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Faculty: Medical Sciences
School of Dentistry

Deadline Date: Sunday, April 29, 2018
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Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate must possess:


  • Postgraduate qualification in Oral Biology or in any caveat in Oral Biology or;
  • Postgraduate degree in Oral Pathology


With considerable teaching experience in the field of Oral Biology at the undergraduate level and expertise in one or more of the following areas:


  • Oral Anatomy and Histology
  • Craniofacial and Dental Development
  • Oral Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Oral Microbiology
  • Cariology
  • Tooth Surface Loss


A strong record of research and publication would also be an asset.


Special Responsibilities


  • Working closely with staff in the Faculty of Medical Sciences in providing quality leadership in teaching and curriculum development
  • Teaching undergraduate students
  • Undertaking clinical supervision 
  • Participating in clinically oriented problem-based learning activities
  • Supporting University assessment and examination activities
  • Conducting impactful research and publications
  • Teaching and supervising Dental Interns



Personal Attributes

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


  • Uphold the highest standards of practice and medical ethics
  • Possess strong patient management skills
  • Be able to relate well with colleagues and support staff and take on any responsibilities incumbent with the post
  • Be able to work in a multidisciplinary team environment



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.