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Faculty: Social Sciences

Deadline Date: Thursday, May 31, 2018
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Qualification and Experience

The successful candidate must possess a Postgraduate qualification in Political Sciences at the PhD level, from a recognized University with teaching experience at the University level and specialization in one or more of the following areas:


  • Political Theory/Political Thought
  • Public Policy


Special Responsibilities

  • Teaching, Research and Curriculum Developments in the field of Political Science and Public Policy at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate level
  • Supervising post-graduate students
  • Engaging in ongoing personal research, as well as, departmentally-initiated research activities
  • Networking the Department with various national, regional, and International Organizations/Stakeholders in furtherance of the Department


Personal Attributes

The Department places high priority on individuals who can work well in a team and student friendly environment. Candidates should also possess good communication and interpersonal. A good command of both oral and written English is essential. Candidates must also:

  • Be able to work in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Be able to effectively interact with students and faculty
  • Be able to enrich the intellectual capital of the Department through his/her research and teaching activities
  • Have a strong research agenda indicating the ability to publish in high quality journals


Detailed application and full curriculum vitae should be sent to the Campus Registrar, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I. via e-mail: Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated. Application forms may be obtained at in the Faculty & Staff, Staff Vacancies section. Further particulars including remuneration package may also be obtained at the above address.  In order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send their references under CONFIDENTIAL cover DIRECTLY to the Campus Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by the University.