Prospective Staff




 
All applications must be emailed to vacancies@usp.ac.fj
Assistant Lecturer/ Lecturer in Pacific Policing
School of Law and Social Sciences (SoLaSS) , Social Sciences & Development Studies - LLS013
The Opportunity

The appointee will design, update and deliver online courses in our Pacific Policing degree program; develop an active and strong program of research; consult with local and regional police organizations and develop programs that reflect their needs; ensure program and course curricula are current, relevant and reflective of best practices in the field; work in a collaborative, collegial manner both within the School and across the faculty. This position will be located in either Laucala Campus, Fiji or Emalus Campus, Vanuatu.
The appointee must have research publications that meet the Universityís Quality of Research criteria at the appropriate academic level.
The Person We Seek
To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

For the appointment at Assistant Lecturer Level;
- A recent [within 3 years] PhD and at least one ranked publication;
- In exceptional cases Masterís degree in a field related to Policing and some tertiary teaching experience and/or relevant industry experience;
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills;
- Proven ability to contribute to, and work in, a positive team environment and to foster the same in their students;
- Citizenship of a USP member country.
For the appointment at Lecturer Level;
- A PhD in a field related to Policing including, but not limited to criminology, criminal justice, sociology, psychology, or law. The specific topic of the PhD is less important than a capacity to and a strong interest in applying your knowledge, skills and experience to the development of policing in the South Pacific region;
- At least 4 years tertiary teaching experience.

Preference will be given to applicants with:
- Postgraduate certificate in tertiary teaching (PGCTT) or equivalent;
- Experience with online course development and / online teaching;
- Ability to understand and apply research and evidence based practice in teaching;
- Experience with inter-professional teams and / or inter-professional education;
- Experience of working in a policing or criminal justice setting would be an advantage;
- Academic/teaching experience in policing and / or related fields;
- Experience with online course development and / or online teaching;
- Ability to understand and apply research and evidence based practice in teaching;
- Experience with inter-professional teams and / or inter-professional education;
- Experience of working in a policing or criminal justice setting would be an advantage.
Enquiries and further information: Associate Professor Sandra Tarte - Acting Head, School of Law and Social Sciences (SoLaSS) , ph: +679 32 32577; fax: ; email: sandra.tarte@usp.ac.fj

The position is available for a term of 5 years and may be renewed by mutual agreement, subject to successful performance outcomes.
Salary Range:

FJ $57,988 to FJ $69,586 per annum
FJ $73,689 to FJ $96,958 per annum
VUV 3,948,965 to VUV 4,738,758 per annum VUV 4,893,894 to VUV 6,439,335 per annum
 


Closing date for applications 24 October 2021

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