Assistant Lecturer in Digital Built Environment (Māori Support)

Massey University

  • Full Time Fixed Term
  • Auckland

College of Sciences

We are currently accepting applications from International candidates, however due to border restrictions caused by Covid-19 and the worldwide pandemic, we will only process applications from non NZ Citizens or non NZ Residents who are likely to gain border exemption and an appropriate NZ Work Visa.

The School of Built Environment at Massey University is the premier provider of built environment higher education in New Zealand and beyond. Whilst fully embracing its strengths in learning and teaching, the School has also been making its mark in built environment research. Recently, the School has been awarded a major 5-year research grant from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment in New Zealand totalling $ 9.9M to improve the construction industry in New Zealand. The School is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to take up the role of Assistant Lecturer in Digital Built Environment (Māori Support) to strengthen its dynamic and rapidly growing team, including being involved in the MBIE research programme.

The Assistant Lecturer will provide pastoral care and academic support for Māori students studying in the School of Built Environment as well as conducting research and providing assistance to support quality teaching in lectures, tutorials, workshops, laboratories, and field trips, and undertake course administration, including assessment. This role is under the supervision of a designated academic lead.

Key success factors include the following:

  • An in-depth knowledge of Māori culture, customs and traditions is required and the ability to speak and write in Te Reo Māori is an advantage
  • Recent, relevant teaching experience, preferably within a university or other tertiary teaching environment
  • Experienced in the use of electronic and online technologies in teaching is preferred
  • Relevant experience in the construction industry is preferable

Are you the high calibre of candidate we are looking for?

This particular position is for a fixed-term of three years full-time and requires a Bachelor in a discipline relevant to the Built Environment (e.g. Construction, Architecture, Engineering or similar) and fulfilling other criteria for PhD enrolment at Massey university is essential. The role is based at the Auckland campus.

For any further information, please contact Professor Monty Sutrisna, Head of the School of Built Environment via email:

Closing date: 29 June 2021
Reference number: CS_SBE_765_06/21

For further information and to apply online, visit:


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