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Core Program Director, Associate or Full Professor in Philosophy of Science

Asian University for Women
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Mar 29, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature, History, Other Humanities, Philosophy
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Asian University for Women (AUW) is an international university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh.  It is seeking an Associate or Full Professor in Philosophy of Science who would direct the university’s flagship Core Program. 

The Core Program is intended to give a common and solid grounding across a number of disciplinary frameworks, including:

  • social analysis
  • ethical reasoning
  • quantitative reasoning
  • scientific reasoning and understanding (including evolution & earth systems)
  • comparative religious understanding
  • literary and artistic expressions
  • financial literacy
  • geography
  • service learning

About the Role:

The chosen candidate will be expected to teach two undergraduate courses in addition to directing and further refining the Core Program.  She will hold the prestigious Andy Matsui Endowed Chair at AUW and will be expected to serve on the senior Academic Team.

AUW is a residential community of students and faculty from 20 countries. It cherishes faculty involvement in advancing student academic and extracurricular engagement.  In addition to advising students for academic or extracurricular activities, the Matsui Chair may also be called on to supervise senior theses and otherwise contribute to the academic and intellectual life of the community.

About Asian University for Women (AUW):

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

1200 students from 17 countries currently attend AUW: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Syria, Timor Leste, Vietnam, and Yemen. More than 85% of AUW students are on full or near-full scholarships funded by supporters from around the world. The University has graduated over a thousand students to date. A majority of AUW graduates secure employment in the private and public sectors in their home countries while about 25% go on to pursue graduate studies at other institutions of higher learning including Oxford, Cambridge, Johns Hopkins, Stanford, Columbia, Duke, Brandeis and Tufts, among others. To learn more about Asian University for Women, please visit

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