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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Bright coloured paints
Thinking through colour
12 Oct, 2021
After finding problems with the designs of patient information in healthcare, student Hannah Sames looked at how painting could improve experiences.
Dr Alayne Mikahere-Hall
Child and youth mortality rates
11 Oct, 2021
Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee co-chair Dr Alayne Mikahere-Hall says ‘a higher priority must be placed on reducing shameful statistics’.
Steel beams
Limiting seismic damage in new builds
06 Oct, 2021
Research by Dr Shahab Ramhormozian and colleagues will help protect steel-framed buildings from seismic damage.
Mel Johnston and Michael Naylor
Gender gap cut — sports club governance
04 Oct, 2021
Females in Kiwi sports clubs was a focus of this year's National Sport Club Survey, with some positive results, says AUT researcher Dr Mel Johnston.
Steve Henry
Should I get vaccinated?
04 Oct, 2021
A view from a bioengineer working on COVID-19: Professor Steve Henry went from hesitant to believing mRNA vaccines are the way of the future.
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