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Faculty: Medical Sciences
Clinical Veterinary Sciences

Deadline Date: Sunday, April 12, 2020
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Qualifications and Experience 

The successful candidate must possess a DVM/BVSc or equivalent with an M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Veterinary Anaesthesia.


Candidates must also possess:

  • At least five (5) years specialist experience in Veterinary Anaesthesia

  • A minimum of five (5) years University level teaching experience and post graduate research

  • Experience supervising Small Animal Veterinary Anaesthetic cases
  • Experience lecturing Undergraduate Students in Veterinary Anaesthesia (all species)


Candidates with the following would have an advantage:

  • Board Certification (Dip ACVAA, Dip ECVAA)

  • Further training in Veterinary Anaesthesiology

  • An acceptable level of research as evidenced by recent publications in peer reviewed journals


Board eligibility will be an asset.


Special Responsibilities
  • Lecturing in Veterinary Anaesthesiology and Pain Management
  • Performing anaesthesia on companion, farm, equine and exotic animals
  • Contribute significantly to the development of interdisciplinary clinical courses for the DVM programme and facilitating interdisciplinary research among related disciplines
  • Co-ordinating and overseeing the wide range of veterinary anaesthesiology and directing clinical professional education and post-graduate modules in this area
  • Carrying out independent and group research and guiding and supervising student independent and group research
  • Carrying out Senior Administrative duties
  • Supervising Equine and Farm Animal Veterinary Anaesthetic cases


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:

  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills

  • Have a high level of clinical competence

  • Be able to contribute significantly to curriculum development

  • Be able to work well in a clinical team


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: 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 signed 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.