Close Menu




Institute of International Relations

Deadline Date: Sunday, April 29, 2018
View Further Particulars Document

Qualification and Experience

The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. in International Relations or in a related field, with considerable teaching experience at the postgraduate level and a strong record of publications in the field. Areas of specialization must include issues related to one or more of the following:


  • Climate Change and Sustainable Development such as SIDS Development, Issues and Resilience
  • Contemporary, Social and Economic Problems in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Development Financing and Climate Change
  • Disaster Risk Management and Regional Cooperation
  • Climate Change and Migration Studies


Further consideration would be given to candidates who possess demonstrable outputs or interest relating to relevant research


Special Responsibilities


  • Teaching students at the level of the Postgraduate Diploma in International Relations and the M.Sc. Degree in Global Studies/International Relations
  • Supervising the research work of candidates for the M.Phil. and Ph.D. Degrees in International Relations
  • Participating in the research programme of the Institute in particular field of specialization
  • Teaching duties in a face-to-face environment and by distance delivery modes, including electronic transmission



Personal Attributes

The Institute 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:


  • Possess the ability to contribute significantly to the work of the Institute in teaching, research, grant writing, curriculum development and supervision of graduate students
  • Be dependable, reliable and able to produce work of a high quality
  • Have a flexible approach to work
  • Have a good work ethic, sensitivity and tact
  • Possess the ability to deal effectively with a wide range of people; staff, students and colleagues
  • Be able to liaise with colleagues where work interests overlaps



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.