Career Opportunities

Asian University for Women (AUW) seeks to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the businesses and communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable human and economic development in Asia and throughout the world.

To achieve our mission of developing the next generation of leaders, we aim to recruit global changemakers and professionals who share our values for empowering women through higher education. We seek talented dynamic professionals and passionate people to join our team. Working at AUW means being part of a diverse community who are united by a shared commitment to positive social change.

Current Job Openings at Asian University for Women

Faculty, Instructors and Fellows

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Applied Microeconomics

The Asian University for Women (AUW) seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Professor in Economics to the Undergraduate Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) Program. The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Economics, and will be expected to teach Microeconomics and its applied courses, with a focus on, and relevance for, developing Asian countries. Further, she/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Economics, with a specialization in Microeconomics or related field, from a recognized university.
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Economics or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability or willingness to teach the liberal arts to students whose native language is not English

Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

Duties:

  • Plan, develop, and teach courses and seminars for undergraduate students with Economics major, as well as Social Analysis courses for the General Education Requirement.
  • Serve as academic advisor and mentor to students.
  • Supervise students in developing and implementing senior thesis projects including guiding them in data analysis, thesis writing and presentation.
  • Attract funding and engage in research.
  • Provide leadership and service on academic committees.

Teaching requirements: At least six 4-credit courses per academic year; expected to teach Microeconomics related courses such as, Industrial organization, Game theory, Behavioural Economics, Welfare Economics and public policy, Environmental Economics, Health Economics, Economics of Education, Urban Economics and Public Economics, among others.

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world. The university is dedicated to teaching excellence in a liberal arts setting, with a strong commitment to research and scholarly engagement. Further information about AUW is available at https://asian-university.org.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to jobs@auw.edu.bd by June 30, 2022. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Anthropology

The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Professor of Anthropology to the Undergraduate Core Program. The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Anthropology, and will be expected to teach Anthropology-related courses as appropriate. She/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching. The successful candidate will also be expected to take the lead in developing the work of the Assam Studies Center at AUW.

The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Anthropology or related field, from a recognized university.
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Track record of research relevant to Assam
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Anthropology or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability and willingness to teach students whose native language is not English
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable

  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

Duties:

  • Plan, develop, and teach courses and seminars for undergraduate students.
  • Serve as academic advisor and mentor to students.
  • Supervise students in developing and implementing senior thesis projects including guiding them in data analysis, thesis writing and presentation.
  • Attract funding and engage in research.
  • Provide leadership and service on academic committees
  • Provide leadership to the Assam Studies Center

Teaching requirements: Seven 4-credit courses per academic year on topics to be decided in consultation with Program Head.

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world. The university is dedicated to teaching excellence in a liberal arts setting, with a strong commitment to research and scholarly engagement. Further information about AUW is available at https://asian-university.org.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to jobs@auw.edu.bd by June 30, 2022. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Bioinformatics

The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint two Assistant/Associate Professors of Bioinformatics to the Undergraduate Science and Math Program. The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Bioinformatics, and will be expected to teach related courses under the science course categories as appropriate. She/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Date of Appointment: August 2022

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Bioinformatics/computer science or related field
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Bioinformatics or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability or willingness to teach students whose native language is not English

Teaching requirement: six 4-credit courses per academic year; expected to teach:

Faculty 1: General Biology (part I and part II), Biotechnology, Molecular Evolution, Seminar/Thesis, and other courses in support of the Bioinformatics curriculum.

Faculty 2: Introduction to Bioinformatics (with lab), Advanced Bioinformatics with programming (with lab), Computational Biology, Genomics/Proteomics, Seminar/Thesis, and other courses in support of the Bioinformatics curriculum.

Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chattogram, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East. Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to jobs@auw.edu.bd by June 30, 2022. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Evolutionary Biology

The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Professor of Evolutionary Biology to the Undergraduate Core Program. The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Evolution, and will be expected to teach related courses under the core science course categories as appropriate. She/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Date of Appointment: August 2022

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Evolutionary Biology or related field
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Evolution and related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability or willingness to teach students whose native language is not English

Teaching requirement:  4-credit Evolution course -six sections per academic year; expected to teach:

Evolution course (six sections) in the Core Program.

Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chattogram, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East. Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to jobs@auw.edu.bd by June 30, 2022. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Finance

The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance to the Undergraduate Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) Program. The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Finance, and will be expected to teach Finance-related courses as appropriate. She/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Finance or related field, from a recognized university.
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Finance or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability or willingness to teach the liberal arts to students whose native language is not English.

Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

Duties:

  • Plan, develop, and teach courses and seminars for undergraduate students with Economics major as well as Finance minor.
  • Serve as academic advisor and mentor to students.
  • Supervise students in developing and implementing senior thesis projects including guiding them in data analysis, thesis writing and presentation.
  • Attract funding and engage in research.
  • Provide leadership and service on academic committees.

Teaching requirements: At least six 4-credit courses per academic year; expected to teach Finance related courses such as, Introduction to Finance, Accounting, Investment and Portfolio Management, Corporate Finance, International Finance, among others.

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world. The university is dedicated to teaching excellence in a liberal arts setting, with a strong commitment to research and scholarly engagement. Further information about AUW is available at https://asian-university.org.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to jobs@auw.edu.bd by June 30, 2022. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Macroeconomics

The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Professor in Economics to the Undergraduate Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) Program. The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Economics, and will be expected to teach Macroeconomics and its applied courses, with a focus on, and relevance for, developing Asian countries. Further, she/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Economics, with a specialization in Macroeconomics or related field, from a recognized university.
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Economics or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability or willingness to teach the liberal arts to students whose native language is not English.

Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

Duties:

  • Plan, develop, and teach courses and seminars for undergraduate students with Economics major, as well as Social Analysis courses for the General Education Requirement.
  • Serve as academic advisor and mentor to students.
  • Supervise students in developing and implementing senior thesis projects including guiding them in data analysis, thesis writing and presentation.
  • Attract funding and engage in research.
  • Provide leadership and service on academic committees.

Teaching requirements: At least six 4-credit courses per academic year; expected to teach Macroeconomics related courses such as, International Trade; Money and Banking; Macroeconomics for Business Management; Globalization and Stability; Economic Growth; Policies, Institutions and Macroeconomic Performance; Managerial Economics, among others.

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world. The university is dedicated to teaching excellence in a liberal arts setting, with a strong commitment to research and scholarly engagement. Further information about AUW is available at https://asian-university.org.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to jobs@auw.edu.bd by June 30, 2022. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Philosophy

The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Professor of Philosophy to the Undergraduate Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) Program. The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Philosophy, and will be expected to teach philosophy-related courses under the PPE course categories as appropriate. She/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Philosophy or related field
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Philosophy or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability or willingness to teach the liberal arts to students whose native language is not English

Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to jobs@auw.edu.bd by June 30, 2022. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Politics

The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Professor of Politics to the Undergraduate Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) Program. The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Political Science, and will be expected to teach related courses under the PPE course categories as appropriate. She/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Political Science or related field
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Political Science or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability or willingness to teach the liberal arts to students whose native language is not English

Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to jobs@auw.edu.bd by June 30, 2022. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Psychology

The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology to the Undergraduate Program. The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Psychology, and will be expected to teach Psychology-related courses as appropriate. She/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Psychology or related field, from a recognized university.
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Psychology or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability and willingness to teach students whose native language is not English
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable

  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

Duties:

  • Plan, develop, and teach courses and seminars for undergraduate students.
  • Serve as academic advisor and mentor to students.
  • Supervise students in developing and implementing senior thesis projects including guiding them in data analysis, thesis writing and presentation.
  • Attract funding and engage in research.
  • Provide leadership and service on academic committees
  • Provide leadership to the Assam Studies Center

Teaching requirements: Seven 4-credit courses per academic year on topics to be decided in consultation with Program Head.

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world. The university is dedicated to teaching excellence in a liberal arts setting, with a strong commitment to research and scholarly engagement. Further information about AUW is available at https://asian-university.org

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to jobs@auw.edu.bd by June 30, 20222. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities (Andrew W. Mellon Fellows)

Vacancies: 9 (in areas of History, Literature, Philosophy and Comparative Religious Studies)

Employment Status: Full-time contractual

Job Location: Chittagong, Bangladesh

Job Context: Developing AUW’s capacity to teach the humanities from an Asian perspective and to generate fresh and exciting ideas

Core Responsibilities:

  • Research and publication in the applicant’s area of specialization
  • Teaching two courses per term (six per year)
  • Program development
  • Other duties as assigned by Dean of Humanities

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Doctorate from recognized university in relevant field
  • Experience of working in a liberal arts environment in a well-established university or college
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English
  • Appropriate IT skills
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to jobs@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor in both Mathematics and Computer Science

Asian University for Women is a non-profit organization based in Chittagong, Bangladesh, that aims to educate and empower a growing network of female leaders via the transformative power of an American-style liberal arts and sciences education. AUW is open to women from all areas of life and especially promotes women who are the first in their families to pursue a university education.

The mission of the major in Mathematics & Computational Science is to educate and empower students to acquire computational knowledge while maintaining a strong mathematical foundation and to apply that knowledge to solve problems in science, engineering, industry, economics, and other social sciences where computation plays a significant role.

The Department of Mathematics and Computational Science invites applications for multiple faculty positions commencing in the Fall of 2022 in the following disciplines at any level (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). One of the successful senior candidates would be nominated to be the Chair of the department.

  • Mathematics (2 Faculty): Calculus, Multivariate Calculus, Introduction to Industrial Math and Computation, Scientific Computing, Computational Thinking for Problem Solving, Numerical Analysis & Computing, Mathematical Modeling, and Abstract Algebra.
  • Computer Science (2 Faculty): Computer programming languages (Python, C, C++, JAVA), Database & SQL, Data Analysis and Visualization, Logic and Computation, Theory of Computation

Candidates applying for Assistant Professor positions should demonstrate a strong aptitude for conducting high-impact research. Candidates for Associate and Full Professor positions should have an outstanding record of research accomplishments and a strong dedication to service, mentoring, graduate teaching, and making an impact in multidisciplinary research. Candidates working at the interface of AUW initiatives are encouraged to apply, including Industrial Mathematics and Computation, Scientific Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Data Science, Machine Learning, Internet and Mobile Applications, Internet of Things, Computer Networks, and Security and Privacy.

Candidates must possess a PhD degree in mathematics or computer science and have published in prestigious journals as well as subject-matter journals/conferences. Additionally, expertise in conducting interdisciplinary research and a strong publication record corresponding with the level of the position for which he or she applies are expected. The evidence of a track record in successfully attracting external funding and independent research for senior positions is required. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to jobs@auw.edu.bd by June 30, 2022. Applicants should clearly mention the position for which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Instructor, Access Academy

Access Academy, the flagship program of Asian University for Women (AUW), is an intensive, yearlong, pre-undergraduate program. Access students embark on a journey that prepares them for admission to a rigorous, American-style liberal arts undergraduate curriculum, with a focus on scholarship, service, and leadership.

