Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, Indigenous Engineering

Auckland, New Zealand
14 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Engineering

The University of Auckland invites applications for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor position to strengthen its teaching activities and curriculum in Indigenous Engineering at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The candidate will be expected to contribute to ensuring that the curriculum reflects and acknowledges the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi (The Treaty of Waitangi) and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), aligning with the qualities outlined in the University of Auckland and Engineering New Zealand graduate profiles.

The opportunity:

  • You will lead, plan and deliver high quality lectures, tutorials and project supervisions, and assess students
  • You will play a critical role in the development and management of our undergraduate curriculum, with special attention to indigenous knowledge and mātauranga Māori
  • You will be integral to the development of programme and course curricula and materials
  • Throughout all that you do, you will promote and enhance the international standing of the University of Auckland's study courses in engineering
  • You will pro-actively form and maintain relationships with a range of stakeholders, including (but not limited to) iwi, hapū, Māori businesses and Māori enterprises, professional institutions, industry, and international agencies and indigenous groups

Who are we looking for?

  • A professional Engineer qualification, such as MIPENZ or equivalent, is essential
  • A BE, BE (Hons) or BSc (Hons) in Engineering is requisite, as is a postgraduate qualification such as a Doctorate
  • Naturally, you will have demonstrated experience of indigenous knowledge and its application within engineering contexts

Why us?

The University of Auckland is New Zealand's leading university, with a turnover of $1.1bn, including research revenue of over $200m generated across eight diverse faculties and two research institutes. We employ more than 5400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students, making us one of NZ's largest employers.

With approximately 40 academic staff, 800 undergraduates and over 150 postgraduate students, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is the largest department in the Faculty of Engineering. We provide BE (Hons) degree programme in Civil and Environmental Engineering, together with a range of postgraduate taught courses and research-based degrees at masters and doctoral levels. The Department has an established strong reputation in the traditional fields of the discipline.

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential.

We offer a competitive salary, five weeks' annual leave, and over 300 different career development courses. In addition, the University offers a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other subsidies on internal and external services.

For more information please visit career development and benefits.

Academic enquiries may be directed to the Head of Department, Professor Jason Ingham (j.ingham@auckland.ac.nz).

Applications must be submitted online, before the closing date of Sunday, 9 December 2018.

For further information go to www.auckland.ac.nz/opportunities

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Maori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, equity groups, parenting support and flexible work go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

Direct enquiries only please - no agencies.