to make a significant contribution to its reputation as a leading centre for research on the society, history and culture of NZ. The Director orchestrates the SRC’s annual programme of research seminars, lectures and conferences and effectively manages its staff and resources. The Director is also responsible for ensuring that the SRC is actively engaged in the Faculty and the University and with relevant stakeholders in the broader community.

The appointment of the Director will be on a 0.5 FTE, 3 year fixed term basis with a permanent appointment as Professor or Associate Professor in a relevant discipline at the University (at 0.5 FTE but moving to full-time at the completion of their term as Director).

Further information can be obtained from Lillian Loftus, HR Manager, Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences and Education, email or phone +64 4 463 5824.

Please complete the online application form and submityour CV and cover letter by attachment at 

Applications close Sunday, 2 April 2017.

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Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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