Coastal Fisheries Research Assistant

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University of the South Pacific
  • Post Date: December 15, 2023
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Job Overview

The appointee will  play  a key  role  in  implementing  the  coastal  fisheries  management  component  of  the  USP  PEUMP  Project. He/she  will  report  to  the  Coastal  Fisheries  Lecturer  and  be  supervised  by  the  Coastal  Fisheries  Research  Fellow.   Duties will include but are not restricted to: assisting the Coastal Fisheries Research Fellow with research work on fisheries commodities for the USP PEUMP project and co-authoring written research reports and articles for the project. The Research Assistant will be a key  player  in  liaising  with  and  coordinating  coastal  fisheries  management activities,  including  pilot  trials  and  rollout,  with  relevant  stakeholders  and  communities; support  the  Coastal  Fisheries  Lecturer  and  Coastal  Fisheries  Research  Fellow  in  design  and  delivery  of  coastal  fisheries  management  activities  from  planning,  coordination,  monitoring,  delivery  and  facilitation.

The Person we Seek

To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

A degree with two years subsequent relevant experience; or

a Diploma with four (4) years of relevant experience in technical or administrative fields may be considered; or

    • An equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.


Work  experience  in  PACPs; previous  experience/familiarity  with  international  and/or  regional  organizations and relevant  research  experience are desirable

Enquiries and further information:

Lavenie Tawake, email: [email protected]; Tel: 323 2170  

The position is available till 25 March 2025

Salary Range

FJ $33,549.35 to FJ $39,679.55 per annum


Closing Date

The closing date for applications is: 17 December 2023

How to Apply

Click the Apply button to apply for this position online.

The advertisement criteria is available on our University website ( under Employment Opportunities.

Please include the following documents in your application: Academic Credentials/Transcripts, Cover letter clearly addressing key Selection Criteria and Resume with names of three referees, one of which must be your current or most recent direct work supervisor. Referees will only be contacted if you are selected.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

USP is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. USP encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.

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