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General Education (Assistant to Full Professor)

Asian University for Women
Chittagong (BD)
Regionally Competitive Salary
Date posted
Mar 1, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Asian University for Women seeks applications for open-rank positions in its General Education program (Assistant to Full Professor) to begin August 2024. We have needs in Writing and Communication, Critical Thinking, Ethical Reasoning, Social Analysis, History, Literature, Comparative Religion, Performing Arts, Natural Science, General Science, Science and Society, Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, and Journalism and Media Studies. We seek a scholar eager to teach throughout the undergraduate curriculum in a diverse international context. The ordinary teaching requirement is 24 credit hours per academic year. 

Ph.D. degree in a relevant 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
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
Desired qualifications:
Experience or interest in working in Asia
Experience or interest in working at a women’s university
AUW offers a regionally competitive salary, faculty housing, health insurance, travel to Chittagong and return travel at the completion of the contract. 
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. 

Applications will include a C.V., sample publications and course syllabi, a statement of teaching and research, and three letters of recommendation to be forwarded separately. To apply, send application materials to As the university has multiple faculty searches underway, please specify "General Education" in the subject of your email. Review of applications will begin immediately, and positions are open until filled.


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


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