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

Assistant, Office of the President - T3

Supervisor

Chief of Staff to the President

 

Overview

The President’s Office Assistant works closely with and under the guidance of the Chief of Staff to the President. He or she is responsible for organizing all Board of Trustees events such as meetings and retreats, and is the trustees’ primary campus liaison. To an equal extent, the President’s Office Assistant provides daily office support to the President. As such, he or she is highly organized, a self-starter willing to take initiative, undaunted by large and small tasks, and extremely comfortable with technology and the suite of Microsoft Office products used by the University. He or she enjoys executing plans and is able to communicate clearly and professionally on all levels. Discretion is a requirement of the job, as is the capacity to interface graciously with all constituencies of the University.

 

Responsibilities

Board of Trustees Support
  • Organize board meetings and events three times a year (e.g. Board Retreat, end-of-year activities, New Trustee Orientation). This includes researching and arranging catering and travel, coordinating with other campus teams (Registrar, ITS, Administrative Services, Finance, etc.), scheduling, communicating with trustees and outside parties, preparing meeting materials (printing, copying, binding), ordering and purchasing supplies, and providing day-of oversight and support. During and just before trustee events, longer hours should be expected. 
  • Communications. Act as campus liaison and day-to-day contact to all trustees. Field and address their requests, such as assisting with travel or providing documents. Manage the trustee website by keeping it current and following up with trustees for updated information. Distribute updated information as appropriate. Arrange conference calls using GoToMeeting, Skype, and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Calendar & meeting planning. Create, update, and maintain board calendar of meetings. Distribute meeting invitations via Microsoft Outlook.
  • Record keeping. Take meeting attendance and notes as appropriate, assist with the circulation of board documents such as minutes and resolutions as directed, ensure appropriate paper and electronic archiving. Update trustee rosters and contact lists. Monitor board budget, follow-up on trustee billing as appropriate.
  • Board Management Tool: Manage and update BoardEffect with materials, records and meetings, track RSVPs and attendance and train new members.
President’s Office Organization
  • Maintain inventory of office and kitchen supplies; order and restock.
  • Coordinate with IT and Administrative Services departments to ensure that all equipment is functional.
  • Manage document archiving and organization including internal filing and offsite storage.
  • Open incoming mail (postal mail and e-mails addressed to president@aup.edu”) and forward to appropriate parties.
  • Prepare timesheets for The Office of the President by following up with employees and proactively seeking pre-approvals before President’s signature.
Meet & Greet
  • Interface with AUP community, students, parents, visitors, trustees, etc.
  • Arrange refreshments and meals for the Office of the President, including ordering, setting up, and clearing.
Meeting Support
  • Schedule meetings, set up conference calls.
Travel Arrangements
  • With the Chief of Staff to the President and in coordination with the Office of Outreach and Advancement, organize the President’s travel, including flights, lodging, local transport, etc.
  • Ensure that proper AUP travel protocols are followed (e.g. Ordre de Mission)
  • Maintain and collect receipts; generate expense reports and submit to the President for signature.
Events
  • When the Office of the President occasionally sponsors an event, cocktail, retreat, or special meeting, create and manage invitations, posters, RSVP and security lists; arrange refreshments; and handle on-site trouble-shooting.  
  • Follow the University’s event planning protocols for reserving rooms and Maintenance and ITS requests
  • Liaise with outside vendors (solicit estimates, modify, negotiate, organize)
Other
  • Vacation coverage.
  • Support during emergencies.
  • Occasional evening and weekend work may be required, especially around Board Meetings and special events.
  • Other errands, shopping, and appropriate tasks assigned by the Chief of Staff to the President or the President herself.

 

Position Requirements

  • Native or near-native English: fluency in French preferred
  • Discretion at highest levels of the organization.
  • Highly organized
  • Demonstrably strong writing and communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, OneDrive), GoToMeeting, Skype.
  • Capacity to interface appropriately with every constituency of the University.
  • Energy and good humor, social intelligence, and cultural intelligence.
  • Willingness to take initiative.
  • Ability to work well with people in a team and to be a good problem solver.
  • Capacity to adjust easily to shifting priorities and to manage emergencies.

