Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

University of the West Indies - Department of Clinical Surgical Sciences


  • Specialist qualification in Obstetrics and Gynaecology recognized by the University of the West Indies, [ FRCOG, DM (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) or equivalent]
  • American Board Certification in Obstetrics
  • United Kingdom Completion of Specialist Training (CST) 


  • Ideally one year postgraduate experience in the speciality
  • Teaching/Research experience in the field
  • A strong record of research and publication in peer-reviewed journals 

The successful candidate should be registered or be able to register with the Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago 

Stronger consideration would be given to candidates who possess: 

  • An additional postgraduate Degree in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Formal specialist training as well as expertise in a sub-specialty
  • Familiarity with computer software applications and statistical packages
  • Certification in Medical Education

Special Responsibilities

  • Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students and coordinating undergraduate education in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Fostering intra/inter Faculty/Campus teaching and research networks
  • Attracting external research and development funding 

The successful candidate will be assigned to one of the University’s Clinical Training Sites. 

Personal Attributes
The Department places high priority on individuals who can work well in a team and student friendly environment. Candidates should possess good communication and interpersonal skills. A good command of both oral and written English is essential. Candidates must also uphold the highest standards of practice and medical ethics.

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 31

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