November 2017
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Date Tue, 7 Nov 2017 07:54:06 +0000

Professor Claudio Piani
Department Computer Science Mathematics and Environmental Sciences
The American University of Paris
6, rue du Colonel Combes
75007, Paris France
tél:  + 33 (0)1 40 62 06 14

From: Margaret Savean
Sent: Friday, October 20, 2017 12:02 PM
To: Staff (Faculty + Administrative Staff)



The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Science at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2018. Candidates should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Biology, Earth Systems, Renewable Energy, and Sustainable Development. Candidates with teaching and/or research interests in Urban Ecology, Conservation Biology, or related fields are of particular interest.


Qualifications: The candidate must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field by the time of appointment (August 1, 2018), along with a record of peer-reviewed publications in international journals. The candidate should have a proven capacity for dynamic interactive teaching. The candidate must be able to speak and write in fluent English. Fluency in French is not required but is a strong plus. It is not necessary to have European Union citizenship or the legal right to work in France at the time of application.  


We invite and 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 (AUP) 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. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. Located at the crossroads of American and European institutions of higher education and research, AUP facilitates its faculty’s development of an international and stimulating professional network. AUP is accredited in the United States of America by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. AUP has cooperative agreements with Eugene Lang College, The New School and other USA and European-based universities.


The Department: Cherishing the ideals of the liberal arts, the Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Environmental Science aims for a contextualized and active learning approach. Emphasizing interdisciplinary education and research, the department 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.


Through AUP’s innovative general education program, the department also enhances the general education of AUP students by providing them with skills for quantitative and abstract reasoning, comprehension, analysis, and integration of knowledge—and to formulate and efficiently solve problems.


Responsibilities: Faculty at AUP must have a commitment to liberal arts education in a highly international environment and pursue international research and scholarship. We seek engaged scholars and have high expectations of interdisciplinary teaching and research for promotion. The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • develop and teach courses within the undergraduate science program – the teaching load is six courses per year;
  • maintain a competitive research program that involves undergraduate students, culminating in publications in peer-reviewed international journals;
  • contribute to the research, teaching, and outreach activities of AUP’s Edward & Joy Frieman Environmental Science Center;
  • engage in university service, student advising, and curricular development and innovation;
  • work actively towards promotion within the American model of academic promotion (Assistant, Associate, Professor).


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


Three letters of reference should be sent electronically to

 or, if preferred, by mail to:

Chair, Science Search Committee

The Office of the Provost

The American University of Paris

5, boulevard de La Tour Maubourg

75007 Paris FRANCE


Applications MUST be sent electronically in PDF format.


Review of applications will begin on November 15th, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.





Margaret Savéan


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Margaret Savéan

Director of Human Resources

The American University of Paris

5 boulevard de La Tour-Maubourg
75007 Paris  France

tél:  + 33 (0)1 40 62 06 63


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