Free open Job in North, South & Central America Lecturer in Highway Engineering at University of the West Indies

Qualifications and Experience 

The successful candidate must possess a PhD in Civil Engineering with membership of an internationally recognized professional body or Engineering institution. 

Candidates must also possess:

  • A suitable combination of teaching, research and industrial experience as a distinguished Civil Engineer
  • A track record of team work, grant awards, original research and publications
  • Special expertise in the area of Infrastructure and Highway Design and Highway Construction Materials

Candidates with the following would have an advantage:

  • Good B.Sc. Honours Degree in Civil Engineering and an M.Sc. in Civil Engineering
  • Postgraduate research and academic experience in the subject area
  • Capability in Civil Engineering and Highway Engineering

Special Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinating teaching in the Civil Engineering, and Civil with Environmental Engineering streams of subjects in the B.Sc. and M.Sc. programmes
  • Leading research in the areas of Civil Engineering, and Civil with Environmental Engineering                            

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:

  • Be inspirational with the vision and ability to promote collegiality, transparency and inclusiveness
  • Be self-motivated
  • Be able to work well with students
  • Be a fluent and articulate communicator to ensure successful interactions with staff, students and industry stakeholders
  • Have organizational and leadership skills 

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 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: 2019 December 15