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[Met-jobs] Full time Assistant to Associate Professor in Paris

From Claudio Piani <>
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Cc Geraldine Ojalvo <>
Date Thu, 1 Nov 2012 09:37:49 +0000

The American University of Paris
Department of Computer Science Math and Science
Faculty Search

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Computer Science Math and Science at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: Environmental Sciences, Biology, Earth System, Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development. We seek engaged scholars and have high expectations of teaching and scholarly research for promotion. The American university of Paris follows an American model of academic promotion (Assistant, Associate, Professor).

Qualifications: Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a relevant field, or equivalent research experience, along with a distinguished record of peer reviewed publications in international journals. Candidates should also be fluent in both spoken and written English and be committed to the highest standards of teaching in an interactive learning environment.

European Union citizenship or legal right to work in France is not necessary at the time of application. If the successful applicant for the position is a citizen of some other country, The American University of Paris will apply for a visa to allow the person to live and work in France but cannot obtain immigrant visa for spouses and dependents.

We 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 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.  The University brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. The American University in Paris is accredited in the United States of America by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

The Department:  The Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Science emphasizes interdisciplinary education and research, and 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 Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Science enhances the general education of students by providing them with skills for quantitative and abstract reasoning, comprehension, analysis, and integration of knowledge, and to formulate and efficiently solve problem.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach courses within the undergraduate science program and to actively contribute to the development of the new interdisciplinary Master Program in Climate Policy at the American University in Paris. The teaching load is six courses per year. The new faculty member will also be expected to maintain a competitive research program producing peer reviewed publications in international journals. Student advising and university service will be required as well.

Salary Range: Salary and benefits competitive on the French market.

Applications: Please submit a single PDF dossier including: curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of current research interests and future plans, latest or most relevant publications and a statement of  teaching philosophy to:

Three letters of reference should be sent electronically to or, if preferred, by mail to:
Chair, Science Search Committee
The Office of the Dean
The American University of Paris
31, Avenue Bosquet
75007 Paris FRANCE

Review of applications will begin on 15th December 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

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