3 Jul 2020

Fixed-term Research Nurse – Dementia Prevention Research Clinic

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wananga o Tamaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAnywhere

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists to assist in the clinical research programme of the Centre for Brain Research.

We are looking for an experienced Research Nurse to participate in a multidisciplinary team in the Dementia Prevention Research Clinic, recruiting people with mild cognitive decline or in the very early stages of dementia to join a longitudinal research cohort to follow the natural course of the disorder and to test strategies to slow disease onset and/or progression.

  • You will be responsible for coordinating a diverse range of tasks from participant recruitment, longitudinal assessment through to archiving.
  • You will recruit and consent, participants, collect clinical data, take research samples and proactively manage the progress of the study.

Our ideal candidate

The role requires extensive knowledge and experience within a clinical research environment. In addition, you will be an excellent organiser, you will have a meticulous approach, ensuring that all aspects of research protocols are adhered to, monitoring and reporting events, whilst maintaining confidentiality at all times

  • be a New Zealand practising nurse
  • have excellent communication skills who can manage and prioritise a varied workload.
  • be a team player that can take the lead in some tasks while assisting colleagues with other study tasks.
  • be comfortable with phlebotomy
  • be computer literate with some experience in electronic forms and/or database and have excellent attention to detail.

For more detailed information on the role accountabilities and requirements, please review this Position Description HERE.

Why work with us

The University is also dedicated to providing an excellent and a stimulating environment for its employees which ensures a healthy work-life balance through:

  • Five weeks’ annual leave per annum (pro-rated)
  • Career development programmes.
  • A diverse and inclusive working environment that directly contributes to improving the lives of students

For more information on the benefits of working here, please see our Staff Benefits page.


Applications should be submitted online, before the closing date of Wednesday, 15 July 2020 and include an up to date CV and cover letter outlining what strengths you would bring to this role.

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, LGBTQITakatāpui+, 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. 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: Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Job Categories: Research. Job Types: Fixed-term. Job expires in 9 days.

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