Assistant Professor in Animal Husbandry

Nausori, Fiji
14 May 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Jun 2018
AC 93/18
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date



The position is responsible to the Dean, through the Head of Department, Animal Husbandry and HOS, School of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry.

Key Duties:

The appointee will be required to teach Undergraduate & Postgraduate course in Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry course, developing undergraduate programmes, producing research publications and undertaking consultancy activities in the area of expertise in the region. All activities related to teaching such as regular review of courses, 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 in accordance with the policies and procedures of the University.

Person Specification:  

Candidate must have a PhD and high quality Master’s degree in Animal Husbandry with basic qualification of B.V.Sc & A.H./B.V. Sc/DVM with minimum of three years post-Masters teaching/research experience in Animal Husbandry as lecturer/ teaching associate/research associate or in equivalent academic position in recognized veterinary/allied academic institutions with experience of curriculum development and/ or consultancy and research publications in refereed journals in the relevant subject. Experience of guiding/supervising students(s) for research will be desirable. 


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 Animal Husbandry


Nausori - Koronivia