Lecturer/Senior Lecturer – Mental Health



Job description

Auckland, New Zealand

School of Nursing
College of Health
Term length: ongoing
Hours of work: full-time

Du​e to Covid-19 and the worldwide pandemic, we are currently only accepting applications from New Zealand Citizens, New Zealand Residents who are either residing in New Zealand or overseas OR applicants who hold a valid work visa and are currently living in New Zealand.

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Position Overview

We have an exciting opportunity  to appoint an innovative and engaged Lecturer / Senior Lecturer to the School of Nursing at Massey University, one of the most well-respected Schools of Nursing in Aotearoa New Zealand. A full-time position for an experienced Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Primary Mental Health is available on the Auckland campus.

This Lecturer / Senior Lecturer role  will see you provide outstanding leadership in primary mental health education and research within nursing undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Primary mental health care is an integral part of services and encompasses health promotion, prevention, early intervention, and treatment for mental health and/or addiction issues. As a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer you will work with colleagues who have knowledge and skills in a wide range of disciplines and will contribute your expertise to improving the care of people of all ages and populations with mild to moderate mental health and/or addiction issues.

You will need

  • Recent clinical and/or education experience in Primary Mental Health nursing
  • Experience of teaching, including the use of electronic and online technologies in blended teaching delivery
  • Current Nursing Council of New Zealand registration as a nurse
  • Completed PhD is preferred, or hold PhD candidature or a completed Master’s degree in nursing or an equivalent health-related field
  • Ability to work as a culturally safe practitioner within a team
  • Excellent communication, time management and relationship building skills
  • Health and social sector, iwi and community relationships

What’s on offer? This full-time position is based on the Auckland campus.  In addition to a base salary, Massey also offers up to 6.75% employer contribution to the UniSaver Superannuation Scheme, five university holidays per year; free eye test & staff study for eligible employees, discounted membership to our fully equipped recreation centre and gym facilities as well as a comprehensive professional development and training programme.

To learn about the School of Nursing at Massey University, please visit:   School of Nursing   https://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/explore/departments/school-nursing/school-nursing_home.cfm

If this position is of high interest, please apply on-line. Applications close Sunday 25 October 2020.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be addressed to:
Professor Nicolette Sheridan, Head of School of Nursing. [email protected] +64 9 213-6346

Please do not email Professor Nicolette Sheridan your CV and cover letter. Applications need to be made online .

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