Employment Opportunities

Job Openings at AUP

For all questions regarding employment opportunities at The American University of Paris, please contact the office of human resources. Please note that except where otherwise stated, French working papers or EU nationality are required in order for applications to be considered.

Administrative Positions

Cultural Program Coordinator – Category AC1

CONTRACT TYPE

This is a fixed-term contract in order to replace the incumbent who will be on maternity leave.

 

SUPERVISOR

Kevin FORE – Dean of Student Development

 

DUTIES

  • Coordinate, from conception to implementation, study trips, cultural excursions, museum and theater outings and other activities for students throughout the academic year and summer session
  • Collaborate with Academic Dean, the Bursar’s Office and the Registrar’s Office on various issues related to trip dates, payment and debt collection
  • Work with the Registrar to maintain a Master Course list in CAMS and to update course offerings per semester so that students can preregister for trips online
  • Manage online pre-registration and registration in CAMS for all Cultural Program trips and events
  • Work with accounting to establish and maintain a list of suppliers and transaction codes each semester so that billing is accurate and that the budget of each trip or event can be balanced in AX
  • Maintain a payment and refund schedule in CAMS that is independent of the standard academic calendar
  • Run regular reports in CAMS to track and manage all Cultural Program trips and events
  • Procure tickets to the opera, concerts, theater, etc.
  • Work closely with faculty to create, organize and run all study trips, including booking transportation and hotels as well as museums and other visits
  • Work closely with students to promote all Cultural Program activities and to ensure that trips are paid for with the Bursar’s Office
  • Work closely with outside suppliers to reserve and pay for all trips and events in a timely fashion
  • Work closely with the University’s accounting office to ensure the smooth financial operation of the Cultural Program and to ensure that the Program operates at a break-even point
  • Manage a yearly budget of more than 300,000 euros, including maintaining accurate financial records and practices for the service
  • Collaborate with the Office of Student Development and the Student Government Association to create and organize cultural activities that take advantage of AUP’s presence in Paris
  • Keep abreast of cultural events in Paris, France and Europe and disseminate relevant information to students and faculty, assisting them to participate in a variety of activities
  • Provide all information relating to upcoming events to the Dean of Student Development for the production of the Cultural Program brochure.
  • Maintain a selection of documents that promote the service each semester
  • Maintain Cultural Program Web site on public pages
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA or equivalent 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, service-oriented
  • Highly organized and attentive to details
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • High degree of computer literacy, particularly spreadsheet, database, e-mail and word processing software
  • Interest in higher education and travel
  • Knowledge of the American system of education preferred
  • Comfortable handling a substantial budget
  • Bilingual English/French
  • Valid work permit for France, or EEC nationality

 

Candidates should apply by e-mail to jobapplicants@aup.edu

Advancement Relations Manager/Regular Giving – C1

DEPARTMENT

Office of University Outreach and Advancement

 

SUPERVISOR

Director of University Outreach and Advancemen

 

Reporting to the Director of University Outreach & Advancement, the Advancement Relations Manager is responsible for cultivating relationships with gift prospects determined to have the ability and inclination to support the University. This position is charged with developing and implementing strategies for securing financial support by supervising AUP’s Regular Giving Program and managing a portfolio of mid-level to major gift prospects, identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding prospects among alumni, parents and friends.

The Advancement Relations Manager/Regular Giving Manager will work as a member of the University Outreach & Advancement team, and coordinate his/her activities with others within the unit and with those in other units of the University as needed.

