Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management

Auckland, New Zealand
11 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
02 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

About us

The University of Auckland has a student population of 40,000 students and is a founding member of Universitas 21 (a network of major international research Universities). It is located in the heart of Auckland, New Zealand's largest city and dominant commercial centre. It is a cosmopolitan city with direct international flights to North and South America, Asia and Australia. Europe can be reached with one stopover either in Asia or the USA. On every index, Auckland ranks as one of the most attractive cities in the world to live with a very pleasant climate and world-class amenities.

Located in the 'state of the art', purpose-built Owen G Glenn Building, the Business School impacts well over 12,000 individuals each year through its academic programmes, executive development courses, and the courses and programmes it operates with its partner organisations. The School is accredited by AACSB International, EQUIS and AMBA. It has a strong commitment to high quality research and teaching, and well-developed networks in New Zealand's business community and in the international research environment.

The opportunity

The Graduate School of Management (GSM) and the Department of Management and International Business (MIB) are seeking to appoint two lecturing staff in the area of Human Resource Management. The GSM is a multi-disciplinary department offering MBA, PGDip (post-experience) and Business Masters (pre-experience) programmes as well as Executive Education. It is accepting the first intake into its new Business Masters in Human Resource Management in 2020. The Department of Management and International Business offers undergraduate majors in Management, International Business, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship. It offers a full suite of postgraduate programmes across these subjects with a strong emphasis on the links across them. Both departments are heavily engaged in the School's large PhD programme.

The Departments seek to make academic appointments in Human Resource Management. The successful candidates will:

  • develop and disseminate knowledge and research in the area of HRM, including International HRM, Strategic HRM, HR analytics and domestic HRM. One appointment may have a particularly strong focus on International HRM.

The appointees will have:

  • a PhD in a relevant discipline
  • a commitment to developing a research programme that complements the priorities of the Business School
  • demonstrated ability to publish in peer-reviewed journals
  • experience in, or a capability to develop, innovative teaching and learning strategies for both pre-experience and post-experience students
  • the ability to contribute to curriculum design.

Further information about these positions can be obtained from the Head of Management and International Business, Professor Kenneth Husted (k.husted@auckland.ac.nz), the Head of the Graduate School of Management, Professor Suvi Nenonon (s.nenonon@auckland.ac.nz), or Professor Peter Boxall (p.boxall@auckland.ac.nz), chair of the selection committee.

Māori have a distinct status as tangata whenua and equity policies at the University of Auckland recognise its commitments and obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

He tūranga motuhake tō te iwi Māori hei tangata whenua, ā, e whakaū ana ngā kaupapa here e pā ana ki te mana ōrite i Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki-makau-rau i tana whai me te herenga ōna i raro i Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Why work for us?

The University of Auckland is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • flexible employment practices
  • career development programmes
  • a competitive salary with five weeks' annual leave
  • company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information please visit 'Staff Benefits' on our careers site.

How to apply

Applications close Thursday, 2 May 2019.

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.