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Faculty: Medical Sciences
Clinical Surgical Sciences

Deadline Date: Sunday, July 22, 2018
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Qualification and Experience

The successful candidate must have:


  • A specialist qualification in Emergency Medicine recognized by The University of the West Indies, [FCEM UK, DM (Emergency Medicine - UWI) or equivalent]
  • Postgraduate qualification in the Discipline
  • American Board Certification in Emergency Medicine




  • A minimum of one-year post-specialization in Emergency Medicine
  • Clinical and Teaching experience in the major sub-specialities of Emergency Medicine
  •  A strong track record of research and publication in peer-reviewed journals


The successful candidate should be registered or be able to register with the Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago


Further consideration would be given to candidates who possess:


  • Fellowship in a sub-speciality such as Paediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Familiarity with computer software applications and statistical package



Special Responsibilities


  • Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Coordinating undergraduate education in Emergency Medicine
  • Fostering intra/inter Faculty/Campus teaching and research networks
  • Attracting external research and development funding



Personal Attributes

The Department places high priority on individuals of integrity 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 uphold the highest standards of practice and medical ethics.


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.