The Advancement Relations Manager will be the first point of contact for regular giving and for all prospects and prospects and donors in his/her portfolio  and as such contributes to the implementation of a strategic vision to maintain lifelong and mutually-enriching relationships with The American University of Paris’s 16,000+ alumni and other constituents – both internal and external – in the US and worldwide.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Manages the Regular Giving programme (Annual Fund)
  • Manages and stewards a developing portfolio of prospects and donors, with a special interest for regular gifts
  • Liaises with AUP’s leadership and faculty and is well informed to identify opportunities to match donor affinity with the institution’s priorities
  • Develops and maintains personal and timely strategies to steward gifts
  • Supports major gift prospect research and development
  • Provides timely research and briefings in relation to his/her own portfolio and that of the President and Director of Outreach & Advancement.
  • Liaises with the Database Coordinator to ensure accurate and timely input, updates, exports, mailings and reports in support of regular giving activities.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Annual Giving
  • Executing the new Annual Fund strategy to increase regular (low and mid-level) and class giving income and increase engagement through direct mail, e-mail, telephone and online campaigns
  • In partnership with Student Affairs and Communications, promote the impact of regular giving through the Annual Fund and designated funds for student scholarships and grants to increase awareness of philanthropy on the student experience
  • Increase the annual income targets to develop the annual fund into an integral part of our fundraising strategies
  • Ensure donor retention will be established at exemplary levels and is underpinned by excellent acknowledgement and stewardship
  • Assist with the on-going support of donors, including donor visits and events, and act as a point of contact for donor queries by phone, during events or individual meetings 
  • Identify medium and major gift prospects from the regular giving pool and work with the fundraising team to put in place further cultivation strategies
  • Act as a first point of contact for internal and external queries regarding any aspect of our Annual Fund Programme, resolving queries independently and providing advice where required.
  • Manage the various alumni and donor engagement pages on the AUP website, providing content updates relevant to the current appeal messaging
  • Create and implement follow-up and reporting strategies for each Annual Fund campaign, through various mediums, to provide donors with feedback, giving statistics, and recognition
  • Manage LYBUNT and SYBUNT reporting and create personalized appeals
  • Liaise with the Executive Assistant regarding the processing of donations and ensuring they are allocated in line with donor wishes and following our procedures

 

Major Gifts
  • Work independently and be self-motivated in initiating contacts with a pool of potential donors, as assigned by the Director of University Outreach & Advancement.
  • Manage and develop a prospect portfolio of approximately 70 individuals and conduct approximately 5-10 face-to-face visits per month to prospects/donors in assigned national and international territories, traveling as needed to meet prospect/donors. Develop and implement strategies to move prospects toward solicitation; complete assigned solicitations on the agreed upon timeline.
  • Assume and achieve annual fundraising and activity goals as set by the Director of University Outreach & Advancement.
  • Schedule visits, draft briefings, contact reports and other correspondence for and with prospects, also supporting the President, senior leadership and volunteer leadership (such as Board members, Campaign Committee, alumni solicitors) as needed.
  • In consultation with the Director of University Outreach & Advancement, make numerous decisions on cultivation time committed versus expected gift response, determine who needs to be involved in the relationship with the prospective donor and decide the most effective and productive use of travel time.
  • Work in a collegial manner with the Advancement team, key administrators, and volunteers in creating and implementing strategies for cultivation, solicitation, and closure.
  • Serve as organizer to assigned events or committees and liaises with all involved constituencies to maximize prospect/donor engagement. These include on and off campus events and donor-hosted events, among others. This may include personally planning and managing several events per year.
  • Contribute to the smooth operation of the Outreach and Advancement unit by participating in prospect review sessions, consistently documenting activity in Raiser’s Edge and building positive working relationships with colleagues in Communications, the President and Provost's Office, Finance, and Alumni Affairs.
  • Remain current in required and voluntary training related to database (Raiser’s Edge) use in prospect management and to best practices in fundraising.
General administrative tasks
  • Perform other appropriate duties as assigned by the Director of Outreach and Advancement

 

Candidates should apply by e-mail to jobapplicants@aup.edu

Writer/Copy Editor, Category T3

DEPARTMENT

Communications

 

SUPERVISOR

Manager/Director of Communications

This permanent full time position provides the copy creation and editing resources for AUP’s communications needs. The person plays a critical support role for all university departments and their needs for a wide range of communications.

Responsibilities 

  • Help keep consistent and ensure the execution of the AUP brand voice in all university written communications, both print and online 
  • Provide the written content and creative inspiration for the annual AUP magazine.  Develop magazine editorial content in partnership with AUP Outreach and Advancement and Admissions departments. Interview faculty, alumni, students and others and write the articles required for the magazine.  Work with outside design and copyediting vendors as necessary. 
  • Contribute to writing and editing content for the website in support of major content development projects as well as regular updates, working closely with the Online Communications Manager.
  • Attend significant AUP events to create feature articles and proactively seek out new and compelling content and approaches to AUP messaging and content delivery. Write as needed for AUP social media platforms while covering events.
  • Provide lead writing for Communications projects and key department initiatives, including the development of new sections for the website, fundraising campaign and alumni materials and other recruitment publications. 
  • Work closely with AUP departments to understand their messaging and communications needs and bring them to life. 
  • Partner with other member of the Communications team and creative partners to develop new brand and AUP department messaging and communications 
  • Participate in bi-weekly Communications team group meetings, the weekly website editorial meeting and other meetings as directed by the Manager/Director of Communications.
  • Take on additional communications tasks when necessary as assigned by the Manager/Director of Communications

