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Academic Opportunities in Law

Te Piringa Faculty of Law

Te Whiwhinga mahi – The Opportunity

The Faculty seeks internationally leading researchers and ground-breaking teachers who are prepared to take leadership roles within the Faculty and University.

Based at our Tauranga Campus, you will work in a vibrant, modern Law Faculty and you will be required to demonstrate excellence and innovation in both teaching and research. The Faculty is home to the Māori and Indigenous Governance Centre, the Centre for Environmental Resources and Energy Law, the Waikato Public Law and Policy Research Unit and the Law and Technology Research Hub.

A demonstrated record of effective high-quality teaching, innovative pedagogy and delivery methods at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and strong student support is essential. The successful candidate will support the delivery of a range of Law undergraduate and postgraduate modules, and higher research degree supervision. We are open to candidates with expertise to provide research-led teaching in Arbitration, Conflict of Laws, Commercial and Company Law in particular.

You will work closely with the dedicated Law leadership team to help continue the Faculty’s progress as a centre of teaching and research excellence. The successful candidates will also be expected to deliver innovative research-led teaching in the foundational subjects of our LLB program including Public Law, Contract Law, Criminal Law, the Law of Torts, Land Law and Legal Ethics.

For more information on these roles please see the position descriptions for a LecturerSenior LecturerAssociate Professor and Professor. Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to the Acting Dean, Dr Anna Marie Brennan, email: [email protected]

Ko wai koe? – Who are you?

An internationally leading record of excellence in teaching and researching is required. A LLB or JD degree or equivalent, and/or LLM with equivalent professional experience, is essential. A PhD, or enrolment in a PhD is essential. Demonstrated experience in producing high quality research outputs internationally, along with the ability to undertake postgraduate supervision is strongly preferred.

In addition, you will have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills, be able to work as part of a team.

Ko wai mātou? – Who are we?

Te Piringa translates as “the coming together of people”. Te Piringa Faculty of Law is based in a world-class building surrounded by the beautiful grounds of the University of Waikato. Founded in 1991 Te Piringa Faculty of Law is one of New Zealand’s leading law schools consistently ranked highly internationally and nationally.

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He aha ngā take me tono mai ai koe? – Why should you apply for this position?

We want you to be part of our success! Our University stands proudly on the world stage as a provider of future-focused, international education and an active player in global research. Our rankings reflect these strengths. Working with us means you’ll enjoy a satisfying work environment with many benefits.

The University of Waikato is distinctive for the diversity of its staff and students, and encourages applicants with the relevant capabilities from all backgrounds to apply.

We will continue to seek applications until these positions have been filled.

Ko te Tangata – For the People

The University of Waikato prides itself on the quality of its engagement with the communities that it serves, the provision of a world-class education and the national and international impact of its research. Our policies are guided by the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and equal opportunity for all.

E herea ana te Whare Wānanga ki te kaupapa kia whakaratohia te mea angitū ōrite ki ngā tāngata katoa

These roles will remain open until they are successfully filled.

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