Assistant Professor in Prosthodontics

Suva, Fiji
14 May 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Jun 2018
AC 74/18
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date



The School of Dentistry & Oral Health offers a variety of programs and courses in Dentistry, Oral Health and Dental Technology. Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Professor in Prosthodontics at the Department of Oral Rehabilitation.

Key Duties:

The appointee will be required to teach in the undergraduate Bachelor of Oral Health and Bachelor of Dental Surgery programmes, providing leadership in the development of clinical research as required. The position reports directly to the Head of Department of Oral Rehabilitation and is responsible for teaching prosthodontics, crown & bridge and a restorative dentistry  to Year 4 and 5 Dentistry students, conduct activities related to teaching such as regular review of units and programmes, administrative matters 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. She/he will also be responsible to demonstrate good practice in teaching, learning and assessment through the use of a wide range of learning resources and appropriate pedagogic practices.

Person Specification:  

PHD in Prosthodontics / Doctor of Clinical Dentistry- Prosthodontics with either a formal tertiary teaching qualification or a good relevant tertiary (normally an aggregate of four years) teaching experience. In exceptional cases, a good Masters degree or professional qualification with a formal tertiary teaching qualification or several years of relevant tertiary teaching experience or several years of relevant industry experience may be considered.

Experience in Dental Implants is preferred.


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 Oral Health


Suva – Hoodless House