Employment Opportunities

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.

Current Vacanies:


 Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Communications

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Global Communications at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Candidates with cross-cultural expertise in one of the following areas are of particular interest to the department:

  • Critical studies of digital age culture industries & consumption: gaming, music, internet of things, branding, advertising, PR, fashion, and visual media. Excellent scholarship with industry experience ideal.
  • Emerging technologies, mobile platforms and social media for social movements, non-profit and political communications. Combination of scholarly research and practical field experience highly desirable.
  • Critical big data, algorithmic cultures, including data mining, predictive analytics, digital archiving, sousveillance/surveillance and locative media; digital research methods. Combination of scholarly research and practical field experience highly desirable.

Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Communications, Media studies, or a related discipline by time of appointment (August 1, 2016, pending final budgetary approval). Proven capacity for excellent, engaged teaching committed to student learning within a liberal arts context. Solid training in communication and media studies methods and theories. Familiarity with liberal arts education, learning objectives, skill development (critical thinking, information literacy, writing in the disciplines, etc.) and assessment is highly desirable. Strong research and publication potential. Ability in at least two languages and a capacity to work in a multi-cultural environment a strong plus. Ability to speak French is recommended but not required.

European Union citizenship or legal right to work in France, while helpful, is not necessary at the time of application.  While the University can provide assistance in applying for working and residency rights for spouses and partners, candidates should be aware that this process can be lengthy and results cannot be guaranteed.

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. 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 several North American and European universities.

The Department:  

Dedicated to the international and comparative study of communications, media and culture, the department houses two undergraduate majors, one in Global Communications and one in Journalism, an undergraduate minor in Cultural Anthropology and one in Political Communications and a dynamic MA program in Global Communications offering additional MA tracks in Development Communications, Visual & Material Culture and Fashion. The department has 10 full-time faculty, 8 part-time faculty, 140 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate students.

Responsibilities:

Full-time teaching consists of six courses per year (3/3). Teaching responsibilities range from introductory undergraduate core courses in Communications and Media Studies to MA courses including the following areas: global digital media, social movements and civil society, development communications, transnational flows of identity and cultural value, critical cultural studies in branding, museums and fashion. Ability to teach research methods courses a plus. Possibility of teaching courses in the candidate's research area. Commitment to scholarship, excellence in teaching, integrative learning, curricular development & innovation, student advising and university service required. We seek engaged teacher-scholars and have high expectations of teaching and scholarly research for promotion. AUP follows an American model of academic promotion (Assistant, Associate, Professor).

Applications:

Please submit a single PDF dossier including: curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of research interests and writing samples of recent scholarship to: comsearch@aup.edu

Three letters of reference should be sent electronically to comsearch@aup.edu or, if preferred, by mail to:

Chair, Global Communications Search Committee
The Office of the Provost
The American University of Paris
5, boulevard de la Tour Maubourg
75007 Paris FRANCE

Applications MUST be sent electronically in PDF format.

Applications should be received by November 20, 2016 for full consideration.


 Assistant Professor in Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Science

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Environmental Science at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The position requires teaching a range of undergraduate CS courses. Candidates with a research background in big data and related fields are of particular interest to the department.

Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Computer Science (before September 1, 2016). Proven capacity for excellent, engaged teaching committed to student learning within a liberal arts context. Familiarity with liberal arts education, learning objectives, skill development and assessment is highly desirable. Strong research and publication potential. Capacity to work in a multi-cultural environment a strong plus. Ability to speak French is recommended but not required.

European Union citizenship or legal right to work in France, while helpful, is not necessary at the time of application.  While the University can provide assistance in applying for working and residency rights for spouses and partners, candidates should be aware that this process can be lengthy and results cannot be guaranteed.

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. 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 several North American and European universities.

The Department:

Cherishing the ideals of the liberal arts, the Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Environmental Science aims for a contextualized and active learning approach. Emphasizing interdisciplinary education and research, the department maintains close ties with other departments within the University as well as with research centers, universities, and industry in Europe and all over the world.
Through AUP’s innovative general education program, the department also enhances the general education of AUP students by providing them with skills for quantitative and abstract reasoning, comprehension, analysis, and integration of knowledge—and to formulate and efficiently solve problems.

