Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor


To provide strategic and operational direction to the Institute for Criminology and Public Safety.



  • Provides strategic and operational direction to the respective academic programme;
  • Prepares and delivers lectures to students within prescribed curriculum;
  • Compiles bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments
  • Performs related duties such as advising students on academic curricula, and acting as adviser to student organizations;


  • Conducts research in particular field of knowledge and publishes findings in professional journals;
  • Leads and directs research of other academic staff and / or graduate students working for advanced academic degrees;
  • Guides research team, administers, supervises and manages research projects, and supports the development of emerging research profiles from other lecturers;
  • Submits grant applications to support the University’s goals in consultation with Programme Head or other Academic Staff and the University’s office responsible for grant funding;
  • Engages in peer review activities as required;
  • Contributes to the collegiate development and management of research activities;


  • Participates in the Personal Tutor programme (or acts as a personal tutor and, where required.);
  • Provides professional consulting services to government and industry according to the regulations of UTT;
  • Provides relevant service to the University and national community.


  • An earned PhD in Criminology/Criminal Justice or equivalent terminal degree qualification in a relevant field from an accredited and recognised University/Professional Institution
  • A minimum of 6 years teaching experience as an Assistant Professor or equivalent of 12 years’ research/industry experience, at least 8 of which should be at the senior management level


  • Supervision of a minimum of 25 Master’s students or 15 postgraduate students to completion, at least 3 of which should be at the MPhil/doctoral level or equivalent
  • A minimum of 160 scholarly output points of which at least 120 should be from refereed scholarly journals or other scholarly outputs relevant to the candidate’s academic discipline



  • Demonstrated theoretical and professional knowledge of the discipline.
  • Demonstrated competence with course content.
  • Sound knowledge and demonstrated application of pedagogy
  • Knowledge of  Research Methodologies
  • Understanding and use of statistics

Basic Profession Skill Set

  • Basic content expertise 
  • Research skills
  • Basic practice / Critical Analytical skills



University of Trinidad and Tobago
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Your Career Level
Early Career
Years Experience
Minimum of Six (6) years'
Your Education Level
Doctor of Philosophy|in Relevant Field
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