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Position: Economics & Finance ( 2018 )
The Asian University for Women (AUW) seeks applications for a full-time faculty position in the Economics Undergraduate Program / Finance Minor, to begin in January 2018. Located in the port city of Chittagong, Bangladesh, AUW is a liberal arts institution, including an international faculty and home to over 600 students from 16 Asian countries. The university is dedicated to teaching excellence in a liberal arts setting, with a strong commitment to research and scholarly engagement. Further information about AUW is available at


Field of expertise: Economics & Finance, with a focus on core discipline courses, as well as Banking & Finance, International Banking, Finance, International Trade, and Management/Entrepreneurship; commitment to interdisciplinarity and relevance to developing Asian countries. Applicants from any area of competence and specialization in Economics/Finance will be considered.
Academic Rank: Ranging from Assistant Professor to Professor, based on experience.
Start Date: January 7, 2018; 1-year contract, renewable based on satisfactory performance.
Salary Range: Starting at USD 26,000 – 40,000 per annum (based on rank);

Non-Bangladeshi citizens eligible for income tax exemption in Bangladesh.

Benefits: accommodation, annual travel, health insurance;


Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Economics & Finance, or related field, from a recognized university.
  • Evidence of teaching excellence.
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills using statistical packages.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate with others through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.



  • Plan, develop, and teach courses and seminars for undergraduate students with Economics major and Finance minor, as well as Development Studies minor.
  • Serve as academic advisor and mentor to students.
  • Supervise students in developing and implementing senior thesis projects including guiding them in data analysis, thesis writing and presentation.
  • Attract funding and engage in research.
  • Provide leadership and service on academic committees.


Teaching requirement: six 4-credit courses per academic year; expected to teach: Finance, Banking and Finance, Money and Banking, Labor Economics, Regional Challenges, Business Analytics, Economics for Managers, and Financial Accounting; Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Trade.


Please submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, research statement and the names of three references, as either MS Word or PDF files to Mr. Rafiqul Haque, Human Resources, Asian University for Women (


Application deadline: October 31, 2017.

Posted by Asian University For Women on 11th oct, 2107