The Papua New Guinea University of Technology
  • Post Date: September 20, 2023
  • Apply Before: September 30, 2023
  • Applications 0
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Job Overview


Applications are sought from suitably qualified Papua New Guineans to fill the following positions within the Mining Engineering Department of the University.

Mining Engineering Department

The Department of Mining Engineering is one of the four engineering departments at the PNG University of Technology and is very popular amongst prospective students both nationally and internationally particularly the Pacific Island nations of Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. The department offers Bachelor of Mining Engineering (Honors) and Bachelor of Mineral Processing Engineering (Honors) as well as 2-year master by research programs – Master of Philosophy in Mining and Master of Philosophy in Mineral Processing.

Lecturer in Mining Engineering

The successful candidate will hold an undergraduate degree and a master or PhD in Mining Engineering or closely related field from a recognized university. The successful candidate should be a member of a professional engineering body, have published at least 2 papers in listed, peer reviewed journals and have at least 2 to 5 years of full time university teaching experience or equivalent industrial research experience. Evidence of attracting research funds from industry may be an added advantage.

The successful candidate is expected to teach mine ventilation, ore resources estimation & geostatistics, geomechanics, rock fragmentation, surface & underground mine design and bulk material handling in mines

In addition, the suitable candidate is expected to conduct collaborative research in multidisciplinary fields in Mining, Mineral Processing and Geology on industry-based problems is necessary.

All candidates will be required to actively participate in delivering lectures online using zoom or any other user friendly tools

Conditions of Service:

Lecturer I/II PGK45,250.00 – PGK65,413.00 per annum

Domestic Market Allowance PGK 13,639 – PGK31,585 per annum

(Level of appointment depends upon qualification and experience)

Application Procedure:

A detailed application with updated curriculum vitae including certified copies of qualifications, names and email addresses, phone numbers of three (3) current referees including one from past/present employer should be sent to:

The Director – Human Resources

PNG University of Technology

Private Mail Bag

Lae, 411

Papua New Guinea

Applications must be compiled and sent as one PDF file to [email protected] with an indication of their earliest availability to take up the appointment.


  • Deadline for all applications is 30th of September, 2023.
  • Only shortlisted applications will be acknowledged.
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