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Associate Professor/Professor in Criminology

University of Auckland
New Zealand
On site, no remote
Applications close:
170,000 - 180,000 salary range
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

We seek to appoint a senior colleague into the Criminology program in Social Sciences.  We are looking for an Associate Professor or Professor who will contribute leadership in the interdisciplinary framework of the University and visionary teaching and research in criminology.  The program takes a critical approach to the discipline, but we are open to different fields of specialization.  Ideally, the successful candidate will be familiar with Te Tiriti o Waitangi (the Treaty of Waitangi) and be prepared to build relationships with Māori and Pacific communities in New Zealand.

This is a permanent, full-time 1 FTE (40 hours per week) role

The salary range for this role is between $157,822 - $181,129, based on skills and experience.

For more detailed information, please refer to the Position Description

Mō tō mātou rōpū | About the team

Our cosmopolitan staff include specialists engaged with research and creative projects in New Zealand and around the world. We attract around 1500 Equivalent Full-Time students each year, including around 90 PhD students. We welcome opportunities for collaborations in research, teaching and learning.

He kōrero mōu | About you

To be considered for this position, you will have the following:

  • A PhD in Criminology or a cognate discipline
  • A track record of successful and innovative teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • A track record of publications, external grant funding, and undertaking of interdisciplinary research.
  • Proven ability to develop and nurture relationships with local communities and/or government organizations.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities. Auckland itself is frequently rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities. 

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • Flexible employment practices (including working from home, flexible hours)
  • Up to 6.75% company superannuation scheme
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave

In addition, we also offer career development programmes, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare, and a number of other discounts on internal and external services. 

For more information, please visit Staff Benefits.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of August 5th, 2024, to be considered. We may close this advert early if we have a large number of applications. Please include your cover letter and your CV highlighting how you can meet the skills and experiences detailed above.

Please reach out to the Head of School Katherine Smits, via [email protected], for a confidential conversation. Please note we are happy to answer your questions, but we do not accept applications by email.



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, LGBTQIATakatāpuiMVPFAFF+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other personal circumstances go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

The University is committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and equitable environment where everyone can thrive. For further information see Te Ara Tautika | the Equity Policy and visit www.equity.auckland.ac.nz