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Faculty: Food and Agriculture
Food Production

Deadline Date: Sunday, December 10, 2017
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Qualifications & Experience

Ph.D. in Biometry or Biostatistics

and their applications to Food, Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources and Allied Health Sciences  

Considerable teaching, research and curriculum development at the University level and a proven record of publications in refereed scientific journals. Experience in the theory and applied courses in Statistics and Biometry at both undergraduate and graduate levels and short-term courses.  Application of statistical principles to Food, Agriculture, Environmental and Natural Resources and Public Health Problems.


Special Responsibilities


  • Teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, especially on the subject areas of Statistics and Applied Statistics
  • Supervising undergraduate projects in Applied Statistics
  • Providing statistical advice and support to students and staff on the design and analysis of experiments or surveys as well as the interpretation of results
  • Conducting relevant research and supervising graduate students



Personal Attributes

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


  • research focused
  • student centered
  • able to interact positively with academic and support staff within the Department and the University
  • able to interface with scholars and professionals locally, regionally and internationally
  • able to contribute significantly to the teaching, research, curriculum development and supervision of graduate students



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.