The main focus of the academic curriculum is to foster English communication skills, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and develop strategies for life-long learning. Access Academy courses build students’ skills in core competencies such as academic English (reading, writing, listening, and speaking), mathematics, and computer science.

Ideal candidates possess Master’s degrees in a field related to the course for which they are applying, some international work or travel experience, and a desire for a career in international education. We especially encourage candidates who are familiar with American-style liberal arts education and multicultural learning environments. More information about AUW and Access Academy can be found online at: Access Academy – Asian University for Women (asian-university.org)

Start Date: as soon as possible

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to recruit.fac.preug@auw.edu.bd. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Instructor, General Studies

Asian University for Women is seeking motivated and passionate recent college graduates to spend a year teaching Afghan and other refugee students English at Asian University for Women, located in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Successful candidates will have an undergraduate degree with a strong background in English and preferred experience teaching or tutoring students at the high school or college level. We seek applicants who are passionate about women’s education and empowerment, transformative opportunities for refugee communities, and broad social change.

Core Expectations

In light of looming uncertainties around the future of women’s education in Afghanistan, AUW aims to provide 500 new students from Afghanistan and other refugee communities with a clear and fully funded path towards a university degree in the next several years. Teaching Instructors will support these students in developing English language proficiency through AUW’s General Studies preparatory program.

Teaching Instructors will teach students English as a second language, with emphasis in listening, speaking, writing, and using communicative teaching techniques. Instructors will be expected to follow an established curriculum for English language teaching with flexibility to suit student needs; grade and return assignments with constructive feedback; hold office hours to connect with students about questions and interests; and collaborate with the Program Department on teaching materials.

Each Instructor will be asked to introduce an extracurricular passion of their own on campus. AUW students have incredible drive to initiate, lead, and join extracurricular activities, and many have taken part in groups such as Chorus, Music Club, Film Club, Bicycle Club, Golf Club, the Speak Up Club, The Echo (the online campus newspaper), the Sustainable Development Club, and many more.

Experience Abroad

Teaching Instructors will spend one year on campus at AUW in the heart of Chittagong, Bangladesh, where they will become part of AUW’s strong community convening students, faculty, and staff from around the world. Instructors will be able to immerse themselves in Bangladesh and surrounding regions on academic field trips and through other opportunities for development and travel. Chittagong is a highly populated city with considerable income inequity, and Instructors can expect an intense but deeply rewarding experience due to the teaching context and location. We seek applicants who are eager to adapt and learn through the new experiences they meet at AUW.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Masters in English or Education required
  • TESOL/CELTA Certificate preferred
  • 3-4 years of teaching experience
  • English fluency and extensive experience with English writing and speaking
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Ability to be flexible with work assignments and work in a highly dynamic environment
  • Sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socio-economic, religious and cultural backgrounds of an international community

About the Organization

Located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, Asian University for Women (AUW) is the first of its kind: an institution dedicated to the education and leadership development of women across Asia and the Middle East. With a student body of more than 1200 hailing from 18 countries, AUW promotes an ethos of cross-cultural understanding, academic curiosity, and ethical leadership. AUW provides a fast-paced work environment with new projects frequently on the horizon and strong opportunities for growth.

General Studies Program

The General Studies Program is an intensive, two-year long pre-undergraduate program at Asian University for Women, and will support students recruited from Afghanistan and diasporic Rohingya refugee communities in preparation for AUW’s liberal arts and sciences undergraduate program. The General Studies Program develops students’ skills in English and other basic fields so they can participate in English-medium classes across a variety of subjects. After meeting achievement targets in International General Certificate Exams for select subjects, students will enter AUW’s undergraduate program to pursue a Bachelor of Arts or Sciences.

Compensation

Instructors will receive a stipend of $1000 per month, free room and board in a shared semi-furnished apartment, and free local transportation to and from the university. Health insurance will be provided with a modest staff contribution. One round trip economy class ticket from the selected candidate’s home to Chittagong will also be covered. There will be many opportunities for group travel within the country and in the region.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a cover letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the required qualifications and/or preferred qualifications of the role, and three references (Name & Contact Information) to recruit.fac.preug@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Writing Instructor - MA in Education

MA in Education – Graduate Program Writing Instructor

Position:  Writing Instructor – MA in Education

Start Date: September 1st, 2022

Asian University for Women is seeking a motivated English writing instructor to promote excellence in instruction by identifying and meeting the needs of second language learners at the graduate level who are looking to improve and expand their English writing skills.

The university is located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, and this position will require the individual to conduct in-person classes, seminars and other relevant activities as part of the university’s MA in Education program. Following AUW’s recent efforts in supporting students from Rohingya refugee communities and those that have been evacuated from Afghanistan, this program is centred around the provision and advancement of education for students in diasporas with a significant focus on developing their language, writing and communication skills. The official start date for the position is September 1st, 2022 for an initial duration of one year. There is potential for extending beyond this initial period of employment upon satisfactory performance review.

Candidates are required to hold a Master’s degree in English Language and/or English Literature although a degree in a related field coupled with practical experience in English reading, writing and teaching will also be considered. Any teaching or tutoring experience at the tertiary education level is advantageous. The candidate will be expected to actively engage with students and foster a supportive and inclusive classroom environment, together with the university’s staff and resources, which accounts for the diverse national, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds of students.

Employee Duties & Responsibilities:

1) Teach students English as a second language for approximately 6-8 hours per week, with an emphasis on writing.

2) Demonstrate flexibility and versatility in teaching assignments, activities and projects, based on the needs of the program and the students.

3) Follow an established and recognized curriculum for English language teaching.

4) Prepare and deliver content and lesson plans to students on a consistent and scheduled basis.

5) Compile bibliographies and reading lists of specialized materials for out-of-class assignments.

6) Stimulate class discussions.

7) Liaise with university staff to provide access to material and academic support to students. This includes assessment of assignments and any relevant examinations.

8) Perform related secondary duties, such as academic advising and revision seminars, with support from university staff.

9) Meet deadlines for turning in all required information (i.e. grades, attendance, comments, etc.).

10) Actively participate in staff and team meetings, as and when scheduled.

11) Ensure all relevant individuals adhere to the university’s rules and regulations, as and where applicable.

12) On occasion, provide assistance and support to university colleagues.

Report to:

Graduate Program Coordinator and Faculty Advisors

Required Qualifications and Experience:

1) Graduate degree in English Language and/or English Literature, or a relevant degree with appropriate teaching/tutoring experience

2) Strong English proficiency (either native or CEFR level C2)

3) Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

4) Excellent organizational skills with high attention to detail

5) Ability to be flexible with work assignments and work in a highly dynamic environment

6) Sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socio-economic, religious and cultural backgrounds of an international student body

7) Excellent IT skills to effectively manage a classroom using all available IT equipment when and where necessary

8) Relative experience of teaching/tutoring a classroom of students

Preferred, but not required, Qualifications and Experience:

1) Experience of teaching/tutoring in a multicultural environment

2) Experience of using a variety of approaches to communicate and instruct

3) Interest in the development of English as a second language, working in Asia, and enabling women’s empowerment

About the Organization:

Located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, Asian University for Women (AUW) is the first of its kind: an institution dedicated to the education and leadership development of women across Asia and the Middle East. With a student body of more than 1200 hailing from 18 countries, AUW promotes an ethos of cross-cultural understanding, academic curiosity, and ethical leadership. AUW provides a fast-paced work environment with new projects frequently on the horizon and strong opportunities for growth. Website: https://asian-university.org/

About the Program:

The MA in Education program aims to build a cadre of education and policy experts driven by evidence and human-centric innovations to confront the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic’s disruption and humanitarian emergencies around the world. This rigorous 2-year program will launch by combining a focus on the foundations of education and education policy. Next, leveraging this conceptual understanding, students will specialize in education based on their career aspirations and academic interests. Students enrolled in this program will employ theoretical models, empirical data, and analytical tools to examine problems from an interdisciplinary perspective. The interdisciplinary nature of this program spans across the political, philosophical, economical to technological, social and environmental aims to equip students to overcome the systemic inequities within the realms of education. The degree will be conferred upon students who have demonstrated a firm understanding of the pertinent scholarship and conducted research and a capstone project on education and/or education policy.

Compensation:

Instructors will receive a stipend of USD$16,000 annually, free room and board in a shared semi-furnished apartment, and free local transportation to and from the university. Health insurance will be provided with a modest staff contribution. One round trip economy class ticket from the selected candidate’s home to Chittagong will also be covered. There will be many opportunities for group travel within the country and in the region.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with an appropriate cover letter detailing how their qualifications and experience meet the requirements of this position, as well as details of three references, to kali.guise@asian-university.org . Please mention the position being applied for in the subject line of the email. The review of candidates will begin immediately and only short-listed candidates will be contacted in due course.

Instructor, Pathways for Promise

The Asian University for Women (AUW) Pre-Access Pathways program is seeking Instructor, Pathways for Promise, to join an expanded team. The Pathways program prepares students, many of whom come from disadvantaged backgrounds, for the AUW Access Academy and Under Graduate Courses.

The main focus of the academic curriculum is to foster English communication skills, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and develop strategies for life-long learning. Pathways for Promise courses build students’ skills in core competencies such as academic English (reading, writing, listening, and speaking), and mathematics.

Ideal candidates possess Master’s degrees in a field related to the course for which they are applying, some international work or travel experience, and a desire for a career in international education. We especially encourage candidates who are familiar with American-style liberal arts education and multicultural learning environments. More information about AUW and Pre-Access Academy can be found online at: Pathways for Promise – Asian University for Women (asian-university.org)

Start Date: as soon as possible

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to recruit.fac.preug@auw.edu.bd. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Administration

Communications Officer

Position: Communications Officer

Reports to: University Registrar

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

The Communications Officer is responsible for developing and implementing an internal and external communications plan and for producing content to market AUW to identified audience. The post holder will work closely with students and alumnae to showcase University accomplishments (e.g. events, academic partnerships, faculty research etc.). The post holder will create engaging multi-media content which will bring AUW’s name, recognition and reputation to a higher level as an academic institution.

