Assistant Professor in Veterinary Biochemistry

Nausori - Koronivia, Fiji
04 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Apr 2017
AC 88/17
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date    



The position is responsible to the Dean, through the Head of Department, Veterinary Science. The appointee will be required to teach Undergraduate & Postgraduate classes of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, developing undergraduate & postgraduate programmes, monitoring staff, research publications and consultancy activities in the area of expertise in the region. All activities related to teaching such as regular review of units, upgrade of equipment and resources, development of new programmes should be carried out in a professional manner. Activities associated with tutorials, lecturing, exam paper preparation, marking are to be implemented according to the policies and procedures of the university. 


Candidate must have PhD and high quality Master’s degree in Veterinary Biochemistry with basic qualification of B. V. Sc.& A.H./B. V. Sc./DVM (/OR a high quality Master’s degree in Veterinary Biochemistry with basic qualification of B. V. Sc.& A.H./B. V. Sc. /D.V.M. and minimum of three years post-Masters teaching /research experience in Veterinary Biochemistry as lecturer / teaching associate/ research associate or in equivalent academic position in recognized veterinary/ allied academic  institutions with experience of curriculum development  and/ or consultancy and research publications in refereed journals in the relevant subject. Experience of guiding/supervising student(s) for research will be desirable.


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 Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry
Department  Department of Veterinary Science
Location  Nausori - Koronivia
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