Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Structural Engineering
The University of Auckland
New Zealand

Te Whiwhinga mahi - The opportunity

The University of Auckland invites applications from exceptional candidates for a full-time permanent position in Structural Engineering at the Lecturer / Senior Lecturer Levels. The successful candidate is expected to conduct high quality, impactful original research, advise students, contribute to undergraduate and graduate level teaching, and to participate in the administrative activities of the Department, the Faculty of Engineering and the University.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Structural Engineering or a related discipline by the date of appointment.

Please view the attached position description for more information on the responsibilities of the roles.

This is a permanent, full-time role, 40 hours per week. The salary range is $86,000 - $144,526 depending on qualifications and experience.


He kōrero mōu - About you

Candidate must have an excellent academic record as evidenced by a publication record, as well as a track record of successful mentoring of students appropriate to the appointment level sought. We are interested in receiving applications from applicants with a broad range of backgrounds including, but not limited to the following

Structural engineering for the built environment (civil structures, buildings, infrastructure, vertical and horizontal construction)

  • Structural engineering design
  • Earthquake engineering
  • Structural mechanics
  • Structural dynamics
  • Civil engineering materials
  • Structural engineering and climate change

The department is particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates that would complement our expertise and enhance the department’s gender and cultural diversity.

Additional information

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Friday, 12 August to be considered. Please include your cover letter and your CV highlighting how you can meet the skills and experiences detailed above.

For further information please contact Suhayl Mohammed Via suhayl.mohammed@auckland.ac.nz. Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email.

Overseas applicants

In response to COVID-19 the New Zealand Government imposed travel restrictions but have recently announced a five-step plan for a phased border re-opening. This phased re-opening will take some time and this may alter the nature of the standard interview process for offshore candidates, particularly at the on-site interview stage. To see how this might affect your application and for more information and updates on the border restrictions and phased re-opening, please visit the Immigration New Zealand website or the New Zealand Government's official Covid-19 website.


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, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

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