Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, Full-time | Auckland

7 March 2017 | ID: 4173

The University of Auckland (Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences) and Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Medicine.

This full-time position with both an academic and clinical component will ideally suit, and be an excellent opportunity for, an enthusiastic physician wishing to combine a clinical appointment with a university career (each half time).

The successful applicant will join the University of Auckland Department of Medicine staff at the South Auckland Clinical Campus at Middlemore Hospital, and take a clinical role in the Division of Medicine at CM Health to provide both academic and clinical leadership in the field of medicine. CM Health provides health services to over 550,000 people and is regarded as one of the most progressive services in Australasia, with initiatives aimed at developing 'whole of system' integrated care. The South Auckland Clinical Campus is an academic division of The University of Auckland's Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, and coordinates clinical teaching and research in partnership with Counties Manukau Health.

Who are we looking for?

This position will suit a physician with experience in teaching as well as clinical and/or basic science research. An interest in either/or general medicine, any subspecialty or in working with primary care in a multidisciplinary environments will be valuable. The clinical component of the post is flexible and will be tailored to suit the interests and experience of the right candidate. The usual composition of the university component of the job is 40:40:20 for teaching, research and university service respectively. Please refer to the position description for further details.

Candidates must hold a medical qualification registerable in New Zealand and must have a higher qualification in medicine equivalent to the Fellowship of the Royal Australasia College of Physicians (FRACP) and be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Research is also an important part of this role.

Previous research experience and the ability to acquire external research funding would be an advantage.

Why us?

The University of Auckland is New Zealand's leading university, and is the only NZ university ranked among the world's top 200 by the Times Higher Education World Rankings of Universities. Our medical school is ranked within the world’s top 50, with a class size heading towards 300 per year.

Alongside this, 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 a company superannuation scheme, as well as discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other subsidies on internal and external services.

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 Maori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, equity groups, parenting support and flexible work go to



Suitably qualified candidates are advised to direct enquires of an academic nature to:

Professor Phillippa Poole, Head of Department of Medicine
Telephone: 64-3737599 ext. 86440

Please direct enquiries of a clinical nature to:
Dr Carl Eagleton,Clinical Head

Applications close on Tuesday, 28 March 2017.

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