 

Qualifications 

  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant concentration with a minimum of 4 years of professional writing experience 
  • Proven English language writing and copy editing skills 
  • Experience with writing in different voices for different constituencies, including demonstrated ability to interview faculty, students, and alumni and cover AUP events and develop feature articles for both print and online formats
  • Exposure to magazine/newsletter style writing
  • Experience writing for different online audiences, with particular understanding of best practices in online content development and social networking platform communications 
  • Demonstrated understanding of brand voice
  • High level of computer literacy and experience with Content Management systems 
  • Strong multi-tasking and deadline management capabilities 
  • Strong listening skills and collaborative orientation; experience working closely and effectively with different constituencies 
  • Familiarity with both American and International educational systems 
  • Fluency in French is a plus
  • Legal right to work in France required

 

Candidates should apply via e-mail to jobapplicants@aup.fr

Communications Coordinator—Outreach and Advancement liaison T3

DEPARTMENT

Office of University Communications

 

SUPERVISOR

Manager of University Communications

 

Position overview

Responsible for communications coordination for the development, execution and project management using all media (print, online, video, photography) related to The American University of Paris’s Outreach and Advancement activities. Areas of focus include content creation, design and development of promotional materials and event invitations,  the alumni and fundraising pages and forms on the AUP website, and the Alumni portal; production, content development and editing support for the AUP magazine, the alumni newsletter, stewardship reports and video projects; ensuring consistent messaging for campaigns.

The Communications Coordinator aligns Outreach and Advancement content strategy with the overall communications strategy and ensures consistent messaging for internal and external constituencies. This position will also anticipate new opportunities and development of new digital communication methods and platforms, as they arise.


Specific responsibilities include

  • Coordinate development and execution of Outreach and Advancement communications for alumni, parents, and donors, in collaboration with the relevant Outreach and Advancement team members and the Writer, Online Communications Manager and Multimedia Producer.
  • Support the design, writing and production of print publications, including the development  of content for campaigns, events, campaign updates, and donor reports in close collaboration with the Communications team writer.
  • Support the update, maintenance, and creation of Outreach and Advancement content on the AUP website, social media groups and the Alumni Portal.
  • Update all Outreach and Advancement material when changes arise, ensuring consistency of messaging and a common use of the AUP brand across all formats and channels.
  • Interview alumni and write alumni profiles for the website and other channels as appropriate.
  • Produce the AUP alumni newsletter, fundraising appeals, campaign updates and donor reports, leveraging the resources of the Communications team,
  • Support the content strategy and production of alumni and donor videos
  • Support the production of the AUP magazine as a member of the editorial team, potentially assisting in the coordination of all aspects of magazine production: contact with featured alumni, requests for photography and coordination with the Communications team writer.
  • Liaise between members of the Communications and Outreach and Advancement teams in order to coordinate Outreach and Advancement Office communication processes and events with University-wide brand strategy.
  • Partner with Outreach and Advancement to establish data tracking and other methods in order to determine the effectiveness of communications campaigns such as newsletters and fundraising appeals.
  • Explore the use of data as a key tool for Outreach and Advancement communications and as it pertains to list creation, email mailouts through Mailchimp and segmentation of audiences for targeted communications campaigns. 
  • Supervise Community Service Grant recipients where necessary.
  • Take on additional communications tasks when necessary as assigned by the Manager of University Communications.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in design, communications or English literature.
  • Previous work experience in creating, writing and producing online and print communications; experience in outreach and advancement for a university or non-profit is a plus. 
  • Working knowledge of and proficiency with Adobe Creative suite, especially InDesign and Photoshop.
  • Possess excellent English-language writing and editing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to create editorial content that is optimized for digital communication. 
  • Understand the social media universe including Wordpress, Typepad, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, blogs, etc.
  • Experience creating, sourcing and managing content development, writing, editing, print production, and web publishing.
  • Demonstrate a passion for and knowledge of the importance of data and how it can be used effectively to segment audiences and target messages. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated team and collaboration skills and an ability to work with multiple people on assigned projects.
  • Demonstrated multi-tasking ability and high initiative
  • Must understand the power of digital communications as well as be able to master a variety of online platforms easily.
  • Previous work in media relations and fluency in French are a plus.

