Director, New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre. New Zealand.
Posted on: 10/12/2021
Closing date: 16/01/2022About us:
Massey University is committed to protecting the health, safety and well-being of our staff and students. All students, staff and visitors need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or medically exempt, in order to come onto our campuses or to take part in face-to-face University-managed activities from the 14th February 2022. Therefore, any positions that fit this criteria will require the successful applicant to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have a New Zealand Ministry of Health issued medical exemption. Should you apply and be successful for any of our roles, evidence of your vaccination status will be requested if face-to-face University-managed activities or coming onto a Massey campus is a part of your employment.
The New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre promotes, coordinates and delivers food safety science and research for New Zealand. A joint partnership between industry, government and research organisations, the Centre’s mission is to deliver high-quality science and research to assure the provision of safe food, through a partnership between industry, government and research organisations.
Advancing our position as a world leader in food innovation and research, Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa Massey University is proud to host the Centre with the support of research providers AgResearch, Cawthron Institute, ESR, Plant and Food Research, the University of Auckland , Lincoln University and the University of Otago.
Applications are now invited from suitably qualified applicants for the fixed term role of Director , New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre.
This critical leadership role is responsible for the coordination and operation of the Centre, guided by the Vision and Mission, the MBIE Investment Contract, and the Collaboration Agreement between the research providers.
To be considered for this opportunity you will be a dynamic, innovative and effective leader. You will be experienced in establishing and maintaining high level relationships with stakeholders across industry and government and have demonstrated excellence in the development of strategies and research plans. You will have PhD or equivalent research credibility in a field related to food safety with proven research leadership and outputs.
Location for appointment is flexible and could be located either on Massey Campus nationally, partnered Institute or a blend of remote.
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