Job Opportunity: Researcher Community Development lead

NeSI has an exciting opportunity for a Researcher Community Development lead to join its team. Whilst employed by the University of Auckland, this role is a national position, supporting key research groups in an advisory capacity, understanding their unique and individual research requirements in a way that allows NeSI to better connect to their computational needs. .

Applications must be submitted online by Sunday 30 January 2022 to be considered.

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity

This position has a particular focus on NeSI's training activities, using training to support community requirements, as well as supporting the national training community itself.

The officil title of the position is Research Communities Adviser - Training. For more information on the role, please view the position description.  

He kōrero mōu | About you

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Passion for helping researchers gain the skills they need to do the science they aspire to
  • Comfort down in the detail one minute and having lofty strategic conversations on the future of the research workforce next
  • Comfort as an ally for those delivering training, ensuring the success of training activities
  • Experience in providing research project advice or support
  • The ability to influence, build relationships and provide advice to a range of influencers
  • An understanding of, or interest in learning, advanced ICT infrastructures and technologies

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer

As a member of a team providing national solutions in the high-performance computing and eScience or eResearch domain, you will have the opportunity to work with colleagues across the country and internationally to develop and deliver a state-of-the-art eScience infrastructure. While there is a core of advanced infrastructure technology offering advanced levels of performance and sophisticated features, as a team we’re even more passionate about the people, relationships, skills, and practices that can move research forward.

If you’re interested in picking up a national challenge and being a part of something unique, then this role may be for you!

The University of Auckland is dedicated to providing an excellent and stimulating environment for its employees which ensures a healthy work-life balance through: 

  • Five weeks’ annual leave per annum (pro-rated)
  • Up to 6.75% employer superannuation contribution.
  • 37.5 hours working week
  • Flexible employment practices
  • Additional parental leave payments
  • Discounted, onsite childcare, parking and various leisure and recreation services.

For more information on the benefits of working here, see our Staff Benefits page.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

For more information and to apply online, visit the Univeristy of Auckland job posting.