 

Only applicants who have French or EU citizenship, or those who hold a valid French Carte de Résident will be considered for this position. 

Interested parties should apply by e-mail to jobapplicants@aup.edu.

Desktop Support Technician - Category T2

DEPARTMENT

Information Technology Services

Supervisor

Ali Rahimi – Director of Information Technology Services        

Work Location

2bis Passage Landrieu, 75007 Paris

Job Purpose

This position assists staff, faculty, and students with technical support of desktop computers, applications, and related technology. Activities require interaction with application software and operating systems (Microsoft Windows and Apple Macs) to diagnose and resolve problems. The position utilizes IT Client Management tool to provide first line helpdesk support to AUP users, assisting them in person, via phone, email, and remote connection.

Duties and Responsibilities – Desktop support

  • Assists staff with the installation, configuration, and ongoing usability of desktop computers, peripheral equipment and software within established standards and guidelines.
  • Troubleshoots network issues involving Mac and Windows workstations, printers, WIFI, authentication, connectivity, VoIP telephone, and printers.
  • Works with Desktop Support team and System Operations staff as appropriate to determine and resolve problems received from clients.
  • Builds and deploys new desktops, workstations, notebooks, and hand held devices by use of deployment tools.
  • Performs hands-on fixes at the desktop level, including installing and upgrading software, installing hardware, and configuring systems and applications.
  • Responds to and resolve user requests for support in a timely manner using AUP Request Management Systems.
  • Works with vendor support contacts to resolve technical problems with desktop computing equipment and software.
  • Trains and orients staff on use of hardware and software.
  • Takes the ownership of user problems and is proactive when dealing with user issues.

Duties and Responsibilities – Other support

  • Maintains hardware inventory for computers and printers using AUP Request Management Systems. 
  • Supports users in the use of computer equipment by providing necessary training and advice.
  • Installs and maintains audiovisual hardware and software: delivers, installs and maintains classroom technology as needed.
  • Assists students and faculty in classrooms and other student areas around campus as needed.
  • Performs other reasonable tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Skills Required

  • 2-4 years’ experience providing technical support services.
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of computer hardware, software, local area network and peripheral equipment.
  • Working knowledge of operating systems with emphasis on Windows and Mac OS environment as well as knowledge of Local Area Network, PC hardware set-up and configuration, printer set-up and configuration, virus protection, Multimedia equipment, and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Self-motivated, autonomous and hardworking, good analytical, diagnostic and problem solving skills, and eager to learn and take on additional responsibilities.

Other requirements

  • Education: BTS or equivalent combination of education and experience, Microsoft and/or Apple certifications are plus.
  • Excellent customer service and teamwork skills are needed.
  • Must be fluent in both English and French and have valid working papers for the EU.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings as necessary.

Applications should be made via e-mail to jobapplicants@aup.edu.

Faculty positions

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position teaching Creative Writing in the Department of Comparative Literature and English, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 1, 2019. The Department seeks to hire a writer-teacher to join a small, motivated team in growing an undergraduate Creative Writing program (including a major, a minor, and a summer Creative Writing Institute). Candidates would be expected to teach in more than one of the existing core writing areas (cross-genre introduction to Creative Writing, fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction) and - in coordination with colleagues, the department, student needs, their own expertise, and the mission of the university - to develop new directions for creative writing. Candidates will also contribute to the English Writing (composition) program.

Qualifications

A relevant terminal degree (such as an MFA) by time of appointment (August 1, 2019) is preferred; a creative Ph.D. or a PhD in a related discipline is desirable but not required. Candidates must have a record of high-quality publication and excellent teaching (or proof of a capacity for excellent teaching). Experience in teaching rhetoric and composition is desirable. The candidate must be able to speak and write in fluent English. While fluency in French is not required, knowledge of at least two languages and experience of multi-lingual environments are strongly preferred.

