Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Communication and/or Public Relations
School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing
Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
Two positions, Permanent, full-time
We offer an outstanding opportunity for emerging and senior communication scholars to build their careers. The School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing seeks two communication scholars, one at Lecturer/Senior Lecturer and one open rank, to be located at Massey’s Wellington Campus. The School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing has been growing and innovating in recent years and now houses the country’s largest undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in communication, public relations and journalism. We have recently led the Massey Business School in securing external research funding and endowments. We also pride ourselves on a positive culture that enables scholars to thrive in their teaching, research and professional service, including engagement with industry.
Massey University was ranked as the NZ education sector’s most attractive employer in the 2013 and 2014 Randstad awards. Massey Business School, in which our programs are housed, is AACSB and AMBA accredited and has New Zealand’s longest running MBA, journalism and entrepreneurship and small business programmes.
The successful candidates will exhibit an established record of, or a strong potential for, a programme of research in communication that is innovative and has impact. They will also be committed and effective teachers: experience teaching large first-year classes is particularly desirable. Experience in and desire to engage with business and the public relations profession is a plus. We encourage applications from all excellent candidates, but are especially looking for candidates familiar with research and practice in at least one of the following: business communication; organisational communication; public relations. For the senior appointment, we seek a candidate who can provide effective academic leadership.
The Wellington campus is located in New Zealand’s political and cultural capital. The city is consistently ranked amongst the most liveable in the world. For further information, please contact Dr Elizabeth Gray.
Apply online by 7 September 2015