Provides strategic and operational direction to the respective academic programme;
Prepares and delivers lectures to students within prescribed curriculum;
Compiles bibliographies of specialised materials for outside reading assignments;
Directs research of other academic staff and / or graduate students working for advanced academic degrees;
Conducts research in particular field of knowledge and publishes findings in professional journals;
Performs related duties such as advising students on academic curricula, and acting as adviser to student organisations;
Leads research team, supervises and manages research projects, and supports the development of emerging research profiles from other lecturers;
Contributes to the collegiate development and management of research activities;
Provides professional consulting services to government and industry via the Industry Liaison and Professional Services Unit.
Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from a recognized and accredited university
Minimum of twelve (12) years at a senior level actively involved in teaching and research at an institution of higher learning in the area of structural engineering, including six (6) years at an Associate Professorship level
Demonstrated scholarly activity (publications/presentations etc.) at a local and international level
Professional / industry experience in the area of structural engineering will be an asset.
Demonstrated excellence in academic and administrative leadership at an accredited university.
Sound knowledge (both theory and practice) in subject field or discipline
Strong knowledge of research methodologies
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Sound knowledge of creative pedagogical skills
Strong analytical and leadership skills
Strong financial and resource management skills
Critical human relations skills
Demonstrated commitment to professional excellence and continuous growth within subject field or discipline, including advanced teaching methods to support undergraduate and graduate student learning and career objectives
Demonstrated potential for scholarly productivity
Ability to collaborate with other departments
Capability to function in an online environment
Ability to work with campus-based personnel and students
The University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) is a dynamic student-oriented institution providing a broad spectrum of high-quality, career-oriented diploma, bachelor's, master's and doctoral programmes, in areas ranging from Science and Technology to Education and the Arts. UTT, the only National University, was established in 2004 with a mandate to educate and train nationals, and today the Univers...ity has become a fast-growing community of scholars which now serves a culturally diverse population of students in technical and other programme areas, ably guided by internationally respected professors.
Having received Institutional Accreditation from the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago (ACTT) in December 2010, UTT is continuing to provide the nation with quality tertiary education and training at it ten (10) campuses. The University further distinguished itself from other tertiary education providers by incorporating a unique portfolio of academic programme offerings which produce work-ready graduates who are aligned to industry expectations. Since its first graduation ceremony in 2006, UTT has graduated more than three thousand (3000) nationals.
With its genesis in the Trinidad and Tobago Institute of Technology (TTIT), UTT's primary focus is on the development of Trinidad and Tobago. Today, the University offers more than fifty (50) programmes which go far beyond engineering and technology while answering the diverse need for educational opportunities existing within Trinidad and Tobago.