The University of the West Indies (UWI), at Cave Hill, Barbados

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados


Career Opportunities: Careers
The Cave Hill Campus is currently seeking qualified persons to fill the following positions.

All persons applying for Academic, Senior Administrative and Professional full time positions at Cave Hill should complete this Application Form (PDF).  Applicants for part-time positions should complete this Part-time-Application Form (PDF). Adobe Acrobat is required to open the form. It can be obtained from Adobe's Website here.

Cave Hill Campus, Barbados

St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago

The Director of the School would be a member of the Senior Executive Management of the Faculty and would report to the Dean. Therefore, the successful candidate should have qualifications and experience that would make them appointable at the level of Professor.
 
Experience
The candidates should possess extensive experience in leadership/management within a university or other tertiary level institution. Experience at the level of Head of Department or Deputy Dean is desirable. The candidate should also have demonstrated considerable teaching and research experience (in the particular discipline) as evidenced by a good publication record in reputable journals. Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, change management and organisational development will be an asset.
 
Responsibility
The Director would be expected to bring overall leadership and managerial guidance for the school in the areas of research, teaching and administration.
 
Personal Attributes
Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Demonstration of leadership skills, Team player


The Director of the School would be a member of the Senior Executive Management of the Faculty and would report to the Dean. Therefore, the successful candidate should have qualifications and experience that would make them appointable at the level of Professor.


 

There is a vacancy for a Professor (Child Health) in the Department of Clinical Medical Science at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad & Tobago,West Indies.


Mona Campus, Jamaica

The Quality Enhancement Officer (QEO) will serve the cross-campus Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS) of the University of the West Indies.  The role of the QEO is to support the University Dean, FMS, and the Director of Medical Education in ensuring that high standards with respect to teaching and learning processes are maintained, recognised and rewarded, and that problems are identified and addressed proactively. 
Responsibilities and reporting relationship
The QEO is responsible for the overview of academic standards and quality assurance and enhancement processes within the UWI FMS, and for the development of policy and practice in relation to such processes. The Officer would communicate with the Deans, FMS on all campuses on quality assurance issues and collaborate with the various cross campus committees of the FMS while working closely with the University Quality Assurance Unit and the Board for Undergraduate Studies. Responsibilities include the following:

  • Internal monitoring of Faculty courses and teachers through:
  • Developing  and disseminating of teaching standards/guidelines
  • Conducting Quality Evaluation Visits to Campus and affiliated teaching sites
  • Liaising  with student representatives and other relevant stakeholders across the region
  • Developing and overseeing a recognition scheme for top teachers and demonstrated excellence in medical education at UWI
  • Collaborating with the UWI Quality Assurance Unit in the implementing of internal quality assurance processes
  • Ensuring that policies and procedures are established and maintained to allow the Faculty to respond in a systematic manner to external requirements of accreditation authorities such as the CAAM-HP and the ACGME
  • Planning of activities involved in preparation for and follow up of internal quality evaluations and reviews, and external accreditation reviews and visits including annual reports.
  • Developing and implementing a Faculty Quality Strategy Handbook 
  • Promoting the development of initiatives related to quality enhancement, especially the enhancement of academic standards within the Faculty
  • Promoting discussion and sharing of good practice between units and departments of the Medical Faculty in relation to quality assurance and enhancement.
  • Considering and addressing issues raised by student feedback.
  • Advising the University Medical Dean, Faculty Boards and Curriculum Committee of the activities of relevant regional and international higher education agencies that are concerned with the assurance of quality and standards insofar as they relate to the FMS.
Requirements
Applicants for the post should possess good interpersonal and communication skills and have a Master’s degree in education, administration or related field with experience in quality assurance work in higher education.    
 


Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Quality Enhancement Officer, Faculty of Medical Sciences at the Mona Campus.
 


Open Campus

The Academic Programming Delivery Division of the Open Campus, UWI, requires an Instructional Development Coordinator (IDC).
 
The Academic Programming and Delivery (APAD) Division of The UWI Open Campus is responsible for the planning, development and delivery of Open Campus academic programming.  One of APAD’s Departments, the Programme Delivery Department (PDD), is responsible for the delivery of programmes. The focus of the PDD is to ensure that all programmes are delivered to a high standard and that they continually meet the needs of our most important client group - our students. The IDC will report to the Head of Department (PDD) and is primarily responsible for overseeing pedagogical quality, ensuring that all course coordinators and eTutors are prepared to teach in the online environment and are supported in the ongoing development of their teaching practice.  The IDC is also responsible for ensuring that the other members of the PDD are prepared to work in the online educational environment by providing initial and ongoing training and professional development.
 


Regional Headquarters, Jamaica

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