The University of Auckland and Counties Manukau Health
The University of Auckland (Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences) and Counties Manukau Health are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Adolescent Health.
Are you looking to further your career as an academic adolescent health specialist? This full-time position is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic early-to-mid career Physician who wants to combine a clinical appointment with a University career, each half time. The successful applicant will join the University Of Auckland Department Of Paediatrics: Child and Youth Health and fill a clinical role in the Kidz First Centre for Youth Health at Counties Manukau Health.
The University of Auckland is New Zealand's highest ranked University in the main world university rankings systems, ranking in the 201-250 band for the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The medical school is ranked within the world's top 100, with a class size of nearly 300 students per year.
This position will suit a Paediatrician or Adolescent Physician with enthusiasm for and experience in teaching and clinical research. Teaching will be at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The candidate must aspire to take an increasing role in leadership of teaching in adolescent health in Auckland and New Zealand. Previous research experience and the ability to acquire external research funding would be an advantage as would a higher research degree.
The clinical component is based at Counties Manukau Kidz First Centre for Youth Health. Counties Manukau 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 Centre for Youth Health is a community based secondary care youth health service, part of Kidz First Children's Hospital and Community Health. This multidisciplinary team of health professionals work with young people aged 12-24 years referred for assessment and management of complex physical health concerns that have a significant impact on their lives. The team includes nurses, doctors, social workers and youth health workers.
Candidates must hold a medical qualification registerable in New Zealand and must have a higher qualification in Paediatrics equivalent to the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) with subspecialist training in Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine or equivalent and be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.
Research is also an important part of this role. You would be expected to develop research which addresses issues of relevance to adolescent health and well-being both in New Zealand and internationally.
Your application should include a Curriculum Vitae with full employment history (academic and clinical), a cover letter which outlines your motivation for applying, the specific expertise you will bring to this role and the contribution you anticipate making if appointed, and full contact details of three referees. The referees will not be contacted without your permission.
Suitably qualified candidates are advised to direct enquires of an academic nature to Professor Cameron Grant, Head of Department of Paediatrics: Child and Youth Health, The University of Auckland (telephone: 64 373 7599 ext. 86192; email: email@example.com); and of a clinical nature to Doctor Bridget Farrant, Clinical Leader, Kidz First Centre for Youth Health (email: Bridget.Farrant@middlemore.co.nz).
Applications close Friday, 26 April 2019.
For further information go to www.auckland.ac.nz/opportunities
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