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Employment Opportunities

Business Administration Department

The Business Administartion Department, American University of Central Asia, is seeking full- and part-time Instructors responsible for teaching core business subjects: accounting, finance, marketing, management, economics, entrepreneurship.

AUCA Business Administration, widely recognized as one of the top business programs in the region, is expanding its course offering and invites qualified faculty for both part- and full-time positions.

 

Instructor

Essential responsibilities:

Full-time faculty

  • Conduct courses according to department needs;
  • Supervise senior theses;
  • Serve as academic adviser for students;
  • Conduct research in the field of specialization;
  • Provide service to the university and department, including attending regular meetings.

Part-time faculty

  • Conduct courses according to department needs;
  • Supervise senior theses.

Qualifications:

Education:

A Master’s degree or equivalent in business administration or economics or related field is required. A PhD in business or economics is preferred.

 

Experience:

Minimum 1-2 years of industry experience is preferred.

Teaching experience is preferred.

 

Related Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Fluent written and spoken English;
  • Good computer skills (Microsof Office, Google Docs);
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Interested candidates should send their resumes to busadm@auca.kg. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

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FYS

The American University of Central Asia requires

faculty to teach the First Year Seminar Program. FYS is based on texts in philosophy, literature, religious studies, social sciences and humanities. It is mandatory for all freshmen at AUCA and provides the foundational skills for independent research. Students practice close reading, critical thinking, collaborative dialogue, research, and argumentative and comparative writing. AUCA seeks faculty with backgrounds in the humanities and social sciences and with engaged, interactive classroom techniques to teach in an ESL environment. AUCA is Central Asia’s premier university on a purpose-built campus in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Successful applicants may also be expected to teach in other programs. These include the General Education program, which hosts the newly developed Second Year Seminar. SYS courses are 6 credit sections individually designed by faculty, who can take the opportunity to create courses in line with their area of expertise and specialization yet also meet standard requirements for all SYS sections. Regular Gen Ed courses can also be offered for 6 credits, and potentially 6 credits for Research on a case by case basis.

Applicants should meet the following minimal requirements:

*          PhD (exceptionally, MA) degree in the humanities or social sciences

*          Fluent English

*          University level teaching experience

To apply:

Please send your CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy (not more than 1000 words), and two letters of reference (scanned copies are acceptable) to Dr. William McDonald at mcdonald_w@auca.kg, and Dr. Duane Lacey at lacey_d@auca.kg.

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Art, Design and Technologies Department of American University of Central Asia announces a vacancy for teaching position

Art, Design and Technologies Department is seeking to hire full-time Faculty responsible for teaching in the 2018-2019 academic years. The ideal candidates should have a PhD degree in Arts and Design from an internationally established university. He or she is expected to teach four courses per semester in areas of Art, Design and Creative Technologies to undergraduate and MA students. Applicants should have commitment to teach in the department for at least 2 years. Besides teaching, responsibilities include advising to students, service in the university committees, and engagement in departmental extra-curricular activities.

Interested candidates should send their CV, Cover letter and the list of courses they are interested in teaching to eliraturdubayeva@gmail.com by November 18, 2018.

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b506

TV and Cinema Department of American University of Central Asia announces a vacancy for teaching position

TV and Cinema Department is seeking to hire full-time Faculty responsible for teaching in the 2018-2019 academic years. The ideal candidates should have a PhD degree in TV, Cinema and Visual Arts from an internationally established university. He or she is expected to teach four courses per semester in areas of TV and Cinema to undergraduate and MA students. Applicants should have commitment to teach in the department for at least 2 years. Besides teaching, responsibilities include advising to students, service in the university committees, and engagement in departmental extra-curricular activities. 

Interested candidates should send their CV, Cover letter and the list of courses they are interested in teaching to eliraturdubayeva@gmail.com by November 18, 2018.

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b508

Mathematics Instructor (PART-TIME), New Generation Academy (Preparatory Program)

Mathematics I, II (course program will be given during the interview, if needed)

New Generation Academy (NGA) at American University of Central Asia (AUCA) is seeking Mathematics Instructor to teach College Mathematics courses for Spring 2019 (January till May) in NGA.

 

NGA is a one-year preparatory program aimed at preparing students for AUCA admission exams and liberal arts undergraduate education requirements.

 

Requirements for all candidates:

  1. Bachelor of Science (BSc) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Mathematics is required
  2. Master of Science or Master of Arts in Mathematics/Economics is preferred
  3. At least one year university-level teaching experience is required.
  4. Certifications in SAT/GMAT will be considered (not required)
  5. Language of instruction - English

To apply, please send

  1. CV or resume
  2. Cover letter
  3. A statement of teaching philosophy
  4. A sample syllabus
  5. Two letters of reference (scanned copies are acceptable)

to nga@auca.kg (Subject: "Mathematics Instructor")  and put Kamilya Kadyrova, NGA Director (kadyrova_k@auca.kg) and the HR office (human_resources@auca.kg) in a copy of your e-mail by December 10, 2018

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b532

ESL/EFL Instructor

NGA

Position: ESL/EFL Instructor
Department: NGA- New Generation Academy
Area of Teaching: English language (English for Academic Purposes, Academic Writing, and TOEFL Test Preparation).
 

