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The University of Papua New Guinea invites applications for this senior executive position as listed below.


  School Administration
1. Administrative Officer W/096021/22
2. Secretary for Executive Dean W/176004/22
Creative Arts (Arts & Design, Music, and Theatre Arts) Strand
1. Lecturer, Fashion Design W/961001/22
2. Director, MIAC W/961002/22
3. Lecturer, Fine Arts W/961011/22
Information and Communication Science Strand
1. Tutor W/191005/22
Journalism and Public Relations Strand
1. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer W/191008/22
2. Tutor W/191019/22
Linguistics and Modern Languages Strand
1. Professor W/091001/22
Literature and English Communication Strand
1. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, English Communication W/091016/22
2. Lecturer, English Communication W/221005/22
3. Senior Lecturer, Literature W/091006/22
4. Lecturer, Literature W/091003/22
Political Science Strand
1. Professor W/141001/22
2. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer W/141011/22
3. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer W/141006/22
Psychology Strand
1. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer W/151001/22
2. Tutor/Lecturer W/151002/22
Social Work Strand
1. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer W/011021/22
2. Lecturer W/011020/22
3. Lecturer W/011007/22
4. Field Officer W/013018/22


1 Chief Enforcement Officer – Discipline, Ethics & Standards W/333010/22


Professor K91,202 – K111,470 per annum
Associate Professor K73,919 – K 90,345 per annum
Senior Lecturer K60,452 – K 73,886 per annum
Lecturer 2 K49,961 – K 61,063 per annum
Lecturer 1 K41,836 – K 51,132 per annum
Tutor K35,520 – K 43,414 per annum
Chief Enforcement Officer (Maintenance), Chief Enforcement Officer K40,643 – K 49,675 per annum
Administrative Officer and Secretary K34,971 – K 42,743 per annum
Field Officer K30-,965 – K 37,846 per annum
Appropriate Domestic Market Allowance (DMA) and a gratuity payment calculated at 25% of the Base plus DMA will be provided for all contract level appointments. For all academic appointments a Teaching Allowance (ATA) will also be paid calculated at 20% of the Base plus DMA.

The University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages female applicants for all positions advertised.

Potential applicants are advised to do the following:

i) Obtain relevant position descriptions or descriptors by clicking the link on positions listed above or from the Human Resource Division through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact number 326 7233.

ii) Address selection criteria outlined on the job description or job specifics in their application, as well as highlight relevant experiences, qualifications and/or a strong aptitude to adapt/progress accordingly in the respective positions.

iii) Provide an up to date curriculum vitae with a recent passport size photo, and names/addresses of three (3) referees qualified to comment on the suitability of the applicant for the position(s).

iv) Applicants must attach Police Clearance and Medical Clearance.

v) Contact their referees to send confidential reports directly to the University without waiting to be contacted.

All applications will be treated as strictly confidential and will close on 7th October, 2022.

All applications should be forwarded to the Director, Human Resource Division, University of Papua New Guinea, PO Box 320, UNIVERSITY, National Capital District or faxed to 326 7187 or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Roboam Kakap (Mr)
Acting Registrar



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