The University of the West Indies
ST. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies


Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering


  • Master's and Ph.D Degrees in Civil Engineering or a related field


  • Considerable related academic and professional experience, including teaching and research as evidenced by a good record of publications in international refereed journals
  • Corporate membership in an international Professional Engineering Institution
  • Special expertise in Geotechnical Engineering

Special Responsibilities

  • Significantly contributing to the development of teaching and research in the Geotechnical Engineering programme
  • Teaching in the Department's postgraduate and undergraduate programmes
  • Coordinating postgraduate programmes
  • Supervising student research and providing advisory service to the community on geotechnical issues

Personal Attributes

The Department places high priority on individuals who can work well in a team environment. Candidates should also possess good communication and interpersonal skills. A good command of both oral and written English is essential. Candidates must also:

  • Demonstrate the ability or potential for excellence in teaching and research
  • Be creative and innovative
  • Be student centered
  • Have leadership skills

Detailed application (two copies) and full curriculum vitae should be sent to the Campus Registrar, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I., Fax No. 1-868-663-9684; e-mail: Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated. Application forms can be obtained at in the Faculty & Staff, Job Vacancies section. Further particulars including remuneration package can 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.

Deadline for application: 2017 August 20

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