Position Description

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Ref NumberAC 214/17
Position TitleAssociate Professor in Dietetics & Nutrition
Closing Date29-Sep-2017
Background -
The appointee will be responsible to the Dean, through the Head of Department and will be required to develop and teach Nutrition & Dietetics units at undergraduate and post graduate level. Duties include carrying out research and consultancy activities in the areas relevant to the needs of the region, activities related to teaching such as regular review of units and programmes, upgrade of equipment and resources, development of new programmes and mentoring of junior staff and students. Activities associated with tutorials, lecturing, exam paper preparation & marking are to be implemented according to policies and procedures. Appointee will also be required to undertake other administrative duties as directed by the Dean of the College.
PHD in relevant discipline with either a formal tertiary teaching qualification or significant (normally 10 years) tertiary teaching experience. An Associate Professor will have the same skill base as a Senior Lecturer and in addition there is a requirement for academic excellence which may be evidenced by an outstanding contribution to teaching and /or scholarship.
Salary An attractive salary commensurate with qualifications and abilities will be negotiated with the successful applicant.
Applications must be submitted online using the University’s online job applications system which can be accessed at this address: waf.fnu.ac.fj/eoi/

Incomplete applications will not be considered, therefore your submission as a complete application must include:
  • Cover letter with Job Ref. No. and Position
  • Detailed CV with at least contacts of 3 referees
  • Certified academic credentials & transcripts
Should you have any queries, please email on: vacancy@fnu.ac.fj

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted by Fiji National University, then your application has not been successful.

College of Medicine, Nursing & Health SciencesDepartment of Public Health & Health services ManagementSuva – Hoodless House x 1

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