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Faculty: Medical Sciences
Clinical Medical Sciences

Deadline Date: Friday, March 31, 2017

Qualifications and Experience

A specialist qualification in Paediatrics recognized by The University of the West Indies such DM, MRCPCH or Board Certification in Paediatrics from the American Board of Paediatrics or an additional postgraduate degree from an approved and accredited university/institution, would be an asset. A further academic qualification would be an advantage.


Special Responsibilities

Supervision of Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students


Personal Attributes

At least five (5) years postgraduate experience in the specialty.  Formal specialist training as well as expertise in a sub- specialty would be an asset. Considerable academic and professional experience including teaching and research at the tertiary level, a record of distinguished original work, excellent publication record in peer-reviewed international journals and membership in reputable professional bodies is desirable. Proven success in grant application will be an asset.



The Department places high priority on individuals who can work well in a team environment. Candidates should also possess good communication and interpersonal skills. A good command of English is essential.


Detailed application (two copies) and full curriculum vitae should be sent to the University Registrar, Office of Administration, The University of the West Indies, Regional Headquarters, W.I., Fax No. 1-876-977-1422; e-mail: ATTEN:  Mrs. Deon Nicely-Simpson.  Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated.  Application forms can be obtained at in the Faculty & Staff, Job Vacancies section. Further particulars including remuneration package can 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 University Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by The University.