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Faculty: Medical Sciences
Clinical Veterinary Sciences

Deadline Date: Friday, March 31, 2017
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Qualification and Experience 

The successful candidate must possess:

  • DVM or equivalent with post-graduate degree preferably or Ph.D. in Small Animal Internal Medicine
  • Considerable experience in Small Animal Internal Medicine practice and teaching experience

Board Certification (ECVIM/ACVIM) or Board eligibility would be an advantage

Any of the following academic and professional experience would also be an advantage:


  • Recommended experience in teaching and research at the tertiary level
  • A track record of, original and innovative work; high quality publications in peer-reviewed international journals
  • Corporate membership in a reputable professional institution
  • Active engagement in industry
  • Proven success in grant applications


Special Responsibilities 

  • Providing leadership of the Small Animal Internal Medicine Unit within the School of Veterinary Medicine and encouraging the future development of the Unit and the School
  • Providing very strong advocacy for the School at all levels
  • Creating and maintaining positive and productive relationships with local private and public sector stakeholders as well as regional and international agencies
  • Fostering intra/inter Faculty/Campus teaching and research networks
  • Attracting external research and development funding


Personal Attributes

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


  • Be inspirational, dynamic and visionary
  • Promote collegiality, transparency and inclusiveness
  • Interact successfully with staff and industry stakeholders
  • Be self-motivated
  • Work well with students


 Detailed application (two copies) and full curriculum vitae should be sent to the Campus Registrar, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I., Fax No. 1-868-663-9684; e-mail: 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 Campus Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by The University.