The University of the West Indies (UWI), at Cave Hill, Barbados

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados

Career Opportunities

St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago

Lecturer in Signal Processing

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for the post of Lecturer in Signal Processing, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, St Augustine Campus.

Qualifications and Experience 

The successful candidate must possess a PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering or a related 
discipline with an emphasis in Signal Processing. 

Candidates should also possess: 

  • Industry and teaching experience in at least three (3) of the following: Signals and Systems; Digital Image Processing; Microprocessor Systems; Numerical Methods; Digital Electronic Systems 
  • Substantial record of research and publications in reputable, peer-reviewed journals and eading conferences in the field 
  • Experience in supervision of engineering capstone projects 
  • Knowledge in MATLAB/Python/C/C++/ASM Programming 
  • Proficiency in Image, Video and Audio Processing algorithms including compression as well as Deep Neural Networks
Candidates with the following would have an advantage:  
  • Active membership and participation in relevant professional engineering bodies 
  • Industry experience in Signal Processing 
  • Experience in the development of university-level courses 
  • At least 1 publication in well recognized scholarly journals that demonstrate applied research in Signal Processing and allied fields, and/or Engineering Education
  • Success in performing collaborative research 
  • Familiarity with programme accreditation procedures and quality assurance
The following would be considered assets: 
  • Possesses or qualifies for REng and/or CEng status 
  • Record of innovative pedagogy and andragogy in face-to-face and virtual environments 
  • Engagement in innovation and outreach activities 
  • Experience in development and delivery of pre-university STEM programmes 

Special Responsibilities 

  • Planning and developing material (lectures, laboratory, tutorials, examinations, course 
    review reports, etc.) 
  • Teaching courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels 
  • Grading examinations, assignments and laboratories for assigned courses and ensuring that all students remain in compliance with the Department’s policy on academic integrity, including checking for any cheating and/or plagiarism
  • Proposing, supervising and examining Special Investigative Projects (SIPs) 
  • Conducting administrative duties as the Quality Assurance Process Coordinator 
  • Developing professional short courses to respond to the changes within the industry specifically focusing on local and regional needs
  • Attracting external research and development funding
  • Administering academic advising and providing supervision for undergraduate and postgraduate students 
  • Actively participating in collaborative research within the Department 
  • Collaborating locally, regionally and internationally with colleagues in outreach and co-curricular activities 
Personal Attributes 
The Campus places high priority on individuals of integrity 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 
should also: 
  • Be a versatile and effective team player and teacher 
  • Be able to work proactively and provide leadership within collaborative and multi-disciplinary teams  
  • Be able to interact and work well with staff, students and industry stakeholders 
  • Have excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Be actively engaged with regional bodies for cross discipline research 
  • Be committed to excellence in teaching and have a strong interest in mentoring students 


Contact: Detailed application and full curriculum vitae should be sent to the Campus Registrar, c/o HR 
Division (Appointments Section), Main Administration Building, The University of the West 
Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I. via e-mail: Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated. Application forms may be obtained at in the Faculty & Staff, Staff Vacancies section. Further particulars including remuneration package may also be obtained at the above address. In order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send their signed references under CONFIDENTIAL cover DIRECTLY to the Campus Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by the University.  Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered. 
Deadline for receipt of applications: 2024 June 23 

Download: Application Pack

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