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Faculty: Medical Sciences
Clinical Veterinary Sciences

Deadline Date: Sunday, December 10, 2017
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The successful candidate must possess a: 

  • DVM or equivalent
  • M.Sc./Ph.D. in Veterinary Surgery


  • Considerable post-graduation experience in surgical practice and teaching in a University setting
  • Demonstrated Orthopaedics and Soft Tissue surgical competencies
Special Responsibilities 
  • Teaching in other areas of Surgery outside of the area of expertise
  • Contributing significantly to the development of interdisciplinary clinical courses for the DVM programme and facilitating interdisciplinary research among related disciplines
  • Co-ordinating and overseeing the wide range of Veterinary Surgery and directing post-graduate students in this area
  • Carrying out independent and group research


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 able to guide undergraduate and post-graduate students
  • Be able to relate well with colleagues and support staff
  • Have familiarity with the Problem-Based Learning (PBL) method and be willing to participate in Problem-Based Learning (PBL)


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.