Department: School of Arts and Sciences
Duty Station: Naryn Campus, Kyrgyz Republic OR Khorog Campus, Tajikistan
Commencement Date: August 2018 (Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis)
Deadline: June 15th 2018. Position will be open until filled.
The University of Central Asia (UCA) was founded in 2000 as a private, not for profit, secular university through an International Treaty signed by the Presidents of the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Kazakhstan, and His Highness the Aga Khan; ratified by their respective parliaments, and registered with the United Nations. The Presidents are the Patrons of the University and His Highness is the Chancellor. UCA’s mission is to promote the social and economic development of Central Asia, particularly its mountain communities, by offering an internationally recognised standard of higher education, and enabling the peoples of the region to preserve their rich cultural heritage as assets for the future. UCA brings with it the broader commitment and partnership of the Aga Khan Development Network. For more information:www.ucentralasia.org
Summary of Position and Key Responsibilities
The School of Arts and Sciences is seeking an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Faculty Member to teach at the undergraduate campuses in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan and/or Khorog, Tajikistan. The faculty member should have an active involvement in the development, planning, preparation and undertaking of all academic upgrading initiatives related to EAP instruction. This individual is expected to teach small groups of students from Central Asia in a preparatory programme. The English curriculum of the Preparatory Programme and the teaching approach are based on integrated skills with the topics connected to core literacies and embedded in the Central Asian context as well as aligned with the Mathematics, Science and Liberal Arts curriculum. Consequently, the hope is for these students to become proficient in academic writing and research skills. In the liberal arts and pre-requisite years, the EAP faculty will be involved in supporting students during academic writing labs.
Central to the vision of UCA is to create an outstanding teaching and research institution that excels in the generation and application of knowledge. Academic programmes combine a student-centered environment of a liberal arts college with the intellectual excitement of being at the frontiers of knowledge offered by a research university. The language of instruction for undergraduate studies is English. We are seeking someone committed to teaching and intellectually inquisitive.
Overall Programme Outcomes for English
The EAP Faculty Member will teach a series of English Courses will be responsible for engendering the following learning outcomes among students:
The EAP Faculty Member will:
The job description is subject to change.
How to Apply
Please send us (1) an up-to-date resume; (2) a sample of any published work; and (3) teaching evaluations from the last three years of employment to email@example.com by June 15th 2018. Please use: “EAP Faculty Member” as the subject header and indicate how you heard about us. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Position will be open until filled.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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