The OSCE Academy in Bishkek is looking for several Teaching Fellows

Application Deadline: October 31, 2015

The OSCE Academy in Bishkek is looking for several Teaching Fellows for the following courses:

Winter 2016 (January–April 2016)

Mandatory courses

  1. Microeconomics, 4-credit
  2. Research Methods and Design, 4-credit
  3. Economic Governance and Regulation, 4-credit

2-credit elective courses, suggested by the applicants, preferably in the area of regional economic development (Central Asia/Eurasia)

We would highly prefer if the selected candidates could teach two courses (for example, one mandatory and one elective)

Spring 2016 (May–July 2016)

Mandatory courses

  1. International Development, 2-credit
  2. International Financial System, 2-credit
  3. Economics and Regulation of Energy Sector, 4-credit

The aim of the courses is to provide a graduate level survey of these fields introducing students to major approaches and theories, important topics, and the contemporary developments. The courses are expected to be taught on graduate level involving lectures, seminars, research assignments, and individual student mentoring.

The specific course topics as well as the course design should be discussed with the academic management of the During the rest of the time, the fellows are encouraged to conduct their research and will receive full support of the Academy and our partners. We expect the fellows to present their research to the students and the greater audience at the end of the fellowship period with us.

The qualified candidate holds at least an MA/MSc but preferably a PhD degree in in Economics or a related field and has teaching experience.

The OSCE Academy will consider the possibility to provide support to fellows interested in conducting their research in the Central Asian region.

The OSCE Academy will provide/cover:

a) Economy class roundtrip airfare from the city of current residence to Bishkek;

b) Entry visa expenses to Kyrgyzstan, if any;

c) Housing allowance for international fellows;

d) Honorarium based on the qualification of candidate;

e) Office space and a computer, as well as access to all of our facilities, including library, JSTOR, Oxford

University Press etc.

NOTE: The Academy will not be able to provide health insurance.

Interested applicants should fill the form on  and submit their CV and cover letter to [email protected] until October 31, 2015

The OSCE Academy in Bishkek is an equal-opportunity institution. It operates on the principle of non-discrimination. All recruitment decisions are taken on the basis of best qualification of the candidates, with consideration of regional and gender balance. Both local and international applicants are eligible to apply.


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