Current vacancies

Thanks for your interest in working at the Malaghan Institute.  If you would like to be notified of any future vacancies, please send your C.V. to our HR Advisor at: vacancies@malaghan.org.nz

We currently have three vacancies: 

  1. Postdoctoral Fellow – Molecular Immunology / Cell signaling
  2. Community Fundraising Manager, and
  3. Funding Manager

1. Postdoctoral Fellow – Molecular Immunology / Cell signaling

The Malaghan Institute is New Zealand’s largest independent health research organisation, with around 85 staff dedicated to finding cures for diseases using the body’s own immune system. We have state of the art facilities supporting the latest in cutting edge immunological research.

We are currently seeking highly motivated applicants for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship position to work with Prof Graham Le Gros and Prof Franca Ronchese on the transcriptional characterisation of T-cells and dendritic cells during allergic immune responses.

Aim of the project is to identify and characterise key molecules and signaling pathways that are activated during allergic immune response for the purpose of therapeutic intervention.

 What you must be able to bring to the role:

  • A background in Molecular Immunology and/or cell signaling.
  • At least two publications in the field of Immunology.
  • A drive to continue increasing your publication record.
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team that includes bioinformaticians, geneticists and cellular immunologists.

Please note that applicants familiar with bioinformatics would have an advantage.

What we will offer in return:

  • Competitive salary with annual performance/pay review and bonuses.
  • Negotiable relocation allowance for overseas candidates, including visa support if applicable.
  • Support and encouragement to publish.
  • Work alongside distinguished scientific leaders.
  • Please see http://www.malaghan.org.nz/who-we-are/vacancies/ for more information about working at the Malaghan Institute.
  • Cutting edge facilities based in Wellington, New Zealand.

To apply, click the following link 


2. Community Fundraising Manager

We are currently seeking a passionate and energetic community fundraiser to join our development team. You will be responsible for the individual giving donor stream - focusing on donor mail appeals, database accuracy and community events.

We currently run four giving appeals and two acquisition appeals yearly, and have a proven track record of success. We are seeking an individual that can quickly integrate with our existing team and strategy, then use initiative and experience to accelerate the contribution from the development team.

What this role entails:

  • Manage our appeals program.
  • Network and deal with community groups.
  • Work alongside our database administrator to ensure accuracy and compliance of our database (we use raisers edge).
  • Ensuring the success of varied community events, including run for research.

What you must be able to bring to the role:

  • Experience of working with a diverse range of community groups.
  • Fundraising database experience, and the required level of attention to detail that comes with this.
  • Mail appeals experience, including managing the process from start to finish.
  • Great writing skills.
  • Ability to work in a small team environment.

It would be of a great advantage, but not necessary, if you have experience in the following:

  • Raisers edge database experience.
  • Great networking skills.

What we offer in return:

  • Competitive salary with annual performance/pay review and bonuses.
  • Opportunities for progression.
  • Supportive environment and great facilities based in Kelburn.

If you have any questions or require more information, please contact Nick Walshe – nwalshe@malaghan.org.nz

To apply, click the following link

 

3. Funding Manager
Due to an internal promotion we are currently seeking to add a new member to our development team in the position of Funding manager, working alongside our development manager and funding advisor you will contribute to our major donor campaign, helping the team continue to meet strategic targets.

We are currently at a critical point in executing a major donor campaign that is poised to significantly contribute to the ongoing success of the institute. We are seeking an individual that can quickly integrate with our existing team and strategy, then use initiative and experience to accelerate the contribution from the development team.

What this role entails:

  • Work with our extensive network of friends/business partnerships to continue the execution of our major donor campaign.
  • Identify and manage opportunities with major donors, trusts and foundations.
  • Contribute to the wider development team, assisting with all events and initiatives.

 What you must be able to bring to the role:

  • Significant experience in fundraising with high net worth individuals and trusts.
  • Great networking and relationship building skills, demonstrated with both high net worth individuals and corporates.
  • Understanding of how to execute a long-term fundraising strategy.
  • Ability to work in a small team environment.

It would be of a great advantage, but not necessary, if you have experience in the following:

  • Fundraising database management experience. We use Raiser’s Edge.
  • Understanding of the unique scientific research fundraising environment.
  • Group presentation experience.

What we offer in return:

  • Competitive salary with annual performance/pay review and bonuses.
  • Supportive environment and great facilities based in Kelburn.

If you have any questions please email nwalshe@malaghan.org.nz.

To apply, please click the following link 

 

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