Associate Professor in Surgery

Suva, Fiji
30 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Dec 2018
AC 241/18
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date 28-Dec-2018


The primary role of the incumbent is to teach, research/publish, consult, and provide general administration support to teaching within the section the staff is appointed, Conducts seminars, workshops and visits to appropriate organizations to enhance the delivery of the program. The role of the Associate Professor will involve planning and teaching programmes of study, assist in programme review and curricular development, assessing and monitoring Student progress and provide advice and guidance to your Students, acting as a mentor where necessary to department staff members. Other duties may include assisting with the enrollment of Students and the preparation of their personal study programmes amongst others.

Person Specification


  • Specialist /Clinician: Masters or Fellowship in surgery allocated by relevant professional surgical College (e.g. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, etc.);
  • Eligible for specialist registration with the Fiji Medical Council;
  •  5 or more years of post-registration clinical and teaching experience. 
  • Experience in supervising Masters level students and evidence of research capacity and publication.
  • Clear evidence of good teaching performance.


  •  Additional medical education OR teaching qualification
  • Capacity to co-ordinate and/or lead other staff
  • Show significant academic leadership and be involved in senior university service

Salary An attractive salary commensurate with qualifications and abilities will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

College/Division College of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences
Department School of Medical Sciences
Location Suva – Hoodless House
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