Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor (Construction Engineering and Management)

  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Full-time
  • UoA Department Name: Civil and Environmental Eng
  • Advert Closing Date: 30/12/2019
  • Campus: Auckland City Campus
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Number: 55559392

Job Description

Civil & Environmental Engineering 

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The University of Auckland invites applications for the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in the area of Construction Engineering and Management. Applications are welcome in the general area of Construction Engineering and Management, but preference may be given to candidates with experience in at least one of the following: Occupational Health and Safety, Construction Supply Chain, Cost Engineering, Construction Technology and Project Management. It is expected that the candidates to the position have excellent and demonstrable track records not only in research but teaching at the corresponding academic level.

The University of Auckland is New Zealand's pre-eminent research-led University. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is the largest departments in the Faculty of Engineering, with approximately 50 academic staff, 1,000 undergraduates and over 150 postgraduate students. We provide BE (Hons) degree programme in Civil and Environmental Engineering, together with a range of postgraduate taught courses and research based degrees at masters and doctoral levels.

The Department has an established strong reputation in the traditional fields of the discipline, being ranked 38th in the World according to the QS World Ranking 2017. The Department is also committed to promoting equality and diversity. 

We offer a diverse and active community for research at and above postgraduate level and we are proud of our strong international reputation for the quality of our research outputs. Our team works across fields that include application of digital technologies in construction, construction and building informatics, lean construction, construction technology, procurement, risk management, build back better, disaster resilience, evacuation (earthquake/tsunami), and fundamental construction management. We have collaborative links with research groups and industry within New Zealand and across the world.

The appointee will work as part of the Construction Engineering and Management Group in the Department and will be required to develop research collaborations with researchers both within and outside that Group.

The appointee will be research-focussed and be required to undertake high quality research, researcher supervision and teaching in their area of specialisation. They will be committed to the development and delivery of high quality curricula and courses and have excellent communication skills. They will also contribute to the wider activities of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and perform service roles for the department, faculty or university.

Our ideal candidate

The successful applicant will have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant area. Additional industrial experience is desirable. They will also have a demonstrated ability to conduct research, supervise postgraduate students, publish in high quality journals, obtain research/industry funds, and engage with industry and the wider community. 

Position Description

Why work with us

The University of Auckland is committed to providing an excellent working environment through: 

  • Flexible employment practices
  • Career development programmes
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave

We also offer a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, discounted childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services. 

For more information please visit Staff Benefits


Applications should be submitted online, before the closing date of 30 December 2019 and include an up to date CV and cover letter.


Additional Information

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