Adjunct Faculty in Translation Studies (Dari and Pashtu)

Vacancy Number:N/A
Title: Adjunct Faculty in Translation Studies (Dari and Pashtu)
Category:education
Duration:One year (extendable)
Exp.: 2019-04-30-(2 Weeks From now)
Jobs no:1
Salary:0
Gender:Male/Female

Location

Organization: American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) | About American University of Afghanistan (AUAF)
City: Kabul
Country: AF

Qualification

Education:Ph.D. in Translation Studies Literature or relevant field from an accredited u
Work Experience:Significant teaching experience in western higher Years
Qualification:

  • Ph.D. in Translation Studies Literature (or other closely related subjects) from an accredited university.

  • Significant teaching experience in western higher education and evidence of excellence in university teaching.

  • Excellent oral and written English skills.

  • Publications and/or other evidence of professional engagement.

  • Experience teaching in international multicultural settings preferred.

  • Demonstrate a strong sense of values and ethics consistent with the mandate of the American University of Afghanistan.

  • Demonstrated experience with learning management systems such as Canvas Moodle or Blackboard.

  • If hired the successful applicant is expected to provide official proof of academic degrees (transcripts sent from the degree granting school directly to AUAF)


Duties & Responsibilities

This adjunct faculty appointment is a non-tenure-track faculty position to join the pool of SSH Division adjuncts. Teaching responsibilities may include both introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses depending on the teaching needs of the SSH Division.



Key outcome:




  • International quality teaching and learning



Duties and Responsibilities:



Adjunct faculty members are contracted fulfil the roles and responsibilities described in the Faculty Handbook and university policies and procedures that detail specific faculty duties. Major responsibilities are listed below.



The base contract period refers to an academic semester including possible pre- and post-semester faculty workshops. The contractual period extends from one week before the start of the semester to one day after end of the semester.



Teaching and Mentoring




  • Teach undergraduate courses in Translation Studies (Dari and/or Pashtu).

  • Commitment to advising and monitoring undergraduate students registered in the class (es) taught.

  • Evaluating student work and assessing student learning outcomes.

  • Hold regular office hours and work with individual students acting as academic mentor.

  • Remain engaged and current in the academic profession and in their disciplines.



University Service:




  • When relevant and upon invitation by the SSH Chair attend faculty meetings.

  • Contribute on a punctual basis to the curriculum development of the SSH Division.


Submission Guideline

To apply please send a single PDF document: a cover letter curriculum vitae statement of teaching purpose two recent teaching evaluations a copy of all academic degrees and contact information for three references to [email protected] Your statement of teaching purpose should address your ability to teach in a multi-cultural/post-conflict setting and create a collaborative and inclusive environment. Please include “Adjunct Faculty in Translation Studies (Dari and Pashtu)” in the subject line of the email. Candidates from underrepresented groups within the academy are particularly encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline:

All applications must be submitted on or before Apr 30 2019.  After reviews of the applications formal interviews for the finalists will be set up on the AUAF campus.

If you have questions about this position contact Dr. John Wall ([email protected]) coordinator of the adjunct search committee. For more information about the university visit our website at: http://www.auaf.edu.af

Email: [email protected]
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