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Faculty: Medical Sciences
Basic Veterinary Sciences

Deadline Date: Sunday, November 05, 2017
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Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate must possess a:


  • DVM
  • PhD or equivalent postgraduate degree in Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology




  • An established academic and research reputation in the areas of Veterinary Public Health, Food Safety and Veterinary Epidemiology
  • A track record of successful collaboration with relevant stakeholders
  • A record of successful research grant funding



Special Responsibilities


  • Conducting research in the interdisciplinary courses for the DVM programme and among related disciplines in the Faculty of Medical Sciences especially in the areas of Public Health, Animal Science and Veterinary Clinical Medicine
  • Teaching in all areas of Veterinary Public Health, Food Safety, Veterinary Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Meat Inspection and Milk Hygiene at the undergraduate and post graduate levels
  • Coordinating and overseeing the Food Safety Microbiology laboratory and performing consultancies in this field



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:


  • Guide undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Participate in Problem-Based Learning (PBL)
  • Relate well with colleagues and support staff
  • Be student-centered
  • Have a demonstrated ability to carry out independent and group research



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.