16 May 2018

Fixed-term Research Assistant

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Auckland University

Job Description

Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences

The School of Population Health, based on the University of Auckland’s Tāmaki Campus, is seeking to appoint a Research Assistant to join a collaborative team of researchers and government agency representatives to ensure the smooth running of a survey of 3,000 + members of the public, measuring attitudes and behaviours related to family violence exposure.

This role will be responsible for the recruitment and appointment processes for field staff over 4 sites, in and out of greater Auckland.

Who are we looking for?

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification is essential; qualifications in the area of public health is preferred.
  • You will be experienced in supporting projects with multiple stakeholders, and managing field workers.
  • Experience in setting up data collection, data entry, and data management systems is essential.
  • You will have a sound understanding of public health research.

Why us?

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential. We offer a competitive salary, five weeks’ annual leave, and over 300 different career development courses.

In addition, the University offers a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information please visit: Career development and benefits.

This is a fixed term position until September 2019, available on a part time basis at 0.5 FTE (18.75 hours per week).

If further information is required, please contact Associate Professor Janet Fanslow via j.fanslow@auckland.ac.nz.

Applications close on Sunday 27th May 2018.

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, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website. APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website.  Search by the Job ID number: 19828. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application. To successfully download the full Job Description you should ensure you have pop-up blocker disabled and file downloads enabled (in Internet Explorer enabling file downloads is done by navigating to Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level and select radio button to enable File Downloads). If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115. Applications close: Sunday 27th May 2018.

Job Categories: Research. Job Types: Fixed-term.

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