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Russian Language and Literature Instructor

Russian Language and Literature Instructor

Position: Russian Language and Literature Instructor

Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Institution: American University of Central Asia

Deadline: date open

 

Job Description:

The General Education Department invites applications for a full-time  position in Russian Language and Literature Instructor beginning August 1, 2024. The successful candidate should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly research, and service to the department and institution.

 

Responsibilities include:

- Teaching Russian Language and Literature to the undergraduate students ranging from beginners to advanced levels.

- Developing innovative and engaging curriculum materials to support language instruction and cultural immersion.

- Conducting scholarly research in the field of Russian language and literature, leading to publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at academic conferences.

- Contributing to the academic community through departmental and university service, including participation in committees and engagement with relevant academic organizations.

 

Qualifications:

- Ph.D. in Russian Language and Literature.

- Proficient command of academic English.

- Demonstrated excellence in teaching Russian as a foreign language at the university level for more than three years.

- Strong research agenda and potential for scholarly productivity in the field of Russian language and literature.

- Ability to work effectively with diverse student populations and a commitment to fostering inclusivity and equity in the classroom.

- Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

 

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit the following documents to gened@auca.kg and human_resources@auca.kg :

  1. Cover letter detailing a candidate’s teaching philosophy, research interests, and why one is a suitable candidate for the position.
  2. Curriculum vitae with three professional references.

 

AUCA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion within our community. We encourage applications from candidates who contribute to the diversity of our university.

 

Contact Information:

For inquiries about the position or application process, please contact at gened@auca.kg.

FYSem/SYSem Position

Assistant Professor

FYSem/SYSem Position: Assistant Professor

Status: Full-time

Program: First-Year Seminar, Second-Year Seminar, and English Composition

Deadline: date open

 The Department of General Education at the American University of Central Asia invites applications from candidates for 2 full-time faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level.

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The position will involve teaching at least six undergraduate-level courses a year (three per semester) in First-year Seminar (FYS), Second-year Seminar (SYS), and English Composition. These courses are General Education requirements for the joint AUCA̧–Bard College degree, focusing on developing and enhancing students’ basic skills in academic reading, writing, thinking, and speaking. FYS and English Composition are taught in combination, based on a common syllabus across all sections, with a focus on key texts and ideas in historical thought and cultural monuments. SYS is a topics course that continues and builds upon the work of FYS and English Composition, with individual faculty free to choose the topic of the course based on their teaching and research expertise. Accommodations in teaching load may be offered based on research activities. Responsibilities also include service activities at the departmental and university levels.

REQUIREMENTS

  • MA/MSc or Ph.D., preferably in arts, humanities, or social sciences
  • Experience of teaching in an English-medium university environment
  • Excellent command of Academic English (all courses are taught in English)
  • Evidence of experience and commitment to writing-based pedagogy

APPLICATION DETAILS

The deadline for applications is open. Shortlisted candidates may expect to be contacted for an interview. The start date is August 1, 2024.

        Applicants must submit the following: 

  • Cover letter detailing your teaching philosophy, and why you are suitable for the position
  • CV with two references

Please submit your applications both to the General Education Office gened@auca.kg and to the Office of Human Resources at human_resources@auca.kg  with the subject line “Application for FYS/SYS/Comp. (GenEd Assistant Professor)” 

For any questions or concerns, please contact the FYS/SYS Director and Co-Chair of the General Education Department at conde_m@auca.kg

 

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