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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Petroleum Engineering

Position Deleted on 6/04/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Faculty - Engineering - Chemical
Application Due:
Full Time

PhD or MSc in Petroleum Engineering, with a blend of academic, research and industrial experience.

Areas of Specialisation:

Preference will be given to applicants with an industrial background in:
  • Drilling and Completion Well Design and Construction
  • Drilling and Workover Operations
  • Production Engineering including field development; production operations and production optimization; infrastructure design, construction and maintenance
  • HSE in upstream petroleum operations
Specific Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will join a small team of academics and support staff in the fulfillment of the formal teaching, continuing education, research and industry support service programmes offered by the Department. The selected candidate will be expected to contribute in the Department's mission of maximizing and furthering the development of sustainable national capability through the Petroleum Engineering programme.

In particular, the individual will be expected to:
  • Teach in the M.Sc Petroleum Engineering Programme. Of significance is the fact that this programme was fashioned in collaboration with industry, and is accredited by the IChemE, IOM-3 and the Energy Institute of London, UK.
  • Develop and undertake departmental research activities.
  • Represent the Department at various national, regional and international conferences/workshops/seminars
  • Assist the Department/ Faculty in administrative and operational matters
Personal Attributes:

The candidate must have the ability to interact positively with academic, technical and administrative staff within the Department, and within the University, as well as to interface with the very vibrant Petroleum Industry.

Applications should be sent to the Campus Registrar, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I., No. 1-868-663-9684. 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 Campus Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by the University. Informal inquiries can be directed to Dr. Gail S. H. Baccus-Taylor at or Professor Wayne Bertrand at
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The Charter of The University of the West Indies states:
"4. Men and women shall be eligible for........appointment to any authority office or employment of or under the University."

"5. (i) No religious, political or racial test shall be imposed on or required of any person in order to entitle him to be a member of the University or to occupy any position in or on the staff of the University."

There shall be no discrimination on the grounds of sex in regard to conditions of service.
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