Lecturer in Management - Māori and Pacific Early Career Academic Programme

New Zealand
Sep 11, 2019
Oct 11, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
AUT is vibrant, achievement-oriented and a rewarding place to work and is ranked in the top 1.2% of all universities worldwide . As one of the world's top 30 millennial universities and New Zealand's second-largest, it offers a stimulating teaching and research environment with strong connections to Government, business and industry.

The Department of Management in the AUT Business School proudly supports the aim as stated in AUT Directions that "we will be active in our city, responding to its Māori heritage and identity, Pacific communities, and ethnic diversity, and playing our part in its development as a world centre". We have academics in our Department who identify as Māori or Pacific. Some staff have joined us as part of AUT's Maori and Pacific Early Career Academic Programme and have already made valuable contributions across teaching, research, service and industry engagement.

The Department of Management focuses on developing great managers and leaders - confident in their ability to influence organisational performance, foster inclusive workplaces, and grow healthy, happy and environmentally sustainable societies. We offer undergraduate, research postgraduate (Masters and PhD), and professional postgraduate programs. Academic staff offer expertise in organisational studies, human resources and employment relations, leadership, sustainability, ethics, diversity and health, safety and wellbeing at work. We focus on high quality, innovative teaching with authentic practice-based assessment. Members of the Department are affiliated with the New Zealand Work Research Institute , Gender & Diversity Research Group , and the Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Research . Our staff work closely with industry and have made significant contributions to business through the publication of journal articles, books and consultancy work for government and a diverse range of organisations.

The Role

We have a fantastic permanent, full-time opportunity for a Lecturer in Management to utilise their PhD and develop their career in teaching, research and service, whilst also joining AUT's bold, innovative and supportive Maori and Pacific Early Career Academic Programme .

We are seeking Māori or Pacific scholars with expertise within Management, Human Resource Management and/or Employment Relations (HR/ER). We embrace practice-led, as well as research-informed approaches to teaching where the student experience is optimised. You will also publish actively in your specialised field - research is well supported within the School. Over time you'll also seek external research funding, engage with government, business, the professions and/or the community, and contribute to School/Faculty activities.

A collaborative, open and engaging attitude that is flexible to School requirements is essential! You'll join an open and highly collaborative group that supports the growth of its people. There is positive energy within the School and we offer an excellent research environment, with generous research support. The Faculty also offers contestable research funds.

Application information

We welcome applications from suitably qualified applicants of Māori or Pacific genealogical descent. We request submission of a full CV, along with a cover letter that outlines your interest in this role and addresses the following key requirements for the role:

  • A completed PhD (or very close to submission for examination) in Management, Organisational Studies and/or HR/ER.
  • PhD graduation must have been within 3 years of application to this programme; alternatively, you will have submitted your completed thesis for examination by 7 February 2020.

Research and Scholarship:
  • Research interests and the basis of a solid research pipeline within Management or HR/ER. Interests within Diversity and inclusion, or leadership or employee wellbeing, would be advantageous.
  • More experienced candidates may already have a proven research track record with quality publications and possibly already success in external funding bids.

Teaching and Learning:
  • Teaching interests within Management and/or HR/ER.
  • Ideally you may already have experience with online paper delivery and/or large class teaching experience
  • This must be your first full-time, permanent academic teaching position in either a university or other tertiary education provider. You must also have no more than 5 years fixed-term contract academic teaching experience (in total) in a university or other tertiary education provider

Start Date: You must be able to start by 10 February 2020

Lecturer appointment level and salary will be commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

If you have any questions or would like a confidential chat, just contact Mike Wood, Executive Recruitment Partner on mike.wood@aut.ac.nz . An information pack is also available with more details on the programme itself, recruitment timeline and the process.
  • Closing Date: Sunday, 6 October 2019 at 23:55pm
  • Interviews will take place in mid-late October/early November.

Auckland University of Technology is an EEO employer, we are committed to the Treaty of Waitangi and to equity. AUT aspires to be the University of choice for Maori and Pacific communities.

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.