Research Coordinator

New Zealand
Nov 28, 2016
Dec 12, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences   Faculty Administration

We are seeking a fixed term (12 months) Research Coordinator to cover an internal secondment. We would like an energetic and enthusiastic person with excellent organisational skills and a keen eye for detail to join the research intensive Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences (FMHS) in the pivotal role of Research Coordinator.

This role involves overall operational facilitation of the Faculty's research through ensuring completeness and timeliness of submissions to both internal and external funding bodies. Working closely with researchers to ensure their applications meet University and funder guidelines and coordination of the Faculty's internal funding rounds and the `flag ship' summer studentship programme are key components.

The successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years in a related position in a large complex organisation preferably in the public or higher education sectors, have excellent computer skills, are able to multi-task and work independently. They should preferably have a Tertiary qualification or relevant experience and the ability to build relationships and communicate confidently with key stakeholders therefore strong interpersonal skills are essential. 

Knowledge of national and international funding opportunities and previous experience in the research environment would be highly valuable.

Applications will be received on-line. In order to apply you will first need to register with us by completing an on-line user profile and then clicking on the 'Apply Now' button.

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

The University has an equity policy and welcomes applications from all qualified persons.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students.

 Applications close: Sunday 11  December 2016.