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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FYS

The American University of Central Asia requires

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

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 Dr. William McDonald at mcdonald_w@auca.kg, and Dr. Duane Lacey at lacey_d@auca.kg.

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Art, Design and Technologies Department of American University of Central Asia announces a vacancy for teaching position

Art, Design and Technologies Department is seeking to hire full-time Faculty responsible for teaching in the 2018-2019 academic years. The ideal candidates should have a PhD degree in Arts and Design from an internationally established university. He or she is expected to teach four courses per semester in areas of Art, Design and Creative Technologies to undergraduate and MA students. 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.

Interested candidates should send their CV, Cover letter and the list of courses they are interested in teaching to eliraturdubayeva@gmail.com by November 18, 2018.

Link to this block: https://auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b506

TV and Cinema Department of American University of Central Asia announces a vacancy for teaching position

TV and Cinema Department is seeking to hire full-time Faculty responsible for teaching in the 2018-2019 academic years. The ideal candidates should have a PhD degree in TV, Cinema and Visual Arts from an internationally established university. He or she is expected to teach four courses per semester in areas of TV and Cinema to undergraduate and MA students. 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. 

Interested candidates should send their CV, Cover letter and the list of courses they are interested in teaching to eliraturdubayeva@gmail.com by November 18, 2018.

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Academic Advising & Career Center Assistant

Academic Advising Office

Job Title:

Academic Advising & Career Center Assistant

Job Purpose:

Assist in academic advising and career program 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

Career Center responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, develop and implement events (career days, fairs, guest speakers’ presentations, workshops) and publications (manuals, guides, newsletters etc.)
  • Communicate with individuals and entities, who are interested in hiring/interning students
  • Expansion of employer database
  • Provide with individual counseling (resume, cover letter and interviews)
  • Assist in finding information and resources related to their majors
  • Evaluate students’ participation career activities and make appropriate changes

 

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, resume by August 20, 2018 to: careerservices@auca.kg

human_resources@auca.kg 

 

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