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Hugh Green Foundation Chair in Addiction Research

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Closing Date: 28 Nov 2021

  • Provide leadership in Addiction Research at the top ranked Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences in New Zealand
  • Influence policy and the way we respond to addictive behaviours through translational research with communities and services
  • Live and work in New Zealand's largest, most cosmopolitan and culturally diverse city

The University of Auckland is seeking to appoint an internationally renowned and connected scholar with a commitment to having a positive impact in the New Zealand community, to the endowed Hugh Green Foundation Chair in Addictive Research.

The successful individual will have a proven academic record in addiction research and will assume a leading role in New Zealand and internationally through high profile research into the causes, management and/or treatment of alcohol (preferred research area), drug dependence and other addictive behaviours.

The candidate will demonstrate a collaborative, inclusive, leadership style, role-modelling cultural sensitivity and commitment to equity. Those not already familiar with our cultural context will demonstrate their commitment to developing their understanding of Māori
and Pacific development, te Tiriti of Waitangi and our place in the Pacific. Interpersonal strengths including excellent communication, an ability to lead strategically, advocate and influence will be appreciated.

We welcome applications from internationally recognised senior academics or clinical academics with a significant record of peer-reviewed addiction research and research income generation, commitment to innovative teaching, curriculum development, digital pedagogies and postgraduate supervision. Experience in developing and mentoring junior academics, creating a positive and supportive collaborative environment in which they will thrive.

Additionally, research interests relating to harm reduction, recovery, breaking poverty cycles, criminal justice, policy, and population health will also be of particular interest.

Applications must be submitted via the University website by the closing date of Sunday, 28 November 2021.

Further information on applying is available here.




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