[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Reservoir Engineering (Ref#173/2/15 L1)

Faculty: Engineering
Chemical Engineering

Deadline Date: Sunday, June 9, 2024
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Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate must possess a PhD from a recognized university, which should be in Reservoir or Petroleum Engineering or any other closely related fields in engineering and the natural sciences.

 Candidates should also possess:

  • Specialization in Petroleum/Reservoir Engineering
  • Teaching experience at a recognized tertiary institution/university
  • Experience in supervision of student projects
  • Substantial research and publications in area of expertise in reputable, peer-reviewed journals
  • Proficiency in the area of Reservoir Engineering

 Candidates with the following would have an advantage:

  • Experience in the supervision of student research projects at Masters or Doctoral Level
  • Proficiency in the field of formation evaluation
  • Proficiency in Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Sequestration (CCUS)

 The following would be considered assets:

  • Chartered engineer
  • Industrial experience
  • Certificate in university teaching and learning
  • Proficiency in Simulation and Data Analytics


Special Responsibilities

  • Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Petroleum and Reservoir Engineering, Drilling and Completions, Reservoir Modelling, Energy Economics and/or Applied Geoscience
  • Supervising postgraduate (MSc, MPhil and PhD) student projects and mentoring of students
  • Developing well recognized and independent research programmes capable of attracting external funding in their area of expertise
  • Engaging with local, regional and international stakeholders, other Departments and academic institutions and Faculty through collaborative research
  • Providing ongoing revision of the curriculum to keep abreast of development and innovation in the area of expertise
  • Developing professional short courses to respond to the changes within the industry specifically focusing on local and regional needs
  • Serving on Committees at the Department, Faculty and University levels
  • Liaising with industries
  • Chairing various academic and nonacademic committees


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:

  • Be able to interact and work well with staff, students and industry stakeholders
  • Have good organizational and leadership skills
  • Be self-motivated and capable of mentoring and motivating students
  • Be fluent and articulate
  • Be willing to forge working relationships and meaningful engagement with external stakeholders (industry and universities)
  • Be committed to developing the Department’s outreach programme


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: STA-HRApplications@
. 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 2024 June 09