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Job Overview


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

Department of Forestry

The Department is spread over Unitech’s two campuses, with the Bulolo campus located 3 hours drive from main campus and surrounded by PNG’s largest Araucaria and pine plantations and PNG’s largest downstream processor of timber. The Department offers a 4- year B.S Forestry and 3-year Diploma Forestry.

Lecturer of Forest Biology & Wildlife Management

Applicants must have a Master level Degree in forestry or related field from a recognized University with exceptional academic leadership  The position requires high quality teaching, research or professional output and the experience and potential to give effective overall leadership to all activities. Minimum of 2 years of work experience in classroom related environment or related industry designation.  

The incumbent must have prior experience teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses in  Animal biology, plant biology, wildlife and pest and disease.  The incumbent will be expected to develop nationally recognized research and outreach and engagement activities related to field of expertise and developing and applying technologies that will improve industry’s competitiveness. The successful applicant will build upon our current strengths in the forestry department and will help strengthen existing collaborations with other departments and colleges at the University. 

He/she will be assigned teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, and is expected to contribute proactively to expanding the Department’s international networking, in-house educational resources, overall strategic planning, and quality of teaching. We are keen to recruit candidates with expertise in experimental design and biostatistics (parametric, non-parametric), and forestry-related IT, including GIS.

Condition of Service:

Base Salary: PGK41, 837.00 – PGK51, 133.00 

Domestic Market Allowance of PGK11, 800 – PGK18, 000 per annum

(Level of appointment depends upon qualification and experience)

Application Procedure

Detailed application with curriculum vitae including certified copies of qualifications, names and addresses including email addresses, phone numbers of three (3) current referees including one from past/present employer, if any, should be sent to the address below:

The Registrar,

PNG University of Technology,

Private Mail Bag, 

Lae, 411,

Papua New Guinea

Applicants are encouraged to email all applications in one PDF file to recruitment@pnguot.ac.pg


  • Deadline for all applications is on the 18th OF DECEMBER, 2020.
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