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Lecturer in General Surgery

Date Posted
18th July 2017
Reference
VAC-26393
Sector
Education & Training, Healthcare & Medical
Job Type
Permanent
Location
St. Augustine
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the post of Lecturer in General Surgery.

Job Description

Qualifications 

  • Specialist qualification in General Surgery recognized by the University of the West Indies, [FRCS with CCT, DM (Surgery)]
  • American/Canadian Board Certification in General Surgery or equivalent

 

Experience

  • A minimum of one year post specialisation experience in General Surgery
  • Clinical experience in all the major sub-specialities of General Surgery
  • Teaching/Research experience in the field
  • A strong record of research and publication in peer-reviewed journals, presentations and abstracts

The successful candidate should be registerable/registered with the Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago

 

Stronger consideration would be given to candidates who possess:

  • Fellowship in a sub-specialty such as Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Vascular, Colo-rectal, Trauma and Critical Care
  • Familiarity with computer software applications and statistical packages

 

Special Responsibilities

  • Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students and coordinating undergraduate education in General Surgery
  • Fostering intra/inter Faculty/Campus teaching and research networks
  • Attracting external research and development funding

 

Personal Attributes

The Department places high priority on individuals 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 uphold the highest standards of practice and medical ethics

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