The University of Otago accepts applications from all around the world. If you don't currently have permission to work in New Zealand, you will need to get this organised before you start work.
Immigration criteria and process will depend on whether the position is deemed a skill shortage occupation by New Zealand Immigration. More information and contact details can be found on the New Zealand Immigration website.
You should include in your covering letter your availability to start work and, if relevant, which stage you are at in the immigration process.
You can contact Human Resources to discuss a specific job application by calling 64 3 479 8269 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org