We invite and encourage women and underrepresented populations to apply. The University is an equal opportunity employer for whom diversity is an essential source of vitality and strength.

The Institution

Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and Masters degree-granting institution with a Liberal Arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts & Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. Located at the crossroads of American and European institutions of higher education and research, AUP facilitates its faculty’s development of an international and stimulating professional network. AUP is accredited in the United States of America by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. AUP has cooperative agreements with USA and European-based universities.

The Department

The Department of Comparative Literature and English houses our majors in Comparative Literature and in Creative Writing (with Creative Writing and Creative Arts tracks), the Writing Program, minors in Linguistics, Classical Civilization and Languages, Theater and Performance, Critical Theory, and Medieval Studies. The department has a proud tradition of excellent scholarship and dedicated and innovative teaching, and many members of the department combine critical research with creative production.

The Position

Candidates should have an established record of publication in their chosen genre, and good standing in their field. Publication in more than one genre, and experience in translation, editing, performance, and/or digital and other media, are all attractive to us. We require a proven record of committed and successful teaching at the undergraduate level.

The candidate will share responsibility with colleagues for developing Creative Writing at AUP. As part of the Department of Comparative Literature within a small multi-cultural US-style liberal arts college in Paris, they should be open to collaboration and conversation within the department and with the Center for Writers & Translators, the university, and the city. Desirable areas for exchange might include, for example, performance studies, race theory, gender studies, queer theory, translation studies, writing and the visual arts, digital arts, literary studies, area studies, activism, anthropology, and community projects.

Responsibilities

  • Four courses per year in Creative Writing (sharing responsibility with other faculty to offer the full writing program, which includes Cross-genre introduction to Creative Writing; Fiction; Poetry; Creative Non-Fiction; Advanced Projects in Creative Writing; and developing new courses as required); normally one of these courses would be taught as part of the Summer Creative Writing Institute.
  • Two courses per year in our English Writing Program (teaching the skills of academic essay writing through critical analysis of substantial readings) to make up a full-time load of 6 courses per year. Candidates who do not wish to teach in the English Writing program may ask to be employed on a 4-course part-time load.
  • Maintaining an ongoing record of high-quality creative production
  • Service to the department (contributing to curricular development and innovation, collegial behavior, advising students)
  • Willingness to provide service to the university (participation in committee work, assessment, interdisciplinary collaboration)
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending full faculty, department, and committee meetings
  • Working in a professional and collegial manner with the university community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual

Faculty at AUP must have a commitment to liberal arts education in a highly international environment and pursue international research and/or creative production. We seek engaged scholars and creative producers, and have high expectations of teaching, scholarly, and creative research.

Applications

Please submit your application to http://apply.interfolio.com/54672 including:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • statement of research and creative interests
  • a recent writing sample
  • Three confidential letters of reference  

Applications should be received by November 15, 2018 for full consideration.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates should be generalists in psychology who have the expertise to teach courses in Social and/or Personality Psychology as well as Qualitative and Quantitative methods. We are especially interested in candidates who can connect their research and teaching to one of the university’s research centers or the Department’s major in Gender, Sexuality and Society.

Qualifications 

Ph.D. in Psychology, Human Development or a related discipline by time of appointment (August 1, 2019). ABD candidates may be considered. Proven capacity for research and engaged teaching. Teaching experience within a liberal arts context or familiarity with liberal arts education is desirable. Strong interdisciplinary interest in the social sciences and/or an applied discipline is an asset. Ability in several languages is a strong plus.

We invite and encourage women and underrepresented populations to apply. The University is an equal opportunity employer for whom diversity is an essential source of vitality and strength.

The Institution

Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and Masters degree-granting institution with a Liberal Arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts & Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. Located at the crossroads of American and European institutions of higher education and research, AUP facilitates its faculty’s development of an international and stimulating professional network. The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools accredits AUP in the United States of America. AUP has cooperative agreements USA and European-based universities.

The Department

The Department of Psychology consists of a Psychology major and a Gender, Sexuality and Society major. We also house minors in Gender Studies and Psychology. Our Psychology degree is taught as an interdisciplinary degree with a firm basis in psychological theory and methods but considers the contextual aspects of human lives. In our courses, students are challenged to understand the cultural and social bases of human action, thought, and feeling. In this way, they are able to take new insights into our intercultural world.

