Jobs in Jamaica: Lecturer in Sociology

JOB TITLE: Lecturer in Sociology

LOCATION:  University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

DESCRIPTION: Teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in any three (3) of the assigned areas (Sociological Theory, Research Methods, Introduction to Sociology, Caribbean Social Structure and Sociology of Development); Supervision of postgraduate students.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a PhD in Sociology with academic and professional experience in the field; At least five (5) years’ experience in teaching and research at tertiary level; Published peer-reviewed research; Solid listing of conference presentations; Success and recognition of professional activities; Knowledge of Caribbean Sociology would be an asset; High priority on individuals who can work well in a team environment; Should also possess good communication and interpersonal skills and must be student-centered; A good command of English is essential; Excellent pedagogical skills; Demonstrable capacity to carry out a research agenda; Ability to participate in University life (administration, conference organization and committees) and community outreach. NB: Detailed application (two copies) and full curriculum vitae should be sent 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. 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 below address without waiting to be contacted by The University

CONTACT INFORMATION: Campus Registrar, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I.. Email: [email protected]. Fax: 1-868-663-9684