Monday, June 23, 2014

Teaching Staff, University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Teaching Assistant in Physics  
Senior Staff  
Teaching Assistant  
Faculty of Science & Technology  
1350-School of Engineering & Physics  
Fiji - Laucala Campus  
Dean, Faculty of Science, Technology & Environment  
Head of School of Engineering and Physics  
The School of Engineering and Physics offers a three year Bachelor of Science programme in Physics. This position provides support in all learning and teaching activities related to this programme.  
This is an entry level position with main duties revolving around providing teaching support to course coordinators.  
Teach, tutorial classes and undertake laboratory demonstration. Mark test and lab reports.
Community Service/Outreach
USP/Faculty/School outreach activities  
- A good first degree with a GPA of at least 3.5 in the required field;
- At least a postgraduate diploma level qualification in the relevant area;  
The Opportunity
The Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment has plans to gain international accreditation for its recently launched 4-year Bachelor of Engineering programme in Mechanical Engineering. To support the programme during this exciting time we are recruiting three Technicians in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. You will have the opportunity to help in tutorial classes, mark assignments and participate in lab demonstrations as well as take part in other school activities. You will also be encouraged to develop research in your area of expertise.

The Person We Seek
Applicants must have a good first degree in Physics with a GPA of at least 3.5 in Physics with at least a postgraduate diploma level qualification in Physics or related area.

Candidates with research interests aligned to our Physics programme's activities will have a definite advantage. Some teaching experience is desirable.  
The candidate should be able to:
- provide support in classroom and laboratory activities;
- teach tutorial classes and undertake laboratory demonstration;
- mark test papers and lab reports;
- mentor undergraduates from diverse educational background;
- contribute in delivery of on-line courses;
- commit to cultural diversity  
- Good Team Player
- Goal Oriented  
F$26, 750 to F$32,515 per annum  
3 years