[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Lecturer in Psychology (Ref# 156/70 L1)

Faculty: Social Sciences
Behavioural Sciences

Deadline Date: Sunday, December 19, 2021
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Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate must possess a PhD, which should be in Psychology or a closely related

Candidates should also possess a minimum of three (3) years teaching experience at a recognized
university in at least three (3) of the following areas:

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Experimental and Applied Psychology
  • Community and Environmental Psychology
  • Contemporary Issues in Cognitive Psychology


Candidates with the following would have an advantage:

  • Teaching experience at the postgraduate level
  • At least three (3) publications in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals in the field of Psychology
  • Experience in supervising research projects
  • Proficiency in teaching with diverse instructional methods including face-to-face and blended learning.


Special Responsibilities

  • Teaching at the undergraduate and post graduate levels
  • Assisting in the supervision of undergraduate and graduate research projects/theses in Psychology
  • Developing a research agenda in Psychology and disseminating through published papers and conference presentations
  • Serving on Departmental, Faculty and University committees
  • Attending Departmental and Faculty board meetings
  • Assisting with the periodic review of the curriculum
  • Advising undergraduate and graduate students
  • Supporting the outreach activities of the Department.


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 familiar with tertiary level education in the Caribbean
  • Be able to work in a multi-disciplinary environment and willing to advance
    multidisciplinary and collaborative agendas
  • Display leadership capabilities
  • Be committed to supporting outreach activities that promote the multifaceted and rich
    aspects of the programmes and activities within the Department
  • Be self-motivated and capable of motivating students
  • Be willing to apply diverse teaching methods.


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 December 19