Assistant Professor in Veterinary Biochemistry

Nausori, Fiji
21 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Jan 2018
AC 297/17
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date




Key Responsibility:

The position is responsible to the Dean, through the Head of Department, Veterinary Science. The appointee will be required to teach Undergraduate & Postgraduate classes of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, developing undergraduate & postgraduate programmes, monitoring staff, research publications and consultancy activities in the area of expertise in the region. All activities related to teaching such as regular review of units, upgrade of equipment and resources, development of new programmes should be carried out in a professional manner. Activities associated with tutorials, lecturing, exam paper preparation, marking are to be implemented according to the policies and procedures of the university. 

Person Specification:

Relevant PhD qualification in Veterinary Biochemistry OR a relevant high quality Master’s degree in Veterinary Biochemistry OR a relevant High quality PGD with at least 6 years post PGD work experience with basic qualification of B.V.Sc. & A.H./B.V.S./D.V.M. Demonstrated curriculum development experience, and research/ publication, and / or consultancy experience, in the relevant field is essential.

The applicant should either be a registered veterinarian with Fiji Veterinary Association (FVA) or be eligible for registration with FVA.

The list of recognized Universities under Fiji Veterinary Association can be obtained from our website. 

Click Here to view the list of names of recognized Universities/ Colleges.


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 Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry


Department of Veterinary Science


Nausori - Koronivia


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