Qualifications and Experience 

The successful candidate must possess a PhD or equivalent in Physiology or a closely related discipline.


Candidates must also have:

  • A good track record of research and experience in teaching human physiology to medical or dental students
  • Research expertise in basic medical sciences or translational research
  • Specialization in any of the main areas of physiology or in a neuroscience related area


Candidates with the following would have an advantage:

  • Familiarity with Problem-based learning (PBL) or small group learning methods
  • Ability to complement the Department’s research agenda


Additional training in the medical sciences e.g. MBBS, MBChB or MD 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 62,377
US$38400 to US$62400 Per Annum
Your Career Level
Senior Career
Years Experience
Your Education Level
Doctor of Philosophy Degree|in Physiology
Log In and Apply
Upload your CV/Resume
Additional Personal Details
Other details about you

Terms of Use/Notifications

Do you agree to our Terms of Use & Privacy Statement?

Receive updates & notifications from Caribbean Opus




The 10 islands have different currencies. We will be using USD as the general currency on the website.