The Department of Psychology houses ‘The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention‘

Responsibilities

  • The teaching load is six courses per academic year.
  • Teaching responsibilities range from introductory undergraduate core courses to upper-level courses in the candidate's research area that would enhance our program and coalesce with the mission of one of the research centers, the Department’s major in Gender, Sexuality and Society, or one of the department’s long-term initiatives, such as Applied Psychology, broadly construed, or Memory Studies.
  • Service to the department (contributing to curricular development and innovation, collegial behavior, advising students)
  • Willingness to provide service to the university (participation in committee work, assessment, interdisciplinary collaboration)
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending full faculty, department, and committee meetings
  • Working in a professional and collegial manner with the university community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual

Faculty at AUP must have a commitment to liberal arts education in a highly international environment and pursue international research and scholarship. We seek engaged scholars, and have high expectations of teaching and scholarly research.

Applications

Please submit your application to http://apply.interfolio.com/54669 including:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • statement of research interests
  • a writing sample of recent scholarship
  • three confidential letters of reference

Applications should be received by November 15, 2018 for full consideration.

Assistant Professor of Art History - Early Modernist

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Art History & Fine Arts at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 1, 2019. The area of specialty is open within the early modern period (ca. 1500-1800), but candidates should be able to teach Renaissance, Baroque and 18thcentury Art, and also one or two courses in a global context or in a non-Western area. Strong motivation to participate in interdisciplinary collaboration is an asset.

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Art History by time of appointment (August 1, 2019). Proven capacity for research and engaged interactive teaching. The candidate must be able to speak and write in fluent English. French fluency is not required, however ability in at least two languages is a strong plus.

We invite and encourage women and underrepresented populations to apply. The University is an equal opportunity employer for whom diversity is an essential source of vitality and strength.

The Institution

Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and Masters degree-granting institution with a Liberal Arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts & Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. Located at the crossroads of American and European institutions of higher education and research, AUP facilitates its faculty’s development of an international and stimulating professional network. The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools accredits AUP in the United States of America. AUP has cooperative agreements USA and European-based universities.

The Department

The Department of Art History & Fine Arts consists of an Art History major and Fine Arts major. We also house minors in Art History, Fine Arts and Visual Culture. Our classes are small (20 students maximum) and involve extensive on-site visits to museums and architectural monuments in Paris, and numerous short study trips to major collections and sites in other European cities. Candidates are expected to conduct these visits regularly.

Responsibilities

  • The teaching load is six courses per academic year.
  • Teaching responsibilities range from introductory undergraduate core courses to more site-specific classes such as “Paris through its Architecture” and “Paris through its Museums,” to the possibility of teaching upper-level courses directly in the candidate's research area.
  • Service to the department (contributing to curricular development and innovation, collegial behavior, advising students)
  • Willingness to provide service to the university (participation in committee work, assessment, interdisciplinary collaboration)
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending full faculty, department, and committee meetings
  • Working in a professional and collegial manner with the university community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual

Faculty at AUP must have a commitment to liberal arts education in a highly international environment and pursue international research and scholarship. We seek engaged scholars, and have high expectations of teaching and scholarly research.

Applications

Please submit your application to http://apply.interfolio.com/54675 including:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • statement of research interests
  • a writing sample of recent scholarship
  • three confidential letters of reference

Applications should be received by November 15, 2018 for full consideration.

Assistant Professor of Accounting

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of International Business Administration at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2019. (The search committee will also consider candidates at the upper ranks given relevant background and experience.)  Candidates should be prepared to teach introductory courses in financial and managerial accounting.  The possibility to teach at the graduate level also exists.

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Accounting or related discipline, ABD candidates, or Accounting Master’s degree with experience and/or professional certification (e.g., CPA) will be considered. Teaching experience within a liberal arts context or familiarity with liberal arts education is desirable. Interdisciplinary interest in the social sciences and a proven capacity for engaged teaching and research is an asset. The candidate must be able to speak and write in fluent English. French fluency is not required, but is a plus. Ability in other languages, notably non-European languages, also constitutes a plus

We invite and encourage women and underrepresented populations to apply. The University is an equal opportunity employer for whom diversity is an essential source of vitality and strength.

