[Coral-List] FW: Vacant Position: Lecturer in Coral Reef Ecology in Fiji

Edward Lovell lovell_e at usp.ac.fj
Tue Aug 9 18:13:22 EDT 2011

Dear Coral-listers, 


Vacant Position:  Lecturer in Coral Reef Ecology

Faculty of Science Technology & Environment 

School of Marine Studies 

University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji

Position:  Ref. FVC125; FMS073 


Please see http://sols.usp.ac.fj/pub/vacancies.pl for details.  Initial
applications can be processed online.  


The appointee will teach undergraduate courses in coral reef ecology for a
BSc in Marine Science offered by the Faculty of Science, Technology &
Environment through the School of Marine Studies; develop a suitable
research programme; assist in supervising postgraduate students; and
contribute to consultancies undertaken by the School.


Applicants must have a PhD in the relevant area with a good record of
research, publication and tertiary level teaching.  The applicant must also
have skill and experience in sampling design and statistics, especially
multivariate analyses; have computer literacy in MS Word, Excel and internet
skills; and hold a current SCUBA diving qualification. Other desirable
attributes include experience and an aptitude for underwater photography
(film and video); ability to identify a wide range of coral reef organisms;
experience with the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network; experience in
running identification workshops; interest in the efficacy of marine
protected areas; and the ability to develop courses through distance
education mode.  Applicants should also be prepared to travel outside of
Fiji and be familiar with the South Pacific Region and the University's
multicultural clientele.


The position is available for a term of three years and may be renewed by
mutual agreement. Salary Range: F$59,813 to F$78,700 (Inclusive of 15%
gratuity). The University contributes 10% of basic salary to an approved
superannuation scheme, provides airfare and relocations costs where
appropriate. Closing date for applications: 27 August 2011   


Best regards, 


Edward R. Lovell
School of Marine Studies
Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment
The University of the South Pacific
PMB, Suva, Fiji
Ph. 3232943; Fax 3231526
lovell_e at usp.ac.fj 

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