Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Population and Demography
FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
School of Economics, Fiji – FPP004
Recruiting for Excellence
The University of the South Pacific is one of only two regional universities in the world. We are the leading tertiary education provider and research facility in the South Pacific. The USP recognises the importance of research activity to our academic staff and therefore provides incentives to encourage high-impact research and publications.
The USP is owned and supported by 12 Pacific Island countries. We are committed to leaving a lasting legacy for all of these countries by developing their leaders of tomorrow. With a six-year strategic plan (2013-2018) we have significant ambitions for the future and we need great leaders to achieve them.
The School of Economics is one of the largest in the Faculty of Business and Economics. It teaches both undergraduate and post graduate programmes. The school contributes to research excellence and provides advice on important economic and social issues facing regional governments and other stakeholders.
The appointee will teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Population and Demography and contribute to the School’s Official Statistics Programme. She/he will supervise postgraduate research students and contribute to building a stronger research profile for the school. The incumbent will also work with other regional and international organisations, engage in consultancy services and contribute to the development of the Population Demography programme.The position is based at the University’s Laucala Campus in Suva, Fiji.
The Person We Seek
To be considered for this position, applicants must have:
- A PhD in Population and Demography;
- A proven record of successful teaching experience at the tertiary level;
- Excellent research publications.
- For appointment at the Senior Lecturer level you must have a strong record of published research in top-tier journals and books with either a formal tertiary teaching qualification or significant tertiary teaching experience.
Preference will be given to applicants with:
- Knowledge of the Pacific region;
- Experience in working with Statistical Offices, Regional or International Organisations.
The position is available for a term of 3 years and may be renewed by mutual agreement.
Salary Range: Senior Lecturer FJ $90, 882 to FJ $104, 865 per annum
In addition to the above benefits, the University contributes 10% of basic salary to an approved superannuation scheme, provides airfare and relocation costs where appropriate.
Enquiries:Josephine Singh; tel.: (679) 32 32547; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: 7 May 2017
How to Apply
Candidates are strongly encouraged to use the University’s online E-Recruitment system to view full details and apply for this position at www.usprecruits.usp.ac.fj Candidates may request further information from the Human Resources Office; tel.: (679) 32 32072; email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Manual applications are no longer accepted.
Please also include the following documents in your application: Cover letter and Resume clearly addressing key Selection Criteria, academic transcript and names of three referees, one of which must be your current or most recent direct work supervisor.