Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Urban Planning (Transportation)

University of Auckland

New Zealand


The Opportunity

The School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland is looking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer to teach and research in the field of Urban Planning with a transportation and infrastructure focus.


About the School

The School of Architecture and Planning in the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries is New Zealand’s leading educator of architects, urban designers and urban planners, and is highly regarded for its advanced interdisciplinary study and research, innovative design focus and studio based pedagogy. It has a diverse and internationally recognised academic staff and strong connections with its professional communities. Teaching and research are supported by excellent digital and traditional workshops and specialist studio facilities. We value our unique heritage and place in the world by developing mutually beneficial relationships and research agendas with Māori.


About the Role

The successful applicant will be expected to provide innovative and high-quality studio, lecture-based and seminar teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the areas of transportation and all forms of infrastructure planning. 

They will supervise masters and doctoral students and be committed to delivering a world-class research and publication programme. They will also be expected to make a contribution to school or faculty service and leadership.

Applicants must hold a professionally recognised qualification in urban planning/planning and a PhD in planning or a related field.


Why Us?

The University of Auckland (42,000 students) is New Zealand’s leading university and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities. The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • Career development programmes
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave
  • Company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information please visit Staff Benefits.


Immigration Support

All University of Auckland staff working within New Zealand, who are not citizens or residents, must have the correct visa. To make this immigration process as easy as possible for our candidates, we have licensed Immigration Advisor on staff.


How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday 29th September 2019 (11.59 pm NZT) to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document. 

In your application, please refer to Polytechnicpositions.com