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Employment Opportunities

Business Administration Department

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Operations and Information Management


Work type: Full-time
Location: American University of Central Asia
Categories: Finance, marketing, management, economics, and entrepreneurship.

 

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

The successful candidate will be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; contribute to the development of pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications (earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university):

  • DBA, Ph.D. or Master’s degree in business, business management, business administration, accountancy, finance, marketing, or business education

OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the above AND master’s degree in economics, personnel management, public administration

OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics with a business emphasis AND master’s degree in personnel management, public administration

OR

  • The equivalent. If you do not possess the EXACT minimum qualifications (i.e. you do not possess the exact degree listed) and believe that you meet the minimum qualifications via equivalency, please fill out the equivalency petition form in the document section of the online application. Additionally, if you are unsure that you meet the minimum qualifications, please fill out the equivalency form. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated commitment to student learning and to the success of all students in the open-access learning environment of a community college;
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to issues of diversity, and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, sexual orientations, genders, cultures, and learning styles, as well as students with disabilities or varied levels of academic preparation;
  • Commitment to professional growth and development, and to innovation and improvement of teaching;
  • Ability to assume faculty responsibilities beyond the classroom in a shared governance environment, including committee membership, student club advising, connecting with the local business community, and administrative department duties and reporting;
  • Demonstrated excellence in preparation and knowledge in the business law subject area, including demonstrated work experience in business-related areas associated with the use of law or work experience in the legal profession;
  • Ability to teach general business classes.

 

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2020. The primary academic appointment for the successful candidates will be at the AUCA campus with the possibility of assignment 

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b612

New Generation Academy

ESL/EFL Instructor/Assistant Professor

Position: ESL/EFL Instructor/Assistant Professor

Status: Full-time

Department: NGA - New Generation Academy (AUCA’s Preparatory Program)

Deadline: March 15, 2020

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 specialist to teach English for Academic Purposes, Academic Writing, and TOEFL Test Preparation courses for the academic year 2020-2021. New Generation Academy is AUCA’s one-year preparatory program aimed at preparing students for AUCA admission exams and liberal arts undergraduate education requirements. This position is a full-time position.

SUMMARY OF POSITION

Reporting directly to the NGA Director, the ESL/EFL Instructor/Assistant Director 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 certification in TESOL/TEFL/CELTA are required, MA in TESOL or Applied Linguistics preferred
  • Minimum one-year university/college-level experience teaching ESL
  • Strong background in English grammar
  • Strong presentation, communication, and writing skills
  • 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/Assistant Professor")  and put the Office of Human Resources cc-ed in your e-mail via human_resources@auca.kg by March 15, 2020

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b628

Master of Arts Program in Applied Psychology (MAPAP)

Full-time non-tenure track international faculty position

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 June 1st, 2020. Please do not hesitate to contact us with questions.

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 adult and adolescent counseling and conducting research in social sciences. Join a vibrant faculty team of a young program that shares values of diversity, social justice, student-centered teaching, and community service.

University information: AUCA is a liberal arts English-speaking university with diverse student body and faculty, which new 2015 campus is located in Bishkek, the multinational capital city of Kyrgyzstan, among picturesque mountainous landscapes. Most AUCA departments offer joint degrees with Bard College of USA. International faculty have an opportunity to conduct community-based research and service. University offers generous airfare and accommodation funds for international faculty, on top of the agreed salary.

Expectations:

  • Ph.D., PsyD, EdD, DSW or a related degree in psychology, counseling psychology, clinical psychology or social work
  • Teaching, clinical or research experience are expected
  • Doctoral graduates of 2020 are welcome to apply

Responsibilities:

  • Full-time teaching of master-level and undergraduate classes for students of psychology
  • Conducting research in psychology and/or related disciplines
  • Supervision of 1-2 master dissertations or 1-2 undergraduate theses per academic year
  • Service to the University and the Department
  • Clinical work on campus and outside of it, including supervision, is possible

 

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b637

Journalism and Mass Communications Department

Assistant Professor in Journalism & Mass Communications

Deadline: March 20, 2020

Responsibilities may include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Journalism and Mass Communications, conducting research, supervising theses, and participating in the development of the department. 

The salary is negotiable. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D. or (MA/MSs from internationally established university) in the field of Journalism, Media or related discipline. 
  • Fluent English  (all courses at the department are taught in English)
  • A strong commitment to excellence in teaching
  • University-level teaching experience is preferred, experience in the industry is also desirable.

GENERAL INFORMATION

As one of AUCA’s oldest departments, JMC has been training and educating competent journalists and media professionals since 1997. We are a small core team of 3 full-time faculty enhanced by a dozen prominent practitioners holding part-time positions. Approximately 50 undergraduate and 10 graduate students major in the department. As a hub of democracy in the region, we focus our education on critical thinking combined with digital tools, such as investigative journalism, data journalism, and multimedia. The department is committed to innovation in journalism education, including applied research and collaborations with the industry.