This position is based in Chittagong, Bangladesh, including some travel when necessary for accessing content or receiving training. Based on the eventual hire’s qualifications and interests, as well as the University’s evolving communications needs, the position may develop other areas of responsibility. The ideal candidate will be a creative, responsible individual who is passionate about using storytelling to draw attention to the imperative of women’s education in Asia and the Middle East. Job particulars include:

  • Create and implement an external and internal communications plan
  • Spearhead communications initiatives to capture and convey on-the-ground University events, student and faculty accomplishments, and alumnae activities
  • Assisting senior management team with communication needs (e.g. drafting speech, develop campus-wide e-mail announcements, create brochures for academic programs or events, produce admissions prospectus, etc.)
  • Create content in various formats (case studies, articles, press releases, etc.)
  • Support marketing activities to achieve Admissions targets
  • Monitor media coverage and measure impact
  • Support various campus-wide projects that require communications assistance (e.g. writing)

Requirements:

  • Demonstrable communications and marketing skills
  • Ability to recognize the wide range of university stakeholders both internally and externally and to work creatively, sensitivity and reliably with them
  • Proven administrative experience with excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
  • Attention to details and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office & knowledge of design tools such as Canva/Adobe Suite software (e.g. In Design, Light Room) is desirable.
  • Capable to work in a diverse team and simultaneously perform independently
  • Quick to learn new things and adaptable to perform ad-hoc tasks.
  • Values integrity and professionalism.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required
  • 2+ year of experience in a similar position
  • A proven track record in media relations, knowledge of relevant media channels, and ability to optimize social media are required
  • Impeccable English-language writing ability is crucial.
  • Previous experience as a journalist, media consultant, or in fundraising preferred.
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Expertise in the Microsoft Office tools
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to jobs@auw.edu.bd  Please mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Cook/Assistant Cook

Position: Cook/Assistant Cook

Unit: Food & Services

Reports to: Manager, Food & Services

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Follow the budget line established by the authority
  • Manage wastage and excess ingredients using to food
  • Ensure safety and sanitation practices in the kitchen
  • Manage kitchen staff and delegate tasks related to meal prep, cooking and delivering food to dining in a timely fashion
  • Maintain the schedule for kitchen staff
  • Monitor food and labor costs
  • Keep up with university trends and create new recipes
  • Monitor entry and exit timing of all staff
  • Receive product from the Store of Purchase in regular basis (must be in allocated time)
  • Keep record of using ingredients and submit to line manager every day
  • Time to time communicate to dining during Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of safety procedures, including safe temperatures at which ingredients must be kept and to which food must be prepared to avoid foodborne illness
  • Bachelors/Diploma in relevant field
  • 1+ year of experience in a similar position
  • Ability to work as part of a team, collaborating on complex dishes
  • Interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of other people, including other staff, students etc.
  • Calm demeanor to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Accountability for the dishes they prepare measuring up to the expectations as set out
  • Comprehension and organization to follow direct orders and recipes and to correctly prepare dishes to the standards
  • Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to handle tools
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bd Please mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Director, IT

Position: Director, IT

Unit: IT

Reports to: University Registrar

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Position Outline

The Director, IT, is responsible for the management and administration of the IT department. S/he should be a highly organized, motivated and results oriented self-starter, with strong operations and management skills, who works effectively as a team player, and who gets actively involved in day-to-day IT operations.

Core Responsibilities

  1. Building up a strong IT team of the highest integrity
    • Developing an effective IT team to solve critical IT problems with outstanding performance and interpersonal skill
    • Guiding IT staff to organize and accomplish their daily assignments
    • Supervising the IT staff to manage and overcome the work load systematically
    • Ensuring an effective IT teamwork
    • Working closely with the IT staff so that they understand and value each other’s job importance

2.    Technical support and maintaining database

  • Overseeing the University website, domain control panel and hosting panel server including administration
  • Understanding LAN/WAN equipment’s like Router, Switch and Server for proper Installation, Maintenance &
  • Implementing and maintaining database security
  • Establishing and maintaining sound backup and data recovery policies and
  • Providing all technical support and troubleshooting activities related to Software Desktop, Laptop, Mac, Network printers, Scanners, CCTV cameras, Access Control Devices, Multimedia Projectors and UPS/IPS
  • Organizing advanced schedule of IT related tasks on priority basis

3.    Communication with management and other departments on IT issues

  • Communicating with local and expat staff members for all types of IT related matters
  • Updating the management with new information technologies implemented in the organization
  • Advising the management of new projects which is beneficial for the University and cost effective as well
  • Discussing and implementing day to day IT requirements of different departments
  • Discussing and solving critical problems of management regarding IT issues
  • Solving IT related problems of local and expat faculty who are at the station or working outside the campus
  • Communicating with local and foreign suppliers for different devices implementation, troubleshooting and purchases

4.    Information Technology and its implementation

  • Identifying cost effective IT solutions
  • Developing thyself to implement new and latest technology for the interest of AUW
  • Upgrading software and hardware equipment
  • Developing overall technology of the University for the betterment and smooth operations

5.    IT servers and central networking devices

  • Handling existing    network    configuration,   networking    equipment,   servers    and workstations
  • Designing, negotiating, purchasing and implementing a complete network system for AUW as required
  • Implementing, maintaining and troubleshooting of servers and equipment related to networking
  • Designing the network to be connected to the central servers and feature upgrading
  • Monitoring and customizing the servers for better performance and smooth operations without any downtime
  • Monitoring daily, weekly and monthly backups done in different location for disaster recovery
  • Monitoring all buildings in AUW facilities and ensuring all are connected to the central network system
  • Updating servers, routers and networking equipment related to software and hardware
  • Monitoring the load tolerance of servers and devices

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Substantial experience in Information Technology, preferably in a multicultural and multinational environment; experience of working in an University would be an advantage
  • Master’s Degree in Information Technology, or in a related field preferred
  • Must have sound understanding of computer systems, networks, security, databases, storage systems and ERP
  • Experience in supervising and managing a team of professional IT staff
  • Must have strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Effective skills in IT support service and IT system management
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must be team oriented, and have demonstrated ability to increase productivity of the team members and to continuously improve methods, approaches, and developmental contribution in a cost-effective way
  • Official IT certification is preferred.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role as outlined in the job description; and two references (Name & Contact Information) via email at hrd@auw.edu.bd. Please mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Director, Writing Center

Position: Director, Writing Center

Reports to: Dean of Students

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

The Writing Center at AUW supports students in all phases of academic, creative, and business communication writing projects. It offers one-on-one sessions, workshops, and in-class presentations based on specific topics and academic disciplines. Writing Center staff members are trained to guide students through the entire process of writing, from generating ideas through multiple revisions with a goal of strengthening overall English language writing skills.

