Adjunct Faculty of Procurement and Logistics

  American University of Afghanistan
Doctorate   Multi City Part Time 846
Date Posted:Aug 7, 2019
Reference:034-2019
Closing Date:Aug 17, 2019
Work Type:Part Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Procurement
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:1 - 2 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:English

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 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 2019 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.

 

The AUAF’s Business department is seeking a qualified candidate for an Adjunct Faculty of Procurement and Logistics based in Kabul.

Job Summary:

This adjunct faculty appointment is a non-tenure-track faculty position in the Business Department. Teaching responsibilities will include Procurement and Logistics courses.


Key outcomes include:

·        International quality teaching and learning

Skills Required:

Coordinating Skills

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Adjunct faculty members are contracted fulfill the roles and responsibilities described in the Faculty Handbook and university policies and procedures that detail specific faculty duties. Major responsibilities are listed below. The base contract period refers to an academic semester, including possible pre- and post-semester faculty workshops. The contractual period extends from one week before the start of the semester to one day after end of the semester.

 

Teaching and Mentoring Responsibilities

 

·        Teach undergraduate courses in Procurement and Logistics.

·        Commitment to advising and monitoring undergraduate students registered in the classes.

·        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

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul, Kapisa, Parwan, Wardak, Logar, Nangarhar, Laghman, Panjshir, Baghlan, Bamyan, Ghazni, Paktika, Paktya, Khost, Konar, Nooristan, Badakhshan, Takhar, Kunduz, Samangan, Balkh, Sar-e-Pul, Ghor, Daykundi, Urozgan, Zabul, Kandahar, Jawzjan, Faryab, Helmand, Badghis, Herat, Farah, Nimroz

Qualifications:

o  Masters or PhD in Business from an accredited university.

o  Significant work experience / teaching and training experience in the field of Procurement and Logistics.

o  Have a deep understanding of the procurement function and its role in supply chain management.

o  Understand purchasing and how it relates to supply chain management and business strategy.

o  Have work or teaching experience in materials management including inventory systems; purchasing procedures; supplier selection; outsourcing; supply chain partnerships; price determination; negotiations; and transportation issues.

o  Excellent oral and written English skills.

o  Experience teaching in international, multicultural, settings preferred.

o  Demonstrate a strong sense of values and ethics, consistent with the mandate of the American University of Afghanistan.

Demonstrated experience with learning management systems such as Canvas, Moodle, or Blackboard.


If hired, the successful applicant is expected to provide official proof of academic degrees (transcripts sent from the degree granting school directly to AUAF).

Job Keywords:

Adjunct Faculty of Procurement and Logistics
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