Teaching Fellow

University of Otago

New Zealand

January 9, 2022


Teaching Fellow - Population Health-2102260


About us/ Mō mātou

The University of Otago is one of New Zealand's largest and most research- intensive universities, currently enjoying a high position in the QS World University ranking in the top 1%. It is a leader across all fields of academic endeavour regularly topping the New Zealand Tertiary Education Commission's education performance indicators.

At the Department of Population Health we work to understand the practice of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting the health of entire populations and population sub-groups. This is a key goal in Aotearoa New Zealand to reduce health inequalities. The Department also teaches undergraduate medical students in their clinical years (years 4-6) and also offers a variety of postgraduate programmes in public health. Research students are supervised for Masters and PhD degrees.

The Role/Te Mahi

The successful candidate will deliver the paper PUBH 733: Environmental Health, under the supervision of the paper convenor. The role also includes the preparation of teaching resources and the preparation and marking of assessments.

Skills and Experience/ Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

To be successful in this role you will have: • A relevant Honours degree and preferably a Master's Degree in a relevant discipline. • Experience as a tutor or lecturer. • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Further Details/Puroko

This is a part-time (0.5FTE), fixed term appointment from April to June 2022.

You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this job.

Specific enquiries may be directed to Professor Gillian Abel, Head of Department via the contact details below.


To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button. Applications quoting reference number 2102260 will close on Sunday 9 January 2022.

Note: As a part-time position, the salary range for this role will be the pro-rata equivalent of the annual full-time salary range listed.

Additional Information

Contact: Gillian Abel Tel: 03 364 3619

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Location: About Christchurch

Primary Location


Employment Status

Fixed Term

Salary Level and Range

Teaching Fellow ($62,392 to $87,496)


Population Health

Job Function


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