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Job ID: 102896

Professor of Public Administration and Public Policy
The University of the South Pacific

  • Jan. 29, 2018
  • Feb. 18, 2018
  • Available immediately
  • Professor
  • Public Policy & Administration
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The Opportunity

The appointee will be responsible for leading the new stream in public administration and public policy and will be required to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses both on campus and through distance and flexible learning mode; supervise Masters and PhD theses students, participate and contribute to research and publications profile of the School and; contribute to administrative functions of the School and to the development of new courses and programmes. This is an exciting new opportunity for those with relevant qualification, experience, and training in public administration and public policy.

The Person We Seek

To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

- A Ph.D. in Public Administration or Public Policy and extensive teaching experience in public administration and public policy;
- Significant research and publications record together with a record of successful Masters and Ph.D. thesis supervision;
- Relevant consultancy experience;
- Administrative and research experience;
- A proven record of supervision of research students and academic leadership;
- Excellent English – written and oral communication skills;
- Experience in curriculum development.


The position is available for a term of 5 years and may be renewed by mutual agreement.

Salary Range: Professor FJ $129, 078 to FJ $139, 543 per annum

The University may pay an inducement allowance to secure the services of an exceptionally well-qualified candidate.

In addition, the University contributes 10% of basic salary to an approved superannuation scheme, provides airfare and relocation costs where appropriate.

Enquiries: Gloria Yam, tel.: (679) 32 32517; email:

Closing date for applications: 18 February 2018

How to Apply

Candidates may use the University’s online E-Recruitment system to view full details and apply for this position at Manual and emailed applications are no longer accepted. Candidates may request further information from the Human Resources Office; tel.: (679) 32 32072; email: or

Please also include the following documents in your application: Cover letter and Resume clearly addressing key Selection Criteria, academic transcript and names of three referees, one of which must be your current or most recent direct work supervisor.

  • USP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Contact Information

  • Gloria Yam
    School of Management and Public Administration
    The University of the South Pacific
    Laucala Campus
  • (679) 32 32517


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