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Fellows - Stem Cell transplant, Leukaemia and Thrombosis - Auckland

29 May 2024 3:32 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

Fellows - Special interest in Stem Cell transplant, Leukaemia and Thrombosis

Applications close 29 June 2024

  • One year fixed term starting in end of January 2025 with focus on Stem Cell Transplant, Leukaemia or Thrombosis
  • Largest teaching hospital in New Zealand with supportive and stimulating atmosphere
  • Internationally recognized Cancer and Blood Service
  • Relocation assistance provided

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

Auckland District provides a wide range of tertiary and acute services from Auckland City Hospital and Greenlane Clinical Centre. Auckland City Hospital is a major teaching and research centre and has close liaison with the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland.

Our Clinical Haematology Service provides secondary haematology services to the central Auckland area and tertiary services including treatment of acute leukaemia, high grade lymphoma, myeloma and autologous/allogeneic stem cell transplant for the greater Auckland region (population greater than 1.8 million) and to Waikato, Lakes, Tarawhiti and BOP DHB’s, a total of 2.8 million from all of the referral centres.

Within the haematology unit there is a well-established stem cell transplant unit which is a FACT accredited transplant and cellular therapy program that provides transplantation and cellular therapy services to the northern half of New Zealand. This unit has 8 full time specialised haematologists and 6 part-time haematologists and dedicated nurse specialists. There is a clinical trials programme within cancer and blood research with supporting clinical research trial coordinators and research nursing staff.

In this role you will have the opportunity to contribute to the teaching programme for undergraduate students, registrars and hospital staff.

For further details, please refer to the relevant position description below –

Clinical Fellow – Haematology (Leukaemia)

Clinical Fellow – Haematology (Stem Cell Transplant)

Clinical Fellow – Haematology (Thrombosis)

For more information about the role, please contact Dr Leanne Berkahn, Medical Lead Haematology, at

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

We are seeking an enthusiastic advanced trainee in haematology who has a specialist interest in Stem Cell transplant or Leukaemia and wishes to increase their knowledge and expertise in one of these areas. As the ideal candidate, you will have relevant training and experience in clinical haematology, and generally be either in the final year of Haematology advanced training or within 5 years of completing FRACP and/or FRCPA training in Haematology. Consideration would be given to physician trainees completing RACP qualifications with applicable experience.

The successful applicant must be registered or be eligible for general registration as a Medical Officer with the Medical Council of New Zealand. (

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

We are Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Health New Zealand Te Whatu Ora. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.

We are part of Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s National Health Service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.

We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.

He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here

We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai | Auckland DHB.

For more information on what we offer, please click here.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.

If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Jade Cowley, recruitment Consultant at to discuss how we can best support your application.

Click here to view details about our recruitment process


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