The Environmental Management and Sustainable Development program invites applications for a faculty position in water resources, American University of Central Asia with a start date of August 20, 2016.

Responsibilities: teach a range of undergraduate courses related to water resources (IWRM), focusing on surface water and freshwater systems, and other multiple uses of water for meeting human needs; engage in scholarship and research that complements existing faculty research and teaching; advise and provide service to the Environmental Management and Sustainable Development program, Science Division, and university; and contribute to the program’s community outreach efforts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PhD or MSc; general knowledge of water resources (IWRM), focusing on surface water and freshwater resources and multiple uses for meeting human needs in modern society.

Language: English, writing-excellent, reading-excellent, speaking-fluent

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: PhD or MSc preferred that was completed in water resources or related environmental field. West countries university diploma or certificate is desirable. Evidence of the ability to conduct student-centered teaching, to establish scholarship and research program, and to show commitment to community outreach that complements the culture of the department.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, documentation of scholarly activity and teaching ability (e.g. student and peer review summaries), statement of research interests (limit three pages), statement of teaching philosophy (limit three pages), transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to:

Dr. Zheenbek Kulenbekov,
Environmental Management and

Sustainable Development program,

7/6 Aaly Tokombaev
American University of Central Asia (AUCA)
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 720060

Applicants may send materials electronically in pdf format to Dr. Zheenbek Kulenbekov, at kulenbekov_z@auca.kg.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. https://auca.kg/

AUCA is located in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on an attractive new campus. Bishkek Capital aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders committed to improving the quality of life for all. The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans.

AUCA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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