Tēnei te Whare Wānanga o Waikato e whakatau nei i ngā iwi o te ao, ki roto i te riu o te awa e rere nei, ki runga i te whenua e hora nei, ki raro i te taumaru o ngā maunga whakaruru e tau awhi nei.
The University of Waikato greets all peoples from the world into this great valley of the Waikato river, upon the wide expansive lands of the region, and beneath the sheltering mountains that protect us.
Thank you for considering a position with the University of Waikato – not only one of the top employers in the Waikato region, but also a university internationally recognised for our teaching and research excellence.
The University of Waikato has been built on strong foundations of teaching, research and engagement with our communities. We are committed to bringing international excellence to our region and to New Zealand, and to providing a distinctive educational experience which inspires future generations of leaders. We have a proud heritage of links with Māori and take a special pride in advancing the needs of indigenous people throughout the world. All of our staff –both academic and support– have a significant role to play in achieving our strategic objectives.
In the Current Vacancies and Application & Selection links to the left, you will find all the information you need to complete your application. The remaining links include information about living and working in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions, what it’s like to work for Waikato University, maps of the area and the campus, and immigration information. We look forward to receiving your application.
"A warm welcome from the University of Waikato. As someone who himself has moved to this region from overseas, I can wholeheartedly recommend our campus as a beautiful environment to work in, and our people among the best in the world. Good luck with your application, and thank you for considering a role at Waikato."
Professor Roy Crawford
The Vice-Chancellor (right) with the Prime Minister, John Key, at Field Days 2009