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Associate Deans positions and Lectureships in Management, Marketing, Economics, Finance, Computing, Law and Education

Company:Westminster International University in Tashkent

Location:Uzbekistan / Tashkent

Discipline:Economics, Finance, Management and Marketing, Commercial Law, Computing, Education / Linguistics / TESOL, Public Health

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time

Posted:2021-04-02

Lectureships and Associate Deans positions at Westminster International University in Tashkent

Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) is the first international University in Uzbekistan to offer a Western-style education with UK degree qualifications. WIUT was established in 2002 in conjunction with the "UMID" Presidential Foundation, the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education, and the University of Westminster in London. WIUT is still a young university with more than 4,650 students and more than 170 full-time faculty, but with an established presence and a growing international reputation. WIUT has blended the traditions and standards of British education with the culture and environment of Central Asia.

WIUT’s development strategy is based on three strategic affairs of the University: Student Experience, Staff Experience, and Society Engagement. Our Strategic Priorities are focused on enhancing these three pillars by Strengthening, Smartening and Sustaining them. For more information: http://www.wiut.uz/

The University seeks to appoint Lecturers in the following core disciplines:

  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management and Marketing
  • Commercial Law
  • Computing
  • Education/Linguistics/TESOL
  • Public Health

and qualified candidates for the following academic administration positions:

School of Law, Technology and Education

  • Associate Dean on Research and Partnership
  • Associate Dean on Teaching and Learning

School of Business and Economics

  • Associate Dean on Teaching and Learning

The posts are full-time and advertised until filled.

Job Description

Main Duties and Responsibilities (Lectureships)

In your role as Faculty Member, you will be dedicated to undertake teaching, subject development, research and related administration on a range of courses, including both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in your selected subject area. You will also work with WIUT to manage the development of its undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Central to the vision of WIUT is to represent the excellence of Uzbekistan’s education and research capacity in the global arena. WIUT’s distinctiveness is primarily based on an atmosphere that contributes to the intellectual, cultural and social enrichment of students offered by a centrally located in downtown Tashkent university. The language of instruction for all studies is English.

As a Faculty Member, you will be focused on the student experience through high-quality teaching, personal guidance and support to ensure students master and apply the material. We are seeking someone committed to the development, delivery and administration of a module or set of modules, intellectually curious and prepared to engage in research in their field of expertise.

The position will carry the rank of Associate Lecturer, Lecturer or Senior Lecturer.

Rank will be based on the candidate’s research field, education background, publication record and teaching experience. Compensation package, benefits and working conditions are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Attractive start-up research support will be available.

Required Qualifications and Experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD or equivalent from an internationally recognised university in relevant area for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer appointments;
  • Master’s degree is required for Associate Lecturer appointments;
  • Fluency in oral and written English. Knowledge of Russian/Uzbek would be an advantage, but is not required.

Teaching Experience

  • A demonstrated commitment to teaching and students;
  • Ability to contribute to the delivery and continued development of modules across the University’s teaching programmes;
  • Experience using innovative and new teaching methods, including the assessment setting, marking and evaluation process;
  • Experience in some form of management and administration involving students, faculty and staff, i.e. managing faculty, student dissertations / projects; and

Research Experience

  • A proven ability to publish research in internationally peer reviewed journals related to your areas of personal research expertise and/or books or professional publications;
  • Regular attendance and experience with presenting at international research seminars and conferences;
  • Experience as a peer reviewer for well-established scholarly journals in your area of study;
  • Knowledge of current status of research in specialist field;
  • Experience in conducting research in Central Asia would be a valuable asset.

Special instructions to applicants

To apply please complete online application form on our website (http://www.wiut.uz/job-wiut)

Required documents:

  1. a cover letter indicating the position applied, past teaching and research experience, reasons why the position is of interest, evaluation of your fit with the Department’s teaching and research profile
  2. Up-to-date CV with a copy of Master/PhD thesis or a published article in the last 3 years
  3. Teaching and research statement
  4. Copy(ies) of current working paper(s)
  5. Copies and transcripts of diplomas and transcripts (Bachelors, Masters and PhD if applicable)
  6. Contact information for three professional references by the end of May, 2021.

Review other job vacancies at: http://www.wiut.uz/job-wiut

Contact Person:Iroda Yuldasheva, e-mail: i.yuldasheva@wiut.uz

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