Additional information can be found at https://dss.auca.kg/bachelor-in-journalism-and-mass-communications/ and https://dss.auca.kg/master-in-journalism-and-mass-communications/

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Please send your cover letter, CV, two Letters of Reference (scanned copies are acceptable) and unofficial transcripts from graduate school (official transcripts are required upon hiring) to the Office of Human Resources at hr@auca.kg, Prof.  Lauren B. McConnell at mcconnell_l@auca.kg, and Director Program Anastasia Valeeva at valeeva_a@auca.kg. Applications are due by March 20, 2020. The expected starting date of employment is August 1st, 2020.

ABOUT AUCA

The American University of Central Asia is an international, multi-disciplinary learning community in the American liberal arts tradition that develops enlightened and impassioned leaders for the democratic transformation of Central Asia. It is located in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, and hosts about 1200 students from about 20 countries. Starting June 2011, in partnership with Bard College, AUCA  awards US-accredited degrees. For more on AUCA, please visit our website at http://www.auca.kg

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b638

Department of General Education

Assistant Professor

Position: Assistant Professor

Status: full-time

Program: First-year Seminar, Second-year Seminar, and English Composition

Deadline: April 6, 2020

 

The Department of General Education at the American University of Central Asia invites applications from candidates for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The position will involve teaching at least six undergraduate-level courses a year (three per semester) in First-year Seminar (FYS), Second-year Seminar (SYS), and English Composition. These courses are General Education requirements for the joint AUCA̧–Bard degree, focusing on developing and enhancing students’ basic skills in academic reading, writing, thinking, and speaking. FYS and English Composition are taught in combination, based on a common syllabus across all sections, with a focus on key texts and ideas in historical thought and cultural monuments. SYS is a topics course that continues and builds upon the work of FYS and English Composition, with individual faculty free to choose the topic of the course based on their teaching and research expertise. Accommodations in teaching load may be offered based on research activities. Responsibilities also include service activities at the departmental and university levels.

 REQUIREMENTS

  • MA/MSc or Ph.D., preferably in arts, humanities, or social sciences
  • Experience of teaching in an English-medium university environment
  • Fluent English (all courses are taught in English)
  • Evidence of commitment to writing-based pedagogy

 APPLICATION DETAILS

The deadline for applications is April 6, 2020. Shortlisted candidates may expect to be contacted for an interview by mid-April. The final offer is subject to budgetary approval. The expected started date is August 1, 2020. Applicants must submit the following materials: 

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • two letters of reference
  • statement of teaching philosophy (max. 1000 words)
  • sample syllabus 

Please submit your applications both to the General Education Office Manager Raushan Salimbekova at salimbekova_r@auca.kg and to the Office of Human Resources at hr@auca.kg with the subject line “Application for Gen Ed Assistant Professor (FYS/SYS/Comp)” by April 6, 2020.

For any questions or concerns, please contact the Co-Chairs of the General Education Department, Dr. Nicholas Walmsley at walmsley_n@auca.kg and Dr. Chynara Ryskulova at ryskulova_c@auca.kg.

 

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b640

Journalism & Mass Communications Department

Assistant Professor

Position: Assistant Professor

Status: full-time

Program: Journalism & Mass Communications Department

Deadline: March 20, 2020

POSITION

*Assistant Professor in Journalism and Mass Communications*, beginning Fall 2020. 

Responsibilities may include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Journalism and Mass Communications, conducting research, supervising theses, and participating in the development of the department. 

The salary is negotiable. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D. or (MA/MSs from internationally established university) in the field of Journalism, Media or related discipline. 
  • Fluent English  (all courses at the department are taught in English)
  • A strong commitment to excellence in teaching
  • University-level teaching experience is preferred, experience in the industry is also desirable.

GENERAL INFORMATION

As one of AUCA’s oldest departments, JMC has been training and educating competent journalists and media professionals since 1997. We are a small core team of 3 full-time faculty enhanced by a dozen prominent practitioners holding part-time positions. Approximately 50 undergraduate and 10 graduate students major in the department. As a hub of democracy in the region, we focus our education on critical thinking combined with digital tools, such as investigative journalism, data journalism, and multimedia. The department is committed to innovation in journalism education, including applied research and collaborations with the industry.

Additional information can be found at https://dss.auca.kg/bachelor-in-journalism-and-mass-communications/ and https://dss.auca.kg/master-in-journalism-and-mass-communications/

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Please send your cover letter, CV, two Letters of Reference (scanned copies are acceptable) and unofficial transcripts from graduate school (official transcripts are required upon hiring) to the Office of Human Resources at hr@auca.kg, Prof.  Lauren B. McConnell at mcconnell_l@auca.kg, and Director Program Anastasia Valeeva at valeeva_a@auca.kg. Applications are due by March 20, 2020. The expected starting date of employment is August 1st, 2020.

ABOUT AUCA

The American University of Central Asia is an international, multi-disciplinary learning community in the American liberal arts tradition that develops enlightened and impassioned leaders for the democratic transformation of Central Asia. It is located in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, and hosts about 1200 students from about 20 countries. Starting June 2011, in partnership with Bard College, AUCA  awards US-accredited degrees. For more on AUCA, please visit our website at http://www.auca.kg.

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b642

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