Northern Caribbean University is an educational institution owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Applications are invited for the position on the Main Campus, Mandeville, Manchester:


Position: Lecturer in Geography


Job Summary

To provide quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational goals and career aspirations on a semester basis.  The successful candidate will be required to:


  1. Fulfil research, teaching and administration duties as a lecturer in geography, supervise research projects, managing any dedicated research staff and postgraduate research students, and provide the mentorship to enable staff and students to develop their skills and academic careers.
  2. Extend the research profile of geography and related areas, especially in applied Environmental Science and in research fields at the interface of other science, to complement existing strengths in the department.
  3. Collaborate with colleagues both within the College and NCU as a whole in order to develop and support geography research programmes and the College’s research programme.
  4. Conduct independent research and act as principal investigator and project leader, and in so doing: enhance the College’s local reputation through research publications of appropriate quantity and quality, and contribute to worldwide debate at national and international conferences.



Qualification and Experience required


  • PhD in Geography (or PhD candidate) or MSc in Geography.
  • Sufficient knowledge in physical geography to develop teaching and research programmes.

Required Skills or Competencies:


  • A strong record in attracting research funding, or demonstrable potential to attract such funding.
  • Teamwork skills to work in collaboration with existing group members
  • An active and supportive approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research that will help to foster interactions and links both within the University and externally with other educational bodies, professional institutions and employers
  • The attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development
  • The aptitude to develop familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning.
  • Enthusiasm for delivering undergraduate programmes.

Application Guidelines


  1. The subject line of the application should contain the name of the position that is being applied for as listed above e.g. “Lecturer in Geography” and addressed to:
    The Director, Human Resource
  2. Applications should be made by sending the following information as ONE single attachment (either in PDF or word format) to  incorporating all of the below required information:

    • A Curriculum Vitae, including all qualifications and experience, and a cover letter addressing your interest and suitability for the role;
  3. Short-listed candidates will be expected to present original degrees and request transcripts of their grades to be sent directly to the Human Resource  Department

  4. A detailed job description will be provided at the interview.

  5. Application Deadline: The completed application documents should be forwarded by email to arrive no later than Tuesday, February 28, 2017


As a Seventh-day Adventist institution, NCU gives preference to qualified individuals who are members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.



The Human Resource Director

Northern Caribbean University

Mandeville P.O.


Jamaica, West Indies

Phone: 876-963-7163-5








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Position: Lecturer in Geography