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
Please send your CV, cover letter, teaching philosophy (not more than 1000 words), and two letters of reference (scanned copies are acceptable) to firstname.lastname@example.org and copy to the email@example.com by February 21, 2017.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, and Dr. Duane Lacey at email@example.com.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org by May 1, 2017.
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
Please send your cover letter, CV, and two Letters of Reference (scanned copies are acceptable) to the Department Chair: Nurgul Ukueva, at (email@example.com) and a copy to the Office of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. AUCA will continue accepting applications until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by May 16, 2017.
NGA: 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 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. A BA degree in humanities and a certification in TESOL/TEFL are required, an MA degree is preferred. At last one year university-level teaching experience is required.
To apply, please send your CV, cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample syllabus and two Letters of Reference (scanned copies are acceptable) to email@example.com (Subject: "ESL/EFL Specialist") and put the Office of Human Resources cc-ed in your e-mail via firstname.lastname@example.org by December 10, 201