Professional Teaching Fellow/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor

Auckland (Region) (NZ)
12 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

The University of Auckland's Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is New Zealand's pre-eminent academic Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department with a longstanding track record of world-class clinical and basic science research stemming from the revolutionary research of Sir William Liley (fetal transfusion) and Sir Mont Liggins (antenatal corticosteroids) in the 1970s/80s. Staff from the Department are leading clinical studies investigating the causes of stillbirth, are undertaking clinical trials in several areas in Women’s Health including trials of: pharmaceutical interventions for the treatment of IUGR, methods of induction of labour, assisted fertility treatments and dietary interventions in obese pregnant women. The productive Cochrane Subfertility and Menstrual Disorders Review Group is also based in the Department. Educational research is also a departmental focus. The Department also has four laboratory-based research groups with research focused on; placentation, mitochondrial disease and breast and ovarian cancer biology.

Applications are sought for a 0.5FTE position in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology undergraduate and postgraduate programme.

We require a motivated, experienced and enthusiastic Professional Teaching Fellow or Senior Lecturer who will:

  • contribute to teaching activities in accordance with the Department's teaching programme
  • support teaching across a range of courses and programmes including professional or clinical programmes
  • facilitate student learning, incorporating new technologies and initiatives through professional delivery and organisation.

You will hold a relevant professional qualification in obstetrics & gynaecology, preferably a minimum of a postgraduate diploma. You will also have extensive experience in clinical practice in obstetrics and gynaecology or women's health.

For a confidential discussion please contact Professor Lesley McCowan ph: +64 9 923 9192, e-mail:

Please note applications must be submitted online.

Applications close on Sunday, 21 May 2017.

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