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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Architecture (Sustainable Design)

The School of Architecture and Planning, University of Auckland | Auckland | Date Listed: 05/12/2017

The School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland is looking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer who is capable of teaching architectural design, technology and sustainable building design.

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 an outstanding library and databases, excellent digital and traditional workshops, and specialist studio facilities.

The successful applicant will be expected to provide innovative and high-quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including doctoral supervision. They will have a developed research and publication programme.

Applicants must hold a professionally recognised qualification in architecture and have completed a PhD. Professional registration (e.g. NZRAB, RIBA or AIA) would be an advantage.

Preference will be given to applicants who are experienced in teaching in the area sought, with a strong record of publication and postgraduate supervision.

Why work for us?
Auckland's harbour setting, magnificent beaches and verdant bush make it a great place to study and work, while the University's close proximity to New Zealand's major businesses and hospitals enables staff and students to rub shoulders with leading practitioners in their field. The pace is relaxed, the people are friendly, and with a diverse range of leisure options and high-quality schools it is easy to understand why New Zealand is continually ranked as one of the best places in the world to live and raise a family.

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential. We offer a competitive salary, five weeks' annual leave per year, and over 300 different career development courses. In addition, the University offers a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other subsidies on internal and external services.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, equity groups, parenting support and flexible work go to

Applications close on Wednesday, 31 January 2018. All applications must be made online.

For further information and to apply online please visit

Direct enquiries only please - no agencies.


Reference Number A04729

To apply for this position please email or send your CV to:

Name Assoc Professor Julie Gatley