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Faculty: Science and Technology

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

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry focused on Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Bio-Organic Chemistry, or Natural Products Isolation and Synthesis.  Candidates must also possess:


  • Relevant postdoctoral research experience
  • An outstanding publication record and a well-developed research plan
  • Demonstrable synthetic experience
  • Considerable experience in teaching at the tertiary level


Further consideration will be given to candidates possessing:


  • Experience in Project Management
  • A track record of successful grant applications
  • Successful supervision of Ph.D. students
  • Certificate in teaching at university level



Special Responsibilities


  • Developing an externally funded research program
  • Providing quality teaching and mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students
  • Participating in Departmental and University initiatives



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 a motivated individual, preferably with research interests in one or more of the areas of pharmaceutically active small molecules, Heterocycles or Peptide Chemistry
  • Have a strong research agenda indicating the ability to publish in high quality journals



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., Fax No. 1-868-663-9684; 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, Job 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.