 

Interested candidates should apply to jobapplicants@aup.edu

Alumni Affairs and Parent Relations Manager C1

DEPARTMENT

Office of University Outreach & Advancement

 

SUPERVISOR

Director of University Outreach & Advancement

 

RESPONSBILITIES

Alumni & Parents’ Program
  • Research and implement new technologies to better serve the Alumni Affairs function, as well as train necessary staff, alumni volunteers and community service grant recipients, as approved by the Director.
  • Oversee the Alumni Affairs Assistant’s activities in support of alumni events, communications and career services.
  •  In collaboration with the Career Development Office, within the alumni to student career mentoring program, coordinate student/alumni profiles, determine effective partnerships, provide support, organize events for mentees/mentors, publicize to future participants, oversee the communications and traffic on the Alumni Portal and monitor results for program improvements.
  • Communicate regularly with other departments, staff, faculty, and student leadership in order to maintain awareness of mutual goals and interests and promote the Alumni Affairs and Parent Relations to the global AUP community.
  • In collaboration with the Department of Institutional Research, implement a regular schedule for surveying new alumni through the Next Destination Survey including working with academic departments to gather current alumni contact information, updating survey details, following up with non-respondents, working to maximize response rate and ensuring distribution of the results to the President’s Office and other related university departments.
  • Formulate and implement a strategy for regularly tracking performance metrics of alumni events and activities as related to the university’s strategic goals.
  • Liaison between the Department of Admissions and the alumni community.
  • Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series:  Identify and recruit relevant alumni to speak to alumni and students on a quarterly basis.  An annual schedule should be proposed for review by the President of the University.
  • Expand and build an AUP network of alumni chapters in key cities identified by the Outreach and Advancement team.

 

Alumni & Parent Events
  • Manage alumni and parent event preparations: initiate and support the organization of Alumni events in Paris, Europe and oversees, prepare invitations, guest lists and correspondence, work with vendors, staff and student interns, arrange location details and set up materials necessary for events; assist in organizing international events and reunions and alumni activities. This may include planning and attending several international events worldwide.
  • At the beginning of each fall and spring semester, organize the Parents’ Orientation and reception including creation of invitations, organizing agendas, arranging guest speakers, managing staffing and working with the Student Development Office to determine locations, as well as organizing other family activities as requested by the Director.
  • Class Challenge Giving Programs : work with alumni to organize Class Challenges, to galvanize Alumni around a giving challenge (eg: support the AMEX).  Requires development of concept, socialization with the alumni, coordination with their representatives and gift solicitation.
  • Senior Class Gift : launch this new project under the leadership of a Trustee.  Work with the SGA to galvanize the senior class to donate towards a class gift commemorating their graduating class.  Will involve meeting with the SGA and a core group of seniors, coordinating with communications and fostering an ongoing working relationship with the Trustee mentoring the project.
  • Graduation: Support Student Affairs by manning Will-Call booth at graduation.  Order and distribute gifts for graduates during the ceremony.
  • Assist the Development efforts in ensuring accuracy of alumni information of prospective donors for the Director for international events/meetings with those from the alumni and family community – alumni, former students, parents and associates.

 

Alumni & Family Communications
  • Prepare publicity materials and media for alumni and family events locally and abroad including social media announcements as well as any necessary video and photo presentations (incorporating in-house resources or outside vendors, depending on event budget).
  • Create and update alumni content, events and messages for the university website and printed materials, as well as help define strategy for and maintain the alumni presence on the AUP Alumni Facebook and LinkedIn pages and other social media platforms, ensuring accuracy of information, engagement and monitoring.
  • Act as editor-in-chief of the monthly AUP e-Newsletter, improving its professional, academic and social content and relevance to the global AUP community.
  • Oversee information updates received through emails, online research, events, programs and other alumni and development activities.
  • Manage logistics of the President’s Alumni Advisory Council including, but not limited to, organizing meeting locations throughout the year for the various groups, acting as the main contact for members, assisting in the development of internal governance, attending meetings, ensuring payment of membership fees, assisting in the creation of agendas and working to grow the Council to 100 members, as outlined in the President’s Strategic Plan.