The Institution

Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and master’s degree-granting institution with a liberal arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts and Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. Located at the crossroads of American and European institutions of higher education and research, AUP facilitates its faculty’s development of an international and stimulating professional network. AUP is accredited in the United States of America by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. AUP has cooperative agreements with a number of US and European-based universities.

The Department

The Department of International Business Administration has nine full-time and two part-time faculty members, and offers majors in International Business, International Finance, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Management and Management Information Systems.  Just over 20% of all AUP students choose one of the business majors.

Responsibilities

Teaching load of six courses per year. Candidates will be responsible for teaching introductory financial and managerial accounting at the undergraduate level. Possibility of teaching a master’s level course also.  Faculty are expected to:

  • Exhibit excellence in teaching, curricular development and innovation;
  • Advise students;
  • Provide university service;
  • Maintain a commitment to scholarship;
  • Administer examinations and assess student learning;
  • Participate in faculty governance (including attendance at full faculty, department, and committee meetings);
  • Work in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the university community;
  • Maintain compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual.

Faculty at AUP must have a commitment to liberal arts education in a highly international environment and pursue international research and/or creative production. We seek engaged scholars and creative producers, and have high expectations of teaching, scholarly, and creative research.

Applications

Please submit your application to http://apply.interfolio.com/54656 including:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • statement of research interests
  • a writing sample of recent scholarship
  • three confidential letters of reference

Applications should be received by November 15, 2018 for full consideration.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates should be generalists in psychology who have the expertise to teach courses in Social and/or Personality Psychology as well as Qualitative and Quantitative methods. We are especially interested in candidates who can connect their research and teaching to one of the university’s research centers or the Department’s major in Gender, Sexuality and Society.

 

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Psychology, Human Development or a related discipline by time of appointment (August 1, 2019). ABD candidates may be considered. Proven capacity for research and engaged teaching. Teaching experience within a liberal arts context or familiarity with liberal arts education is desirable. Strong interdisciplinary interest in the social sciences and/or an applied discipline is an asset. Ability in several languages is a strong plus.

We invite and encourage women and underrepresented populations to apply. The University is an equal opportunity employer for whom diversity is an essential source of vitality and strength.

 

The Institution

Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and Masters degree-granting institution with a Liberal Arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts & Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. Located at the crossroads of American and European institutions of higher education and research, AUP facilitates its faculty’s development of an international and stimulating professional network. The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools accredits AUP in the United States of America. AUP has cooperative agreements USA and European-based universities.

 

The Department  

The Department of Psychology consists of a Psychology major and a Gender, Sexuality and Society major. We also house minors in Gender Studies and Psychology. Our Psychology degree is taught as an interdisciplinary degree with a firm basis in psychological theory and methods but considers the contextual aspects of human lives. In our courses, students are challenged to understand the cultural and social bases of human action, thought, and feeling. In this way, they are able to take new insights into our intercultural world.

The Department of Psychology houses ‘The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention‘

 

Responsibilities
  • The teaching load is six courses per academic year.
  • Teaching responsibilities range from introductory undergraduate core courses to upper-level courses in the candidate's research area that would enhance our program and coalesce with the mission of one of the research centers, the Department’s major in Gender, Sexuality and Society, or one of the department’s long-term initiatives, such as Applied Psychology, broadly construed, or Memory Studies.
  • Service to the department (contributing to curricular development and innovation, collegial behavior, advising students)
  • Willingness to provide service to the university (participation in committee work, assessment, interdisciplinary collaboration)
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending full faculty, department, and committee meetings
  • Working in a professional and collegial manner with the university community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual

Faculty at AUP must have a commitment to liberal arts education in a highly international environment and pursue international research and scholarship. We seek engaged scholars, and have high expectations of teaching and scholarly research.

 

Applications

Please submit your application to http://apply.interfolio.com/54669 including:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • statement of research interests
  •  a writing sample of recent scholarship
  • three confidential letters of reference

 

Applications should be received by November 15, 2018 for full consideration.

Assistant Professor of Accounting

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of International Business Administration at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2019. (The search committee will also consider candidates at the upper ranks given relevant background and experience.)  Candidates should be prepared to teach introductory courses in financial and managerial accounting.  The possibility to teach at the graduate level also exists.

