Associate Professor in Māori Business

University of Auckland

New Zealand


About Us:

The University of Auckland Business School is one of Asia-Pacific's foremost business schools, known for the relevance and impact of our research and scholarship and the quality of our people, programmes and partnerships. The Business School is accredited by AACSB International, EQUIS, AMBA, the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants, and CPA Australia.

The Opportunity:

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

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?

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 Maori 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 prinicpals 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

  • 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 req

  • Ability to contribute to curriculum design, which upholds tikang

  • Competency in Te Reo Māori is valued, but not mandatory.

What we need:

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. 

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 work for us?

The University of Auckland is ranked No.1 globally in the inaugural University Impact Rankings by Times Higher Education (THE). This recognises our commitment to sustainability and to making a positive social impact through research and teaching.

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

  • Company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information please visit Staff Benefits.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online, please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document. 

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

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