Professor in Telecommunication and Networking

Suva, Fiji
20 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
18 May 2018
AC 64/18
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date



The College of Engineering operates on dual sector mode and the appointee will be responsible to the Head of School and the College Dean in preparation of TVET and Higher Education programmes at International levels for accreditation and effective delivery to students in preparation of practitioners of art and science in engineering. The Professor is also expected to develop and carry out relevant independent research projects to extend knowledge of an appropriate subject area and assist the Head of School and the College Dean in the delivery of the programme covering academic units, research work and other related activities required by the programmes.   

Key Responsibility:

The primary role of the incumbent is to teach, research/publish, consult, and provide general cognitive and technical support through teaching and research  within the telecommunication and networking engineering section the school; conducts seminars, workshops and visit telecommunication and allied industries  and/or organizations to enhance the delivery of the programme. The role of Professor will involve planning and teaching programmes of study, assist in programme curricular development, assessing student progress and provide advice and guidance to students, be  a mentor, where necessary, to departmental staff members of the school. The Professor is expected to challenge thinking, foster debate and develop the ability of students to engage in critical discourse and rational thinking. Other duties may include assisting with the enrolment of students and the preparation of their personal study programmes amongst others. The Professor will also contribute towards the development and co-ordination of the College research strategy. Furthermore, the appointee will also be expected to submit proposals and applications to external bodies for funding and accreditation purposes.

Person Specification:

Applicants should have a PHD in telecommunication and network engineering and should be a corporate member of a relevant and recognized engineering institution under the Washington Accord with either a formal tertiary teaching or significant (normally 10 years or more) tertiary teaching . The incumbent should have high level research, consultant and  teaching skills cognizant of an academic status that is recognized as a leading in the telecommunication and networking engineering discipline.


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 Electrical and Electronics


Suva - Samabula


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