Lecturer /Senior Lecturer (Population and Demography)

  • University of the South Pacific
  • Suva, Fiji
  • Aug 12, 2019
Full time Humanities: Other Social & Behavioral Sciences

Job Description

Build a legacy with us!

The USP is one of the two regional universities in the world and is the leading tertiary education provider and research facility in the South Pacific. With students around the Pacific region, we are supported by 12 Pacific Island countries; Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.

The Opportunity

The appointee will teach undergraduate courses in Population and Demography and contribute to Population & Demography and Official Statistics Programmes of the School. He/she will contribute to building a stronger research profile for the school. The appointee will also work with other regional and international organisations, engage in consultancy services and contribute to the development of the Population and Demography program.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

For Appointment at the Lecturer level: A PhD in Population and Demography or related field and meeting the QOR at the Lecturer level and normally 4 years tertiary teaching experience. Preference will be given to those who already possess a teaching qualification and Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching (PGCTT) or equivalent;

For Appointment at the Senior Lecturer level: Completed a PhD in Population and Demography or related field with either a formal tertiary teaching qualification and significant (normally 10 years) tertiary teaching experience.

Preference will be given to applicants with: Demonstrated field experience and knowledge of applied areas of Population and Demography and those with working knowledge of the Pacific region especially with regional or international organisations; and Proven high ranked research publications in the field of Population and Demography.

Application Details

Candidates may use the University’s online E-Recruitment system to view full details and apply for this position at https://www.usprecruits.usp.ac.fj Manual and emailed applications are no longer accepted. Candidates may request further information from the Human Resources Office; tel.: (679) 32 32072; email: hrhelp@usp.ac.fj or personnel@usp.ac.fj

Please also include the following documents in your application: Cover letter and Resume clearly addressing key Selection Criteria, academic transcript and names of three referees, one of which must be your current or most recent direct work supervisor.