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Faculty: Humanities & Education
Creative & Festival Arts

Deadline Date: Sunday, April 08, 2018
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Qualifications and Experience 

The successful candidate must possess a Master’s degree in Music Education, Musical Arts or the equivalent. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education, Musical Arts or equivalent will also be considered. Considerable teaching and practical experience and established practice in the Arts is also required. 


Further consideration would be given to candidates with specialization or competence in one or more of the following areas:


  • Music Theory;
  • Aural Training;
  • Music History;
  • Choral Methodology;
  • Jazz Theory;
  • Instrumental Ensemble Leadership
  • Practice and teaching of related courses and their relationships to each other



Special Responsibilities 


  • Teaching courses at the Certificate and Degree levels in Music
  • Evaluating student work and managing student projects
  • Assisting in the production and direction of student concerts and festivals



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:


  • Inspire and lead students at tertiary level in Music productions
  • Possess a positive disposition to the deployment of Information and Communication Technology in teaching
  • Inspire and mobilize student involvement in projects that relate to Musical Arts



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.