Population Health Tutor – New Zealand Job Vacancy
New Zealand Job Vacancy
Population Health Tutor
Auckland City, Auckland
The University of Auckland, New Zealand’s leading University, is committed to excellence and equity. Over 5000 academic and professional staff support more than 41,000 University of Auckland students to achieve their aspirations.
A unique tutoring opportunity is now 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 tutoring role is in the MAORIHTH 25H paper. MAORIHTH 25H paper presents the content and skills required to succeed in the First Year of Population Health courses. The course overall will focus on concepts including, the broader social determinants of health, health inequalities and inequities, health care systems, and epidemiology. Applicants must be able to demonstrate knowledge around key conceptual content, and have a strong literacy and academic writing background. An understanding of the skills needed to succeed in a social science paper would be advantageous.
The tutor will be an important person who actively contributes and works collaboratively with Course Co-ordinator and CertHSc wider team to ensure cultural and academic requirements are met. Key tasks of this role will include the organising, implementing and supervising of tutorial sessions, assisting in the marking of assessments and examinations, and contributing to the delivery of key cultural components as part of the paper/CertHSc programme. There will also be some administration work required. The ideal candidate will have previous tutoring experience, is independent and self-driven, has a ‘do it’ attitude, is flexible and transparent, and is passionate about working with Māori and Pacific students.
This is a 0.5 FTE, fixed-term from 1st February to early July. The role is based at Te Kupenga Hauora Māori, Grafton Campus, University of Auckland.
Please click HERE for the position description.
The University of Auckland (42,000 students) is New Zealand’s leading university is committed to providing an excellent working environment through
- Five weeks’ annual leave per annum (pro-rated).
- Up to 6.75% employer superannuation contribution.
- Over 300 different career development courses.
- Discounted, onsite childcare, parking and various leisure and recreation services.
- A diverse and inclusive working environment that directly contributes to improving the lives of student
For more information on the benefits of working here, please see our Staff Benefits page.
How to apply
Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday, 01 March 2020 to be considered. Please include a cover letter outlining what strengths you would bring to this position.
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, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz