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Instructor, Pre-Undergraduate (Pre-UG) Program

Employer
Asian University for Women
Location
Chittagong (BD)
Salary
Competitive with experience
Closing date
Nov 29, 2022
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The Pre-undergraduate Program at Asian University for Women is looking for enthusiastic instructors to join our team.  The university has three different programs under the Pre-UG umbrella: General Studies (secondary education); Pathways for Promise (basic ESL/maths); and ACCESS (foundation courses leading to Undergraduate enrollment).

We offer courses in English (Reading, Writing, Presentation Skills), Maths (Algebra through Pre-calculus), and Computer Science (Computer Literacy, Fundamentals,  C & Python programming).

Qualified candidates must have the following:

  • a Bachelor's degree in the intended subject (Master's degree preferred).  In the case of language teaching, a CELTA or TEFL certificate is required in lieu of a Masters in TESOL or similar degree.
  • at least two years experience teaching at the tertiary level
  • an understanding of the AUW mission and a strong desire to "give something back"

The position requires 15 contact teaching hours per week; three 4-month terms per year;  6 weeks of vacation (not contiguous) and all national holidays.

Serious applicants only - we will only contact those who are shortlisted for an initial interview.

About Asian University for Women (AUW):

 

Founded in 2008 and located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, AUW is the first of its kind: a regional institution dedicated to women’s education and leadership development through liberal arts and sciences education.  It is international in outlook but rooted in the contexts and aspirations of the people of Asia. Chartered by the Parliament of Bangladesh, AUW exists solely to support a rising network of women leaders, entrepreneurs, and changemakers from across the region. It seeks out women who show significant academic achievement and potential, demonstrate courage and a sense of outrage at injustice, and are empathic to the woes of other people.

1300 students from 18 countries currently attend AUW: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Syria, Timor Leste, Vietnam, and Yemen. More than 85% of AUW students are on full or near-full scholarships funded by supporters from around the world. The University has graduated over a thousand students to date. A majority of AUW graduates secure employment in the private and public sectors in their home countries while about 25% go on to pursue graduate studies at other institutions of higher learning including Oxford, Cambridge, Johns Hopkins, Stanford, Columbia, Duke, Brandeis and Tufts, among others. To learn more about Asian University for Women, please visit https://asian-university.org.

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