The Director of the Writing Center will:

  • Shape the development of the AUW Writing Center to be an effective learning environment, supportive of the students, faculty, and the AUW Curriculum objectives.
  • Hire, train, and evaluate Writing Center staff (Fellows, students) in disciplinary best practices.
  • Work with students directly to strengthen writing and study skills.
  • Work with faculty to incorporate writing assignments into their classes and to conduct research related to writing and the writing process. Support faculty in designing syllabi for Writing Intensive courses.
  • Oversee the development and delivery of a preparatory course for the verbal section of the GRE.
  • Partner with campus faculty, staff, and students as a facilitator, workshop trainer, designer, and a developer of writing materials.
  • Evaluate and recommend writing curricula and technologies for campus and library needs.
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative data to report on Writing Center services in order to promote student success and retention.
  • Supervise the day-to-day operations of the Writing Center.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Teach 3 English courses, including introductory composition and technical writing.
  • Participate in program planning and University committees
  • Contribute to a collegial and positive work environment within the Writing Center.
  • Participate in professional organizations and develop a research agenda. Attend professional meetings and workshops appropriate for the discipline.
  • Participate in campus and community activities.
  • Maintain regular office hours.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s qualification in Rhetoric & Composition
  • Professional/Technical Writing, or another rhetoric-based discipline is required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience working in a writing center in a university setting, who have managed operations, supervised students and staff, and developed writing center programs.
  • Expertise in the Microsoft Office tools
  • Fluent in English (both spoken and written)
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to jobs@auw.edu.bd Please mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Driver

Position: Driver

Unit: Travel & Logistics

Reports to: Manager, Travel & Logistics

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Driving in a safe and efficient manner
  • Mapping out driving routes ahead of time to determine the most expedient trip
  • Scheduling regular vehicle service appointments and reporting if there is any issues
  • Managing the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle to ensure road worthiness of the vehicles; including daily check of tires, brakes, engine oil, fan belt etc.
  • Keeping a record of all the incidents while driving, for example, any accidents
  • Ensuring the safety of the staff/guests while traveling
  • Maintaining interior and exterior cleanliness of the vehicles
  • Practicing accident prevention measures
  • Maintaining good personal safety and grooming standards
  • Maintaining a neat and professional appearance

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Higher Secondary School certification/Diploma in relevant field
  • 1+ year of experience in a similar position
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be physically fit
  • Excellent navigation skills to find locations
  • Strong time management skill to stay on schedule
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Food Server

Position: Food Server

Unit: Food & Services

Reports to: Manager, Food & Services

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Prepare room for dining by setting tables, condiments/salads, napkins, serving dish, burner, service plates and utensils
  • Stay updated on current menu
  • Prepare salads and fruits everyday
  • Keep kitchen staff informed by noting timing of meal quantity
  • Serving food to students in dining hall and guests as per requirement
  • Checking regular basis delivery of water, tea ingredients to all offices before starting office
  • Keep record of dining utensils in weekly basis
  • Monitor finger punching during meal time and send reports to supervisor
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Convey menu information over the phone to Guests
  • Perform basic cleaning tasks as needed or directed by supervisor
  • Fill in for absent staff as needed
  • Assist with special events as needed
  • Adhere to grooming and appearance standards consistently
  • Promptly address service issues or complaints and refer supervisor when necessary

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Secondary/Higher Secondary School certification
  • 1+ year of experience in a similar position
  • Proficient in maintaining a good customer care
  • Excellent verbal communication skill
  • Well-groomed and should have professional appearance
  • Should have good time management skill
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bd Please mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

HR Director

Position: HR Director

Unit: HR

Reports to: Vice Chancellor

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

The Asian University for Women is seeking applications for the HR Director. The HR Director is responsible for developing and implementing HR strategies and policies, and managing the entire recruitment process for AUW faculty and staff. S/he must have senior HR experience and working experience with search firms.  In-depth knowledge of Bangladesh labor law is required.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with AUW’s overall strategy
  • Review and develop HR policies to ensure good employee-institution relations and to facilitate the speedy and equitable resolution of grievances and disciplinary cases
  • Manage the recruitment, selection and induction processes for faculty and staff
  • Support the development, engagement, motivation and preservation of human capital within AUW
  • Assess training needs to apply and monitor training programs
  • Nurture a positive working environment
  • Oversee and manage a performance appraisal system that drives high performance
  • Regularly review remuneration policies to ensure they serve the needs of AUW and of its employees
  • Oversee and manage the issue and review of staff contracts
  • Report to the Vice-Chancellor and Board of Trustees on all HR issues
  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Proven working experience as senior HR Executive
  • Experience of working with search consultants
  • People oriented and results driven
  • Demonstrable experience with Human Resources metrics
  • Knowledge of HR systems and databases
  • Ability to design strategy along with leadership skills
  • Excellent active listening, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company
  • In-depth knowledge of Bangladesh labor law and HR best practices
  • Understanding of local and international contexts for AUW’s work
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English
  • Experience of working in an international environment

