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Lecturer in Accounting/Finance/Business Law (4 Positions)
University of the South Pacific

Date Posted Aug. 16, 2018
Title Lecturer in Accounting/Finance/Business Law (4 Positions)
University University of the South Pacific
Department School of Accounting and Finance
Application Deadline Sep. 2, 2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Recruiting for Excellence

The University of the South Pacific is one of only two regional universities in the world. We are the leading tertiary education provider and research facility in the South Pacific. The USP recognises the importance of research activity to our academic staff and therefore provides incentives to encourage high-impact research and publications.

The USP is owned and supported by 12 Pacific Island countries. We are committed to leaving a lasting legacy for all of these countries by developing their leaders of tomorrow. With a six-year strategic plan we have significant ambitions for the future and we need great leaders to achieve them. The School of Accounting and Finance is one of the eight schools in the Faculty of Business and Economics.

The Opportunity

The appointee will teach undergraduate and/or postgraduate courses in one or more of the core areas of accounting (i.e. Financial Accounting, Auditing, Management Accounting, Information Systems or Forensic Accounting), Finance or Business Law. She/he will be expected to contribute to teaching through the various modes offered by the University. The appointee will also conduct individual and collaborative research leading to outputs in ranked accounting journals and participate in administrative and marketing activities of the School when required.

The Person We Seek

To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

- A PhD in Accounting or a relevant field from a recognised University;
- Significant tertiary teaching experience;
- A demonstrated and active interest in research work;
- Experience in tertiary teaching and/or research supervision at the postgraduate level.
- OR in exceptional cases, a Masters qualification and QoR threshold of meeting the performance expectation of a Lecturer, some relevant tertiary teaching experience and a Post Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching (PGCTT) or equivalent.

Preference will be given to applicants with:
- Recognised qualifications in tertiary teaching and/or professional accountancy.

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

Salary Range: Lecturer FJ $73,689 to FJ $96,958 per annum

In addition to the above benefits, 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: 2 September 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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