Qualifications and Experience 

The successful candidate should possess an MA or MSc/MS in Speech-Language Pathology or a closely related discipline.


Candidates must also have:

  • Licensure (in country of origin) and eligibility for licensure in Trinidad and Tobago    
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as an SLP
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with Clinical Supervision
  • Familiarity with the particular communication challenges of the populations of the English-official Caribbean
  • Specialisation in child language disorders


Candidates with the following would have an advantage:

  • Experience lecturing in SLP
  • At least one other concentration in SLP


Candidates with a PhD in Communication Disorders or a closely related field may be considered for appointment at the Lecturer level.


Special Responsibilities

  • Teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Engaging scholarly activities including research and publications
  • Serving on Committees at the Department, Faculty and University levels
  • Providing academic advisement of majors
  • Participating in the design and development of courses, teaching materials and or programmes in SLP
  • Supervising undergraduate research projects as well as postgraduate research work
  • Clinical supervision
  • Programme administration
  • Academic advising


Personal Attributes

The Department 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 must also:

  • Display a collegial spirit and respect for others
  • Be familiar with research on and anywhere in the Caribbean
  • Be able to work in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Have the capacity to work collaboratively toward common goals and meet very specific deadlines
  • Demonstrate technological competencies particular to a web-enabled learning environment
  • Show evidence of excellence in teaching and scholarship


Deadline Date: Sunday, April 12, 2020

University of the West Indies - St. Augustine
Employment Type
Salary and benefits
Salary range: min. USD 27,489 and max. USD 49,295
US$27500 to US$49300 Per Annum
Your Career Level
Early Career
Years Experience
Required|Minimum of Three (3) years'
Your Education Level
Master's Degree
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