13 Jul 2019

Full-Time Research/Senior Research Programme Coordinator

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAnywhere

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Auckland University

Job Description

Research Support

School of Medicine


About the role

Our Research Programme Coordinators are responsible for supporting academics through the research lifecycle, from initial costing and submission of high quality research proposals, to the on-going management of active projects and project closures.

The School of Medicine is fortunate to host a number of high profile academics and research programmes which push the frontier of medical research. As such, you will be supporting research that really makes a difference to future health outcomes, saving lives, expanding our medical knowledge and curing disease.

You will support our strategies to cultivate and develop junior researchers too, so they can grow their research interests and careers, secure grants and expand our research output.

You will also enjoy working in a close-knit and dedicated Research Programme team who pride themselves on a cohesive team environment and a high standard of work.


Our ideal candidate

  • Experience in a research support role
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • An interest in research and research management
  • Familiarity with New Zealand’s tertiary education sector
  • Tertiary qualified

We particularly welcome applications from those who can demonstrate research management experience, both pre-and post-award.


Why work with us

The University of Auckland is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • Flexible employment practices
  • Career development programmes
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave

We also offer a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, discounted childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information please visit our Staff Benefits page.


About the School of Medicine

Here at the School of Medicine, our lecturers and health researchers are regarded as experts in their fields, frequently directing global research projects designed to better the lives of New Zealanders and the world, and in turn passing this knowledge on to our students.



If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please make contact with Penny Neave on p.neave@auckland.ac.nz

Applications should be submitted online, before the closing date of Friday 2nd August 2019 and include an up to date CV and cover letter.

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.  Search by the Job ID number: 20893. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application.

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Applications close: Friday 2nd August 2019

Job Categories: Coordinators and Advisors. Job Types: Full-Time and Permanent.

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