Lecturer I in Chemistry

Labasa, Fiji
07 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
21 Oct 2016
AC 283/16
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date    



Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a position of Lecturer in Chemistry in the School of Sciences, Fiji National University Labasa Campus. The position is in the higher education stream and appointee shall be offered designation commensurate with his/her qualifications. Currently FNU offers Levels 3 -5 units in undergraduate and higher education diploma programs in Labasa.


The appointee will be required to teach Chemistry units at,  Undergraduate level and Higher Education Diploma programmes and carry 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 papers preparation, & marking are to be implemented according to policies and procedures. The appointee will also be required to undertake administrative duties as directed.


Relevant high quality Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry, OR a relevant high quality Post Graduate Diploma (or equivalent) in Chemistry with at least 2 years relevant, post-PGD work experience at tertiary level.,.

The Lecturer is expected to demonstrate capacity to undertake independent teaching and research in their discipline or related areas. In research and/or scholarship and/or teaching a Lecturer will make an independent contribution through professional practice and expertise and co-ordinate and/or lead the activities of other staff, as appropriate to the discipline.


An attractive salary commensurate with qualifications and abilities would 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/Division  College of Engineering, Science & Technology
Department School of Pure & Applied Sciences
Location  Labasa
Num x1