Jobs in Jamaica: Professor of Pediatrics

JOB TITLE: Professor of Pediatrics

LOCATION: University of the West Indies, Mona

DESCRIPTION: Providing overall visionary leadership and new direction in the discipline of Pediatrics in the Department; Providing very strong advocacy for the Department at all levels; Creating and maintaining positive and productive relationships with local private and public sector stakeholders as well as regional and international agencies; Fostering intra/inter Faculty/Campus teaching and research networks; Attracting external research and development funding

QUALIFICATIONS: Specialist qualification in Pediatrics recognized by The University of the West Indies, such as DM, MCPC OR  Board Certification in Pediatrics from the American Board of Pediatrics; Further consideration would be given to candidates who possess: an additional postgraduate degree from an approved and accredited University/Institution; formal specialist training; expertise in a sub-specialty; Substantial experience in teaching and research at the tertiary level; A track record of distinguished, original and innovative work; high quality; Publications in peer-reviewed international journals; Outstanding success in and wide recognition of professional activities; Corporate membership in a reputable professional institution; Active engagement in industry; Proven success in grant applications; The Department places high priority on individuals who can work well in a team environment; Possess good communication and interpersonal skills; A good command of English is essential; Be inspirational, dynamic and visionary; Promote collegiality, transparency and inclusiveness; Interact successfully with all levels of staff; Be self-motivated; Work well with students

CONTACT INFORMATION: University Registrar, Office of Administration, The University of the West Indies, Regional Headquarters, Mona, Jamaica, W.I.; Email: [email protected]; Fax: 1-876-977-1422; 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, Job opportunities 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 University Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by the University.