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Lecturer in General Surgery

Date Posted
18th July 2017
Education & Training, Healthcare & Medical
Job Type
St. Augustine
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

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

Job Description


  • 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



  • 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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