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

The University of the West Indies is conducting an extensive search for Principal of the Cave Hill Campus, and invites expressions of interest, applications and nominations.
The University which is now beginning the third of its new five year “Triple A” strategic plan, is looking for a transformational leader with a proven track record to lead the Cave Hill Campus in these challenging times.
The successful applicant will be expected to enhance areas of strength and address present and emerging challenges.
The Principal reports directly to the Vice-Chancellor and is designated Pro Vice-Chancellor. He/she is a member of the Executive Management Team of the University, and chairs the bodies responsible for the Campus’ academic, business and financial affairs.
Main Responsibilities
The Principal is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for ensuring that the Campus makes the best possible contribution to the educational, social and cultural advancement of the Region, and particularly to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.  He/she is directly responsible for the maintenance and promotion of the security, efficiency and good order of the Campus. The Principal shall also be responsible for the attainment of Key Performance Indicators as indicated in the “Triple A” Plan.

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is seeking to fill the position of Campus Registrar on the Cave Hill Campus in Barbados. The successful applicant should be a transformational leader, capable of promoting a people-centric culture The Campus Registrar is the most Senior Administrator on the Campus and in accordance with Ordinance 21 discharges the functions of that office, spelt out in statutes 19.1 (e), 19.2, 23.5 and 38.4 (a).  The Campus Registrar is the secretary to all campus committees.
the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies; email:  Full CV and application forms, which must be completed and can be obtained at the above address and at, must be submitted.  In order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send references under CONFIDENTIAL cover DIRECTLY to the University Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by the University.  For further particulars of the post, visit the website or Email us at

The successful applicant should be an engaged and dynamic academic with a commitment to excellence in teaching, supervision, scholarship and willing to actively participate in fulfilling the outreach mandate of the IGDS: NBU. Candidates should possess a PhD in Gender/Women’s Studies or a related field, and specialization in one or more of the following areas: 

  • Feminist Political Economy / Feminist International Political Economy / Feminist Analysis of Global Governance
  • Feminist Economics
  • Feminist Science and Technology
  • Feminist International Relations
  • Feminist Approaches to Quantitative Research
  • Feminist Studies of Development
 We also invite candidates with related or other specializations in Feminist/Women’s/Gender Studies, (not listed in the above), with the requisite research and teaching experience (described below) to apply.

Applicants should have completed a PhD in Physics, with excellent communication skills in English. A proven research track record, and outstanding research potential at a level of international excellence. 

The successful applicant should have completed a PhD in Electronics or Electrical Engineering, with excellent communication skills in English. A good knowledge of machine learning and Artificial intelligence would be a bonus.

The successful applicant should have completed a PhD in Mathematics, excellent communication skills in English. A good knowledge of WeBWorK, SageMath or another CAS and proficiency in Python would be a bonus.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the post of Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer in Water Resources Management in the Centre for Resources Management & Environmental Studies, Faculty of Science and Technology, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados.

Applicants must possess an LLM degree or equivalent and should preferably possess a PhD degree in Law.  A good record of academic publications and/or wide experience in a relevant area or practice would be an advantage. 

St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago

Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in either Neo-Tropical Plant Systematics and Taxonomy, or Plant Ecology and Conservation.
Candidates should also possess:
  • First-hand knowledge of the flora of the insular and continental Caribbean/Latin America and experience in collaborating and undertaking research in recognized herbaria
  • Experience in managing and developing herbarium collections in response to research, teaching and outreach needs; including that of local, regional and international users
  • A strong publication record in Systematic Botany, Plant Phylogenetics, Phylogeography, Plant Ecology and Conservation or preparation of plant identification tools
  • A track record in teaching Plant Taxonomy/Systematics or Plant Biodiversity and Conservation
Experience in postgraduate supervision; evidence of successfully bidding for competitive research funding; the ability to apply molecular techniques to systematic botany, phylogenetics, phylogeography, ecology or conservation; and Certification in University level teaching will be assets.


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

Open Campus

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica

Main Responsibilities:
The Director is responsible for the provision of overall direction and leadership to the DRRC and for implementing the organization’s policy aligned to the UWI’s Strategic Plan through Programme Management, including strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, financial management, and resource allocation. The Director will have overall responsibility for the management of the organization ensuring accountability and good governance. Significant effort will be concentrated on the development and promotion of the DRRC including its presence and ownership across campuses, development of proposals for funding, networking for resource mobilization and the advancement of DRM Knowledge Management products and programmes.
The Director will report to the PVC Research and Graduate Studies. They will be required to interface with actors in the UWI DRM, climate change, sustainable development and environment clusters; related thematic programmes across the UWI and the general community of the university. The Director will be required to liaise with regional governmental organizations, the private sector and civil society.