Careers at the institute

From time to time job opportunities for professional and academic staff become available at the Liggins Institute.

Academic positions

Clinical Academic Neonatologist

The Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland is seeking a full-time clinical academic neonatologist at Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor level to contribute to its leading research and postgraduate training in perinatal, neonatal and child health. The position includes up to 0.5 FTE clinical duties as a specialist neonatologist at Starship Children’s Hospital, working with the neonatal team in the country’s quarternary neonatal unit. It also includes a 0.1 FTE cross-appointment to the Department of Paediatrics: Child and Youth Health in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences with responsibility for contributing to undergraduate teaching in the medical programme.

Please see the Candidate Information Booklet for further information. 

Contact Professor Frank Bloomfield, Director of the Liggins Institute, with any enquiries:     

Post-Doctoral Fellows / Research Fellows

The Liggins Institute, an internationally-renowned research institute of the University of Auckland, is seeking expressions of interest from mid-career researchers (3-8 years post PhD) interested in joining the Institute’s research groups in the areas of maternal, infant and child health. Applicants should have a relevant qualification and research experience, which could be in any relevant clinical specialty or health profession, psychology, behavioural science or basic science.

Contact Professor Frank Bloomfield, Director of the Liggins Institute, for further information (; DDI +64 9 9236107).