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Assistant to Full Professor of Politics, Philosophy, and Economics program (PPE)


Position: Assistant to Full Professor of Politics, Philosophy, and Economics program (PPE)
Reports to: Program Director; Dean of faculty and Academic Affairs
Contract Type: Contractual
Location: Chittagong (BD)


AUW is the first of its kind: an independent international institution dedicated to excellence, women’s education and leadership development–rooted in the contexts and aspirations of the people of Asia, but global in outlook.

Located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, AUW exists to educate and empower a rising network of women leaders through the transformative power of a liberal arts and sciences education. Open to women from all walks of life, AUW particularly encourages women who are the first in their family to get a university education. The people we seek are not reducible to lists of particulars. Our mission-driven identity requires faculty members who are able to employ their expertise with a strong sense of commitment and belonging. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Main Responsibilities of the Job:

Asian University for Women seeks applications for open-rank positions of Assistant to Full Professor in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics program (PPE) to begin August 2024. While we have particular needs in the areas of Finance and Behavioral Economics, our search is open with respect to specialization. We seek an economist eager to teach throughout the undergraduate economics curriculum in a diverse international context. The ordinary teaching requirement is 24 credit hours per academic year.


  • Teach required courses in the major degree program
  • Plan, develop and teach elective courses in the candidate’s area of expertise
  • 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 serve on academic committees

Other Requirements:

  • PhD Degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics program or a closely allied discipline
  • Evidence of teaching excellence and high-quality research
  • Ability and willingness to teach students whose native language is not English
  • Capacity to advise students and take on administrative responsibilities
  • Commitment to liberal arts education

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience or interest in working in Asia
  • Experience or interest in working at a women’s university

Salary: Attractive.

Compensation & other benefits: According to AUW policy.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their resume along with a cover letter.Attach copy of educational certificates and name of at least 3 references along with following documents- sample publications and course syllabus, a statement of teaching and research, and three letters of recommendation to be forwarded separately. As the university has multiple faculty searches underway, please specify “Politics, Philosophy, and Economics program” in the subject of your email.

Applicant must enclose his/her Photograph with CV. (Name & Contact Information) addressing to mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.