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Russian Language and Literature Instructor

Russian Language and Literature Instructor

Position: Russian Language and Literature Instructor

Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Institution: 㽶Ӱ

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.

㽶Ӱ 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 㽶Ӱ 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 㽶Ӱ̧–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

Writing & Academic Resource Center Coordinator, 㽶Ӱ

Full -time Writing & Academic Resource Center Coordinator

Job Title: Writing & Academic Resource Center Coordinator, 㽶Ӱ

Time: Full

Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Reports to: Writing & Academic Resource Center Director

Supervises: Team of student tutors, student assistant

Coordinates with: Writing & Academic Resource Center Director, faculty, staff, and students

Start Date: August 1st, 2024

Application deadline: Until filled

Description of the Job:

The Writing and Academic Resource Center (WARC) Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the daily operations of the WARC. The Coordinator's primary function is to supervise student tutors. Secondary functions of the coordinator are to promote WARC services and coordinate with Director on WARC objectives and activities; with the Director, recruit and select WARC tutors; help develop writing and research skills workshops; develop materials for and maintain the WARC website and YouTube channel; attend and present information about the WARC at outreach functions such as orientation sessions for students and faculty; maintain WARC budget; collect and analyze WARC usage data.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise and interface with WARC tutors regarding matters of attendance, scheduling, and performance
  • Collaborate regularly with the Director to ensure the WARC’s objectives are being met
  • Serve as WARC’s primary support staff, responding to telephone calls, email, drop-in traffic, and filing/photocopying needs
  • Conduct workshops for students, staff, and faculty, focusing on specific writing and research skills
  • Attend and participate in tutor training workshops and courses offered by the Director and guest presenters
  • Monitor and prepare tutor stipend payout data
  • Collaborate in the process of recruitment and selection of new tutors
  • Collaborate on designing and leading tutor training and teambuilding events
  • Ensure tutors receive on-going and individualized training as needed, including supervising the WARC’s mentoring program
  • Maintain WARC records and files, and analyze performance data
  • Assist the Director in drafting reports
  • Develop and maintain WARC website and social media accounts
  • Create content for and monitor the performance of the WARC’s YouTube page
  • Work with 㽶Ӱ computer/media staff to maintain and develop the WARC’s website and online scheduling system
  • Attend student orientations and conduct other outreach activities to introduce and spread awareness of the WARC’s services
  • Procure supplies for WARC operations from the Physical Plant Department

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Excellent academic writing skills
  2. Strong commitment to academic excellence and academic integrity
  3. Proficiency with statistical tools
  4. Proficiency with Google Suite
  5. Ability to create and manage a budget
  6. Ability to manage social media accounts and YouTube channels
  7. Professional-level oral and written communication skills in English
  8. Ability to work with 㽶Ӱ’s diverse community and superb interpersonal skills
  9. Ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities
  10. Strong leadership skills
  11. Ability to work flexible hours
  12. Knowledge of current pedagogical practices and teaching experience in composition, writing across the disciplines, and English language courses strongly desired

Interested candidates should submit a CV, cover letter, and two references to warc@auca.kg and human_resources@auca.kg.

Development Office Assistant

Development Office Assistant


Position


Development Office Assistant

Institution:

㽶Ӱ

Location:

Bishkek

Category:

Development Office

Posted:

10.06.2024

Application Due:

17.06.2024

Type of employment:

Full-time

Salary:

TBD


Development Office Assistant is a full-time position that includes working with all Development office’s units and staff: Development Director, Development Officer, the Alumni Relations and Career Development offices. This role is a hub for providing administrative services for all of the DO units communication with internal departments and external partners of the university, management of the social media of the office, office management, event planning and organization, support in various development/fundraising endeavors, etc.

The successful candidate should match the following criteria:

  • bachelor degree required; major in public relations/communications/marketing is an asset;
  • full professional proficiency in spoken and written English, Russian, and professional working proficiency in spoken and written Kyrgyz is an advantage;
  • a high level of professionalism, flexibility, enthusiasm, project management, organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • good interpersonal skills for interacting with university’s units, donors, members and volunteers;
  • experience in civic engagement is an asset;
  • excellent knowledge of MS Office software; knowledge of photoshop, illustrator is preferable; knowledge of data analysis is an asset;
  • ability to work flexible hours.

DO Assistant functions include, but not limited to:

  • maintaining office services by organizing office operations and procedures, answering phone calls, greeting visitors, controlling correspondence, planning and implementing equipment procurement, ordering office supplies;
  • managing paperwork, designing/maintaining filing systems;
  • coordinating appointments and meetings and managing staff calendars and schedules;
  • assisting the Development Officer in managing the Calendar of Grant Opportunities
  • assisting the Development Officer with the preparation of formal letters to the potential donors/partners
  • coordinating domestic and international travel, including flight, hotel, restaurant and car rental reservations;
  • assisting with development/fund-raising activities, such as: processing gifts, donor acknowledgments and varied financial reports for the Development Department;
  • managing donor lists and preparing mailing materials (invitations, newsletters, acknowledgement letters, etc.); ensuring timely acknowledgment of contributions;
  • coordinating donor/partners visits and other activities (participates in event planning and organization, coordinates logistics, financial reporting, etc.);
  • assisting the Development office’s units with the organization of major events;
  • social media activities and website updates, and preparing promotional materials.

Working conditions.

Physical requirements are those present in normal office environment conditions. Employee is required to sit at a desk and work at a computer for long periods of time. Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and unpredictable needs.

Please send your cover letter and resume (in English) to development@auca.kg, and CC: human_resources@auca.kg

Email subject: Development Office Assistant

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7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic720060

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