Junior Research Officer

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  • Location: Manawatu – Wanganui
  • Date Advertised: 19-OCT-18
  • Job Reference: NZ/A381
  • Job Title: Junior Research Officer
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School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, Massey Business School
Palmerston North

E rapu ana te Centre for Culture-Centre Approach to Research and Evaluation (CARE) i tētahi kaiāwhina rangahau i te rāngai hauora Māori. He tūranga pūmau mō ngā tau e toru, 0.8 (30 hāora i te wiki), ā, ka noho hoki te waimarie hai tauira Tohu Kairangi i te School of Communication, Journalism, and Marketing i Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa.

Ko ngā mahi mātua māu he mahi ahurea Māori ā-hapori, he whakarite mātātuhitanga, he waihanga, he whakahaere hoki i ētahi hui whakawhitiwhiti kōrero, he mahi tahi ki ngā hoa haere ā-hapori me te whakarenarena hononga hōu ki ngā hapori, he whakarite aromātaitanga mā te whai i ngā hātepe tatau, hātepe kounga anō hoki. Ko tētahi atu pūkenga e rapuhia ana ko te mōhio ki te whakahaere kaupapa hāpai hapori. Mēnā he kōrero Māori hoki koe, ko te painga atu tēnā.

Massey University’s new Centre for Culture-Centered Approach to Research and Evaluation (CARE) is looking for a research assistant in the area of Māori health. The appointment is for a three years’ fixed-term period at 0.8 FTE (30 hours per week), and will be accompanied by enrolment into the PhD program in the School of Communication, Journalism, and Marketing at Massey University.

You will mostly participate in field-based culture-centred projects, conducting literature reviews, interviewing community members, designing and running communication advocacy interventions, liaising with community partners and building community relationships, as well as conducting evaluations through the use of participatory quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Other skills include the ability to carrying out social change campaigns among the Maori. Proficiency in Te Reo will be an added plus point.

The Center for Culture-Centered Approach to Research and Evaluation (CARE) is a project-driven center that utilises ethnographic, community-based, culturally grounded participatory action research methods in carrying out culturally-centered social change interventions in marginalized populations across the globe.

As an ideal candidate, you will be familiar with Kaupapa Maori research and evaluation, and have experience conducting field-based participatory research in carrying out projects among Maori communities. Training will be provided on the use of the facilities in the university as well as on fieldwork methodologies of the culture-centered approach.

As a successful candidate, you must meet all the requirements of a supervised Junior Research Officer and undertake and maintain PhD studies at Massey University in Maori health, health communication, social justice communication, activism, communication for social change. Continuation of the second and third year of this agreement will be dependent on satisfactory progress towards the PhD.

For further information regarding the Center for Culture-Centered Approach to Research and Evaluation (CARE) please contact Professor Mohan J. Dutta, Dean’s Chair Professor of Communication at: mohanjdutt@gmail.com

Closing date: 18 November 2018
Reference number: A381-18CA

For further information and to apply online, visit: http://massey-careers.massey.ac.nz/