Free open Job in North, South & Central America Senior Lecturer/lecturer in Animal Improvement and Production Management at University of the West Indies
THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES ST. AUGUSTINE, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, WEST INDIES
FACULTY OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF FOOD PRODUCTION
SENIOR LECTURER/LECTURER IN ANIMAL IMPROVEMENT AND PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT
Qualifications and Experience
The successful candidate must possess a PhD, which should be in Animal/Livestock Science with a focus on Animal Improvement, Breeding, Genetics or a closely related field.
Candidates should also possess:
- Considerable years teaching experience at a recognized university
- A good record of publications in high-impact peer-reviewed journals
- Experience in teaching courses related to animal improvement
- Competence in Animal Improvement, Breeding and Genetics.
Candidates with the following would have an advantage:
- Training in Molecular Techniques for Animal Improvement
- BSc in Agriculture
- Demonstrated experience in successful supervision of undergraduate and post-graduate students
- Postgraduate teaching experience.
The following would be considered assets:
- Advanced level training in Ruminant and Non-Ruminant Production Systems
- Training in Physiology and Anatomy of Domestic Livestock Species
- Experience in teaching courses related to Anatomy and Physiology, Ruminant and Non-Ruminant Production Systems
- Experience in the application of molecular biotechnology and bioinformatics for livestock
- Experience in revision of existing curriculum or development of new curriculum to keep abreast of development and innovation in the area of expertise
- Good track record of developing thematic research programmes and history of attracting external research funding
- Experience in applying research findings to satisfy industry needs.
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 should also:
- Be well-rounded in the Livestock Science discipline
- Be committed to excellence in teaching and have a strong interest in mentoring students
- Be self-motivated and capable of motivating others
- Be willing to forge working relationships and meaningful engagement with external stakeholders
- Be willing to teach on virtual platforms in real time
- Be able to work proactively and provide leadership within collaborative and multi-disciplinary teams.
The full advertisement and further details of the post may be obtained here.
Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.
Deadline for receipt of applications: 2021 September 12