Assistant Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics

Suva, Fiji
30 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
25 May 2018
AC 72/18
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date



Key Duties

The appointee will be responsible to the Dean, through the Head of Department and will be required to develop and teach Nutrition & Dietetics units at undergraduate and post graduate level. Duties include carrying 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, exam paper preparation & marking are to be implemented according to policies and procedures. Appointee will also be required to undertake other administrative duties as directed by the Dean of the College. 

Person Specification

PHD in relevant discipline with a good relevant tertiary (normally an aggregate of four years) teaching experience. The applicant should have demonstrated curriculum development experience, tertiary teaching and research/publication, and/or consultancy experience, in the relevant field is essential.  

An Assistant Professor shall have a demonstrated ability to make a significant contribution to the discipline through research. In research and/or scholarship and/or teaching they shall demonstrate the ability to make original contributions which expand knowledge or practice in their disciplines. The assistant Professor shall undertake local research with national impact as well as guide and mentor junior department members in research.


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 Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences


School of Public Health


Suva – Hoodless House