11 Nov 2019

Full-Time Professional Teaching Fellow – Engineering

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wananga o Tamaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Auckland Uni 19

Job Description

Civil and Environmental Engineering

About the role

The overall purpose of the role is to contribute strongly as part of an innovative and growing team in order to deliver a transformational learning experience for postgraduate engineering students, with learning outcomes which are relevant for the modern engineering profession.

There are three main areas of responsibility, namely teaching, industry employer liaison and service (split 40/40/20 %).

For teaching component, the role requires somebody to undertake high quality teaching and facilitate experiential learning in the areas of engineering professionalism as identified by engineering professional bodies such as Engineering New Zealand. These include subjects in multi-disciplinary areas such as commercial skills, health and safety, management and ethical decision making. Responsibilities will include leading, planning and delivery of workshops, tutorials, lectures, project supervisions and the assessment of students.

For the employer liaison component, the role will involve development and management of industry linkages with focus on postgraduate projects and internships relevant to postgraduate engineering programmes. Responsibilities will include components of relationship management, operations management of student projects linked to industry, and the facilitation of student readiness initiatives. The purpose of this component of the role is to grow industry relationships, co-ordinate projects across academic staff and oversea a student readiness programme.

For the service component, the role will be assist the Director of Graduate School in the development and management of our taught postgraduate programmes. To contribute to the activities of, and to perform service roles for the Faculty of Engineering, the Graduate School of Engineering and the Engineering Departments.

Our ideal candidate

It is essential that you have the Professional Engineering Qualification, CMEngNZ or equivalent. A proof of high teaching quality delivered in courses, seminars, workshops in the field of engineering will make you a great fit especially if you have a successful track record of teaching and supervision in the postgraduate level. It will be a bonus if you have worked on international engineering projects and have shown commitment to this profession.

Significant part of this role requires a good command of the English communication skills with proven ability to interact with postgraduate students with effective and innovative teaching skills and stong collaboration with stakeholders.

More information about this role is available in the 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 11 December 2019 and include an up to date CV and cover letter.

Additional Information

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.

How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website. APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application. To successfully download the full Job Description you should ensure you have pop-up blocker disabled and file downloads enabled (in Internet Explorer enabling file downloads is done by navigating to Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level and select radio button to enable File Downloads). If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115. Applications close: 11th December 2019.

Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time.

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