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QUALITY, RELEVANCE, SUSTAINABILITY
FACULTY OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT
School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
The University of the South Pacific is one of two regional universities in the world and is the leading tertiary education provider and research facility in the South Pacific. With over 21,000 students around the Pacific region, we are supported by 12 Pacific Island Countries; Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences within the FSTE provides a perfect opportunity for in-depth, first-hand studies of two of the most diverse, yet contrasting ecosystems in the world – tropical rainforests and coral reefs (both can be visited from the Laucala campus on the same day). Several of our advanced courses emphasize the ecology and conservation of these systems, which are important throughout the South Pacific region.
For more information visit http://www.sbces.fste.usp.ac.fj/
Maxumise is assisting our client, the USP in recruiting a Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer in Marine Biology.
The Opportunity – Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Marine Biology
Reporting to the Head of School, the successful candidate will coordinate and teach BI305: Marine Biology and BI307: Fish and Fisheries Biology as well as teaching other Biology courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The appointee will engage actively in research and publication on regional and international issues on areas of expertise and provide supervision to the Masters and doctorate students. The appointee will also provide counseling to students.
The Person we seek will have: A PhD in Marine Biology or a closely related field Either a formal tertiary teaching qualification or significant relevant tertiary teaching experience A good research and publications record
For appointment at the Senior Lecturer level, the applicant must also have extensive tertiary teaching experience and a strong research and publication record in internationally refereed journals.
Preference will be given to applicants who have worked in developing countries and who are able to demonstrate their ability to work in a multicultural environment; prove with evidence sound leadership skills and be willing to work as a member of a dynamic team. Experience in developing and delivering courses in distance and flexible mode will be an added advantage.
This is a broad-banded full-time renewable appointment for 3 years. The remuneration package will be in the USP salary range as follows:
Senior Lecturer: F$81,145 to F$93,629 per annum (Inclusive of 15% Gratuity). Lecturer: F$59,813 to F$78,700 per annum (Inclusive of 15% Gratuity).
In addition to the above benefits, the University contributes 10% of base salary to an approved superannuation scheme, provides airfare and relocation costs where appropriate.
How To Apply
Contact: Laisa +679 3303137
How to Apply: Email applications, with “ Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Marine Biology ” in the subject to USPjobsNS@pacificrecruit.com. All applicants must supply: Cover letter and Curriculum Vitae.
Closing Date: 10th August, 2012.