The Asian University for Women is an emerging regional center of excellence that offers a liberal arts education and leadership development to young women from all across Asia and the Middle East, regardless of background. Currently, AUW has over 400 students from 12 countries throughout the region, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, the People's Republic of China, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam. The University is in its fifth year of operations.
ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN ASIAN HISTORY
The Asian University for Women invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Asian History, with a specialty in South Asian, Southeast Asian, or East Asian History, beginning in August 2013. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or be on track to receive a Ph.D. prior to appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to offer broadly-conceived introductory courses in the core curriculum, as well as more advanced courses within areas of her/his specialization as part of AUW’s interdisciplinary Asian Studies program. The teaching load is five courses per year. Additional expectations include: advising senior thesis projects, pursuit of scholarly interests and service to the university.
The AUW is an innovative liberal arts institution with an international faculty and students drawn from across Asia. The University is located in the port city of Chittagong, Bangladesh. AUW values a strong commitment to research, a promise of successful scholarly engagement, and dedication to teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment. We offer a competitive package of salary and benefits, including international health insurance, and housing for faculty members and their families who relocate with them to Chittagong, Bangladesh.
Please submit a cover letter that addresses your teaching philosophy and research interests, a CV, and the names of three references as either MS Word or PDF files to: Ms. Tasneem Abedin, Deputy Registrar and Director of HR, Asian University for Women.
Review of applications will begin March 20th 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Please refer to AUW’s website for further details.