Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Microbiology

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Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate must possess a DM or equivalent or PhD, which should be in Medical Microbiology.

Candidates should also possess:

  • Substantial record of research and publications in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals
  • Considerable teaching experience, preferably in the area of Clinical/Medical Microbiology
  • Strong interest, teaching and experience in practice of Clinical/Medical Microbiology e.g. Virology, Mycology, Parasitology, Bacteriology

Candidates with the following would have an advantage:

  • Other specialist training e.g. FRCPath, ABBM, ACCM
  • Practical experience in strategic curriculum development of postgraduate programs and training for future microbiologists
  • Teaching and research experience/research advisorship

The following would be considered assets:

  • Medical qualification e.g. MBBS, MBCHB
  • Familiarity with Problem-Based Learning system
  • Experience in blended teaching and learning

Medically qualified applicants: to be able to operate as a Consultant in Microbiology in a hospital setting, it is necessary to be registered or be able to register with the Medical Board of Trinidad & Tobago (MBTT). Offering diagnostic and clinical consultations in Medical Microbiology to clinicians in the ward and other health workers at any of the Government Health Institutions in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago would be required.

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 collaborate with colleagues/disciplines on an ongoing basis
  • Be committed to working with Departmental research groups and students
  • Have an appreciation of the regional character of the University and of its regional responsibilities
  • Be able to work within a research team
  • Be able to expand the Department’s outreach and research profile
  • Be able to integrate theory and practice
  • Have a cross-disciplinary focus

The full advertisement and further details of the post may be obtained at . Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 2022 October 30      

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