Academic careers at AUT in Auckland, New Zealand

At AUT – New Zealand's second largest university – we have a strong focus on research-led teaching and an innovative, student-centric academic environment. Our mission is to produce great graduates who enter the workforce able to challenge routine thinking and offer innovative solutions.

What it's like to work here

Half of AUT's workforce is made up of academic staff. They provide an exceptional learning experience for our students, are passionate about education and take every opportunity to collaborate with students and colleagues.

AUT offers support, resources and activities to help researchers develop their skills and connect with others, and our research centres and institutes provide excellent opportunities for research staff and students.

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Benefits, applying and information about NZ

Read about the benefits we offer at AUT, and get an overview of our recruitment process and what it's like to work and live in New Zealand.

Faculty and school structure

AUT has 5 faculties and 17 schools. Our teaching and research is conducted across a range of academic departments within these - from areas like marine biology and radio astronomy to economics and public health.

Research opportunities

Our research achievements reflect the variety of our research efforts. With more than 60 research centres and institutes, we collaborate locally and globally, and provide excellent opportunities for our postgraduate students.

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Supporting Research Recruitment - August
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Can you help our research with impact? Find out about current research at AUT and recommend projects to friends and whānau who may want to get involved.
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Realigning competencies with te Tiriti
02 Aug, 2021
A new study examines regulated health professions’ competency documents and their compliance with te Tiriti.
Professor Andrew Lowe
Five questions: Professor Andrew Lowe
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We asked Professor Andrew Lowe five questions about his research ahead of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
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Public fine dining in prisons is popular
29 Jul, 2021
Opening prison restaurants in New Zealand has the potential to cut reoffending – while being a great experience for diners.
Associate Professor El-Shadan Tautolo
AUT Pacific youth mental health study
27 Jul, 2021
HRC-funded study aims to improve mental health services for New Zealand’s Pacific youth.
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