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[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Lecturer in Medical Physics (Ref# 157-65 L1)

Faculty: Science and Technology

Deadline Date: Sunday, November 07, 2021
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Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate must possess a PhD, which should be in Physics, Applied Physics or a
closely related field.

Candidates should also possess:

  • At least five (5) high-quality, peer-reviewed publications in international journals in the area of Medical Physics within the last five (5) years
  • At least two (2) years’ teaching experience at university level in the areas of General Physics or Medical Physics
  • Evidence of experimental/computational competency in the area of Medical Physics.

Candidates with the following would have an advantage:

  • Postdoctoral/Clinical/Industrial experience in the area of Medical Physics
  • Evidence of successful research grant application and completion of grant project in the area of Medical Physics
  • Evidence of cross-disciplinary research in the area of Medical Physics.

The following would be considered assets:

  • Degree in Education, certificate in university teaching and learning or equivalent
  • Successful supervision of post-graduate students at the MSc, MPhil or PhD levels
  • Evidence of development or management of teaching labs.


Special Responsibilities

  • Teaching in general areas of the undergraduate Physics curriculum.
  • Teaching and coordinating MSc programmes.
  • Establishing independent research interests and maintaining research output and
  • Mentoring undergraduate and postgraduate research students and participating in academic
  • Participating in curriculum development
  • Providing Department, Faculty, University and professional service.
  • Applying for grants and developing an externally-funded research programme.


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
should also:

  • Be able to demonstrate good leadership skills, innovation, commitment and enthusiasm
  • Be able to interact positively with support and academic staff within the Department and the University as well as interface with relevant industry
  • Be committed to ongoing professional development.

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.

Deadline for receipt of applications: Extended to 2021 November 07