INSTITUTE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND SECURITY - SENIOR RESEARCHER/SENIOR LECTURER
March 14, 2012
The University of the West Indies (UWI) is a dynamic, international institution serving the countries of the Commonwealth Caribbean. Its faculties offer a wide range of undergraduate, masters and doctoral programmes in Humanities and Education, Pure and Applied Sciences, Science and Agriculture, Engineering, Law, Medical Sciences and the Social Sciences. At 63 years old, the institution represents the oldest of its kind within the region and has been responsible for producing outstanding leaders who have aided in catapulting regional development. In furtherance of its mission to propel the economic, social, political, and cultural development of West Indian society through Teaching, Research, Innovation, Advisory and Community Services, and Intellectual Leadership, the University of the West Indies (UWI) invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of:
SENIOR RESEARCHER/SENIOR LECTURER
Applicants should have a PhD in Criminology, Criminal Justice or Sociology/ Psychology with a record of research and publication on crime and/or issues in criminal justice.Applicants should also have considerable experience in the design and implementation of projects and possess a significant record of achievement in independent research. Preference will be given to applicants who have had success in attracting research funding and who have demonstrated leadership in their discipline and field of research.
The successful candidate will be required to:
- Assist with advancing the general mission and goals of the Institute
- Lead and/or participate in research projects of different types including evaluation researc
- Publish in the areas of Criminology and/or Criminal Justice with emphasis on the Caribbean
- Supervise MPhil/PhD graduate research;
- Contribute to the life of the University and community outreach.
The successful candidate is expected to assume duties January 2013.
Applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae (inclusive of a statement on teaching and research interests) giving full particulars of qualifications, experience, the names and addresses of three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organisation) and copies of academic qualifications. These should be sent by electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to the University Registrar, Office of Administration, The Vice Chancellery, UWI, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica, W.I. In order to expedite the selection process, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send reports under confidential cover to the above address without waiting to be contacted. The final date for receipt of applications is June 30, 2012.For further information on the Institute of Criminal Justice and Security (ICJS), please click on: http://www.uwi.edu/icjs/.