Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in e-Learning and Digital Pedagogies

University of Canterbury, New Zealand - College of Education, Health and Human Development

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor within the School of Educational Studies and Leadership to lead and contribute to teaching in the e-Learning and Digital Pedagogies space.

We have people prepared to make a difference - tangata tu, tangata ora - recognised in the awards won by faculty and research students. This appointment is evidence of the commitment of the College, as well as the University to the continuing growth in research, teaching and service in this area. It fits with the university's strategic intent to contribute to society through promoting a world-class learning environment known for attracting people with the greatest potential to make a difference. It also fits the strong growth of our nationwide programmes of teacher education and postgraduate diploma in e-Learning and Digital Technologies. These also extend to students in many tertiary services, schools and early childhood centres in New Zealand and overseas.

Applicants will have a proven record in e-Learning and Digital Pedagogies, with an earned Doctorate and be keen to join our renowned e-Learning Research Lab led by Distinguished Professor Niki Davis and Associate Professor Julie Mackey. Demonstrated teaching excellence is also required.

Expertise in other teaching and research areas relevant to the School of Educational Studies and Leadership would be advantageous:

  • education futures
  • tertiary / higher education
  • educational assessment
  • social justice and equity.

Candidates will be expected to:

  • Lead research projects in their specialist area(s), including support of collaborators
  • Supervise postgraduate research students
  • Lead and contribute to teaching, including flexible learning options nationwide and overseas
  • Lead course, programme and organisational development.

It is desirable that candidates are able to demonstrate a good understanding of the New Zealand education system, as well as an understanding of the obligations created by the Treaty of Waitangi.

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.

To apply and for information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at:

The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 11 December 2016.

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume (and any additional attachments) combined into one document and submitted online.

Should you have queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Michelle Davies, Recruitment Coordinator,

Internal candidates should apply via the Careers option in Employee Self-Service:

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

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