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Ref NumberAC 95/19
Position TitleLecturer in Chemistry
Closing Date16-Aug-2019
College of Engineering, Science & TechnologySchool of Pure SciencesLabasa x 1
Background The Department of Chemistry at Fiji National University is engaged in teaching core courses at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels as well as training of students in research leading to post-graduate diploma, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. Our chemistry courses cover the general disciplines of analytical, general, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. The Department of Chemistry at FNU is seeking a highly motivated staff member to impart quality teaching, training and research in these areas.
A Lecturer is qualified to MSc level, and has expertise in a particular subject which is taught proficiently at undergraduate level.  A Lecturer is research active and is beginning to publish their work in peer-reviewed journals, mainly in lower quartile journals.  A Lecturer is involved in the work of their Department and takes on administrative roles that assist the Department to function.
The successful applicant will be required to contribute to teaching of existing courses at undergraduate levels in the area of preliminary, foundation, general and organic chemistry, and possibly other related fields, as well as to develop new courses and programs relevant to the Department of Chemistry’s needs. The Appointee is expected to collaborate with and strengthen current research areas in the School as well as in other areas of chemistry, addressing local, regional and global challenges. The Appointee must have the ability to interact with and stimulate the interests of students.

Person Specification:
•  MSc degree in Chemistry

•  Research active
•  Show evidence of work published in peer-reviewed journals 
•  High standard of both written and spoken English
•  Ability to develop new courses/programs at undergraduate levels and to teach these effectively
•  Broad knowledge of chemistry with capability to teach in subject areas other than specialization 
•  Ability to work independently and as part of a team
•  Administrative duties 

Salary Base salary of $42,248.00 plus 10% superannuation

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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.

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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 (e.g., 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:  . Applications sent via email or manually for all established (salaried) positions will not be accepted.

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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.

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