Assistant Professor in Human Physiology job with FIJI NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Venue(s): Hoodless House
Department: Physiology and Physiotherapy
Division/College: College of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences
Job openings: 1

Background:

An Assistant Professor has developed his/her own research and teaching interests, and is becoming known nationally for his/her work. They will publish regularly in peer-reviewed international journals or other appropriate outlets, and are likely to have edited collections of work or meeting proceedings. They will also have chaired sessions at, or have been part of, the organizing committees of academic conferences or relevant disciplinary meetings. They should be beginning to show Academic Leadership in their teaching and/or their research specialty and be involved in administrative duties at least at Department/School level.

Job Description:

Person Specification:

The University has two academic pathways – “Teaching & Research” and “Teaching, Scholarship and Professional Practice”. The person specification for each of the pathway is provided below and applicants are advised to clearly state the pathway they are applying for.

Teaching & Research Pathway:

Essential:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent qualification specific to the clinical discipline of practice from an accredited university with professional regulatory body registration (where applicable).
  • (FQF level 9).
  • Research active
  • Clear evidence of good teaching performance
  • 9 years full time equivalent relevant work experience

Desirable:

  • Academic leadership
  • Administrative duties
  • Demonstrates evidence of ongoing publications in ranked journals

Applicants must demonstrate evidence of meeting at least one or all the three criteria as listed below:

  • University Service (administration)
  • Community Service (contributions to the wider profession)
  • leadership

Teaching, Scholarship and Professional Practice Pathway

Essential:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent qualification specific to the clinical discipline of practice from an accredited university with professional regulatory body registration (where applicable).
  • (FQF level 9).
  • Clear evidence of good teaching performance
  • Industrial/clinical experience in your area of ​​expertise
  • Provide evidence of undertaking consultations in your area of ​​expertise
  • 9 years full time equivalent relevant work experience

Desirable:

  • Academic leadership
  • Administrative duties
  • Providing a continuing high level of personal commitment to, and achievement in, a particular scholarly area and as a result, generating high level research outcomes.
  • Developing a record of publication in top ranked and other research and scholarly journals.
  • Participating in research projects and research teams (where appropriate)
  • Succeeding in applications for research funding, whether individually or as part of a team.
  • Supervising the program of study for honors students and postgraduate students undertaking research projects.
  • Participating in development opportunities to improve research and supervision skills.
  • Contributing to developing, mentoring, and providing feedback to junior researchers

Applicants must demonstrate evidence of meeting at least one or all the three criteria as listed below:

  • University Service (administration)
  • Community Service (contributions to the wider profession)
  • leadership

Salary: Base salary of FJ$56,942.00/annum plus 6% superannuation

To explore the post further or for any queries you may contact:

Surname: Saleshni Kumar
E-mail: saleshni.kumar@fnu.ac.fj

Application details

All applications are to include:

  • A covering letter of application addressing each of the criterion of the person specifications above, evidencing how your qualifications and experience meet the criteria. Guide on how to address your claims against the selection criteria can be downloaded from the link below.

This covering letter will form the main basis for shortlisting. Failure to provide this covering letter will result in your application not being considered.

  • A detailed CV and certified copies of all academic transcripts, three referees, with full contact details, including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. Candidate should state their relationship with each referee (eg, line manager, former postgraduate supervisor)

All applications must be submitted online using the University’s online job applications system which can be accessed at this address: https://fnu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home?c=fnu

Applications sent via email or manually for all positions will not be accepted.

Should you have any queries or face difficulty submitting your application online, please email on: vacancy2@fnu.ac.fj

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.

Closing date: 12th September, 2022 (Wednesday 11:59 am).

Advisory on Covid-19 vaccination:

Please note that in order to ensure regulatory compliance with the Health and Safety at Work (General Workplace Conditions) (Amendment) Regulations 2021, it is now mandatory for all employer representatives and staff of FNU to be vaccinated as a condition of employment to protect employers , employees, customers and the general public at workplaces from Covid-19. The successful appointee should have had the first vaccination against COVID-19 by 15th of August 2021 unless exempted by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (proof required). The appointee should also have received the second vaccination on or before the 1st of November 2021 unless exempted.

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