 

Qualifications 

Ph.D. in Accounting or related discipline, ABD candidates, or Accounting Master’s degree with experience and/or professional certification (e.g., CPA) will be considered. Teaching experience within a liberal arts context or familiarity with liberal arts education is desirable. Interdisciplinary interest in the social sciences and a proven capacity for engaged teaching and research is an asset. The candidate must be able to speak and write in fluent English. French fluency is not required, but is a plus. Ability in other languages, notably non-European languages, also constitutes a plus

We invite and encourage women and underrepresented populations to apply. The University is an equal opportunity employer for whom diversity is an essential source of vitality and strength.

 

The Institution 

Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and master’s degree-granting institution with a liberal arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts and Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. Located at the crossroads of American and European institutions of higher education and research, AUP facilitates its faculty’s development of an international and stimulating professional network. AUP is accredited in the United States of America by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. AUP has cooperative agreements with a number of US and European-based universities.

The Department 

The Department of International Business Administration has nine full-time and two part-time faculty members, and offers majors in International Business, International Finance, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Management and Management Information Systems.  Just over 20% of all AUP students choose one of the business majors.

Responsibilities

Teaching load of six courses per year. Candidates will be responsible for teaching introductory financial and managerial accounting at the undergraduate level. Possibility of teaching a master’s level course also.  Faculty are expected to:

  • Exhibit excellence in teaching, curricular development and innovation;
  • Advise students; 
  • Provide university service; 
  • Maintain a commitment to scholarship; 
  • Administer examinations and assess student learning;
  • Participate in faculty governance (including attendance at full faculty, department, and committee meetings);
  • Work in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the university community;
  • Maintain compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual.

Faculty at AUP must have a commitment to liberal arts education in a highly international environment and pursue international research and/or creative production. We seek engaged scholars and creative producers, and have high expectations of teaching, scholarly, and creative research.

 

Applications

Please submit your application to http://apply.interfolio.com/54656 including:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness
  •  statement of research interests
  • a writing sample of recent scholarship
  • three confidential letters of reference

Applications should be received by November 15, 2018 for full consideration.

Assistant Professor of Art History - Early Modernist

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Art History & Fine Arts at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 1, 2019. The area of specialty is open within the early modern period (ca. 1500-1800), but candidates should be able to teach Renaissance, Baroque and 18th century Art, and also one or two courses in a global context or in a non-Western area. Strong motivation to participate in interdisciplinary collaboration is an asset.

 

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Art History by time of appointment (August 1, 2019). Proven capacity for research and engaged interactive teaching. The candidate must be able to speak and write in fluent English. French fluency is not required, however ability in at least two languages is a strong plus. 

We invite and encourage women and underrepresented populations to apply. The University is an equal opportunity employer for whom diversity is an essential source of vitality and strength.

 

The Institution

Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and Masters degree-granting institution with a Liberal Arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts & Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. Located at the crossroads of American and European institutions of higher education and research, AUP facilitates its faculty’s development of an international and stimulating professional network. The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools accredits AUP in the United States of America. AUP has cooperative agreements USA and European-based universities.

 

The Department

The Department of Art History & Fine Arts consists of an Art History major and Fine Arts major. We also house minors in Art History, Fine Arts and Visual Culture. Our classes are small (20 students maximum) and involve extensive on-site visits to museums and architectural monuments in Paris, and numerous short study trips to major collections and sites in other European cities. Candidates are expected to conduct these visits regularly.

 

Responsibilities
  • The teaching load is six courses per academic year.
  • Teaching responsibilities range from introductory undergraduate core courses to more site-specific classes such as “Paris through its Architecture” and “Paris through its Museums,” to the possibility of teaching upper-level courses directly in the candidate's research area.
  • Service to the department (contributing to curricular development and innovation, collegial behavior, advising students)
  • Willingness to provide service to the university (participation in committee work, assessment, interdisciplinary collaboration)
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending full faculty, department, and committee meetings
  • Working in a professional and collegial manner with the university community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual

Faculty at AUP must have a commitment to liberal arts education in a highly international environment and pursue international research and scholarship. We seek engaged scholars, and have high expectations of teaching and scholarly research.

 

Applications

Please submit your application to http://apply.interfolio.com/54675 including:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • statement of research interests
  • a writing sample of recent scholarship
  • three confidential letters of reference

Applications should be received by November 15, 2018 for full consideration.