 

General administrative tasks
  • Perform other appropriate duties as assigned by the Director of Outreach and Advancement

 

SKILLS

  • Minimum Bac + 2
  • Ability and great comfort in using a relational database (Raiser’s Edge). Previous database experience desirable.
  • Extremely organized and service oriented.
  • Native or near-native English speaker with oral and written competency in French language

 

Interested candidates should apply via e-mail to jobapplicants@aup.edu

Comptable – Category AT3

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONCERNS A TEMPORARY POSITION, FROM NOVEMBER 2018 THROUGH AUGUST 2019

 

JOB TITLE AND CLASSIFICATION                                                      

Comptable – Category AT3 

 

SUPERVISOR

Directeur/trice de la Comptabilité

 

  • Comptabilité fournisseurs :
    • Vérification, saisie et paiement des factures fournisseurs, des notes de frais, du Petty cash
    • Vérification des ordres de mission avant les avances concernant les voyages à l’étranger des salariés.
    • Classement et archivage des pièces comptables
    • Lettrage des comptes.
    • Préparation des remises de chèques (remboursement avances ou fournisseurs).
    • Relances des acomptes fournisseurs et des dépôts de garantie.
    • Relances des avances faites aux salariés.
  • Gestion des immobilisations :
    • Vérification, saisie et tenue des immobilisations et création de fiches immobilisations.
    • Sortie des immobilisations
    • Lancement des dotations aux amortissements à chaque fin de mois
    • Analyse des immobilisations en fin de mois (et notamment, rapprochement des soldes AX et des soldes Cube)
  • Suivi de la caisse Accounting
  • Vérification dans CAMS et paiement des remboursements aux étudiants par chèque
  • Déclarations :
    • Déclaration DEB (selon le chiffre d’affaire)
    • Déclaration annuelle des Honoraires.
    • Déclarations trimestrielles et annuelles à l’AGESSA et aux autres caisses
  • Relances des avoirs fournisseurs en attente de la Bookstore (> 6 mois)
  • Analyse et suivi des comptes fournisseurs, immobilisations, dépôts de garantie et des comptes d’avances et d’acomptes
  • Saisie des provisions de fin de mois (408000, 486613,409800, 491390)
  • Préparation et saisie des écritures de cut off (487000), reclass housing fund
  • Analyse et régularisation de certains comptes de paie
  • Contrôle, préparation, écritures et analyse des mouvements de stock de la Bookstore à chaque fin de mois
  • Analyse comptes d’Activités Sportives, sécurité sociale des étudiants, MSH à chaque fin de mois
  • Formation et supervision des Community Service Grant Recipients
  • Archivage des dossiers d’immobilisation et gestion de Locarchives pour le service et le SAS
  •  Fournir les informations, les éditions, les copies demandées par les auditeurs.
  • Préparation fin d’exercice
    • Détermination des écarts de change (réévaluation des fournisseurs)
    • Inventaire des Petty cash
  • Préparation mensuellement des frais professionnels pour la DSN
  • Autres tâches demandées par les Superviseurs selon les besoins du service

 

QUALIFICATIONS
  • BTS Comptabilité
  • Anglais courant
  • Utilisateur expert de Microsoft Excel, utilisateur normal de Microsoft Word et Outlook
  • Consultation CAMS
  • Sens des priorités
  • Très bon relationnel

 

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

Instructional Designer – Category C1

DEPARTMENT 

Academic Affairs

 

