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AUCA Website Director

Job Purpose Statement: Reporting to the president, the Website Director sets and guides the strategic and tactical direction of University communications vis-à-vis the University website to consistently articulate AUCA’s goals. He or she manages the content-related operations of the website/subsites, working closely with IT, OCIO, PR and web content managers. He or she also ensures University personnel have sufficient capacity to maintain their subsites/webpages. The ideal candidate for Website Director has a strong understanding of internal and external communications and has demonstrated expertise in communications-related project management.

Job Functions:
Develop, implement, and evaluate website-wide communications strategy in collaboration with communications offices. Included in this are website and subsite audits to ensure compliance with AUCA policy.
Manage University web presence-related projects by setting scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders, and ensuring technical feasibility.
Manage content creation on AUCA subsites/web pages by coordinating content managers, IT personnel, and PR office personnel to ensure new and accurate information is posted regularly.
Develop University personnel’s capacity to maintain University website/subsites by, for example, organizing University-wide trainings for content managers, writing content manager guidebooks, and ensuring usability of University CMS.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree
Native speaking and writing skills in Russian and Kyrgyz
High Proficiency in spoken and written English
3 years work experience in internal and/or external communications
1 year work experience in project management
Team Management Skills

Desired Qualifications:
Knowledge of Website Content Management Systems
Experience in higher education communications
Interested candidates should send their resumes to human_resources@auca.kg 
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b472

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.

 

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b398

A teaching position is available

The International and Comparative Politics Department of American University of Central Asia announces a vacancy for teaching position

Department of International and Comparative Politics is seeking to hire a full time faculty to start working in the 2017-2018 academic year. The ideal candidate should have a PhD (in exceptional cases MA) degree from an internationally established university. He or she is expected to teach four courses per semester in areas of comparative politics and/or international relations to undergraduate students (research active faculty may be relieved from teaching 1 course). 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.
Applicants should meet the following minimal requirements:
• PhD (exceptionally, MA) degree in related fields
• Fluent English
• University level teaching experience
• Practical experience in relevant area is preferred

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 icp@auca.kg and copy to the tiulegenov_m@auca.kg  by February 21, 2017.

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b457

The Sociology Department of American University of Central Asia announces a vacancy for teaching position

Department of Sociology is seeking to hire full- and part-time Instructors responsible for teaching in the 2017-2018 academic years. The ideal candidates should have a PhD (in exceptional cases MA) degree from an internationally established university. He or she is expected to teach four courses per semester in areas of sociology   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.

Applicants should meet the following minimal requirements:

  • PhD (exceptionally, MA) degree in related fields
  • Fluent English
  • University level teaching experience
  • Practical experience in relevant area is preferred

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 soc@auca.kg and copy to gorborukova_g@auca.kg  by March 1, 2017.

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b461

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.

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b463

SFW faculty

The Software Engineering Program at American University of Central Asia (AUCA) is seeking highly motivated and innovative candidate to fill full-time faculty position.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching a full range of computer science courses (from object-oriented programming to machine learning and parallel programming) and participation in departmental, divisional, and college-wide initiatives. The successful candidate will also provide academic advisement, student guidance and contribute to curricula and program development. Appropriate professional development, research and scholarly activities are also expected.

AUCA, located in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, educates more than 1400 students annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs.

Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. in computer science preferable. Expertise in Artificial Intelligence. Prior teaching experience at the college level; experience with curriculum development. Ability to teach successfully, experience in student mentorship and guidance, demonstrated scholarly achievement, and ability to collaborate with others.

COMPENSATION

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates should provide a CV or resume and statement of scholarly interests, as well as contact information for three references as one document to sfw@auca.kg by May 1, 2017.

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b465

Faculty for Economics Department

Department of Economics

Area of teaching: Economics

Vacancy: 1 Full-time teaching position

The Department of Economics of AUCA invites applicants for a full-time faculty position beginning Fall 2017. Teaching responsibilities include Statistics, Econometrics, Master’s level Microeconomic Theory as well as Introductory Economics courses as needed.

Applicants should meet the following minimum requirements:

  • PhD or (MA/MSs from internationally established university in exceptional cases) in Economics
  • Fluent English  (all courses at the department are taught in English)
  • A strong commitment to excellence in teaching
  • University level teaching experience is preferred

 

To apply:

Please send your cover letter, CV, and two Letters of Reference (scanned copies are acceptable) to the Department Chair: Nurgul Ukueva, at (assist_econ@auca.kg)  and a copy to the Office of Human Resources  at human_resources@auca.kg. AUCA will continue accepting applications until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by  May 16, 2017.

 

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b468

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