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LECTURER IN ECONOMICS (REF: 156/56 I L1)

Faculty: Social Sciences
Economics


Deadline Date: Sunday, March 17, 2019
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Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate must possess a Ph. D. in Economics with specialization in Macroeconomics or Behavioural Economics.

Candidates should also possess:

  • Experience in undergraduate teaching of Intermediate Macroeconomics, and Remedial Mathematics and Statistics
  • Experience in graduate teaching of Research Methodology
  • Evidence of a good research and publication record

 

Experience in outreach, distance delivery of courses and use of educational technology would be an asset.


Special Responsibilities

  • Supervising M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. students
  • Teaching at the graduate level in (a) Microeconomic or Macroeconomic Theory, (b) Research Methods and/or Econometrics and (c) either Development Economics, Monetary Economics or International Economics
  • Specializing in any combination of Sustainable Economic Development, Monetary Policy, Public Finance, Economic Development with an emphasis on Poverty & Health, Labour Economics, Advanced Econometrics, Energy Economics or Economics of Integration
  • Mentoring young academics
  • Networking the Department with various national, regional, and international organizations/stakeholders in furtherance of the Department
  • Strengthening the Department’s research agenda
  • Engaging in departmentally-initiated research activities including those of its research clusters

 

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 have:

  • The ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • An interest in interacting with the national and regional community

Detailed application and full curriculum vitae should be sent to the Campus Registrar, c/o HR Division (Appointments Section), Main Administration Building, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I. via e-mail: HRApplications@sta.uwi.edu. Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated. Application forms may be obtained at http://www.sta.uwi.edu/ 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. Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.