Details

Ref NumberAC 76/20
Position TitleAssistant Professor in Family Medicine
Closing Date11-Sep-2020
Location
College/DivisionDepartmentLocationNum
College of Medicine, Nursing & Health SciencesSchool of Medical SciencesSuva – Hoodless House x 1
Background The primary role of the incumbent is to teach, research/publish, consult, and provide general administration support to teaching within the section the staff is appointed, Conducts seminars, workshops and visits to appropriate organizations to enhance the delivery of the program. The role will involve planning and teaching programmes of study, assist in programme curricular development, assessing Student progress and provide advice and guidance to your Students, acting as a mentor where necessary to department staff members. Other duties may include assisting with the enrolment of Students and the preparation of their personal study programmes amongst others. The incumbent will be required to provide up to 40% of the time to the provision of clinical services to Fiji MOHMS. 
  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 organising committees of academic conferences or relevant disciplinary meetings.  They should be beginning to show Academic Leadership in their teaching and/or their research speciality and be involved in administrative duties at least at Department/School level.
 
Person Specification:
Essential:
• Specialist /Clinician: Masters or Fellowship in primary health care or general practice or public health or equivalent with specialist registration. 
• Should have 2 or more years of post-registration clinical experience
• Should be eligible for specialist registration with FMDC
• Research active

Desirable:
• Clinical teaching experience
• Academic leadership
• Administrative duties
• Demonstrates evidence of ongoing publications in ranked journals 

Salary An attractive salary commensurate with qualifications and abilities will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

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