Professional Teaching Fellow

  • Contract
  • UoA Department Name: Nursing
  • Campus: Grafton Campus
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term
  • Position Number: 55570206

Company Description

Waipapa Taumata Rau | The University of Auckland

The University of Auckland creates globally transformative impacts through our distinctive strengths in world leading research, scholarship, teaching and collaborative partnerships, inspired by our unique position in Aotearoa New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific.

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.

Job Description

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity

We seek a person who has a strong biological / science educational background and preferably recent clinical experience.

The successful candidate will join a well-established and supportive post-graduate academic team delivering on-line teaching modules. Activities include managing and marking assessments (for a large biological and clinical science online course) and supporting students (particularly our Māori and Pacific students). The School of Nursing is productive and innovative and strives to provide the most relevant and up-to-date nursing education possible for its students.

There is an opportunity for the right candidate to complete a PhD on a new research project involving women diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) led by experienced academic researchers examining the follow-up and long-term health outcomes for these women.

This is a part-time, fixed term position until December 2025. The salary range for this role is between $95,000 - $125,000 per annum depending on experience and qualifications 

For more detailed information, please refer to the Position Description.


He kōrero mōu | About you

Our ideal candidate will have

  • Clinical experience in primary or secondary health care across diverse populations and be passionate about improving health outcomes for women who develop GDM.
  • A relevant biological / science / clinical undergraduate or postgraduate degree that will enable you to teach biological sciences at a post graduate level.
  • A post graduate degree qualification that allows direct admission to an UoA PhD degree programme.
  • Teaching experience especially in diabetes (in an educational or clinical setting) would be helpful.

Additional Information

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities. Auckland itself is frequently rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities. 

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

  • Flexible employment practices (including working from home, flexible hours)
  • Up to 6.75% company superannuation scheme
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave

In addition, we also offer 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.


Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of 30/11/2022 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and your CV highlighting how you can meet the skills and experiences detailed above.

Please reach out to Suhayl Mohammed Via [email protected] for a confidential conversation. Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email.


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