American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Solicitation for Personal Services Contractor (PSC) No. 30/2020 Development Outreach and Communication Specialist, USAID/Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

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Sociology Department

Teaching position

Status: Part-time 

Deadline: May 01, 2021

Department of Sociology is seeking to hire a part-time professor responsible for teaching in the 2021-2022 academic year.

The ideal candidates should have a Ph.D. degree from an internationally established university. He or she is expected to teach one-two, courses per semester in areas of sociological theories, computer-assisted qualitative and mixed methods to MA and undergraduate students. Applicants should have a commitment to teaching in the department for at least 2 years. Besides teaching, responsibilities include advising students, service in the university committees, and engagement in departmental extra-curricular activities.

Applicants should meet the following minimal requirements:

Ph.D. degree in related fields

Fluent English

University-level teaching experience

Practical experience in a 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 and a copy to 


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Psychology Program

Full-time non-tenure track faculty position

Position: non-tenure-track faculty position

Status: Full-time

Department: Psychology Program

Deadline: June 1st,2021

Program information: Psychology program is comprised of a 4-year undergraduate course in psychology ( and a 2-year full-time master course, which provides students with coursework, internship, and research experience. 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 a 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.



  • Ph.D., PsyD, EdD, DSW, MS, MA or a related degree in psychology, counseling psychology, clinical psychology or social work
  • Teaching, clinical or research experience are desirable
  • Doctoral graduates of 2021 are welcome to apply


  • Full-time teaching of undergraduate and master classes for students of psychology (Behavioral Statistics, Quantitative Research Methods, Writing, etc.)
  • Supervision of theses
  • Service to the University and the Department


Interested candidates should provide a CV, a Cover Letter, and 2 recommendation letters from relevant employers (supervisors and professors included) to before June 1st,2021. Please do not hesitate to contact us with questions.

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American University of Central Asia
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

Tel.: +996 (312) 915000 + Еxt.
Fax: +996 (312) 915 028