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Post-Doctoral Fellow

University of Auckland, New Zealand – Aotearoa Centre for Leadership and Governance

Campus: Auckland City Campus

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Waipapa Taumata Rau | The University of Auckland

Our mission and values place a strong emphasis on both our student body and our scholarly community, and we work with both community and enterprise to advance the well-being of the peoples of Auckland and New Zealand, with a clear commitment to pursuing sustainability.

Housed in the state-of-the-art, architecturally designed Sir Owen G Glenn Building, our top-ranked, triple-crown accredited University of Auckland Business School is the largest business school in New Zealand and has an international reputation for academic excellence. The Business School comprises seven academic departments with a strong reputation across the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.

The University has recently set a new strategic plan, Taumata Teitei, which can be interpreted from te reo Māori as pursuing excellence, despite uncertainty. It recognises the exciting challenges posed by the concerns of our age.

Job Description

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to join our team at the Aotearoa Centre for Leadership and Governance to contribute to a research pipeline of critical leadership scholarship.

This fellowship will aim to support the development of promising early career researchers with the potential to pursue a career in the Business School. This is an exciting opportunity for emerging researchers who show the desire to develop a strong teaching and publication record in the business arena.

Applications are encouraged from scholars who are committed to making a contribution to the Business School and an impact to Taumata Teitei through research and teaching in any area of relevance to business.

This is a full-time (40 hours per week), fixed term (up to 12 months) opportunity.
The remuneration is PDF 1-3: $87,772 - $90,090 per annum.

Mō tō mātou rōpū | About the team

You will be working with our Centre researchers to build leadership theory and practice that pushes the boundaries of leadership studies. Existing Centre projects include leadership and grand challenges (such as sustainability and climate change), gender, feminist theory and women in leadership, and power, identity and resistance in leadership development.

Centre members also lead and participate in leadership development programmes and interventions (including student and youth leadership development) and are part of inter- and trans-disciplinary funding proposal initiatives. Post docs at the University of Auckland Business School also usually do some teaching at undergraduate level usually in the stage 1 core programmes (no more than 2 courses over the span of a year).

Qualifications

He kōrero mōu | About you

You have a completed PhD in leadership (or related or affiliated area related to collective processes requiring people working together for a shared purpose). You must be a qualitative researcher with preference given to candidates who come from a critical or sociological background with some knowledge of discourse, narrative, Foucauldian, post human or interpretive methodologies. You have experience or interest in leadership development design, delivery and facilitation (optional). Excellent writing and communication skills are essential for this role.

Additional Information

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities. Auckland itself is frequently rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities.

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

• Flexible employment practices
• Up to 6.75% company superannuation scheme
• A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave

In addition, we also offer career development programmes, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of 31 January 2023 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV outlining your disciplinary area of interest and what strengths you will bring to this role.

Please reach out to Elsa Clune, via Elsa.clune@aucland.ac.nz, for a confidential conversation. Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email.

Equity

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, LGBTQIATakatāpuiMVPFAFF+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other personal circumstances go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

The University is committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and equitable environment where everyone can thrive. For further information see Te Ara Tautika | the Equity Policy and visit www.equity.auckland.ac.nz 

Location: Auckland - New Zealand
Salary: Dependant on experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 1st December 2023
Closes: 31st January 2024
Job Ref: 55571915
   
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