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University of the South Pacific (FJI) - [Non-TT][]

  • Lecturer in History (five year, with possibility of renewal)
  • We seek a scholar-educator in Pacific History with a strong publications record in addition to exemplary teaching records in face-to-face and online teaching. The appointee will contribute to the History team through active engagement in teaching and administration, community service across the USP’s region, and contributes to historical scholarship
  • To be considered for this position, applicants must have: A PhD qualification in Pacific History or relevant discipline; Good relevant tertiary teaching experience; Experience in postgraduate supervision at the University level; Experience in teaching online courses and familiarity with online course design and pedagogy; Excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills; A strong record of internationally recognised research and publications; The ability work co-operatively in a term-oriented environment and evidence of this should be provided; Familiarity with and knowledge of the Pacific Region would be an advantage.
  • Candidates may use the University’s online E-Recruitment system to view full details and apply for this position at Manual and emailed applications are no longer accepted. Candidates may request further information from the Human Resources Office; tel.: (679) 32 32072; email: or
  • Deadline: 25 Feb. 2018


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University of Canterbury (NZL) - [Non-TT;~VAP] pref. Aotearoa New Zealand[]

  • Lecturer, Teaching & Administration focused, in History, Feb 2018 to Dec 2019.
  • There is the possibility for either one appointment at 1.0 FTE or two appointments at 0.5FTE, and candidates should indicate their interest in one or both levels in their application.
  • The appointees’ principal duties will be the coordination and delivery of History courses at a range of levels, including Honours, and supervision and co-ordination of post-graduate students as appropriate. Other responsibilities will include appropriate pastoral care of students, administrative tasks, and possible supervision of tutors.
  • Candidates must hold or be near completion of a Ph.D. in History. The candidate will ideally have teaching experience at tertiary level, a record of research and publication, effective interpersonal skills and a collegial approach to teaching and administration
  • While applications are invited from any field of history, strong teaching and supervisory experience in the history of Aotearoa New Zealand is preferred, as is the ability to teach into at least one other area of specialisation. An applicant appointed at 1.0 FTE will have teaching expertise in the history of Aotearoa New Zealand as well as capacity to provide courses related to another area of specialisation.
  • Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume, at least two outlines of proposed courses, evidence of teaching experience and student surveys/peer review and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted online. Two references, including comment on teaching ability, will be requested from short listed candidates. Should you wish to e-mail any additional attachments or have queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Further information about this role can be obtained by contacting Jane Buckingham, Head of History, on
  • SHORT deadline: 30 Nov. 2017