Assistant/Associate Professor of First Year Studies

Richmond, The American International University in London

Richmond, The American International University in London, is seeking to appoint an Assistant or Associate Professor of First Year Studies to teach, develop, and oversee the courses Transitions I and II. The ability to teach a wide range of first year (Level 3) courses and also Research and Writing (Level 4) is desirable. As Richmond is an international university with students from over 100 countries and has a distinct intercultural mission, an international outlook and experience of both US and UK systems of higher education would be a distinct advantage. The appointment would begin in January 2018.

An MA or PhD in a related field and an active research record supported by publications or with demonstrable potential to develop such a record to complement and enhance the current research within the department, are desirable.

Appointment will be made at Assistant or Associate Professor level, depending on qualifications and with a salary commensurate with teaching and practical experience in the field. Referees will be contacted prior to shortlisted candidates being invited for interview and applicants will be notified of this in advance.

The Assistant/Associate Professor of First Year Studies will be required to work primarily at the Richmond Campus, but may be required to work at the Kensington Campus, as teaching and administrative workloads demand.

Richmond is a private, not-for-profit, liberal arts and business studies University. It is accredited in the USA by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and in the UK by The Open University. Richmond is an equal opportunities employer. An enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for this position.

For further information about this vacancy and the University, please visit:

Closing date: Sunday, 22 October 2017.

Please submit an application online at ensuring you upload a current CV and supporting statement which outlines qualifications and teaching experience, together with details of three recent work-related referees.

Please note that while submitted applications will be acknowledged, we are unable to provide individual feedback

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