Intervention Studies Member - Central Health and Disability Ethics Commitee | Wellington
|Category:||Policy and Advisory|
|Position Type:||Fixed Term/Secondment|
|Attachments:|| Terms of Reference for CEN as of 19 Aug 14.docx (Word, 174KB)
Declaration Form.docx (Word, 46KB)
|Application Close Date:||26-Oct-2018|
Health and Disability Ethics Committees are Ministerial advisory committees that are responsible for reviewing health and disability research applications to ensure they meet or exceed established ethical standards. There are four HDECs, based in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.
On behalf of Hon Dr David Clark, Minister of Health, we are seeking applications/nominations for a non-lay member with experience in the design and conduct of intervention studies on Central HDEC. The member will have had recent experience in managing research projects and have a thorough knowledge of intervention trials, ethical conduct of trials, and emerging trial designs such as pragmatic trials.
An understanding of the National Ethics Advisory Committee Guidelines on Intervention Studies is an advantage.
The ideal candidate would also have an understanding of tikanga Māori and the importance of health research as one mechanism to address health disparities for Māori.
This committee meets monthly in Wellington. Members are sent agenda papers at least one week in advance of the meeting. Members may be asked to do additional work between meetings reviewing expedited review applications and amendments within set timeframes. You will need to have a computer and internet access as ethics applications are lodged, assigned and viewed online on a secure portal.
In most instances, members may be paid up to two days per month for meeting/meeting preparation at $250 per day. However, there will be instances where meetings may take one day with two days preparation work, or where expedited review work may be required. In these situations, members will be paid up to a maximum of four days per month at $250 per day.
HDECs are operational decision-making committees and meetings are open to the public. Interested applicants are welcome to attend a scheduled meeting to observe the process. Please see HDECs' website for more information and meeting dates: (www.ethics.health.govt.nz/about-committees/meeting-dates-venues-minutes).
To apply, please provide a:
completed declaration form (attached) for the relevant position
covering letter, detailing your experience that is relevant to the Ministerial Advisory Committee to which you are applying for and why the position is of interest
To nominate someone, please:
provide a covering letter, detailing your nomination, and the nominee's experience that is relevant to the responsible authority, and why the position is of interest
a declaration form (attached), completed by the candidate for the relevant position
the candidate's current CV.
You must be a New Zealand resident and reside in New Zealand in order to be considered for the role. Please note that core public servants are also generally not considered for this role.
Nominations/applications must be made using the Ministry of Health online recruitment tool, and close Friday, 26 October 2018.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.