American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

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.

 

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Department of Journalism and Mass Communications

Vacancy: 1 Full-time teaching position

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communications at AUCA invites applicants for a full-time faculty position beginning Fall 2019. Teaching responsibilities may include Introduction to Mass Communication, News Writing, Communication Theory and Practice, Journalism Investigation.

Applicants should meet the following minimum requirements:

  • PhD or (MA/MSs from internationally established university) in the field of Journalism, Media or related fields
  • 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.

To apply:

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, and to Prof.  Lauren B. McConnell at mcconnell_l@auca.kg. AUCA will continue accepting applications until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by July 30, 2019. The expected starting date of employment is August 26, 2019.

 

About AUCA

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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Academic Advising Assistant

Academic Advising Office

Job Title:

Academic Advising Assistant

Job Purpose:

Assist in academic advising for AUCA students.

Responsibilities of the academic advising assistant include, but are not limited to:

Administrative responsibilities:

  • managing filing systems
  • organizing the office layout and maintaining supplies of stationery and equipment
  • Control correspondences
  • Establish office standards and procedures
  • Maintain office equipment
  • Assisting in administrative management of advising office  
  • Ensure security and confidentially of data
  • Advising web page/manual content administration
  • Assisting in organizing advising events
  • Maintains student files and records

Advising responsibilities:

  • Assesses the student's stage of development (academic, career, and personal) and promotes student growth by determining suitable developmental tasks;
  • Assists student in establishing realistic and attainable academic and career goals.
  • Identifies options for student to satisfy degree requirements
  • Monitors academic progress of students
  • Interprets and explains college and university policies and procedures;
  • Participates in preparation of orientations and presents academic information to new students and parents during orientation.
  • Identifies options for student to satisfy specific degree requirements
  • Evaluates transfer transcripts from other academic institutions for equivalencies and application to degree program.
  • Gathers and/or calculates necessary information such as GPA's or enrollment statistics
  • Prepares various reports as requested (midterm grade reports).
  • Assists students with registration/provides guidance in course selection in keeping with the student's interests, values and abilities.
  • Interacting effectively with the advisee to help him/her develop the ability to take responsibility for decision-making and for his/her learning progress.
  • Assisting students in choosing programs, selecting and scheduling courses, and accessing resources to support decision-making.
  • Increasing one’s knowledge of the advising process and developing and enhancing the conceptual, interpersonal, and other skills important to academic advising.
  • Be present during Orientation week to guide their assigned students in organizing schedules and registering for courses
  • Be present and available for consultation with assigned advisees during the Add/Drop period to review each student’s course load, etc
  • Meet with students who have been identified as academically struggling by the faculty according to their mid term progress
  • Be aware of AUCA’s general financial aid requirements, rules and regulations

 

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Completion of a post-secondary program
  • Proficient spoken and written English
  • Punctual, meticulous and reliable
  • Strong commitment to confidentiality

 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by January 27, 2020 to: advising@auca.kg

сс: human_resources@auca.kg

 

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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 

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Assistant Professor, International and Comparative Politics

International candidates

The Department of International and Comparative Politics at the American University of Central Asia is inviting applications from international candidates for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Preferable candidates will hold a Ph.D. in the related fields and have a specialization in International Relations, Political Economy, or Comparative Politics. The area of research interest is open. 

Full-time faculty are expected to teach at least six undergraduate-level courses (three per term), participate in academic advising of at least 10 ICP students, and supervise at least two senior theses per academic year. Responsibilities and expectations also include participation in departmental activities and university life. 

AUCA provides visa support, accommodation allowance, and a travel allowance for the international faculty.

The deadline for applications is March 1, 2020. Shortlisted candidates may expect to be contacted for an interview by mid-March. The final offer is subject to budgetary approval.

Interested candidates must submit their CV, cover letter, two reference letters, and a statement of their teaching philosophy (max. 1000 words). Supporting documents such as sample syllabi and summary of teaching evaluations are welcome. 

Please submit your applications to Ms. Nargiza Alieva at icp@auca.kg  

For any questions or concerns, please contact the Chair of the ICP Department, Dr. Farhad Kerimov, at kerimov_f@auca.kg 

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Assistant Professor, International and Comparative Politics

Local candidates

The Department of International and Comparative Politics at the American University of Central Asia is inviting applications from candidates for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor levels. The position is open to citizens of or permanent residents in the Kyrgyz Republic.  Preferable candidates will hold or expect a Ph.D. in the related fields in the next two years. The area of research interest is open.

Full-time faculty are expected to teach at least six undergraduate-level courses (three per term), participate in academic advising of at least 10 ICP students, and supervise at least two senior theses per academic year. Responsibilities and expectations also include participation in departmental activities and university life. 

The deadline for applications is March 1, 2020. Shortlisted candidates may expect to be contacted for an interview by mid-March. The final offer is subject to budgetary approval. 

Interested candidates must submit their CV, cover letter, two reference letters, and a statement of their teaching philosophy (max. 1000 words). Supporting documents such as sample syllabi and summary of teaching evaluations are welcome. 

Please submit your applications to Ms. Nargiza Alieva at icp@auca.kg  

For any questions or concerns, please contact the Chair of the ICP Department, Dr. Farhad Kerimov, at kerimov_f@auca.kg  

 

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