Chair in Health Law, University of Auckland, New Zealand

John and Marylyn Mayo Chair in Health Law
·         New Zealand’s largest and highest ranked Law School
·         Situated in the heart of the legal precinct, with strong links to the legal profession and the judiciary
·         Closely connected to the University’s Faculty of Medical and Health Science, the region’s Hospital, District Health Boards and health agencies.
Dr John Mayo, one of the Faculty’s long- standing donors, has made a further substantial gift to establish an endowed Chair in the area of Health Law and Policy. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding scholar with excellent interpersonal skills to lead this area and make a significant contribution to a broad range of personal and public health issues which affect patients, and health and legal practitioners in the public and private sectors, as well as the broader community within New Zealand and internationally.
Candidates will demonstrate personal credibility and exceptional communication skills. They will ideally have expertise in working with key partners in the government, health and medical sectors, which they can utilise to build on our existing relationships with those key partners.
The Chair will have the opportunity to engage and collaborate in research and teaching with our colleagues in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.
The Faculty of Law’s degree programmes are taught by some of this country's leading scholars. The Faculty has outstanding students and very supportive alumni. Applicants will reflect our commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, and have the knowledge and expertise to mentor and grow research excellence.
The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading and largest university with over 42,000 students of whom 10,000 graduate annually in a wide range of professions and fields. The University has eight faculties and supports a number of key leading research centres and institutes. It is New Zealand’s pre-eminent research institution with the largest number of top-ranked researchers.
Auckland has recently been ranked third in Mercer’s Quality of Living Survey for the sixth consecutive year.
 
For further information please contact:
Clare Litten, University of Auckland, P: +64 9 923 9096, E: c.litten@auckland.ac.nz
Dr Kathrin Soehnel, University of Auckland, P: +49 152 52 650 182, E: k.soehnel@auckland.ac.nz
Applications should be submitted via the University website opportunities.auckland.ac.nz
Closing date: 1 December 2017
Position Reference: 19338
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