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This prestigious, personal award is a Research Fellowship within the Centre for Brain Research at the University of Auckland, to recognise an outstanding emerging scientist and potential research leader in the area of Huntington’s Disease. The fellowship will assist them to develop an independent research programme and develop a career of the highest international caliber.
We seek a candidate in any discipline who has completed a PhD or equivalent postgraduate research degree, and has up to six years’ active postdoctoral research experience. The funded research may be in any discipline of neuroscience that addresses aspects of Huntington’s Disease and related neurological conditions.
Before applying, applicants should contact a CBR principal investigator (https://www.fmhs.auckland.ac.nz/en/faculty/cbr/our-research/research-teams.html) to discuss the proposed research project and gain their endorsement.
The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential. We offer a competitive salary, five weeks’ annual leave, and over 300 different career development courses.
In addition, the University offers a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.
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This position is available on a full time, fixed term basis for a period of three years, commencing in January 2018.
Applications will be assessed by a panel which may include Faculty and Donor representatives. Prospective applicants should apply online, below, and in addition request a supplementary application form from Vickie Haake at email@example.com.
Applications close Sunday, 14 January 2018.
For further information go to www.auckland.ac.nz/opportunities
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