SUPERVISOR

The Provost

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

The American University of Paris is seeking an instructional designer to support faculty with the integration of technology into the curriculum and to facilitate the adoption of digital technologies and innovative teaching strategies that will enhance the student learning experience. He/she will guide faculty with the development and implementation of active-learning exercises, projects and tools for mobile, online, face-to-face and hybrid learning environments. This position will be central to the services of the Academic Resource Center (ARC) and the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) in the new Learning Commons. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research, recommend, create and implement appropriate educational technologies and tools, while assisting faculty with course development, assessment and evaluation.
  • Consult with faculty to ensure that course content, active-learning exercises and assessments are aligned to curricular goals, student outcomes and learning objectives.
  • Maintain current knowledge of research pertaining to higher education, emerging technologies, digital pedagogy, mobile applications, universal design and learning theory.
  • Collaborate with the Academic Resource Center (ARC) and the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) to support faculty in the use of academic technologies and active-learning exercises.
  • Support the e-Learning process, working closely with ARC, the Learning Management System administrator, faculty and students on platforms, rubrics, tests, and other digital content

 

Instructional Design
  • Provide expertise in the planning and development of instructional technology and teaching tools, integrated into the curriculum, and aligned with course objectives
  • Assist faculty in designing or redesigning course materials for student-centered learning
  • Suggest and create appropriate instructional technology tools (e.g., integrated applications, interactive maps, assessment tools, storyboards, digital badges, etc.) to aid faculty in accomplishing their student learning goals
  • Help develop hybrid, face-to-face and online course materials using a range of hardware and software tools to increase student engagement and support active learning
  • Assist with the summative evaluation of all projects to ensure that instruction is designed to produce effective learning and student success

 

Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Support the TLC and ARC: consult with the TLC Director and faculty fellows to explore instructional technology solutions, in particular for projects in the Digital Humanities;support the online course development process, working closely with the ARC and TLC Directors and faculty to develop, implement and assess content; provide project direction for digital projects, mobile technologies, and lecture capture; assist with faculty workshops and pedagogical events proposed by the TLC
  • Produce streamed content for the ARC, Writing Lab and TLC Web pages (in collaboration with the Directors, the Communications Office and the Campus Learning Commons Web Committee)
  • University Library: submit metadata on digital projects and learning objects to the Cataloging Librarian for inclusion in the Library catalogue/university repository
  • ITS: liaise with IT/Multimedia staff regarding the acquisition and maintenance of any hardware and software necessary for the use of instructional technology in the curriculum
  • Consult with the IT director on all subjects relating to new tools and technology and work with the IT director before proposing the use of such tools
  • Attend and participate in AMICAL, Educause, or other higher-education conferences
  • Collaborate with assessment initiatives of ARC and TLC to assess pedagogies, methodologies, and strategies for successfully integrating technology into the teaching and learning process

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Education, Instructional Design, Educational Technology or a closely related field
  • At least five years’ experience working in a higher education environment
  • Knowledge of current educational technology practices, emerging trends and technologies that support teaching and learning
  • Clear understanding of curricular development, learning theories, and academic assessment; active participation in EdTech community
  • Native speaker competency in English, and strong French skills (bilingual English/French appreciated)
  • Demonstrated experience with learning management systems (e.g., Blackboard, Moodle, Sakai), data visualization and analytics, and learning technologies
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, common desktop applications, and presentation software
  • Strong project management, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Interest in working in a dynamic and flourishing educational environment

 

PREFERRED

  • Experience with mobile and interactive applications for teaching and learning
  • Knowledge of Drupal, Web-based APIs, Java/JavaScript, XML, HTML, CSS
  • Experience developing multi-media content and Web presentations
  • Extensive knowledge of teaching methods and/or teaching experience at the higher education level

 

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 & 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.

 

APPLICATIONS

Candidates should apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/57486 and include:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Submission of an ePortfolio or Web-based samples of work
  • Names and contact information for 3 referees

 

Applications should be received by December 15 for full consideration.

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

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 20, 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 December 1, 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.