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School/CompanyThe Auckland University
Job TitleSenior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Māori Business
CityAuckland City Campus
CountryNew Zealand
Job categoryAcademic
Career level[not specified]
Desired education levelDoctorate or PhD
Job typeFull-Time
Job description

Pūkenga Matua / Ahorangi Tuarua i te Pakihi Māori  – Te Kura Pakihi o Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki-makau-rau

Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Māori and Indigenous Business – University of Auckland Business School

Tēnā koutou katoa.

He karanga tēnei ki ngā ngaio Māori katoa e remurere ana ki te pakihi, ki te kaiārahitanga me te ōhanga. E whai nei Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki-makau-rau ki te eke ki te taumata o ngā whare wānanga hei wāhi ako mō te Māori. Ko te whakapakari i te huinga kaimahi ngaio Māori te uho o tēnei whāinga. Ka uru mai koe ki tō mātou rōpū?

The University of Auckland aims to become New Zealand’s foremost site of excellence for Māori in tertiary education. Improving outcomes for Māori is an ongoing priority for the University of Auckland Business School.
A specific goal is to nurture Māori and indigenous scholars, undergraduate and postgraduate students who will be leaders in their respective communities, the nation and the Pacific. Strengthening our core of excellent Māori and indigenous academic staff is essential to this mission. Will you join us?

Who are we looking for?

The Graduate School of Management (GSM) of the University of Auckland Business School seeks to appoint a Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor with a demonstrated passion for and expertise in research and teaching related to Māori and/or indigenous business.

We are looking for a candidate who will:

  • Develop and disseminate knowledge, ideas and theories in the area of business and economics with a specific focus Māori/indigenous business and economic development.
  • Express leadership by helping to develop and implement policies and processes, which promote Māori and indigenous presence, participation, and achievement in all aspects of the Business School.
  • Benefit Māori and the School by developing partnerships with internal and external stakeholders that acknowledge and uphold the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

The appointee will have:

  • A PhD in a relevant discipline.
  • A commitment to developing a research programme that complements the priorities of the Business School.
  • Demonstrated ability to publish in high level peer reviewed journals.
  • Experience in teaching post-experience students, openness to engage with international students.
  • Experience in Māori or indigenous business, mātauranga Māori, and teaching and research in a relevant discipline.
  • The requisite level of cultural expertise and understanding of Māori and Māori communities in order to engage effectively with internal and external stakeholders in a way that upholds tikanga Māori.
  • Ability to contribute to curriculum design, which upholds tikanga Māori and mātauranga Māori.
  • Competency in Te Reo Māori is valued, but not mandatory.

The ideal candidate needs to have strong inter-cultural skills enabling them to develop positive relationships with all stakeholders including colleagues and industry partners from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Why us?

The GSM is a multi-disciplinary department with faculty characterised by their desire to make a difference to business in New Zealand and abroad through their international perspective and connections they foster. The GSM enhances the University of Auckland’s well-established reputation for delivering high value, relevant and challenging learning experiences that maximise the employment outcomes for our graduates.

The University of Auckland is dedicated to providing an excellent and stimulating environment for its employees that ensures a healthy work-life balance. For more information please visit: Career development and benefits.

How to apply?

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday 1 September 2019 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document.

Further queries about the position should be directed to the Director of Graduate School of Management, Professor Suvi Nenonen (, 09 3737599 x 81528) or Associate Professor and Director of the Mira Szászy Research Centre for Māori and Pacific Economic Development Carla Houkamau (, 09 3737599 x 83724).

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Expiry date2019/09/01