Responsibilities:

Full-time teaching consists of six courses per year (3/3). Teaching responsibilities range from undergraduate core courses in Web Applications, Software Engineering, and Web Development to more advanced courses defined depending on the expertise of the candidate. Commitment to scholarship, excellence in teaching, integrative learning, curricular development & innovation, teaching of interdisciplinary subjects, student advising and university service required. We seek engaged teacher-scholars and have high expectations of teaching and scholarly research for promotion. AUP follows an American model of academic promotion (Assistant, Associate, Professor).

Applications:

Please submit a single PDF dossier including: curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of research interests and writing samples of recent scholarship to: cssearch@aup.edu

Three letters of reference should be sent electronically to cssearch@aup.edu or, if preferred, by mail to:

Chair, Computer Science Search Committee
The Office of the Provost
The American University of Paris
5, boulevard de la Tour Maubourg
75007 Paris FRANCE

Applications MUST be sent electronically in PDF format. Applications should be received by November, 20 2016 for full consideration.


 Technicien de maintenance

Supervisor: Responsable de la maintenance

Origin of vacancy: This recruitment is in order to replace Herminio Aldehuelo, who is leaving the University this summer

Taches

Au sein de l’équipe de maintenance, le technicien devra effectuer les tâches suivantes et en rendre compte à son supérieur :

Travaux électriques :

  • Effectue les réparations électriques de base
  • Effectue le petit entretien et le remplacement des ampoules

Travaux de plomberie :

  • Effectue les réparations simples
  • Effectue les installations et modifications simples

Travaux de serrurerie :

  • Remplace et pose tous types de serrures

Travaux de Menuiserie :

  • Effectue des travaux de menuiserie simples (découpe et pose d’étagères, rabotage de portes, etc)

Travaux de Peinture :

  • Effectue des travaux de rafraîchissement de peinture (murs et plafonds)

Divers

  • Effectue tous types de travaux de rénovations dans les bâtiments
  • Effectue la mise en place des salles
  • Effectue les travaux de nettoyage et d’entretien des bâtiments lorsque nécessaire
  • Sort les poubelles lorsque nécessaire
  • Participe aux déménagements lorsque nécessaire
  • Toutes autres taches demandées par le Superviseur de la maintenance

Horaires

35 heures par semaine, en principe du lundi au vendredi.  L’horaire exact peut varier en fonction des besoins du service.

Compétences

  • Connaissance générale des techniques du bâtiment (électricité, peinture, pose de moquette, maçonnerie, pose de revêtement de sol etc.)
  • Bon sens de l’organisation et des relations humaines
  • Capacité à travailler dans un environnement international
  • Connaissance en informatique : EMAIL
  • Brevet de secourisme au travail à jour


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


Temporary Faculty Position in Economics

The American University of Paris invites applications for a temporary position in the Department of Economics for the Fall 2016 semester. Teaching responsibilities will include two undergraduate microeconomics courses (Intermediate Microeconomics and Game Theory) and one undergraduate macroeconomics course (Money, Banking, and Financial Markets). All courses are taught in English.

The person hired for Fall 2016 may be invited to teach three courses during Spring 2017, which starts in January.

A PhD in Economics is preferred. Applicants having completed the coursework for a PhD, but who have not yet completed their doctoral dissertation may be considered.

Prior teaching experience is required

Applicants must have the legal right to work in France (citizenship of a member state of the European Union, or a work permit issued by the French government).

Salary and benefits are competitive on the French market.

