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Faculty: Science and Technology

Deadline Date: Friday, June 09, 2017
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Applicant must satisfy the following essential criteria:
  • Ph.D. in Physics or related areas
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in teaching
  • Possess strong research credentials with a record of distinguished original work and excellent publication record in peer-reviewed international journals
  • Proven success in grant application



The successful candidate will be required to provide leadership in research and teaching in Physics and related disciplines; play a leading role in the strategy and development of curriculum, research and teaching; pursue research grant funding; be involved in interdisciplinary collaboration; develop innovative research and make a significant contribution to the department’s research output; to undertake an appropriate teaching and administrative load at the undergraduate /postgraduate levels; supervise undergraduate, masters and doctoral students; advise and mentor students and to take part in outreach activities.


Personal Attributes

The Professor of Physics should have extensive 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 is required.


Detailed applications giving i) full particulars of qualifications and experience (inclusive of statement on teaching and research interests), biodata; and ii) the names, titles, mailing and e-mail addresses, fax and telephone numbers of three (3) referees should be sent as soon as possible to the: UNIVERSITY REGISTRAR, OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION, THE VICE CHANCELLERY, UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, MONA, KINGSTON 7, JAMAICA, W.I. ATTEN:  Mrs. Deon Nicely-Simpson, E-mail: ( OR   Further Particulars of the post including full details of the remuneration package may be obtained from the Office of Administration by contacting us on – Fax: (876) 977-1422; or E-mail: (   The Further Particulars may also be obtained from our website at (