Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Occupational Health and Safety



Job description

Auckland / Wellington / Palmerston North
College of Health
College of Health
Term length: permanent
Hours of work: full-time

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Position Overview

We have an opportunity to appoint a vibrant and engaged colleague to contribute to the School of Health Sciences in the College of Health at Massey University in the area of Occupational Health and Safety. This full-time ongoing position is at either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level and will be located on Palmerston North, Wellington or Albany campus.

The School of Health Science includes staff with expertise across a range of disciplines including Biomedical Sciences, Public Health, Environmental Health, Health Promotion and Occupational Health and Safety. The Occupational Health and Safety/Ergonomics/Human Factors team provides a unique opportunity to collaborate across a range of areas with our current research portfolio covering OHS in small enterprises, prevention of noise and chemical exposures, prevention through design and OHS intervention design and evaluation.

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Building on your own specialisation you will pursue an active research programme that contributes to the research portfolio of the School and College. You will contribute to teaching of Occupational Health and Safety / Ergonomics courses in the Graduate Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety and the Major in Occupational Health and Safety in the Bachelor of Health Science at undergraduate level and the Postgraduate Diploma and Masters of Health Science at postgraduate level.

You will have:

A PhD degree in Occupational Health and Safety or a related discipline is necessary. In addition, a person with experience working with government OHS agencies and practitioner associations would be preferable. Some experience in Ergonomics/Human Factors would be an advantage.

In addition to a salary, Massey also offers :
• Up to 6.75% employer contribution to the UniSaver Superannuation Scheme
• Five university holidays per year in addition to your annual leave
• Subsidised Southern Cross Healthcare plan for you and your family
• Discounted membership to our fully equipped recreation centre and gym facilities
• Access to a wonderful on-Campus crèche /day care facilities for dependents of staff
• Comprehensive professional development and training programme
• University staff study provisions

We embrace diversity, talent and performance, and provide staff and students with an extensive range of opportunities to develop intellectually, professionally and personally. We recognise the importance of being a Te Tiriti led organisation and in 2017, Massey University took the bold step to be Tiriti-led . Our 2018-2022 Strategy positions the University as Role-modelling excellent practise as a Tiriti o Waitangi-led institute

If this position excites you, then please apply on-line with your CV and cover letter.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be addressed to:
Associate Professor Ian Laird, School of Health Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, Phone 64 06 356 9099 ext 84914 or email [email protected]

Applications close Sunday 8 September 2019, 11.30 pm

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