Tutor CertHS

University of Auckland, New Zealand - Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences

A unique tutoring opportunity has become available as part of the Hikitia Te Ora – Certificate in Health Sciences (CertHSc) team. CertHSc is a key component of the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences Vision 20:20, which is committed to increasing the number of Māori and Pacific health professionals.

The CertHSc foundation course is for one-year and is aimed at bridging Māori and Pacific students from secondary school study or from the community into programmes offered by the Faculty.

The opportunity

This tutoring role is for the course MAORIHTH 21H – Introduction Biology: An introduction to the structure, function, and processes of the human body at cellular and tissue levels.

Special emphasis is placed on the four primary tissues including membrane transport, muscle types and function, blood and the immune response, and basic neurobiology, providing foundational knowledge of development post fertilisation and the anatomy and physiology of selected mammalian organ systems.

This course also exposes students to the laboratory environment, particularly microscopy and dissection.

Who are we looking for?

  • This is a key position that actively contributes and works collaboratively with Course Co-ordinators to ensure key tasks are met, including the organising and implementing of tutorial sessions and laboratories, and assisting in the marking of assessments and examinations.
  • We envisage you will have previous tutoring experience, and be independent and self-driven, with a can-do attitude.
  • You’ll be flexible and transparent, and enthusiastic about supporting students to realise their potential.

This position is available at 0.5 FTE for a fixed term of 6 months, and is based at the Tāmaki Campus offices of Te Kupenga Hauora Māori.

Applications close on Sunday 28th January 2018.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive, and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work, and other equity issues, go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz.

To learn more about working & living in New Zealand, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/new-zealand

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