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Status: Open Until Filled
Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences, School of Arts & Sciences
Duty station: Khorog & Naryn

The University of Central Asia is seeking a Mathematics Faculty Member 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 Mathematics Faculty Member's position supposes to ensure students are prepared for mathematics rigors and their application across other disciplines.

Overall Program Outcomes for Mathematics

The Mathematics Faculty Member will teach a series of Mathematics courses preferably Calculus I and 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 
  • Solve differential equations and application in physics and engineering 

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Master’s Degree from a globally recognized university in Mathematics or a related discipline
  • 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 & Statistics and Advanced Statistics
  • 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 (Lecturer/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 2022 for acculturation and to prepare for teaching starting in September academic year. 

How to Apply

To apply please send us (1) an up-to-date resume; (2) a sample of any published work; (3) two references (one to attest to your teaching experience, and another to your research experience) and (4) teaching evaluations from the last three years of employment (if available) to kg.recruitment@ucentralasia.org. Please use: “Mathematics Faculty Member” as the subject header and indicate how you heard about us.

For more information about UCA’s academic programs please visit 
https://www.ucentralasia.org/Admissions/UndergraduateProgramme/EN

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.