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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 PhD or equivalent postgraduate degree in Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics or Veterinary Toxicology
  • Considerable postgraduate research and teaching experience at the University level with an acceptable level of research and other creative output as evidenced by recent publications in peer reviewed journals


Special Responsibilities


  • Teaching in other areas of Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Toxicology outside of expertise
  • Contributing significantly to the development of interdisciplinary Pre-Clinical courses for the DVM programme and facilitating interdisciplinary research among related disciplines especially in the area of Animal Science
  • Conducting research and teaching in Veterinary Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Toxicology programmes and directing postgraduate students in these areas



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.