The successful applicant should have a PhD in water resources management or a closely related field. Qualifications in resource or environmental economics related to water management and an ability to use hydrological models would be assets. A strong academic record with experience in graduate teaching, student supervision, applied research and project management would be advantages, but early career scientists are also welcome to CERMES supportive work environment for career development. The successful applicant will coordinate the water resources management MSc specialisation stream of up to five modular graduate courses and contribute to CERMES short courses including online teaching. New lecturers take the UWI Postgraduate Certificate in University Teaching and Learning to enhance their skills.
UWI contributes to sustainable development in the Caribbean and as such the successful applicant will be expected to work with and support national, regional and international organisations involved in Water Resources Management. Other attributes that are desirable include: knowledge of the Caribbean; excellent oral communication, writing and analytical skills; team working and leadership skills.
The successful applicant will be expected to assume duties by August 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Detailed applications (two copies) giving full particulars of qualifications, experience and biodata and three (3) signed up-to-date referee reports should be sent as soon as possible to The Assistant Registrar (Human Resources), The University of the West Indies, P.O. Box 64, Bridgetown, Barbados. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. If your first and higher degrees were obtained from different Universities, please provide a referee report from each University and one referee should be a member of your present organization. A Job Application Pack is available from our website: www.cavehill.uwi.edu/hr/careers.aspx.
The closing date for completed applications (Application Form, CV, referee reports and degree transcripts) is March 16, 2020.