Lecturer Appointments, Eke Tangaroa (Māori and Pacific Early Career Academic Programme)

  • Seeking early career Māori or Pacific doctoral scholars
  • Launch your academic career as a research-active lecturer
  • Join Eke Tangaroa and AUT's supportive teaching and research environment

E ngā iwi o te motu, tae rawa atu ki te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa

Tēnā koutou, tēnā rā tātou katoa

The Eke Tangaroa programme is an exciting opportunity for recent Māori and Pacific doctoral graduates to embark on an accelerated academic career as permanent research-active lecturers. We want AUT to be a place where Māori and Pacific people are involved in all of the university's activities, and are creating a supportive environment for Māori and Pacific early career academics to contribute to and benefit from teaching, research and academic citizenship.

Please click HERE to learn more about Eke Tangaroa, including the benefits of being part of the programme.

We have a range of opportunities through Eke Tangaroa this year, and are seeking interest within the following discipline areas:

  • Law
  • Education
  • Te Reo Māori
  • Māori Media
  • Art and Design
  • Creative Writing or Literary Studies
  • Gastronomy or Food Tourism
  • Health and Clinical Sciences
  • Physical Activity and Exercise Science
  • Science (Geographic Information Systems, Environmental, Soil, Food) and/or Mātauranga Māori/Rongoā

We embrace practice-led, and research-informed, approaches to teaching where the student experience is optimised. Your development as an academic will be supported as you also look to publish actively in your specialised field and seek external research funding, engage with government, business, the professions and/or the community, and contribute to School/Faculty activities. You will join an open and highly collaborative university that supports the growth of its people. Staff in our different Schools have a wide range of expertise and reputable research profiles, and our research is often multidisciplinary.

Criteria and making an application

We welcome applications from suitably qualified applicants identifying as Māori or Pacific by ancestry. You will also have the following:

  • A doctoral degree (and be within 6 years of graduating) or currently be in examination
  • Research and teaching interests aligning with any of the discipline areas listed above
  • And you will not have held a full-time permanent academic position before

If you have any questions around these criteria, please don't hesitate to ask. Just email Mike Wood, Executive Recruitment Partner on who will be more than happy to help.

Please note - when applying, you will need to submit the following:

  • Your full CV (including a list of any publications)
  • A copy of your academic transcript, and
  • A cover letter that outlines your discipline interest area, potential suitability and why this kind of opportunity may be of interest to you.

Further Information:

  • Start Date: We are flexible and would expect all kaihoe have ideally begun their roles by 1 February 2023. We anticipate interviews for shortlisted applicants taking place in July.
  • Enquiries: Again if you have any questions at all - please don't hesitate to ask. Just contact Mike Wood, AUT Executive Recruitment Partner on

Tēnā koe for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you.

Advertising closes: Sunday, 26 June at 11.55 pm

Job Reference: 81609

At AUT we strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We are committed to inclusivity and the Treaty of Waitangi and aspire to be the University of choice for Māori and Pacific communities. We welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations and accessibility needs.

Please note that all applications must be submitted through the online application process. For further information, please send us an enquiry here or call 921 9499. Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email. You will need to apply through the standard registration process.

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