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Associate Research Professor (A046-18MA)

Sleep/Wake Research Centre, College of Health

Do you have vision and a passion to advance and apply sleep and circadian science to improve health, safety, and well-being? This is a permanent position on our leadership team.

Location:Wellington
Term:Permanent
Grade:Associate Professor
Salary:$114,176 - $133,373 pa
Applications close:11:45 p.m. on 25 March 2018
Additional Information:Credit Check.pdf

Position overview

This is a permanent appointment to join the leadership team at the Sleep/Wake Research Centre, an internationally recognized externally-funded research centre based in the Massey University College of Health. We are looking for someone with vision and passion for research that advances and applies sleep and circadian science to improve health, safety, and well-being. Our core values include striving for social justice and embodying cultural respect.

Our new colleague will have a PhD in a relevant discipline, experience in building and leading multidisciplinary/stakeholder research teams, and an established track record in attracting research funding. For further information, please contact SWRC@massey.ac.nz. To apply, please go to http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/about-massey/careers/careers_home.cfm

Job description

Purpose statement

This is a permanent appointment at the level of Associate Professor to join the leadership team at the Sleep/Wake Research Centre, an internationally recognized externally-funded research centre based in the Massey University College of Health.

The main activities of the Centre are conducting multi-disciplinary research to advance scientific knowledge about sleep and waking function and applying that knowledge to improve health, safety, and well-being, in collaborations with government agencies, industries, and community groups.

The Centre also offers specialist undergraduate and postgraduate academic courses, postgraduate research training, research-based industry training, activities to raise public awareness about the importance of good sleep, and is building an evidence-based behavioural sleep treatment service.

The Centre’s core values include striving for social justice and embodying cultural respect.

Responsible to

Director, Sleep/Wake Research Centre

Key accountabilities

The Associate Professor provides support to the Centre Director in the following activities.
1. Leading and encouraging excellence in research, supervision, and professional and community service.
2. Commitment of the Centre to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.
3. Developing the strategic direction of the Centre, including its alignment with the College of Health and Massey University Strategic Plan, and achieving the commitment of staff to the Centre’s strategic direction.
4. Promotion of the Centre as a place of international repute in which to research, work, and study, and with which to collaborate.
5. Establishing and maintaining effective links with professional and community bodies, research partners and other external organisations to promote the activities and objectives of the Centre and to ensure a productive, worthwhile relationship for all parties.
6. Optimal management of the financial resources of the Centre.
7. Supporting initiatives for external research funding, and preparation and coordination of applications and contracts.
8. Ensuring that all research and other activities are conducted according to the law and conform with the requirements of Massey University's codes of ethics.
9. Timely completion of all required research outputs and reports to funding agencies.
10. Promotion of the health, safety, and well-being of staff and students of the Centre.

In addition, the Associate Professor is responsible for the following activities in the Centre.
1. Maintenance and operation of the Centre’s Time Isolation Research Laboratory facilities and staff.
2. Day-to-day administrative requirements for human resource management.
3. Day-to-day compliance with University and College reporting requirements.

She/he also provides support to the Centre Director in contributing to the overall academic well-being and management of the University and the College through advice and participation in committees and working groups.

Person specification

Qualifications

Qualifications: PhD in a relevant discipline.

Experience

  1. Leading multidisciplinary research teams.
  2. Building and sustaining collaborations with academics, government agencies, industry stakeholders, and community groups.
  3. Strategic planning and financial management of research projects.

Personal attributes and behaviours

  1. Vision and passion for developing research programmes to improve health through advancing and applying sleep and circadian science.
  2. Commitment to the Centre’s core values which include striving for social justice and embodying cultural respect.
  3. Demonstrated expertise in basic and applied research relevant to healthy sleep across the lifespan; and to addressing the impact of societal trends to restrict sleep and increase 24/7 activities.
  4. Sustained distinction in research, with international recognition.
  5. Sustained ability to attract external research funding.
  6. Successful supervision of higher degree research students.

Additional Pre-employment Checks

Credit check

 

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