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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AUT's growing research expertise
rankings

Results of the government's research quality assessment, the Performance-Based Research Fund (PBRF), show an increase in AUT researchers.

News story: 62% increase in AUT researchers

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Corporate Social Responsibility letters
Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh
First mother in space
QS stars 2019
Dr Sarat Singamneni
Corporate Social Responsibility letters
Websites can influence investment
15 Nov, 2019
Are companies using web-based features to shape the way investors perceive their CSR information?
Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh
Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh wins Equal Pay Award
14 Nov, 2019
The YWCA has named AUT Senior Lecturer Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh champion of equal pay alongside organisational winner Chorus.
First mother in space
First mother in space explores AUT
13 Nov, 2019
NASA astronaut visits Warkworth Radio Astronomy Observatory.
QS stars 2019
AUT gets 5 QS stars in all categories
13 Nov, 2019
AUT has received the maximum five stars for the first time in every category according to the global education analysts QS in their recent results.
Dr Sarat Singamneni
Marsden Fund Success
11 Nov, 2019
Dr Sarat Singamneni has been awarded a Marsden Fund grant worth $956,000 to investigate controlled magnetic heterogeneity.