Mathematics Faculty Member

Published: 29.04.2022 16:41:00
Deadline: 20.05.2022 23:59:59 The deadline for applications has expired
Salary: According to the interview results
Work experience: Experience (5+ years) in teaching Mathematics in community college and/or university students
Location: Naryn
Type of involvement: full time

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Common information

Mathematics Faculty Member

Department: Mathematics and Natural Sciences (DMNS), School of Arts & Sciences
Duty station: Khorog (TJ) / Naryn (KG) and possibility of moving across campuses in future
Deadline:  20 May 2022 (open until filled)
Commencement Date: 1 August 2022 

Summary of Position and Key Responsibilities:
The University of Central Asia is seeking a Mathematics Faculty Member to have an active involvement in the development, planning, preparation, and undertaking of all academic upgrading initiatives related to Mathematics instruction within the duration of their contract. This individual is expected to teach two courses each semester from two/three cohorts of 20-30 international students by engaging students in problem-solving and concrete examples and applications to abstract ideas. The Mathematics Faculty Member's position supposes to ensure students are prepared for mathematics rigors and their application across other disciplines.

Qualification requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree from a globally recognized university in Mathematics or a related discipline
  • Teaching Certification from a globally recognized university
  • Experience (5+ years) in teaching Mathematics in community college and/or university students
  • Native-like English
  • Experience in teaching Mathematics in English medium (3-4 years).

Desirable Attributes:

  • A Ph.D. from an internationally recognized university would be an asset
  • Experience teaching Calculus, Discrete Mathematics, Linear Algebra, Probability & Statistics and Advanced Statistics
  • Experience with Mathematics curriculum development
  • Experience in developing and delivering training modules to other teachers, tutors, mentors, etc.
  • Experience managing student projects
  • Professional familiarity with Central Asian secondary and post-secondary education landscape would be an asset
  • Advanced Russian and some knowledge of Kyrgyz, Tajik or Kazakh would be an asset

Rank of the Mathematics (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/ Assistant Prof./ Associate Prof. /Prof.) will be based on the candidate’s prior experience and record. For the Rank of Associate Prof. and higher will be further evaluated by other University Promotion Committees and BOT approval will be needed.
The Math Faculty Member will:  

  • Report to the Chair of Department of Mathematics and Natural Science
  • You should be prepared to relocate by August 2022 for acculturation and to prepare for teaching starting in September academic year.

Salary and Package
Commensurate with qualification and experience to attract the best candidate. 
The job description is subject to change. 


Overall Program Outcomes for Mathematics:
The Mathematics Faculty Member will teach a series of Mathematics courses preferably Calculus I and II, Linear Algebra, Discrete Mathematics and Statistics. 

The students should achieve the following learning outcomes: 

  • Apply mathematical reasoning skills to identify the scope of complex mathematical problems
  • Develop logical skills in writing program across computer science courses 
  • Select mathematical techniques and methods required to solve discrete mathematics problems
  • Use computational strategies related to Graph Theory, Combinatorics, Probability and advanced Statistics 
  • Justify solutions through mathematical arguments that integrate multiple concepts
  • Use a variety of ways to represent and communicate the processes used and solutions to discrete mathematics problems
  • Use computational strategies related to Limits, Continuity, Derivatives, Integrals, and Vectors to explore mathematical concepts
  • Express statement and problems using precise mathematical language in new and familiar domains
  • Create   a mathematical proof or disproof of a given statement choosing methods from different proof techniques 
  • Use modular arithmetic and congruences relations in cryptography
  • Evaluate the correctness and complexity of the algorithms and use counting principles in computation 
  • Solve differential equations and application in physics and engineering 


Salary and Package
Commensurate with qualification and experience to attract the best candidate. 
The job description is subject to change. 
How to Apply
To apply please send us (1) an up-to-date resume; (2) a sample of any published work; (3) two references (one to attest to your teaching experience, and another to your research experience) and (4) teaching evaluations from the last three years of employment (if available) to Please use: “Mathematics Faculty Member” as the subject header and indicate how you heard about us.

For more information about UCA’s academic programs please visit

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About company

The University of Central Asia (UCA) was founded in 2000 as a private, not for profit, secular university through an International Treaty signed by the Presidents of Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, and His Highness the Aga Khan; ratified by their respective parliaments, and registered with the United Nations. The Presidents are Patrons of the University and His Highness the Aga Khan is the Chancellor. UCA’s mission is to promote the social and economic development of Central Asia, particularly its mountain communities, by offering an internationally recognized standard of higher education, and enabling the peoples of the region to preserve their rich cultural heritage as assets for the future. UCA brings with it the broader commitment and partnership of the Aga Khan Development Network. For more information:

UCA consists of three schools including the Undergraduate School of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School of Development (The Institute of Public Policy and Administration, the Mountain Societies Research Institute, the Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit, the Civil Societies Initiative, and the Aga Khan Humanities Project), the School of Professional and Continuing Education, and the Central Asian Faculty Development Programme. UCA’s undergraduate programmes are located at its residential campuses in Khorog, Tajikistan, and Naryn, Kyrgyzstan. The Tekeli campus in Kazakhstan is in the planning stage.

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