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined above; and three references (Name & Contact Information) via email at hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

IT Technician

Position: IT Technician

Unit: IT

Reports to: Head of IT

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • To support all users by installing and configuring computer hardware, software, systems, networks, printers and scanners
  • To set up workstations with computers and necessary peripheral devices
  • To check computer hardware (HDD, mouse’s, keyboards etc.) and ensure functionality
  • To ensure troubleshooting of Computer, Printers, Antivirus, UPS, etc.
  • To organize and schedule upgrades and maintenance without deterring others from completing their work
  • To perform troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems (repair or replace parts, debugging etc.)
  • To perform other functions as necessary or assigned by the Head of IT

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Higher Secondary or Diploma in any reputed organization
  • Good communication skills (both spoken and written) in Bangla and English
  • Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skill
  • Excellent communication ability
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills
  • In depth understanding of diverse computer systems and networks
  • Experience of working in a multicultural setting with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to represent the University in a professional manner

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bd Please mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Kitchen Helper

Position: Kitchen Helper

Unit: Food & Services

Reports to: Manager, Food & Services

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Preparing meal ingredients for cooking, which includes washing, peeling, cutting, chopping and slicing ingredients
  • Properly washing and drying all dishes, utensils, cooking instruments and cutting boards
  • Packing take-out orders as required
  • Removing garbage, replacing garbage bags, and washing garbage cans
  • Keeping dish area organized and free of clutter
  • Setting up dish stations, including dish machine and sinks
  • Assisting in timely storing of food deliveries
  • Performing daily dish cleaning duties
  • Organizing and correctly sorting food supplies
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy kitchen

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Secondary/Higher Secondary School certification
  • 1+ year of experience in a similar position
  • Must be physically fit to lift and carry heavy items properly
  • Demonstrated interest in food preparation and kitchen operations
  • Basic food preparation skills
  • Time management skills
  • Basic cleaning and maintenance skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bd Please mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Maintenance Supervisor (Female)

Position: Maintenance Supervisor (Female)

Unit: Maintenance

Reports to: Head of Maintenance

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Inspect facilities periodically to determine problems and necessary maintenance
  • Prepare weekly maintenance schedules and allocate work
  • Supervise and train maintenance technicians
  • Supervise maintenance staff during installations, repairs or maintenance (electricians, plumbers etc.)
  • Inspect and maintain building systems (heating, ventilation etc.)
  • Contribute to the development of maintenance budget and ensure compliance
  • Monitor inventory of materials and equipment
  • Participate in coordination of projects (e.g. renovations)
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards and health and safety regulations

 

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Diploma engineer in relevant field
  • 1+ year of experience in a similar position
  • Proven experience as maintenance supervisor or similar role
  • Strong technical knowledge of all building systems (electrical, heating etc.)
  • Knowledge of health & safety practices and regulations
  • Understanding of budgeting and performance management
  • Excellent planning and leadership abilities
  • Effective communication skills
  • Expertise in the Microsoft Office tools
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong fluency in English and Bangla (both spoken and written)
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Only female candidates are encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Officer, Security & Protocol (Female)

Position: Officer, Security & Protocol (Female)

Unit: Officer, Security & Protocol

Reports to: Head of Security & Protocol

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Administering the safety & security system of the University
  • Developing/updating the security system to maintain a safe work environment in the office
  • Preventing and defecting offense on site
  • Responding on all emergencies promptly when arises
  • Ensuring continuous patrolling to the security spots and around the office premises
  • Checking all the register which are being maintained in the security posts
  • Following up with the third party’s security service deployed in different locations
  • Producing necessary reports, records and documents to the line manager from time to time
  • Maintaining liaison with the different government entities in respect of security & safety
  • Receiving and dealing with any information that has a security dimension and deal with this in a confidential manner
  • Analyzing, coordinating and assisting in recovery/mitigating activities in response to security-related emergency situations – coordinating activities with line manager
  • Report to line manager on all noted incidents, hazards and accidents
  • Scheduling and tracking security personnel’s time and attendance.
  • Assisting line manager in day to day office work

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Master’s/Bachelor’s degree from a reputed university
  • 1 to 2 year(s) of experience in a similar position
  • Experience of managing a large in-house or contracted security workforce and a detailed knowledge of employment legislation and working practices is essential
  • Knowledge of legal guidelines for area security and public safety
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Excellent surveillance and observation skills
  • Expertise in the Microsoft Office tools
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong fluency in English and Bangla (both spoken and written)
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Only female candidates are encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bd Please mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Senior Manager, Software Applications

Position: Senior Manager, Software Applications

Reports to: Head of IT

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Must have clear understanding on Object Oriented Programming and Design Principles
  • Software Development Architecture, Software Development Life Cycle
  • Work with developers to design algorithms and flowcharts
  • Ability to work on multiple project by taking full responsibility and leadership role of ERP and other Software in AUW
  • Review and refactor code as required
  • Deploy fully functional applications
  • Integrate software components and third-party programs
  • Document development and operational procedures
  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs, systems flow, data usage, and work processes
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code
  • Work with other departments within the organization to support projects/program management
  • Produce clean, efficient code based on specifications
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing software
  • Gather and evaluate user feedback
  • Recommend and execute improvements
  • Perform other functions as necessary or assigned by the Head of IT

