Qualifications and Experience 

The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in Biochemistry or a closely related discipline.


Candidates must also have:

  • A good track record of research
  • Research experience in basic medical sciences or translational research
  • Specialisation in any of the main areas of biochemistry or molecular genetics


Candidates with the following would have an advantage:

  • Experience in teaching Biochemistry to undergraduate students
  • Familiarity with Problem-based learning (PBL) or small group learning methods
  • Ability to apply molecular/genomic/bioinformatic methods to address basic medical science questions and/or expertise in metabolism
  • Ability to complement the Department’s research agenda


Experience teaching within medical sciences programmes would be an asset.

Special Responsibilities

  • Delivering teaching via online and face-to-face modes
  • Contributing to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and curriculum development
  • Pursuing an active independent or collaborative research agenda
  • Attracting extra-mural research grants
  • Contributing to the administrative and support functions of the Department and Faculty
  • Engaging in service to the community


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 be able to engage in team work with colleagues in teaching and research.


Deadline Date: Sunday, April 12, 2020.

University of the West Indies - St. Augustine
Employment Type
Salary and benefits
Salary range: min. USD 38,409 and max. USD 62,376
US$38400 to US$62400 Per Annum
Your Career Level
Senior Career
Years Experience
Your Education Level
Doctor of Philosophy Degree|in Biochemistry
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