Free open Job in North, South & Central America Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer in Speech-Language Pathology at University of the West Indies

Qualifications and Experience 

The successful candidate should possess an MA or MSc/MS in Speech-Language Pathology or a closely related discipline.

Candidates must also have:

  • Licensure (in country of origin) and eligibility for licensure in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Ideally a minimum of 3 years’ experience as an SLP
  • Ideally a minimum of 3 years’ experience with Clinical Supervision
  • Familiarity with the particular communication challenges of the populations of the English-official Caribbean
  • Specialisation in child language disorders

Candidates with the following would have an advantage:

  • Experience lecturing in SLP
  • At least one other concentration in SLP

Candidates with a PhD in Communication Disorders or a closely related field may be considered for appointment at the Lecturer level.

Special Responsibilities

  • Teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Engaging scholarly activities including research and publications
  • Serving on Committees at the Department, Faculty and University levels
  • Providing academic advisement of majors
  • Participating in the design and development of courses, teaching materials and or programmes in SLP
  • Supervising undergraduate research projects as well as postgraduate research work
  • Clinical supervision
  • Programme administration
  • Academic advising

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 must also:

  • Display a collegial spirit and respect for others
  • Be familiar with research on and anywhere in the Caribbean
  • Be able to work in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Have the capacity to work collaboratively toward common goals and meet very specific deadlines
  • Demonstrate technological competencies particular to a web-enabled learning environment
  • Show evidence of excellence in teaching and scholarship

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.