[Iag-list] FW: Senior Lecturer position in Environmental Science at the University of the South Pacific

Naohiro Nakamura naohiro.nakamura at usp.ac.fj
Tue Nov 10 06:18:33 AEDT 2015


USP's School of Geography, Earth Science & Environment (SGESE) is looking to appoint an interdisciplinary oriented Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science who is enthusiastic about working in a multicultural team to address the environmental challenges of the tropical Pacific Islands. SGESE works on major themes of environmental change, sustainability, ecosystem dynamics and community resilience.

Job descriptions can be found from the link below: current opportunities > Position number FGE044
http://www.usp.ac.fj/index.php?id=employment_opportuni

Please send any queries to Professor Juergen Boehmer, head of the school: juergen.boehmer at usp.ac.fj<mailto:boehmer at usp.ac.fj>


POSITION INFORMATION



Position Number:

FGE044

Position Title:

Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science

Employee Class:

Senior Staff

Grade:

Senior Lecturer

FTE:

1.0

JOB POSTING LOCATION



Section:

Faculty of Science & Technology

Department:

1500-Other

Location:

Fiji - Laucala Campus

Reports To:

HOS

Supervised by:

HOS

POSTING TEXT



Purpose:

Build a legacy with us!
USP's School of Geography, Earth Science & Environment (SGESE) is looking to appoint an interdisciplinary oriented Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science who is enthusiastic about working in a multicultural team to address the environmental challenges of the tropical Pacific Islands. SGESE works on major themes of environmental change, sustainability, ecosystem dynamics and community resilience.

Nature and Scope:

The Opportunity

The appointee will be expected to:

- Teach undergraduate and post graduate courses in Environmental Science and Environmental Management;
- Undertake research within the broad area of Environmental Science on issues of environmental change, sustainable management and resource conservation;
- Play a key role in externally funded project development and project implementation;
- Make significant contribution to the leadership of the School and play an academic leadership role within the discipline;
- Attract and supervise postgraduate students;
- Facilitate collaboration and cross-disciplinary activities across the various sectors of the University;
- Assist in dealing effectively with national, regional and international agencies and NGOs on matters relating to applied environmental science, policy and governance, sustainable development, vulnerability assessment and adaptation to environmental change.

Key Results Area:
(For Advertisement)



Minimum Qualifications:

The Person We Seek

To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

- A PhD in Environmental Science/Geography/Ecology or a cognate discipline;
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- An outstanding record of teaching, research (including research supervision) and publication;
- A track record of successful grant acquisition
- For appointment at the Senior Lecturer level one must also have a strong record of published research in top-tier journals and books with either a formal tertiary teaching qualification or significant tertiary teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants with:

- Significant experience in the South Pacific or other islands contexts
- Significant experience in environmental impact assessment
- Experience in distance and online teaching
- A proven record of successful liaison with international and national donor agencies
- Demonstrated experience in biodiversity conservation will be of particular advantage.

Skills:

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Personal Qualities:



Salary Range:

FJ $90, 882 to FJ $104, 865 per annum

Length of Contract:

3 year renewable

Posting Date:

11-06-2015

Closing Date:

12-18-2015



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