American University of Nigeria (AUN), in partnership with The American University, Washington, D.C., seeks qualified candidates for faculty positions in the School of Business and Entrepreneurship.
The American University of Nigeria is a private university in northeast Nigeria, based in Yola, the capital of Adamawa State. Envisioned in 2003 as a model for African higher education, AUN enrolled its first class of 200 students in the Fall of 2005. AUN remains the only private, American-style institution of higher education in Western Africa. Today AUN enrolls 1,500 students and is led by a team of 93 Faculty. AUN prides itself on providing its students the knowledge and tools necessary to achieve both personal success and to contribute to sustainable development of their nation, the continent and the world.
The Institution, working through its U.S. recruiting agent, Faculty Recruitment International™, invites qualified applicants for faculty positions in the field of Marketing for the School of Business and Entrepreneurship. The desired start date is Fall 2011 when teaching duties will commence in Nigeria.
Successful candidates should meet the following criteria: • A thorough understanding of the challenges and significance of working within an institution of higher education in a rural region of a developing country; • An ability to interact effectively with both the University community and the broader community; • A commitment to academic integrity; and • Initiative, energy, flexibility, and creativity.
Applicants for faculty positions are expected to have the appropriate academic credentials (US terminal degree – PhD), as well as successful U.S. post-secondary teaching experience. Experience in Africa or other parts of the developing world is a plus.
We invite you to be a part of this exciting and unique cultural experience, and to contribute to the future of an eager and welcoming nation. Please visit the University website: http://www.aun.edu.ng/
Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience. Housing will be provided. Other benefits will be discussed in detail with qualified applicants. Applications will be received and evaluated until positions are filled. Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. Interested candidates are requested to send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae via email attachment to the University’s Recruiting Agent, Hermitage Consulting Associates, Ltd., Faculty Recruitment International™: [email protected]