Assistant Lecturer in Land Management

Suva, Fiji
10 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Land Management and Development 

Build a legacy with us!

The University of the South Pacific is one of two regional universities in the world and is the leading tertiary education provider and research facility in the South Pacific. We are supported by 12 Pacific Island Countries; Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

We have 14 campuses across 33 million square kilometers of ocean. 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. We have significant ambitions for the future and we need great talents and personalities to achieve them. The USP provides support for cutting edge research and innovations and has good ICT facilities and satellite links to most countries in the Region. USP offers programmes through distance and flexible learning in a variety of modes and technologies throughout USP’s 14 campuses.

The Opportunity

The appointee will be responsible to teach undergraduate courses in real estate, land use planning and Geomatics. She/he will also be expected to help and contribute towards the development of courses for presentation in distance and flexible learning. The appointee will be expected to make contributions to all activities of the School including preparing and delivering lectures, seminars, tutorials and online teaching activities, assessing students’ work and undertaking research and consultancy in the Land Management discipline.

The Person We Seek

To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

  • A PhD in Land Management, Land Use Planning or Geomatics, relevant teaching experience at secondary and/or tertiary levels and a good research and publications record
  • OR in exceptional cases candidates with relevant Masters Qualifications & QoR threshold of meeting performance expectation of a Lecturer AND some years of relevant Tertiary Teaching experience and Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching (PGCTT) or equivalent.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the region.

Preference will be given to applicants with:

Ability to deal effectively with cultural diversity and the ability to interact with the South Pacific community.


The position is available for a term of 5 years and may be renewed by mutual agreement.

Salary Range:  Assistant Lecturer FJ $54,195 to FJ $65,034 per annum

Enquiries: Dr. Abdul Hassan; tel.: (679) 32 32167; email:

Closing date for applications: 26 November 2017

How to Apply

Candidates may use the University’s online E-Recruitment system to view full details and apply for this position at Manual and emailed applications are no longer accepted. Candidates may request further information from the Human Resources Office; tel.: (679) 32 32072; email: or

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.