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Ref NumberAC 101/19
Position TitleAssistant Instructor in Marine Engineering
Closing Date23-Aug-2019
College of Engineering, Science & TechnologyFiji Maritime Academy Laucala Bay x 1
Background An Assistant Instructor is qualified to teach units up to Level 6 Diploma, but is normally not required to develop the curriculum. Assistant Instructors are full members of their department and should be starting to take on limited administrative duties.
Fiji Maritime Academy (FMA), an entity of Fiji National University (FNU) is seeking a qualified and experienced person to be a part of the Marine Engineering Department of FMA. The Marine Engineering Department Conducts Engineering Cadets and Officer programs.
Responsible to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FMA, reporting to the Head of Department, the incumbent will be required to conduct training and teaching in certificate level courses as the primary duty. The successful candidate, if suitably qualified may be required to conduct lectures in other programs as directed by the CEO. The duties will include but not limited to   lecturing, preparation of tutorials in the area of teaching. Activities associated with assessments, exam papers preparation, are expected to be carried out according to policies and procedures of FMA. 

Person Specification:
•  Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Engineering
•  Master Class 3/ Engineer Class 3 (Endorsed Watch keeper)

•  Higher qualification
•  Preference will be given to applicants demonstrating evidence of a strong commitment to professional development and innovation in teaching and learning.  Applicants with teaching experience, especially in the Marine Engineering training will have an advantage in the selection process. Also the applicant should be willing to work as a full time lecturer.
•  A Current Class 2 Marine Engineer Certificate of Competency (COC) with Chief Engineer experience in Foreign Going vessels. If the COC has not been updated to Manila amendments 2010, incumbent must be eligible for revalidation.

Base salary $30,695.00 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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