Senior Lecturer in Land Management and Development 

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 and post graduate courses in land use planning, real estate/ land law. She/he will also be expected to supervise Masters and PhD theses, contribute towards existing courses and develop new courses in the School which will be used for presentation in distance and flexible learning. The appointee will be expected to make significant contributions to all activities of the School including research administration, preparing and delivering lectures, seminars, tutorials and online teaching activities, assessing students’ work and undertaking research and consultancy in the Land Management discipline. An appointee at the senior level will also be expected to play a major leadership role within the School.

The Person We Seek

To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

  • A PhD in a relevant field;
  • Significant tertiary teaching experience;
  • A strong record of internationally recognised research and publications;
  • A strong record of quality teaching and a demonstrated capacity for academic and administrative leadership.

Preference will be given to applicants with:

Professional experience, the ability to deal effectively with cultural diversity and ability to interact with and teach young people and professionals in the field.


The position is available for a term of 5 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: 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.