[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Lecturer in Nursing (Ref# 187/23/14 I L1)

Faculty: Medical Sciences
School of Nursing

Deadline Date: Sunday, October 8, 2023
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Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate must possess a PhD or equivalent from a recognized university in
Nursing, Education or a closely related field.

Candidates should also possess:

  • At least fifteen (15) years post RN experience
  • At least five (5) years teaching experience at the tertiary level
  • A good record of research and publications in reputable, peer-reviewed journals
  • Experience in supervising undergraduate research
  • Proficiency in testing and evaluation at the tertiary level
  • Competence in curriculum development

Candidates with the following would have an advantage:

  • MSN, MSc or MEd in Nursing Education or a closely related field
  • Experience teaching in at least one (1) of the following:

            o General Nursing
            o Oncology
            o Midwifery or other allied health fields

  • Academic Administration or Managerial experience
  • Experience in supervising postgraduate research
  • Experience as an examiner of clinical or theoretical components of Nursing
  • Experience in grant writing
  • Competence in the following:

           o Networking and Collaboration
           o Leadership and Management
           o Using online pedagogical platforms

The following would be considered assets:

  • Qualification in Education or Administration
  • Experience in oral or written research presentations at international conferences
  • Evidence of prior success in supervising research


Special Responsibilities

  • Developing teaching material
  • Engaging in academic advisement
  • Supervising students in the teaching/learning environment
  • Leading curriculum development
  • Facilitating innovative teaching/learning and assessment experiences for students
  • Supervising research projects


Personal Attributes

The Campus 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:

  • Display strong ethical values
  • Possess supervisory skills
  • Display leadership skills
  • Provide evidence of membership to professional associations


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: STAHRApplications@ 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 2023 October 08