Te Whiwhinga mahi The opportunity
The Liggins Institute are seeking a Research Midwife to join their world leading research centre on a fixed term (12 months) basis.
Full and part time applicants will be considered.
The responsibilities of this role include :
Playing a key role in the set up and conduct of a multicentre trial investigating the effect of corticosteroids prior to planned caesarean section after 35 weeks at National Women’s Health, Auckland City Hospital
Taking responsibility for one or more smaller projects
Working together with a range of stakeholders including obstetricians, midwives, and researchers
An integral role in recruitment, consent process, study drug administration, neonatal monitoring, and data collection
He kōrero mōu About you
Our ideal candidate will :
Be a qualified and practicing midwife
Be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
Have experience in the care of pregnant women and newborn babies at National Women’s Health and / or in clinical trials research
Have intermediate level Microsoft office skills (excel, word) and excellent attention to detail when collecting and entering data
Have some flexibility in weekday working hours to accommodate participant scheduling and late afternoon / early evening neonatal monitoring
Mō tō mātou rōpū About the team
The Liggins Institute is a Large-Scale Research Institute at the University of Auckland. We are one of the world’s leading centres for research on fetal child and adolescent health and well-being, nutrition, development, epigenetics and translational and implementation science.
Our vision is a healthy start for a healthy life and our mission is to improve lifelong health through excellent research.
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou What we offer
The University of Auckland is committed to providing an excellent working environment through :
Flexible employment practices and a culture that supports work-life balance
Career development programmes
A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave
6.75% superannuation scheme
For more information, please visit Staff Benefits.