Submit Advert

To advertise your Job Opportunities on the Urban Studies website, please log in and click the link above.

Full Professor/Associate Professor of Property (Real Estate) - University of Auckland

Vacancy Reference Number
Closing Date
29 Jan 2019

The University of Auckland Business School invites applications for a Full Professor or Associate Professor in the department of Property (Real Estate), a leading centre of property education and research in Australasia.

The successful applicant will have an excellent record in teaching and scholarly research activity consistent with a senior level faculty appointment and will be expected to:

  • demonstrate commitment to teaching; inspire outstanding students
  • mentor and collaborate with research active colleagues
  • engage in impactful research for, and outreach to, industry.

Applications are welcomed from those with a doctoral qualification in a recognised area of property (real estate); or cognate discipline in conjunction with an established international research profile in property (real estate) related areas such as property investment, property finance, property valuation (appraisal), property/urban economics, property marketing. Applicants offering strong academic credentials together with industry experience would be of particular interest.

The appointee will provide leadership to support the Property department's research and teaching aspirations; enhancing its local and international reputation and helping to attract, retain and mentor highly motivated junior colleagues. Those who demonstrate a collaborative style and contagious enthusiasm to further the department's endeavours and reach will be appreciated.

The department offers a suite of Bachelor, Honours, Masters and PhD programmes with lecturers who provide an holistic perspective on the discipline, enhanced by close links with the property industry. The BProp in particular is highly regarded by industry and accredited by the Valuers Registration Board, the Property Institute of New Zealand and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Academic staff are research active, publishing in top-ranked international journals across a wide range of areas including property (real estate) economics, housing, property (real estate) finance and investment, disaster management, property (real estate) management, property (real estate) valuation, behavioural real estate and property education. Staff value their connection with industry and are quoted frequently in the media.

The University of Auckland is New Zealand's leading and largest comprehensive, research-intensive University with over 42,000 students of whom 10,000 graduate annually in a wide range of professions and fields. The University has eight faculties, two large scale research institutes and supports a number of leading research centres. It is New Zealand's pre-eminent research institution with the largest number of top-ranked researchers. Auckland is a dynamic and growing multi-cultural city and the commercial heart of New Zealand; providing excellent lifestyle opportunities and an abundance of natural features including stunning harbour, accessible coastline, native bush and moderate temperatures. The University of Auckland is located in the centre of the business precinct, facilitating our ability to influence and have impact with our work, whilst attracting the best and brightest students. Auckland has recently been ranked third best city in Mercer's Quality of Living Survey for the fifth consecutive year.


Applications should be submitted via the University website

Position reference: 20290

Applications close on Tuesday, 29 January 2019.


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, LGBTI, equity groups, parenting support and flexible work go to

Further Information

For further information and to apply online please visit

Contact Details

For a confidential discussion or further information about the role, please contact the University of Auckland as below:
Clare Litten, University of Auckland, email: [email protected]
Robyn Redford, University of Auckland, email: [email protected]