Teacher, Pre-Undergraduate Program - Asian University for Women

Asian University for Women

About the organization

Asian University for Women is the first of its kind: an independent, regional institution dedicated to excellence, women’s education, and leadership development – global in outlook, but rooted in the contexts and aspirations of the people of Asia.

Founded in 2008, and located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, Asian University for Women (AUW) exists to educate and empower a rising network of women leaders from across Asia and the Middle East. Through its distinctive liberal arts and sciences curriculum, AUW develops change-makers and innovative thinkers who address social, political, and economic issues and promote gender equality.

Open to women from all walks of life, AUW particularly encourages women who are the first in their family to get a university education. The AUW model creates a new paradigm in improving access, equity, and quality education for women in difficult circumstances, including those resulting from displacement, conflict, and poverty.


The Pre-Undergraduate (Pre-UG) program at AUW, is an intensive preparatory program that fosters English communication skills, and critical thinking skills, and develops strategies for life-long learning. Pre-UG courses build students’ skills in core competencies such as academic English (reading, writing, listening, and speaking), mathematics, and computer science.

As an instructor in the Pre-UG program, your responsibilities are as follows:

Classroom Instruction: Teach 9-15 contact hours as assigned by the Director of Pre-UG programs.

Overseeing Extracurricular Activity: participate in at least one established university club or lead an event during their time at AUW.

Other commitments include office hours, learning center tutoring and participation in university activities and outreach.

- Stipend of US$1,000 paid monthly
- Round trip airfare to and from Chittagong
- Visa fees reimbursed upon arrival
- Health insurance/services
- A shared furnished faculty apartment
- Free access to dining halls


AUW seeks to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the businesses and communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable human and economic development in Asia and throughout the world.

To achieve our mission of developing the next generation of leaders, we aim to recruit global changemakers and professionals who share our values for empowering women through higher education. We seek talented dynamic professionals and passionate people to join our team. Working at AUW means being part of a diverse community who are united by a shared commitment to positive social change.

- Bachelor’s Degree Required
- Native-like English fluency
- Experience teaching preferred
- Experience working abroad preferred
- Experience working with vulnerable populations preferred



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To apply, please send your resume, transcript, copy of any certificates, and cover letter to Hannah Taylor at [email protected]. Please include "Teacher, Pre-Undergraduate Program" in the subject line. Applicants should write clearly which subject area they are applying to: English, Mathematics, or Computer Science in the body of the email.

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