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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New AUT research confirms the value of predictive risk modelling technology to support child maltreatment decisions.
Associate Professor Barbara Bollard in Antarctica
Collecting data in Antarctica
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Q&A with Associate Professor Bollard about collecting data in Antarctica.
AUT Digital Design PhD student Katarina Markovic
Heritage Preservation through VR
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Q&A with digital design PhD student Katarina Markovic about heritage preservation and VR storytelling.
Prof Andrea Alfaro_1
AUT and Ocean Beach: Bluff aquaculture
27 Jul, 2020
The owners of the former Ocean Beach freezing works have partnered with AUT to turn its Southland site into a centre of excellence for aquaculture.
Kat Bolstad
Scientists dissect squid named by alum
24 Jul, 2020
For his PhD, AUT alumnus Dr Jesse Kelly described and named a rare genus of deep-sea squid; a specimen of which was recently dissected by NZ scientists.
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