Assistant Professor / Associate Professor in Civil Engineering

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

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

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 have been 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 Civil Engineering with specialization either in Structural Engineering OR Highway Engineering OR Water Resource Engineering OR Hydraulics or Hydrology plus
  • Masters in Civil Engineering with specialization either in Structural Engineering OR Highway Engineering OR Water Resource Engineering OR Hydraulics or Hydrology plus
  • Bachelors in Civil Engineering with specialization either in Structural Engineering OR Highway Engineering OR Water Resource Engineering OR Hydraulics or Hydrology
  • 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
  • Associate Professor

Background

An Associate Professor will be well known in their field, they will have a national profile and will likely collaborate internationally. They are likely to have chaired sessions at international conferences and be invited to give talks at academic meetings in Fiji and overseas. They will have a significant research/scholarship record, some of which will be in high profile international journals, or other appropriate outlets, in their field. The Associate Professor will show significant academic leadership. They will link their research to their teaching and develop new papers and courses inspired by their research expertise They must have clear evidence of good teaching performance.

Person Specification

Essential

  • PhD in Civil Engineering with specialization either in Structural Engineering OR Highway Engineering OR Water Resource Engineering OR Hydraulics or Hydrology plus
  • Masters in Civil Engineering with specialization either in Structural Engineering OR Highway Engineering OR Water Resource Engineering OR Hydraulics or Hydrology plus
  • Bachelors in Civil Engineering with specialization either in Structural Engineering OR Highway Engineering OR Water Resource Engineering OR Hydraulics or Hydrology
  • Significant research/scholarship record some of which will be in high profile international journals
  • Clear evidence of good teaching performance, university service, community service and leadership
  • Track record of success in securing research funding from external sources

Desirable

Capacity to co-ordinate and/or lead other staff.
Note: Applicants must provide Scopus ID or ORCID number

Job Description

Salary:

Assistant Professor - FJ 56,942.00 plus 6% superannuation.
Associate Professor - FJ 94,545.00 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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