Assistant Professor in Physics

Lautoka, Fiji
26 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Aug 2017
AC 169/17
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date



Fiji National University is looking for a competent physicist to teach and undertake research leadership in physics. Suitably qualified person shall be appointed as Assistant Professor at School of Pure Sciences at Lautoka Campus


The appointee will teach core Physics courses viz Quantum Mechanics and Atomic Physics, Nuclear and Particle Physics, Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics, Modern Physics, Mechanics and Fluids, Electronics to Bachelors of Science and Master of Science students; supervise research projects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, can conduct laboratory classes to support taught courses in Bachelor of Science and Master of Science Degree programmes. Appointee shall work under the general direction of the Dean, College of Engineering Science & Technology or his nominee. The appointee will be required to make significant contribution to research in existing area of expertise and in Department interest, but particularly in areas as described above. The appointee will be expected to interact and strengthen current research in the area of expertise as well addressing to local, regional and global challenges. The appointee must have an ability to interact with and stimulate the interests of students. The appointee will also be required to undertake administrative duties as directed


PhD in Experimental Physics in the existing research areas of the department with tertiary teaching experience of at least four years. A Bachelor degree should be in Physics with Mathematics and a Master’s degree in core physics.


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 of Engineering, Science & Technology


School of Pure & Applied Sciences




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