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Faculty: Medical Sciences

Mona Campus:
Deadline Date: Monday, April 30, 2018



Minimum qualification is a Ph.D. or advanced degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or related subject. A Public Health physician is preferred, however, all suitable candidates will be considered. Exposure to different areas of Public Health, with a blend of public health practice, research and academia is preferred.


The successful candidate should possess related academic and professional experience:


  • Public Health practice of a high standard with clear results
  • A record of distinguished original work
  • A record of research in peer reviewed international journals
  • Teaching at the tertiary level



Special Expertise/Areas of Specialization 

The appointed Professor is expected to provide leadership in the Doctor of Public Health - a professional post-graduate degree geared to train public health leaders for the Caribbean who are equipped to practice anywhere in the world.


Personal Attributes 

Must have the ability to interact positively with academic and support staff as well as students, and must be able to effectively interface with the Public Health Sector and other relevant stakeholders within the Caribbean Region.


Detailed application (two copies) and full curriculum vitae should be sent to the University Registrar, Office of Administration, The University of the West Indies, Regional Headquarters, Mona, Jamaica, W.I., e-mail: OR Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated.  Application forms can be obtained at, Job opportunities section.  Further particulars including remuneration package can 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 University Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by the University.