[Coral-List] Vacancy: Professor of Marine Studies at the University of the South Pacific

Tim Pickering pickering_t at usp.ac.fj
Tue Aug 29 01:38:49 EDT 2006

The University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji Islands


Professor of Marine Studies
Faculty of Islands and Oceans
School of Marine Studies - Ref. FMS003

The appointee is expected to Head the School and promote it as a 
centre of excellence, monitor the effectiveness of various Marine 
Studies programs and promote innovation and relevant partnerships.  
The appointee will also be responsible for teaching; encouraging 
research and publications; monitoring the activities in field stations to 
provide high quality research and consultancy services to the region.

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in marine science or related 
fields; excellent record of teaching, research and publications; 
experience in managing a team of marine scientists, other marine 
related personnel, researchers, technicians and consultants; knowledge 
relating to marine issues in the South pacific or other island contexts; 
excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and computer literacy.

The position is available for a term of three years and may be renewed 
by mutual agreement.

Salary range: FJD99087 to FJD107117 per annum (inclusive of 15% 
gratuity).  The University may pay an inducement allowance of up to 
30% to secure the services of an exceptionally well qualified candidate.

Closing date for applications 06 October 2006.

The School of Marine Studies website address is http://www.usp.ac.fj/fio

Full details available at www.usp.ac.fj/jobs

All enquiries to be directed to HRHelp at usp.ac.fj 

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