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Faculty: Social Sciences
Behavioural Sciences

Deadline Date: Thursday, June 28, 2018
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Qualification and Experience

The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. in Criminology/Criminal Justice or a related discipline from an accredited university with a strong publication record with a focused research agenda and experience teaching in Criminology at the undergraduate and graduate level in one or more of the following areas:

  • Police Science
  • Forensic Science
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Caribbean Criminology


Further consideration would be given to applicants who: 

  • possess professional experience in the Criminal Justice System
  • are able to teach any two (2) of the following: Terrorism and Political Violence; White Collar Crime; both quantitative and qualitative methods



Special Responsibilities 

  • Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses
  • Supervising research students at the M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. levels
  • Maintaining a publication record
  • The incumbent will be expected to teach five courses per academic year



Personal Attributes

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

  •  Have team leadership, coordination and fundraising skills
  • Be able to work in a multi-disciplinary environment and within a university structure
  • Willingness to develop a research agenda and to lead research activities in Criminology



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.