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Faculty: Science and Technology
Computing and Information Technology

Deadline Date: Thursday, June 28, 2018
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Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science with one or more of the following areas of specialization:


  • Algorithms and Computational Complexity;
  • Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems;
  • Database Systems, Data Analytics, and Big Data;
  • Human System Interaction;
  • Internet Technologies;
  • Pervasive Computing;
  • Programming and Data Structures;
  • Software Engineering and Testing.


Candidates must also have considerable experience in teaching at the tertiary level and a strong record of research and publication. 

Further consideration will be given to candidates possessing:


  • Certificate in teaching at University level
  • Professional certification in an area of specialization
  • Successful grant applications



Special Responsibilities

  • Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Computer Science and Information Technology programmes
  • Supervising postgraduate students
  • Developing a high quality research programme
  • Attracting funding for research programmes
  • Assisting in Departmental administration and curriculum development
  • Participating in outreach activities


Personal Attributes

The Department places high priority on individuals of integrity and who can work well in a team and student friendly 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 keen to interact with the national and regional communities
  • Be willing to support research priorities of the Department
  • Demonstrate interest in cross-disciplinary projects


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.