Assistant Lecturer/ Lecturer in Geospatial Science

  • University of the South Pacific
  • Suva, Fiji
  • Aug 12, 2019
Full time Geography Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description

The Opportunity

The University of the South Pacific seeks to fill the position of Assistant Lecturer/ Lecturer in Geospatial Science in the School of Geography, Earth Science and Environment. The appointee will have expertise in the application and/or teaching of GIS, remote sensing, and global satellite navigation systems.

The appointee will:

Teach undergraduate courses in GIS, remote sensing, and geographic techniques and methods;

Develop research in his/her area of expertise and apply for external research funding;

Develop and teach short courses for distance and flexible learning (continuing education); and

Undertake administrative tasks as required by the School, Faculty and University.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

For appointment at the Assistant Lecturer level; A recent (within 3 years) PhD and at least one ranked publication; Or in exceptional cases candidates with Masters Qualification in Geospatial Science, Geography or a cognate discipline and QoR threshold of meeting performance expectation at the Lecturer and some years relevant Tertiary Teaching experience and Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching or equivalent; the position is reserved for citizen of USP member countries as the main point for regional staff; expertise in one or more disciplines with Geospatial Science.

For appointment at the Lecturer level: PhD in Geospatial Science, Geography or a cognate discipline and meeting the QoR of the Lecturer level and normally four (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.

Preference will be given to applicants with: Publication record in international refereed journals; Experience working and/or teaching in developing countries; Experience with one or more of the following: ArcGIS, QGIS, Image Analysis and Processing, Python; and Experience in Distance Teaching and Flexible Learning.

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.