11 Jun 2019

Fixed-term Vernon Tews Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pharmacy Research

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

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Auckland University

Job Description

The opportunity:

This prestigious philanthropic award is a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, within the School of Pharmacy at the University of Auckland. The Fellow will work with an established academic to deliver a programme of research in the areas of pharmacy practice/ social pharmacy and/or health services research. This opportunity will assist the successful applicant to develop as an independent researcher in a environment of high quality academic achievement.

We seek a candidate who has completed a PhD in a relevant subject and has up to 3 years of postdoctoral research experience in the field of Pharmacy Practice or related areas, in particular in epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology and public health. Applicants should be citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand, and be New Zealand qualified pharmacists. Applications from eligible researchers overseas seeking to repatriate to the New Zealand will be welcomed.

You cover letter should:

  • briefly tell us a bit about yourself and your interest in the proposed area of research,
  • outline how your previous experience and skills align with the area of research, and
  • outline what you hope to gain from this Fellowship.

Your application must include:

  • a full academic CV which includes current contact detail (address, phone number and email address),
  • the contact details for three referees, which must include at least one academic referee,
  • evidence of New Zealand Citizenship or Permanent Residency status, and
  • evidence of qualification as a pharmacist in New Zealand.

The position is full-time, fixed term for three years, available from July 2019.

Applications will be assessed by a panel, which may include Faculty and Donor representatives. Prospective applicants should complete an application form and submit this application through the online process by Monday, 8th July 2019.

Any enquiries should be directed to Professor Janie Sheridan j.sheridan@auckland.ac.nz
Please note while we are happy to answer queries via e-mail, but all applications must be submitted via the University of Auckland Careers portal

Why work for us?

The University of Auckland is ranked No.1 globally in the inaugural University Impact Rankings by Times Higher Education (THE). This recognises our commitment to sustainability and to making a positive social impact through research and teaching.


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

  • Flexible employment practices
  • Career development programmes
  • Discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information please visit Staff Benefits.


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: 20799. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application.

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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: Monday, 8th July 2019

Job Categories: Research. Job Types: Fixed-term and Full-Time.

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