Associate Professor in Endodontics

Suva, Fiji
04 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2016
AC 296/16
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date    

04-Dec -2016


The appointee will report to the Head of School of Oral Health, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science through the FNU’s reporting structure and be required to teach undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, providing leadership in the development of clinical research and administrative matters. . Also the appointee will be responsible for teaching and day to day supervision of students in clinical rotations. 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 Head of the School.


A relevant PhD / DClinDent in Endodontics or equivalent  with demonstrated research outcomes, or product design/development and/or patenting outcomes and/or project leadership/management outcomes and/or publications in recognized journals/outlets, and/or significant number of consultancy outcomes, is essential. Eligibility to be registered as a specialist in the discipline by the Fiji Dental Council is also required.

An Associate Professor should have at least 8-14 years of relevant teaching or clinical work experience.

Associate Professor is required to make an outstanding contribution to research and/or scholarship at the University. He/she shall have the ability to also provide an outstanding contribution to collegial life and will have attained recognition at a national or international level in his/her 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: 

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: 

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 Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences
Department  Department of Oral health
Location  Suva
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