AUCA Fellowship Program
American University of Central Asia, AUCA
NGA- New Generation Academy
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev St., Bishkek
Kyrgyz Republic, 720060
AUCA - NGA (New Generation Academy) - a platform for ESL and LIBERAL ARTS – Critical Reasoning:
The Writing Tutors of AUCA - NGA are welcome to embrace the opportunity to live and work in Kyrgyzstan, and serve as full-time “English for Academic Purposes (EAP)”, “Critical Thinking - Text Analysis” and “Academic Writing” instructors for AUCA’s New Generation Academy. The present fellowship invites Bard College graduates to gain hands-on teaching experience in a highly dynamic and multicultural environment, to develop and enhance their international life and work experience, and to help expand the Liberal Arts tradition in Central Asia. Located on the legendary and philosophically loaded Silk Road, in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, AUCA’s NGA Program is an academic crossroads of languages, cultures, religions, beliefs and axiological systems.
The AUCA Fellowship Program is open to graduates of any of Bard’s major programs of study. Experience in teaching EAP, ESL, TOEFL Prep Courses or tutoring writing is strongly desired but not required.
Foreign language skills (Russian in particular) are helpful but not required.
Open-mindedness, commitment to Liberal Arts education, good stress management skills, social skills, social / civic engagement are paramount eligibility criteria.
The AUCA NGA Fellowship Program provides for shared housing in the AUCA Dormitory, thus permitting proximity to all NGA students.
Fellowships are eligible for renewal for an additional year subject to approval of AUCA NGA Program leadership.
All applications must be submitted via firstname.lastname@example.org (subject: AUCA Bard Fellowship)
Deadline: June 1, 2017.
Incomplete applications, or applications submitted after the deadline will not receive consideration.