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University of the South Pacific (Fiji) - History / Pacific History

  • Assistant Lecturer / Lecturer in History
  • The appointee will design, create, co-ordinate and teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The standard annual teaching load is four courses. She/He will build or continue to maintain a strong track record of research publications. She/he will contribute to the History team through active engagement in teaching and administration, community service across the USP’s region, and contributions to historical scholarship. Appointees to the position of Lecturer will supervise Masters and PhD students.
  • For the appointment at Assistant Lecturer Level: A postgraduate degree (Masters/PhD) in a relevant discipline; in exceptional cases, to meet particular disciplinary requirements in line with international standards, a relevant postgraduate qualification or professional qualification with relevant industry or research experience; other Minimum Qualification Requirements may be stipulated according to particular disciplinary requirements, following international standards; demonstrated ability and willingness to develop, co-ordinate and teach courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; a strong research profile and publication agenda (commensurate with the ranks applied for); excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills; demonstrative familiarity with and knowledge of the Pacific Region; and citizenship of a USP member country. The successful incumbent will be an internationally acknowledged historian. They will provide leadership to the discipline by undertaking major management and planning activities, develop, teach and coordinate subjects and courses that engage and motivate students, conduct and lead high-quality and high-impact research that results in high-quality publications as well as attracting external funding.
  • For the appointment at Lecturer Level: A PhD in the relevant discipline with relevant tertiary teaching and/or research experience; or In exceptional cases, a Master’s degree or professional qualification with relevant teaching experience or relevant industry/professional experience or a significant research profile. Other Minimum Qualification Requirements may be stipulated according to particular disciplinary requirements, following international standards; Ability to attract and supervise research students. Preference will be given to applicants with: Postgraduate certificate in tertiary teaching (PGCTT) or equivalent; Experience in creating and/or teaching online courses and with familiarity with online course design and pedagogy.
  • The position is available for a term of 5 years and may be renewed by mutual agreement, subject to successful performance outcomes.
  • Deadline: 7 November 2021


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