Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering

Location
Samabula, Fiji
Posted
21 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
16 Jul 2022
Ref
req2333
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Location(s): Samabula Department: Dept of Mechnical Engineering
Division/College: College of Engineering, Science & Technology
Job Openings: 1

Background

A Lecturer is qualified to Masters’ level and has expertise in a particular subject which is taught proficiently at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level programmes. A Lecturer is research active and is beginning to publish their work in peer-reviewed journals, mainly in lower quartile journals. A Lecturer is involved in the work of their Department and takes on administrative roles that assist the Department to function.

Person Specification

Essential

  • Masters’ in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Engineering Mechanics AND/OR Engineering Design AND/OR Engineering Materials AND/OR Thermal and Fluid Engineering plus
  • Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Engineering Mechanics AND/OR Engineering Design AND/OR Engineering Materials AND/OR Thermal and Fluid Engineering

Desirable

  • Research active 
  • Show evidence of work published in peer-reviewed journals
  • Clear evidence of good teaching performance
  • University Service (administration)
  • Community Service (contributions to the wider profession)
  • Leadership

Assistant Professor

Background

An Assistant Professor has developed his/her own research and teaching interests and is becoming known nationally for his/her work. They will effectively contribute to curriculum development, publish regularly in peer-reviewed international journals or other appropriate outlets and are likely to have edited collections of work or meeting proceedings. They will also have chaired sessions at, or ave behen part of, the organising committees of academic conferences or relevant disciplinary meetings. They should be beginning to show Academic Leadership in their teaching and/or their research speciality and be involved in administrative duties at least at Department/School level.

Person Specification

Essential

  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Engineering Mechanics AND/OR Engineering Design AND/OR Engineering Materials AND/OR Thermal and Fluid Engineering plus
  • Masters in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Engineering Mechanics AND/OR Engineering Design AND/OR Engineering Materials AND/OR Thermal and Fluid Engineering plus
  • Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Engineering Mechanics AND/OR Engineering Design AND/OR Engineering Materials AND/OR Thermal and Fluid Engineering
  • Research active
  • Clear evidence of good teaching performance

Desirable

  • Academic leadership
  • Administrative duties
  • Demonstrates evidence of ongoing publications in ranked journals

Applicants must demonstrate evidence of meeting at least one or all the three criteria as listed below:

  • University Service (administration)
  • Community Service (contributions to the wider profession)
  • Leadership

Job Description

Salary:

Lecturer - FJ 42,248.00 plus 6% superannuation.
Assistant Professor - FJ 56,942.00 plus 6% superannuation.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may contact:

Name: Katriona Williams
Email: katriona.williams@fnu.ac.fj

Application Details

All applications are to include:

  • A covering letter of application addressing each of the criterion of the person specifications above, evidencing how your qualifications and experience meet the criteria. Guide on how to address your claims against the selection criteria can be downloaded from the link below.

This covering letter will form the main basis for shortlisting. Failure to provide this covering letter will result in your application not being considered.

  • A detailed CV and certified copies of all academic transcripts, three referees, with full contact details, including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. Candidate should state their relationship with each referee (e.g., line manager, former postgraduate supervisor)

All applications must be submitted online using the University’s online job applications system which can be accessed at this address: https://fnu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home?c=fnu .

Applications sent via email or manually for all positions will not be accepted.

Should you have any queries or face difficulty submitting your application online, please email on: vacancy2@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.

Closing Date: 16th July, 2022 (11.59am)

 Advisory on Covid-19 vaccination:

Please note that in order to ensure regulatory compliance with the Health and Safety at Work (General Workplace Conditions) (Amendment) Regulations 2021, it is now mandatory for all employer representatives and staff of FNU to be vaccinated as a condition of employment to protect employers, employees, customers and the general public at workplaces from Covid-19. The successful appointee should have had the first vaccination against COVID-19 by 15th of August 2021 unless exempted by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (proof required). The appointee should also have received the second vaccination on or before the 1st of November 2021 unless exempted.

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