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

For more detailed information please follow the link:

https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/2030_Solicitation_USPSC_Resident-Hire_DOC_KR.pdf

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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 soc@auca.kg and a copy to gorborukova_g@auca.kg 

 

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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 (https://auca.kg/en/psyc_und_about/) 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.

 

Expectations:

  • 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

Responsibilities:

  • 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 psyc@auca.kg before June 1st,2021. Please do not hesitate to contact us with questions.

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Liberal Arts and Sciences Department

Office manager

Categories: Office manager  

Work type: full-time 

Deadline: June 20th, 2021

The Liberal Arts and Sciences Department of the American University of Central Asia is looking to hire an office manager to be responsible for the general operation of our department. 

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. 

Office manager responsibilities: 

  • overseeing the general office operation.
  • organizing meetings, events, and workshops. 
  • working with academic databases and preparing course schedules.
  • ordering stationery and necessary materials.
  • dealing with correspondence, complaints, and queries.
  • preparing various memos, letters, presentations, and reports.
  • communicating with other staff, faculty members, students, applicants, parents, and other guests. 
  • working with social pages (Facebook and Instagram) of the department.
  • implementing other office duties and assist to the department chair in department activities. 

Expectations:

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • Office management experience.
  • Excellent computer skills, including a high degree of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Kyrgyz, English, and Russian language skills. 
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills particularly in dealing with people from different backgrounds.
  • Fast-paced, responsive, punctual, good attention to detail, organized, and systematic.

Interested candidates should send a CV, a Cover Letter, and 2 recommendation letters from relevant employers to las@auca.kg before June 20th, 2021. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Liberal Arts and Sciences Department

Instructor

Categories: Design Thinking, Social Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise, Senior Thesis seminars for social entrepreneurship. 

Work type: full-time/part-time
Deadline: August 15th, 2021

The Liberal Arts and Sciences Department of the American University of Central Asia is seeking a full-time and/or part-time Instructor responsible for teaching core courses for Social Entrepreneurship and Design Thinking concentration: design thinking, social entrepreneurship, social enterprise, senior thesis seminars for social entrepreneurship, and other elective courses.

 

Social Entrepreneurship and Design Thinking draws inspiration and insight from a wide variety of disciplines such as philosophy, economics, business, sociology, and environmental science. The program aims to train creative leaders capable of solving myriad social problems from the past as well as those that are new and emerging today. Please visit https://auca.kg/en/las_social_entrepreneurship/ for more information about the concentration. 

 

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. 

 

Expectations:

  • Ph.D. or Master’s degree in social entrepreneurship, business, business administration, economics, marketing, or business education,
  • Teaching and/or research experience is highly expected. 

Responsibilities:

  • Teaching of undergraduate courses for Social Entrepreneurship students 
  • Supervision of undergraduate theses 
  • Conducting research in the field is welcomed 
  • Service to the University and the Department

 

Interested candidates should send a CV, a Cover Letter, and 2 recommendation letters from relevant employers (supervisors and professors included) to las@auca.kg before August 15th, 2021. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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Journalism & Mass Communications

Assistant Professor

 Status: Full-time

Beginning: Fall 2021

Deadline: by June 15, 2021

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. 

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, to Program Chair Aizhana Dzhumalieva at dzhumalieva_a@auca.kg  Applications are due by June 15, 2021. The expected starting date of employment is August 1st, 2021.

 

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.

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Development Office and Alumni Relations Assistant

 

Position:

Development Office and Alumni Relations Assistant

Institution:

American University of Central Asia

Location:

Bishkek

Category:

Development Office, Alumni Relations Office

Application Due:

07.06.2021, 12 pm

Type of employment:

Full-time

Salary:

TBD

 

Development Office and Alumni Relations Assistant is a full-time position that includes working with all Development office’s units and staff: Development Director, Development Officer, the Alumni Relations and Career Development offices. This role is a hub for providing administrative services for all of the DO units, particularly Alumni Relations, assistance with daily workflow, communication with internal departments and external partners of the university, management of the social media of the office, office management, event planning and organization, support in various development/fundraising endeavors, etc.

The successful candidate should match the following criteria:

  • bachelor degree required; major in public relations/communications/marketing is an asset;
  • full professional proficiency in spoken and written English, Russian, and professional working proficiency in spoken and written Kyrgyz is required;
  • a high level of professionalism, flexibility, enthusiasm, project management, organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • good interpersonal skills for interacting with university’s units, donors, members and volunteers;
  • experience in civic engagement is an asset;
  • excellent knowledge of MS Office software; knowledge of photoshop, illustrator is preferable; knowledge of data analysis is an asset;
  • ability to work flexible hours.

DOAR Assistant functions include, but not limited to:

  • maintaining office services by organizing office operations and procedures, answering phone calls, greeting visitors, controlling correspondence, planning and implementing equipment procurement, ordering office supplies;
  • managing paperwork, designing/maintaining filing systems;
  • coordinating appointments and meetings and managing staff calendars and schedules;
  • coordinating domestic and international travel, including flight, hotel, restaurant and car rental reservations;
  • managing procurement, following AUCA procurement procedures;
  • assisting with development/fund-raising activities, such as:
  • processing gifts, donor acknowledgments and varied financial reports for the Development Department;
  • managing donor lists and preparing mailing materials (invitations, newsletters, acknowledgement letters, etc.); ensuring timely acknowledgment of contributions;
  • coordinating donor/partners visits and other activities (participates in event planning and organization, coordinates logistics, financial reporting, etc.);
  • social media activities and updates, and preparing promotional materials.
  • track and respond to incoming requests from alumni, conduct updating of the alumni database, conduct regular mailing through alumni mailing lists

 

Working conditions.

Physical requirements are those present in normal office environment conditions. Employee is required to sit at a desk and work at a computer for long periods of time. Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and unpredictable needs.

Application

CV and motivation letter should be sent to development@auca.kg by June 7, 2021, 12 pm.

 

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