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Senior Lecturer / Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor in Mathematics

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Senior Lecturer / Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor in Mathematics
 

Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences (DMNS), School of Arts & Sciences
Duty station: Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic or Khorog, Tajikistan
Deadline:  April 10, 2024
Expected Commencement Date: August 01, 2024

 

Background 
The University of Central Asia (UCA) was founded in 2000 as a private, not for profit, secular university through an International Treaty signed by the Presidents of the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Kazakhstan, and His Highness the Aga Khan; ratified by their respective parliaments and registered with the United Nations. The Presidents are the Patrons of the University and His Highness is the Chancellor. UCA’s mission is to promote the social and economic development of Central Asia, particularly its mountain communities, by offering an internationally recognized standard of higher education, and enabling the peoples of the region to preserve their rich cultural heritage as assets for the future. UCA brings with it the broader commitment and partnership of the Aga Khan Development Network. For more information: www.ucentralasia.org 


Summary of Position and Key Responsibilities

The University of Central Asia is seeking a Senior Lecturer / Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor in Mathematics Faculty Member, who is going to have an active involvement in the development, planning, preparation, and undertaking of all academic upgrading initiatives related to Mathematics instruction within the duration of their contract. This individual is expected to teach two courses each semester from two/three cohorts of 20-30 international students by engaging students in problem-solving and concrete examples and applications to abstract ideas. The Senior Lecturer / Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor in Mathematics Faculty Member's position is supposed to ensure students are prepared for mathematics rigors and their application across other disciplines.  

 

Overall Programme Outcomes for Mathematics
The Senior Lecturer / Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor in Mathematics Faculty Member will teach a series of Mathematics courses preferably Calculus-II, Linear Algebra, Discrete Mathematics and Statistics. 
 

The students should achieve the following learning outcomes: 

  • Apply mathematical reasoning skills to identify the scope of complex mathematical problems
  • Develop logical skills in writing program across computer science courses 
  • Select mathematical techniques and methods required to solve discrete mathematics problems
  • Use computational strategies related to Graph Theory, Combinatorics, Probability, and advanced Statistics 
  • Justify solutions through mathematical arguments that integrate multiple concepts
  • Use a variety of ways to represent and communicate the processes used and solutions to discrete mathematics problems
  • Use computational strategies related to Limits, Continuity, Derivatives, Integrals, and Vectors to explore mathematical concepts
  • Express statement and problems using precise mathematical language in new and familiar domains
  • Create   a mathematical proof or disproof of a given statement choosing methods from different proof techniques 
  • Use modular arithmetic and congruences relations in cryptography
  • Evaluate the correctness and complexity of the algorithms and use counting principles in computation 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Master’s Degree from a globally recognized university in Mathematics or a related discipline where the individual had the opportunity to use advanced statistical methodologies (R-programming) would be ideal. 
  • Teaching Certification from a globally recognized university
  • Experience (5+ years) in teaching Mathematics in community college and/or university students
  • Native-like English
  • Experience in teaching Mathematics in English medium (3-4 years).

 

Desirable Attributes

  • A Ph.D. from an internationally recognized university would be an asset
  • Experience teaching Calculus, Discrete Mathematics, Linear Algebra, Probability and Statistics, and Advanced Statistics
  • Experience in R-programing and other statistical tools 
  • Experience with Mathematics curriculum development
  • Experience in developing and delivering training modules to other teachers, tutors, mentors, etc.
  • Experience managing student projects
  • Professional familiarity with Central Asian secondary and post-secondary education landscape would be an asset
  • Advanced Russian and some knowledge of Kyrgyz, Tajik or Kazakh would be an asset
  • Rank of the Mathematics (Senior Lecturer/ Assistant Prof./ Associate Prof. /Prof.) will be based on the candidate’s prior experience and record. For the Rank of Associate Prof. and higher will be further evaluated by other University Promotion Committees and BOT approval will be needed.  

 

Relationships 

  • The Math Faculty Member will:  
  • Report to the Chair of Department of Mathematics and Natural Science
  • You should be prepared to relocate by August 01, 2024, for acculturation and to prepare for teaching starting in early September of the academic year 2024-2025.

 

Salary and Package

  • Commensurate with qualification and experience to attract the best candidate. 
  • The job description is subject to change.

 

How to Apply

Ready to join our team? We kindly invite you to submit your application for this position by clicking the Apply button on this page. To facilitate a smooth application process, please create an account on our website. Be assured that the account setup and application steps are straightforward.
 
Candidates from the founding countries of UCA: Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Kazakhstan are encouraged to apply for the position.  


Applications will be reviewed when received. Early applications are strongly encouraged. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Review other job vacancies at: https://ucentralasia.org/career-opportunities.

 

Please include following in you application:

(1) an up-to-date resume

(2) a sample of any published work;

(3) three references (one to attest to your teaching experience, and another to your research experience)

(4) teaching evaluations from the last three years of employment (if available).

 

For more information about UCA’s academic programmes please visit 

https://www.ucentralasia.org/Admissions/UndergraduateProgramme/EN

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