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
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 email@example.com, and Dr. Duane Lacey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Area of Teaching: English language (English for Academic Purposes, Academic Writing, and TOEFL Test Preparation).
The American University of Central Asia’s New Generation Academy is seeking an ESL/EFL instructor to teach English for Academic Purposes, Academic Writing, and TOEFL Test Preparation courses for Spring 2018. New Generation Academy is a one-year preparatory program aimed at preparing students for AUCA admission exams and liberal arts undergraduate education requirements. This position is a part-timeposition.
SUMMARY OF POSITION
Reporting directly to the NGA Director, the ESL/EFL Instructor is responsible for planning, teaching and evaluating assigned classes in accordance with the NGA curriculum, with assistance from the NGA Director, Senior Instructors and Instructors; for maintaining student class records; for fulfilling administrative duties as required and/or requested by the Program; and for participating in professional development activities such as workshops and meetings.
BAin Humanities and a certification in TESOL/TEFL/CELTA are required, MA in TESOL or Applied Linguistics preferred
Minimumone year university-level experience teaching ESL
Strong background in grammar
Strong presentation, communication and writing skillsp
Basic computer skills
Ability to move from building to building between classes and across college campuses
Compensation: commensurate with experience and education.
To apply, please send your CV, cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample syllabus and two Letters of Reference (scanned copies are acceptable) to email@example.com (Subject: "ESL/EFL Instructor") and put the Office of Human Resources cc-ed in your e-mail via firstname.lastname@example.org December 14, 2018