Monday, May 7, 2007

JOB- Academic Supervisor, OSCE Academy in Bishkek

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JOB- Academic Supervisor, OSCE Academy in Bishkek

Posted by: Tim Epkenhans <>

Call For Applications

Academic Supervisor, OSCE Academy in Bishkek

The OSCE Academy is a public foundation designed to promote and
enhance the principles and aims of the OSCE in Central Asia. It has
the general goal to provide to the OSCE an academic partner
institution qualified in education, training and research on
comprehensive security matters in Central Asia. It has the intention
to develop regional capacity in security-related professions and to
create a co-operation network of national, regional and international
scholars and professionals interested in Central Asia affairs

The OSCE Academy invites qualified candidates to apply for the
following position:

Academic Supervisor
Assignment Date: 1 September 2007 to 31 August 2008

The Academic Supervisor co-ordinates with the Director of the OSCE
Academy the MA Program in Political Science (Central Asia). He/she is
responsible for the daily supervision of the Political Science
(Central Asia) Master Program, manages the teaching process,
coordinates the admissions process of the students. He/she has a
teaching load equivalent to 15 working days per semester.

The post of the Academic Supervisor is expected to be full-time (40
hours/per week) and therefore not compatible with other simultaneous
positions. However, the option of part-time could be negotiated
(minimum 30 hours). She/he is a citizen of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,
Tajikistan, Turkmenistan or Uzbekistan.

Required Qualification:
The qualified candidate for the post of the Academic Assistant holds a
MA/MSc or higher academic degree in political science, regional
studies or a related field. She/he has a strong professional
background in managing an academic program of international standards.
She/he proves strong familiarity with research and teaching resource
needs, and has own experience of scholarly research and publications.
She/he knows the specifics of co-operating with national development
agencies and international organizations that are engaged in
comprehensive security building. She/he is fluent in Russian and English.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferably, the qualified candidate is experienced in working for and
with the OSCE. She/he has preferably a working command of one or more
Central Asian languages. She/he is well-informed on Central Asian
affairs. She/he is familiar with the cultural and other specifics of
the former Soviet region.

Salary and benefits: Open to negotiation.

Application Procedure
Application documents have to include:

1. A covering letter of motivation;
2. A curriculum vitae (a copy in Russian and English);
3. Two current letters of recommendations indicating the complete
name, title and contact information for each referee;
4. Graduate transcripts;

Deadline: The complete set of application documents should be received
by 15 June 2007 to receive full consideration.

Application documents have to be sent to:
The OSCE Academy
Pereulok Botanichesky 1A
720044 Bishkek

Or electronically to <>. Please, indicate
"Academic Supervisor" in the subject line.

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