Associate Professor in Surgery

Suva – Hoodless House, Fiji
18 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2016
AC 309/16
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date    



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 curricular development, assessing 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. 


A relevant Masters Degree in Surgery 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. Tertiary teaching experience or industrial/professional experiences or professional training experiences are necessary, but outstanding research/publication record and/or national recognition for academic leadership, can be substituted for teaching experience. Demonstrated ability to supervise students at masters level is necessary. The applicant should have over 5 years of post masterswork experience   An 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 the 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 Medical science
Location  Suva – Hoodless House
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