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Lecturers in Finance, Management and Marketing, Economics, Commercial Law, Computing

Company:Westminster International University in Tashkent

Location:Uzbekistan / Tashkent

Discipline:Finance, Management and Marketing, Economics, Commercial Law, Computing

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time

Posted:2024-02-02

Lectureship 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 qualifications. WIUT was established in 2002 and was voted the number one University in Uzbekistan which produced the top social sciences research by Scopus in 2023. WIUT is still a young university with more than 5,200 students and more than 140 full-time faculty 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:

  • Finance
  • Management and Marketing
  • Economics
  • Commercial Law
  • Computing

The posts are full-time and are advertised until positions are filled.

Our Main Benefits:

  • Competitive salary depending on experience (international academic staff members are tax-exempt)
  • Accommodation allowance paid monthly
  • Paid flight on arrival and return flight at the end of contract
  • 56 calendar days’ paid leave per year
  • Health insurance
  • Staff development opportunities

Main Duties and Responsibilities

In your role as a Faculty Member, you will be dedicated to undertaking teachingsubject developmentresearch, 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 that 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 Lecturer.

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 close to completion of a PhD;
  • Fluency in oral and written English (minimum IELTS 7 or equivalent).

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;
  • A teaching qualification is desirable.

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 is desirable;
  • Knowledge of the current status of research in a specialist field;
  • Experience in conducting research in Central Asia would be a valuable asset.

Timing

  • The starting time for successful applicants is August/September 2024.

Special instructions to applicants

To apply please complete an online application form on our website.

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. Copy(ies) of current working paper(s)
  4. Copies and transcripts of diplomas and transcripts (Bachelors, Masters and PhD if applicable)
  5. Contact information for three professional references.

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