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 and Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. It has perhaps the most diverse student body of any institution. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. AUP is accredited in the United States of America by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

To apply, please submit a single PDF dossier including: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness to econsearch@aup.edu. Three letters of recommendation should also be sent to the same email address. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


 Aide comptable

Department: Accounting
Supervisor: Ketia Jean Baptiste

Duties

  • Comptabilité fournisseurs :
  • Vérification et saisie des factures fournisseurs, des notes de frais, du Petty cash
  • Vérification des ordres de mission avant les remboursements concernant les voyages à l’étranger des salariés.
  • Mise à jour du dossier des personnes autorisées à signer les factures.
  • Classement et archivage des factures
  • Déclarations trimestrielles et annuelles à la Maison des Artistes et les autres caisses.
  • Fournir les informations, les éditions, les copies demandées par le supérieur, la Direction et/ou les auditeurs.
  • Autres tâches demandées par le superviseur selon les besoins du service

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bac Pro comptabilité
  • Connaissance du Pack Office (WORD, EXCEL, OUTLOOK)
  • Anglais courant
  • Polyvalent

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


 Coordinator of Internships and Corporate Liaison

Department: Academic Affairs
Supervisor: Director of the Center for Integrated Advising, Careers, Internships and Leadership
Category: C1

Duties

In the context of the recent merger of the Internship Office and the Career Development Office with Academic Advising, the Coordinator of Internships and Corporate Liaison will actively work to increase the number of quality internships undertaken by AUP students and work across departments to streamline and scale internship programming and processes. Over the course of the next few semesters, this role will evolve and play an active part in expanding and developing the new unit to provide a full range of academic and nonacademic programming in relevant areas.

Internship Advising and Education

  • Advise students on registering internships for credit or non-credit and on other issues concerning their preferred field of activity, industry and organizations.
  • Liaise with academic advisors when applicable to ensure fulfilment of students’ course requirements.
  • Lead regular Internship Prep sessions for students.
  • Work to build online resources such as internship preparation e-course.
  • Promote internships to academic departments and implement class visits.

Internship Registration and Administrative Duties

  • Process students’ internship registration documents.
  • Liaise with other offices as appropriate concerning interns’ graduation dates, GPA and overload issues, internship dates for enrolment certificates, carte de séjour and visa issues, tuition payments, health insurance issues, and to process internship registrations.
  • Create and maintain internship registration and informational materials, including webforms and flyers.
  • Maintain online registration documentation, provide information on registration, assignments, convention de stage, graduation deferral, visas, working permits, and the current employer network, as well as a FAQ section.
  • Coordinate with faculty readers and department chairs/program directors regarding academic approvals for internships.
  • Issue convention de stage paperwork and maintain convention de stage register.
  • Compile internship assignments and process internship grades, follow up on and finalize outstanding internship grades.

Communication and Liaison with Employers

  • Post opportunities in dedicated database and on social media, or oversee Community Service Grant recipients in doing so.
  • Interface with current and prospective internship employers to sell AUP’s unique value proposition.
  • Participate in creating communications materials for employers.
  • Maintain network of top AUP internships, build partnerships, liaise with alumni and create a system to match students to best-fit employers.
  • Participate in issuing Global Talent brochure each semester and disseminating to employer network, in coordination with Communications and Advancement and Outreach teams.

Data Management

  • Communicate internship figures to Administrative Services and relevant French Institutions.
  • Track internship registrations and maintain statistics for assessment purposes. Assess the work of the Internship Office on a yearly basis.
  • Track and report on faculty readers.
  • Maintain employer and student internship information in dedicated database (Raiser’s Edge).

Legal and Academic Policy Monitoring and Compliance

  • Monitor legal issues concerning internships, keep AUP’s documents up to date and revisit internship registration documents regularly in order to guarantee accuracy and user friendliness.
  • Alert the Director in case of major legislative changes concerning internships
  • Ensure renewal of civil liability insurance policy.
  • Monitor AUP academic policy developments and provide input on internship related issues.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; Master’s degree preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and French
  • Minimum 3 years’ professional experience with at least some experience in a French work environment
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to work quickly and efficiently.
  • Ability to understand, analyze and continuously improve systems and processes
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the American system of higher education; able to maintain solid knowledge of academic policies, degree requirements, and legal issues
  • Highly competent with computers (Microsoft Office, Internet, databases)
  • Ability to deal effectively with people and within a team and to work well under pressure
  • Patient, friendly, and efficient manner with students
  • Proactive, entrepreneurial, adaptable, learn-by-doing

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


 ITS Communications and Training Manager


Department: Information Technology Services
Supervisor: Director of Information Technology Services

Job Purchases:

Responsible for the development of training strategy to deliver IT trainings that will boost employees’ work performance in alliance with the university’s core values, including performing technology training, needs assessments, designing and delivering training sessions and learning materials, and managing training interventions.

