Associate Professor in Civil Engineering

Suva, Fiji
05 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Mar 2018
AC 43/18
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date


Key Responsibilities :

Responsible to the Dean of the College of Engineering, Science & Technology through the Head of Department /School, or the program coordinator, the appointee will be required to teach building & civil engineering programmes at various levels, including both undergraduate and postgraduate units and carry out research and consultancy activities in the areas relevant to the needs of the region, activities related to teaching such as regular review of units and programmes, upgrade of equipment and resources, development of new programmes and mentoring of junior staff and students. Activities associated with tutorials, lecturing, and exam paper preparation & marking, are to be implemented according to policies and procedures.

Person Specification :

A PhD in relevant field with 10 years minimum of professional practice and relevant teaching experience.  The incumbent shall be specialized in Structural Engineering (Civil); experienced in the design and constructions of building/roads/bridges and other civil engineering structures. Demonstrated outcome in project leadership/management with high impact factor in consultancy outcomes having wide and extensive professional work experience with professional training; is nationally recognized as engineering expertise in the structural engineering field would be advantageous.

Tertiary teaching experience and/or industrial/professional experience or professional training experience is preferred.  Demonstrated ability to supervise students at master’s level is necessary.

Demonstrated record of providing intellectual/ academic/ professional leadership is essential in research/ publication mentoring and consultancy achievement are necessary.  Significant tertiary teaching or professional experience is necessary.


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 Engineering, Science & Technology


School of Building Civil


Suva - Samabula


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