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Research Fellow – Addictions, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Research Fellow – Addictions
Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Auckland, New Zealand

The Clinical Trials Research Unit is located within the School of Population Health at The University of Auckland Tamaki campus, Auckland, New Zealand. The Unit is focussed on innovative research aiming to reduce the major risks to health.

An opportunity is available for a Research Fellow to work in the Addictions Research Programme at the Clinical Trials Research Unit. The Addictions Programme is an energetic group of six staff working on research in the fields of tobacco, alcohol and other drug dependency.

The successful candidate will need to have a Masters degree or higher in public health, psychology, medicine or a related field. Ideally you will have a developing track record of initiating and delivering addiction-related research as evidenced by funding awards and publications.

The role involves working closely with the Programme Leader to develop and design new ideas, obtain funding, assist with research currently underway as well as set up and work on new research. You will need to be creative, innovative and a high achiever who is enthusiastic, an excellent communicator and someone who likes to work in a team environment.

The position is full time for two years. Depending on qualifications there is also an opportunity to study for a higher degree. The applicant must be personally committed to smoke-free and to a healthy lifestyle.

Please apply by sending your CV and covering letter to:
jobs@ctru.auckland.ac.nz by 17th June 2009.
For further information or a copy of the Job Description, please see www.ctru.auckland.ac.nz or contact the Operations Manager on the above email address.