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Faculty: Science and Technology

Deadline Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
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Ph.D. in Chemistry


Research, Outreach, Consultancy and Project Management

A past success in grant winning will be an asset.

Special Responsibilities
  • Conducts and actively supports research in analytical/environmental chemistry;
  • Manages the AFM and ICPMS instruments and trains students and staff in their use;
  • Leads the department’s revenue generating initiatives in research, consulting and analytical services;
  • Interfaces with clients requiring services, identifying and assembling the requisite resources and coordinating delivery of these services;
  • Collaborates with other departments and public and private agencies to develop funded projects and leads in the writing of grant proposals;
  • Leads the effort through contract research to provide solutions to problems of clients in the private and public sectors both locally and regionally;
  • Organizes the Department’s Outreach activities with the public and other stakeholders e.g. U.W.I. Open Days, exhibitions, visiting schools and co-ordinating such visits, organizing visits of schools to the department; meetings with Alumni and industry representatives


Personal Attributes

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


  • Be able to meet deadlines.
  • Be computer literate.
  • Have good leadership and management skills.



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.