Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2 posts) [Ref# 187-13-29 L1]

Faculty: Medical Sciences
Clinical Surgical Sciences

Deadline Date: Sunday, October 30, 2022
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Qualifications and Experience
The successful candidate must possess a MBBS or MD.

Candidates should also possess:

  • At least one of following qualifications or any other equivalent qualification:

            o FRCOG
            o DM Obstetrics and Gynaecology
            o American Board Certification
            o CST
            o Any postgraduate qualification with specialises in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from a               recognized university

  • At least one (1) year clinical experience post specialist qualification
  • Clinical experience in most areas of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Substantial record of research and publications in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals
  • At least three (3) years teaching experience at the tertiary level

Candidates with the following would have an advantage:

  • Fellowship specialist training
  • More than three (3) years clinical experience after completing post graduate training

The following would be considered assets:

  • Certification in Medical Education
  • More than five (5) years with an independent practice

Candidates should be registerable or be able to be registered with the Medical Board of Trinidad
and Tobago.

Special Responsibilities

  • Teaching and supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students and coordinating undergraduate programmes
  • Guiding and supervising postgraduate research
  • Fostering intra/inter Faculty/Campus teaching and research networks
  • Attracting external research and development funding
  • Participating in the expansion of new educational platforms, including integration of technology and active learning
  • Demonstrating leadership and initiative in supporting the department’s assessment and accreditation efforts
  • Carrying out independent and group research and guiding and supervising student independent and group research

Personal Attributes
The Campus places high priority on individuals of integrity who can work well in a team and
interpersonal skills. A good command of both oral and written English is essential. Candidates
should also:

  • Be able to work in clinical teams with various Regional Health Authorities
  • Be familiar with computer software application and statistical packages
  • Be able to attract external research and development funding
  • Uphold the highest standards of practice and medical ethics
  • Be committed to developing the Department’s outreach programme
  • Be able to interact and work well with staff, students and industry stakeholders
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills
  • Have a high level of clinical competence

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: 2022 October 30