Assistant Professor in Oral Health

Suva, Fiji
09 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2017
AC 236/17
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date



The School of Dentistry & Oral Health offers a variety of programs and courses in Dentistry, Oral Health and Dental Technology. Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Professor in Public Health at the Department of Dental Public Health, Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry.

Key Duties

The appointee will be required to teach in the undergraduate Bachelor of Dental Surgery programmes, providing leadership in the development of community research projects as well as administrative matters as required. The position reports directly to the Head of Department of Dental Public Health, Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry and is responsible for teaching community dentistry and its related teaching projects for Year 4 and 5 Dentistry students, conduct activities related to teaching such as regular review of units and programmes, administrative matters 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. She/he will also be responsible to demonstrate good practice in teaching, learning and assessment through the use of a wide range of learning resources and appropriate pedagogic practices.
Person Specification

PHD in Dental Public Health with either a formal tertiary teaching qualification or a good relevant tertiary (normally an aggregate of four years) teaching experience. In exceptional cases, a good Master’s degree or professional qualification with a formal tertiary teaching qualification or several years of relevant tertiary teaching experience or several years of relevant industry experience may be considered    The appointee will provide theoretical teaching, administrative and supervision of undergraduate students as required. 


An attractive salary commensurate with qualifications and abilities will 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 Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences


School of Oral Health


Suva – Hoodless House


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