Assistant Professor in Primary Health Care (NCD)

Suva, Fiji
07 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
05 May 2017
AC 101/17
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date    



The appointees will report to the Head of School of Public Health & Primary Care, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences through the FNU’s reporting structure and be required to teach in the Master in Public Health - NCD Programme, providing leadership in the development of Public Health and Primary Care initiatives and research in the specific field of Non-Communicable Diseases. Primarily, the appointee will be responsible for teaching and supervision of students engaged in thesis dissertation and implementation. Duties include collaboration with other Public Health working partners 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 learning and teaching 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.


The applicant should possess minimum qualification of PhD or Masters in Public Health with a Health background and working experience in a Health system with 5 -10 years engagement in NCD related programmes. Demonstrated curriculum development and training experience, and research/publication, and/or consultancy experience, in the relevant field is vital.  

An Assistant Professor shall have a demonstrated ability to make a significant contribution to the discipline through research and/or scholarship. In research and/or scholarship and/or teaching they shall demonstrate the ability to make original contributions which expand knowledge and practice in their disciplines.


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 Public health
Location  Suva
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