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Victoria University of Wellington is seeking a Director for its Pacific Unit: Va’aomanū Pasifika

In Pacific Research and News, Uncategorized on November 3, 2009 at 4:21 am
Va'aomanu Pasifika

Va'aomanu Pasifika

The University currently offers a range of courses leading to majors in Pacific Studies and Samoan Studies in the BA degree at undergraduate level. The BA (Honours), and MA in Pacific Studies and the PhD in Pacific Studies are offered at postgraduate level.

The Director will provide academic leadership and strategic direction for Va’aomanū Pasifika. This position will enhance further the research culture, postgraduate development, and research-led teaching of Pacific Studies and Samoan Studies at Victoria University. The Director must also develop and maintain external networks and effective working relationships with Pacific communities and stakeholders.

Applicants should have a PhD and an excellent research and teaching profile. A background in social sciences and a proficiency in a Pacific language would be an advantage.

The appointment will be made at Associate Professor level.

Visit the VUW website >>

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