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

Health Plan Assistant - T2

JOB TITLE AND CLASSIFICATION

Health Plan Assistant – Category T2

Full-time position

 

SUPERVISOR

Health Care Coordinator

 

DUTIES

  • Assist and work closely with AUP students for any health-related matters, including booking appointments and medical reimbursement claims;
  • Reply to emails sent to health@aup.edu as well as general inquiries from students about their health and health insurance;
  • Collect reimbursement claims from AUP students and send them to the appropriate insurance providers, following up with the latter when questions arise;
  • Collect all required documents from AUP students during the Orientation period, including immunization records and exemption requests;
  • Follow-up with students about missing immunization records. Update database with immunization data throughout the year;
  • Assist AUP students in gathering the appropriate documents to constitute the file to apply to the student social security system and acquire a permanent social security number;
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, service-oriented
  • Bilingual English/French
  • Understanding of the French social security system and French administrative processes
  • Highly organized and attentive to details
  • Able to organize their own work independently
  • High degree of computer literacy, particularly spreadsheet, e-mail and word processing software
  • Familiar with higher education.  Knowledge of the American system of higher education is an advantage.

 

Applications should be addressed to jobapplicants@aup.edu

Registrar's Office Assistant - T2

POSITION TITLE AND CATEGORY

REGISTRAR’S OFFICE ASSISTANT – CATEGORY T2 (ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT FOR COURSE SCHEDULING AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT) 

 

SUPERVISOR – Associate Registrar

 

DEPARTMENT - Registrar's Office

 

DUTIES

  • Greets students and assists with questions and requests in person or on telephone
  • Monitors Registrar group e-mail – responding to and transferring messages as necessary
  • Maintains Registrar’s Office’s website and webforms up to date
  • Maintains professor absence and course cancellation webform, manages and distributes cancelled and make-up course information
  • Assists with creation and maintenance of semester course offering in CAMS (data entry) under the supervision of the Associate Registrar
  • Maintains the room book of scheduled classes.
  • Liaises as necessary with a variety of university offices regarding semester course offerings (e.g. Bookstore, Cultural Programs, Housing).
  • Oversees Student Status records for new and returning students. Makes adjustments as necessary in coordination with the Admissions Office
  • Under the supervision of the Associate Registrar, assists with Registrar’s Office activities and data entry, creating, managing, and archiving student records as needed. Examples may include entry of transfer credits, processing of academic forms such as substitution/waiver requests, etc.
  • Supports the Associate Registrar and Registrar as needed during peak periods of the Academic Year.  (e.g. assists with correspondence, preparing and formatting documents, special registrar projects, etc)
  • Serves as a backup for the Registrar Administrative Assistant who manages enrollment certification and transcript issuance.
  • Supports office projects as needed
  • Coordinates External Language Course Registrations
  • Assists with New Student registration process, assists with Check-in procedure
  • Participates in the preparation and organization of the Graduation ceremony
  • Provides administrative support for Academic Affairs and as necessary
  • Other appropriate duties as assigned by the supervisor

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the American system of higher education
  • BTS or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Highly competent with computers (Microsoft Office, Internet, Databases)
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to deal effectively with people and within a team
  • Bilingual English/French

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 global liberal arts 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. This position reports directly to the Provost and will begin on 1 August 2020.

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 liberal arts; 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

THE INSTITUTION

Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and Master’s degree-granting liberal arts institution, 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.

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Education, Instructional Design, Educational Technology or a closely related field
  • Work experience in a higher education environment
  • Extensive work experience in instructional design, planning and developing instructional technology and teaching tools integrated into the curriculum and aligned with course objectives
  • Extensive knowledge of teaching methods or teaching experience at the higher education level
  • 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
  • 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, or equivalent
  • Strong project management, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Native speaker competency in English and some French skills required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Portfolio with samples of research and pedagogy in course design 

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
  • Strong French skills
  • Interest in working at AUP, a Liberal Arts educational setting

APPLICATIONS

Candidates should apply through http://apply.interfolio.com/69256 with:

-  Cover letter

-  CV

-  Submission of an ePortfolio or Web-based samples of work

-  Names and contact information for three referees

Review of applications will begin on 30 October 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Faculty positions

Assistant Professor in Statistics

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN STATISTICS (or a quantitative discipline in an area related to Data Science)

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in Statistics or a related quantitative discipline related to Data Science in the Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Environmental Science at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 1, 2020. Candidates should be able to show expertise in their area of Statistics (or a quantitative discipline related to data science), including academic publication, as well as a strong ability and track record of excellent teaching. Candidates with teaching and/or research records related to data science and related fields are of particular interest.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach at least one section of Statistics 1 each semester, and other courses such as Calculus 1 or a Mathematics for Liberal Arts class depending on scheduling requirements. He or she will also be charged with developing courses contributing to Data Science curriculum in collaboration with current faculty from computer science and mathematics. The successful candidate may also teach other courses according to interest and availability.