Responsible for the development of IT department’s communications, including development and maintenance of the department web site, IT knowledge base, and other IT communication resources.

Job Responsabilities

Communications:

  • Works closely and collaboratively with the IT team to develop, implement and manage the IT departmental website.
  • Produces monthly statistical reports and updates with observations and analyses of trends.
  • Produces frequent communications to the AUP Community regarding IT Services features, functions, and events.
  • Designs flyers and other Office of IT handouts for distribution throughout the campus and as attachments to announcement emails.
  • Designs and develops print and web-based user documentation and materials.
  • Other duties may be assigned by the ITS Director.

Training:

  • Works closely with the Department of Human Resources and specifically the person responsible for employee training to develop, schedule and deliver employee training. This concerns both training requested by employees, and training programs proposed by the IT department.
  • Identifies areas where technology training is required, whether in a one on one, or group session.
  • Assists, orients and trains students to be successful users of technology.
  • Develops and implements workshops for students on effective uses of technologies.
  • Creates and maintains a training plan in collaboration with the IT Team and the university departments.
  • In collaboration with the Department of Human Resources, collects feedback on training and training needs to adapt the IT training plan to new services and technologies.

Other:

  • Assists the IT Director in creating, administering and analyzing results of IT surveys.
  • Performs other relevant duties that may be assigned to contribute to the efficient operation of the Office of Information Technology.

User Support:

  • Consults with key users to determine appropriate and effective solutions using various technologies.
  • Develops strategies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of user support processes.

Knowledge Management:

  • Works closely and collaboratively with the desktop support team to create and revise general documentation related to the usage of technology in AUP (self-help resources, web content, etc.).
  • Communicates, monitors and interprets usage analytics and other feedback to improve support and knowledge.
  • Relays user concerns or difficulties using current technologies to the IT Team in order to adapt and improve services.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree, with at least 3 years of experience working in related positions, such as experience with training end-users in a corporate or higher-education setting and experience with web design and web development.
  • Experience in technology troubleshooting/support, website design/management, video editing, technical writing, and/or digital graphic design, is highly desirable.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in the use of Windows-based and Mac-based graphic applications software.
  • Strong proficiency with Office 365 and Adobe Creative Cloud applications.
  • Demonstrated experience in creating end-user documentation materials in video and text formats.
  • Ability to work effectively as a positive and engaged member of a high performing and collaborative team of professionals.
  • Ability to understand, synthetize and transfer technical and non-technical information to create a good channel of communication between the IT department and the end-users.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluent verbal and written English and French
  • Must have valid working papers for the EU

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


 General Services Assistant

Supérieur Hiérarchique: Assistante du Directeur Administratif et Financier et de la Directrice des Services Généraux

Descriptif de Poste

  • Ouverture et distribution du courrier
  • Répondre au téléphone, prendre et transmettre des messages
  • Imputation comptable des factures
  • Rapprochement des factures et des bons de livraisons
  • Effectuer les scans des documents et/ou factures
  • Participer à la tenue des dossiers relatifs aux divers contrats d’entretien et de maintenance des bâtiments et à la préparation des dossiers au Conseil d’Administration
  • Fixation et préparation des rendez-vous maintenance avec les prestataires extérieurs
  • Assurer le suivi des rendez-vous
  • Classement
  • Archivage
  • Toute autre tâche en relation avec la fonction

Compétences et qualités requises :

  • Baccalauréat Professionnel
  • Anglais courant
  • Bonne maîtrise du pack office et d’Outlook
  • Avoir le goût des chiffres


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