The American University of Central Asia’s New Generation Academy is seeking an ESL/EFL instructor to teach English for Academic Purposes, Academic Writing, and TOEFL Test Preparation courses for Spring 2018. New Generation Academy is a one-year preparatory program aimed at preparing students for AUCA admission exams and liberal arts undergraduate education requirements. This position is a part-time position.

SUMMARY OF POSITION

Reporting directly to the NGA Director, the ESL/EFL Instructor is responsible for planning, teaching and evaluating assigned classes in accordance with the NGA curriculum, with assistance from the NGA Director, Senior Instructors and Instructors; for maintaining student class records; for fulfilling administrative duties as required and/or requested by the Program; and for participating in professional development activities such as workshops and meetings.

Requirements:

  • BA in Humanities and a certification in TESOL/TEFL/CELTA are required, MA in TESOL or Applied Linguistics preferred
  • Minimum one year university-level experience teaching ESL
  • Strong background in grammar
  • Strong presentation, communication and writing skillsp
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to move from building to building between classes and across college campuses

Compensation: commensurate with experience and education.

To apply, please send your CVcover lettera statement of teaching philosophya sample syllabus and two Letters of Reference (scanned copies are acceptable) to nga@auca.kg (Subject: "ESL/EFL Instructor")  and put the Office of Human Resources cc-ed in your e-mail via human_resources@auca.kg by December 14, 2018 

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Vice President for Academic Affairs

Vice President for Academic Affairs, American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

 

The American University of Central Asia (AUCA) seeks a Vice President for Academic Affairs.

The Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) is the chief academic officer of AUCA. Reporting to the President, the VPAA works in close collaboration with the with faculty, staff, and members of research units and centers on all matters pertaining to academic affairs at AUCA, including accreditation, curriculum development, faculty hiring, retention, training, and promotion, academic policies, and academic services. The VPAA will assist the President in work with the Board of Trustees and will report both to the President and to the Board’s Committee on Academic Policy, Standards & Accreditation. S/he will work closely with the Vice President / Chief Operating Officer on the development of academic budgets.

 

A successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to and familiarity with liberal arts and sciences education and the principles of student-centered learning; a strong record of teaching and research; an excellent command of the English and Russian languages suitable for AUCA’s academic context; a commitment to the mission of AUCA; and a reasonable familiarity with the educational environment of Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia, or a willingness to learn about it. A successful candidate should demonstrate skill and experience (preferably three to five years) in academic governance and administration (department chair or dean level would be suitable), planning, budget management, and effective use of educational technologies. AUCA seeks an experienced, forward-thinking academic leader with an earned doctorate (Ph. D or its equivalent) who has a record of excellence in scholarship and teaching and who inspires the faculty, staff, and student body and will command their respect. The candidate will be committed to student success and growth, and demonstrate an ability to advance the mission and values of AUCA. The new VPAA should be available to assume office as early as September 2019. Salary commensurate with experience. Preference will be given to candidates who apply by May 15.

 

 

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume/CV, and three contact references or letters of recommendation to vpaa_vacancy@auca.kg

Further information on the American University of Central Asia can be found at: https://auca.kg

 

American University of Central Asia is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity.

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Master of Arts Program in Applied Psychology (MAPAP) American University of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan

Master of Arts Program in Applied Psychology (MAPAP)

American University of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan

 

Announces a full-time non-tenure track international faculty position (2019-2020)

 

Program information: MAPAP is a 2-year full-time master of arts program in psychology (https://dss.auca.kg/master-in-applied-psychology/), which provides students with coursework, internship and research experience, and prepares graduates for a career in mental health counseling, school counseling, teaching at the undergraduate level and conducting research in social sciences. Join a vibrant faculty in the relatively new MAPAP program who share values of diversity in psychology, social justice, student-centered and community engagement.

University information: AUCA is a liberal arts English-speaking university, which new 2015 campus is located in Bishkek, the multinational capital city of Kyrgyzstan, among picturesque mountainous landscapes. Most AUCA departments offer joins degrees with Bard College of USA. International faculty are offered an opportunity to teach a diverse body of students and conduct community-based research. In addition to paying appropriate salary, University offers generous airfare and accommodation funds.

 

Expectations:

  • PhD, PsyD, EdD, DSW or related degree in psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology, social work or related disciplines
  • Teaching and clinical experience are preferred
  • Doctoral candidates graduating in 2019 are welcome to apply
  • 1- or 2-year contract is an option

Responsibilities:

  • Full-time teaching of master-level and undergraduate classes for students of psychology department
  • Conducting research in psychology and/or related disciplines
  • Supervision of 1-2 master dissertations and 1-2 undergraduate theses per academic year
  • Participation in Department and Program initiatives and events
  • Service to the University through participation in University committees
  • Clinical experience on campus and outside is a possibility

 

Interested candidates should provide a CV, a Cover Letter and 2 recommendation letters from relevant employers (supervisors and professors included) to psyc@auca.kg before July 1st 2019. Please do not hesitate to contact us with questions.

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b555

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