Adjunct Instructor / Asst. Professor / Assoc. Professor of Information Technology(764 Views)
About American University of Afghanistan
The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) is a private, non-profit university offering an American-style liberal arts education. We opened our doors in 2005 and currently offer four undergraduate academic majors and an MBA program. We follow a strict non-discriminatory policy and applicants from all ethnic, religious, and economic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We are a young and growing dynamic university with a student population of nearly 1,100 and we hope to reach 1,250 students by the fall 2018 academic semester. We have expanded operations to the 75-acre international campus across the street from our original campus. Construction is ongoing for additional classroom and lab buildings to help meet the growing needs of our student population.
This is a contracted adjunct position for one semester—renewable semester-to-semester upon mutual consent—to teach one or more courses in Information Technology at the pre-undergraduate, undergraduate or gradual level depending upon ability and experience and qualifications, at a rank of Adjunct Instructor, Adjunct Assistant Professor or Adjunct Associate Professor according to qualifications.
Key outcomes include:
International quality teaching and learning
|Date Posted:||16 Oct 2018||Reference:||NA|
|Closing Date:||30 Nov 2018||Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1||Gender:||Any|
|Functional Area:||IT||Open Ended:||NO|
|Nationality:||Salary Range:||As per company salary scale|
|Contract Type:||Long-term||Years of Experience:||2 Year(s)|
|Contract Duration:||1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s)||Extension Possibility:||Yes|
|Probation Period:||3 Months|
Duties and Responsibilities
Faculty fulfil the roles and responsibilities described in the Faculty Handbook and university policies and procedures that detail specific faculty duties for adjuncts. Major responsibilities are listed below.
With the exception of holidays, university closures, weekends, and other breaks, faculty are expected to be working on campus in Afghanistan during the whole semester, including pre- and post-semester faculty workshops and advising. The contractual period extends from one week before the start of the semester to one week after the end of the final exam period of the semester.
Teaching and Mentoring
• Teach one or more undergraduate or graduate courses per term, evaluating student work and assessing student learning outcomes.
• Hold regular office hours and work with individual students, acting as academic mentor.
• Remain engaged and current in the academic profession and in their disciplines.
• Master degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or a very much-related discipline from a reputable university.
• At least two years of progressive work and teaching experience within any of the qualifying fields is required.
• Preferred additional qualification is a Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Networking.
• Preferred expertise in one or more of the following areas: Networking, Programming and Web Design, Data Visualization, Data Analysis, Big Data Management and Business Information Systems.
• Excellent English-language communication skills.
Afghanistan - Kabul
AF AF 12
Masters Degree, IT
To apply, please send as a single PDF document: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching purpose, and contact information for three references. Please include “Adjunct Instructor / Asst. Professor / Assoc. Professor of Information Technology” in the subject line of the email.
AUAF follows a strict non-discriminatory policy, and applicants from all ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
If hired, the successful applicant is expected to provide official proof of academic degrees (transcripts sent from the degree granting school directly to AUAF).
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