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Sc./M.Sc. in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) from any reputed public or private university
  • Total 7 Years of Experiences in IT and at least 3 years of experience in Software Engineer or Developer related job in Private or Public University or any organizations
  • Must have experience in ORACLE DB 12c or Latest versions
  • Must be familiar with ORACLE Apex 5.1 or Latest versions
  • Must have experience in system/Server related task
  • Must be familiar with any other relational database like Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL etc.
  • Good experience and sound knowledge in .NET framework, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Core, Web API, Crystal Report
  • Create technical documentation for reference and reporting
  • Solid understanding of the full software development life cycle
  • Good communication skills (both spoken and written) in Bangla and English
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skill
  • In-depth knowledge of IT and several generic desktop software tools
  • Good IT troubleshooting skill
  • Experience of working in a multicultural setting with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to represent the University in a professional
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bd Please mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Staff Nurse

Position: Staff Nurse

Unit: Health and Wellness Center (HWC)

Reports to: Superintendent of Nurse

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: on a rolling basis

Asian University for Women (AUW), an independent international university with students drawn from 19 countries across Asia and Middle East with age range between 17-35 years, is looking for a female candidate with degree in nursing and at least two years of experience in nursing for the position of Staff Nurse. Staff Nurse plays an important role in the wellbeing of the students, staff and faculty of AUW. They are vital to the functions of the Health and Wellness Center (HWC) of AUW. They are responsible for managing the assessment, evaluation, maintenance, and improvement of the health care services for the students and AUW community. They will also help in promoting the prevention of illness and disability as well as early detection and correction of health problems. The incumbent works cooperatively with the other nursing staff, counseling staff and the consultant doctors in fulfilling the responsibilities.

Clinic Duty Schedule:
Staff nurses work in rotation in different shifts as mentioned below:
Weekdays
• Shift 1: 9:00am – 4:00pm
• Shift 2: 3:00pm – 10:00pm
• Shift 3: 9:30pm – 9:00am
Weekends: 9:00 am – 9:00pm clinic duty, 24 hours on-call

Holidays: 9:00am – 9:00pm clinic duty, 24 hours on-call

Main Responsibilities of the Job:
Responsibilities of the staff nurse include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing confidential health advice to individual student
    Assessing student’s health condition who visits HWC and arranging doctor’s appointment if necessary, or if appropriate, administer them non-prescription drugs (OTC)
  • Visiting students in their room if they are too sick to come into HWC and making their assessments
  • Accompanying students for out of campus medical appointments/diagnostics and staying overnight at hospital, if required
  • Helping in preparing health care plans for students with disabilities and/or chronic/long-term health conditions
  • Responding to medical emergencies
  • Reporting and isolating students with contagious diseases as per guidelines
  • Preparing plans for managing and controlling any outbreak/onset of infectious diseases
  • Preparing and maintaining students’ health records
  • Documenting the nursing consultation, assessment, and provided medical care
  • Maintaining medicine inventory to support quarterly auditing
  • Conducting workshops/education sessions regarding sexual and reproductive health and providing contraception counselling
  •  Coordinating and participating in meetings/events/activities to promote better health care and health care education
  • Participating in trainings for the Student Health Assistant (SHA) employees
  • Mentoring SHAs in conducting clinical and health care education/promotion activities
  • Participating in monthly education sessions for nursing staff
  • Conducting annual vaccination program and keeping vaccination record through CoVerified App
  • Screening new-entry students’ medical forms
  • Coordinating and participating in Annual Student Physical Examination
  • Participating in HWC team meetings as required
  • Assisting superintendent of nurse in overseeing logistics and preparing curriculum of trainings
  • Monitoring the safe storage of all medicines as per requirement
  • Maintaining the cleanliness and safety of the medical equipment and instruments as per requirement
  • Researching new or unfamiliar nursing/health topics of relevance and sharing the findings with HWC team to support and promote evidence-based nursing practice

COVID Specific Duties:

  • Maintaining record of COVID vaccination through CoVerified App
  • Maintaining database of the students and identifying contacts of symptomatic/positive students through CoVerified App
  • Reporting any onset of COVID symptoms
  • Isolating the students with symptoms and positive test results as per guidelines
  • Assisting in monthly COVID tests program of all the students
  • Supplying medical oxygen and operating oxygen concentrators, if required

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc.)/Diploma in Nursing (Advanced Certificate Course in Infection Control Nursing will be added as an advantage)
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in nursing
  • Specific and Scientific knowledge regarding Isolation and quarantine
  • Practical demonstration of the use of oxygen concentrators
  • Proper knowledge and experience of careful and safe patient transportation
  • Experience in ICU/CCU/Cardiac OT/Cath Lab will be preferred
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, set priorities, and work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Interpersonal/human skills
  • Fluency in English (both spoken and written)
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills; must be able to interact and communicate effectively not only with culturally diverse patients, but also with individuals at all levels of the institution, and with a high level of cultural sensitivity
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service attitude and skills
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Must exhibit sound and accurate judgment
  • Must demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Professional appearance and manner
  • Only females are allowed to apply

Employment Type: Contractual

Compensation and Benefits: Competitive salary including free housing, health insurance, and an annual paid home leave.

As a part of the AUW community, the incumbent is also expected to follow the standards of ethics in and out of the campus. They must treat the students from different background, ethnicity, and nationality equally and with dignity. They would also maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality. Overall, they are expected to create a healthy working environment and build relationship based on mutual respect. AUW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bd. Please mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

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