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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We asked Professor Antonio Díaz Andrade five questions ahead of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
Ayesha Scott
Online toolkit reduces money conflict
27 Jun, 2022
Bespoke to New Zealand, the toolkit has been developed based on the findings from joint research by AUT and Good Shepherd NZ.
Professor Jarrod Haar
Covid cautious or Covid cavalier?
20 Jun, 2022
New AUT research shows half of Kiwi employees have at least a moderate level of “office anxiety” - concerns about returning to the workplace.
Hon Marama Davidson (left) and Dr Claire Gear (right) with members of the Atawhai research rōpū and study participants.
Atawhai: Responding to family violence
17 Jun, 2022
AUT-led research is making it easier for healthcare workers to respond to family violence, by connecting primary care services with community knowledge.
Sabrina Naseem, receiving the ENZ Auckland Branch’s GT Murray Award
Engineering alumna honoured by ENZ
16 Jun, 2022
Engineering NZ’s Auckland branch has awarded AUT Construction Engineering alumna its GT Murray Award for best student presentation.
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