QUALIFICATIONS: 

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in statistics, or a discipline related to data science, by time of appointment (1 August 2020) and show a 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. The candidate must be able to speak and write in fluent English. Ability to speak French is recommended but not required.

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: 

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. The 12 full time faculty in the department have expertise in a diverse collection of disciplines including artificial intelligence, number theory, ecology and evolutionary biology and climate modeling.

The department hosts a major in Computer Science as well as three interdisciplinary majors in Quantitative Environmental Science, Mathematics and Computer Science, and Environmental Studies and five minors. Student numbers are increasing in the department, reflecting student interest in these areas, and committed teaching and faculty mentoring of students.  Through AUP’s innovative Global Liberal Arts Core Curriculum, the department also enhances the general education of AUP students by providing them with skills for quantitative, experimental and abstract reasoning; comprehension, analysis, and integration of knowledge; digital literacy and critical thinking; and to formulate and efficiently solve problems.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The teaching load is the equivalent of six courses per academic year, which typically would be four to five math courses
  • Teaching responsibilities will primarily be focused on teaching at least one section of Statistics 1 per semester, and other first-year courses such as Calculus 1 or a Mathematics for Liberal Arts students, according to scheduling requirements
  • The successful candidate will also be charged with developing courses contributing to Data Science curriculum in collaboration with current faculty from computer science and mathematics
  • They may also teach other courses according to interest and availability
  • Professional mentorship is an important component of our work with students
  • Commitment to scholarship, excellence in teaching, integrative learning
  • Service to the department (contributing to curricular development and innovation, 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 through http://apply.interfolio.com/69610 to include 

  • 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 25 November 2019 for full consideration.

Assistant Professor in Fashion Studies, Fashion Cultures & Fashion Communication

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN FASHION STUDIES, FASHION CULTURES & FASHION COMMUNICATION

The American University of Paris invites applications for a teacher-researcher Assistant Professor position specializing in Fashion Studies, Fashion Cultures & Fashion Communication housed within the Department of Global Communications.

Candidates should have cross-cultural expertise and academic training in Fashion Studies or Fashion Communications and CulturesIn addition to excellent scholarship, ideal candidates would have fashion industry experience and contacts. Complementary disciplinary expertise or industry experience in any of the following areas are of particular interest: sociology, cultural studies, material culture, digital media, emerging technologies, visual culture, sustainability, journalism, branding, advertising, PR.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Communications, Media studies, or a related discipline, with a strong emphasis on Fashion by time of appointment (August 1, 2020, pending final budgetary approval). Proven capacity for excellent, engaged teaching committed to student learning within a liberal arts context. Solid academic training in fashion, communication, media studies, or visual culture methods and theories. Strong record in curriculum development. 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 in Fashion Studies. 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.

We invite and encourage women and members of 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:  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: Fashion; Development Communications; and Digital Cultures and Industries. The department has 12 full-time faculty, 6 part-time faculty, 140 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate students.

www.aup.edu/academics/departments/communications

www.aup.edu/academics/graduate/global-communications

RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • The full-time teaching load consists of six courses per year. We will entertain applications from individuals interested in a half-time position. 
  • Teaching responsibilities will primarily be focused in the department’s Fashion Studies curriculum.
  • The development of an undergraduate fashion program will be an immediate responsibility.
  • Teaching in other areas of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum may be possible, including: visual culture, material culture, global digital media, transnational flows of identity and cultural value, critical cultural studies in branding, museums, and journalism.
  • Professional mentorship is an important component of our work with students.
  • Commitment to scholarship, excellence in teaching, integrative learning
  • Service to the department (contributing to curricular development and innovation, 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 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 your application through http://apply.interfolio.com/69734 to include

  • 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, 2019 for full consideration.