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Academic Dean

Victoria University of Barbados

Last Updated: 3/17/23

Job Description

Victoria University of Barbados School of Medicine (VUB) is seeking to fill the position of Dean - Academics.

VUB is an academic institution which seeks to train students to become conscientious, competent, innovative and technologically driven medical physicians.

The Academic Dean will participate in the, hiring and firing faculty members and coordinating the development of and implementation of the college's Vision and Mission Statement.

The Dean will coordinate the development and implementation of the schools’ vision and goals statement and will also oversee the education and research programs as well as clinical engagement partnerships with local and international healthcare agencies.
Essential Requirements


  • Post graduate qualifications in any discipline of medicine from any WDOMS listed and locally recognised Medical School or Institute
  • A minimum of a master’s degree in higher education administration or related field.
  • A doctoral degree (MD/MBBS) is required.
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience as a member of faculty in any medical school or schools with five years teaching experience.
Preferable or Desirable Attributes

  • Heads of departments will be given preference
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of and Training in IT
Terms and Conditions
  • A job description with specific requirements will be provided
  • There will be a six-month probation period
  • Emoluments, Perks and Privileges will be negotiated


  • A goal-oriented, self-motivated team-player
  • Strong leadership, decision making and communication skills
  • Adaptability and Innovation
  • Empathy
  • Punctuality

Company Details

Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados
Victoria University (Barbados) Inc. is a School of Medicine, located in Warrens St. Michael The University was chartered in 2017 and has been operational since October 2019. The institution has a vision to deliver quality medical education and aspired to facilitate students’ learning in medicine, clinical practice and patient care. VUB is recognized by the Ministry of Education, Science, Te...