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Academic Contest

International Black Sea University, LLC announces an open contest for the following academic positions:

Associate Professor (1 vacancy for 5 years) – American Studies direction; Language of Instruction – English.
Associate Professor (1 vacancy for 5 years) – Criminal Law direction; Language of Instruction – Georgian.

Qualification requirements:
Associate Professor – American Studies
Doctor or equivalent degree (American studies or English Philology);
At least 3 (three) years of scientific-pedagogical experience;
Meeting the requirements defined by the scientific -pedagogical activity report. Collecting at least 100 points (50 points must be collected from academic publications/books);
English Language proficiency (at least B2 level).
Associate Professor – Criminal Law
Doctor or equivalent degree in Law;
At least 3 (three) years of scientific-pedagogical experience;
Georgian Language proficiency (at least B2 level);
Meeting the requirements defined by the scientific -pedagogical activity report. Collecting at least 100 points (50 points must be collected from academic publications/books).

There is a possibility to obtain academic positions by qualified personnel, based on professional merits. In this case, the qualification of the person may be confirmed by their professional experience, special training and/or publications. A person may be considered as correspondingly qualified, if she/he has a qualification necessary for developing learning outcomes and the candidate should meet the following criteria:
Hold at least Master’s or equivalent degree in the same field/ a PhD or equivalent degree in a different field
Must have significant working experience in the relevant field – at least 7 (seven) years and
At least 2 publications in the relevant field and / or field-specific training for the last 5 (five) years;
Minimum 1 year of scientific-pedagogical activity in a higher education institution; Experience of conducting lectures in a higher education institution (minimum 3 years);
corresponding Language proficiency (at least B2 level);
Candidates are required to sign Affiliation Agreement with the University.

Applicants are required to submit the following documents (in printed and electronic form):
Job Application (please see the form attached)
Info Sheet – R19F18 (please see the form attached)
Copy of ID card/passport. For foreign citizens – notary-approved translation / copy of residential card (if any);
Notary approved copy of Georgian Diploma and/or notary approved translation of foreign Diploma/relevant certificate. If the diploma is not issued yet, a temporary graduation certificate is necessary. If the diploma is issued by a foreign HEI, it must be recognized under the Georgian legislation by the corresponding body and a copy of recognition letter is required;
Document(s) certifying scientific-teaching work experience (including employment period and delivered subjects);
Book of Job Records or work certificate from other current / previous jobs (other than IBSU);
CV in Georgian and English with at least two references;
Scientific-pedagogical activities report (R36I1F1 – please see the form attached) (Does not apply to academic staff appointed with professional merit);
List of field relevant scientific articles, publications and their copies (during the last 5 years);
Documentation / Certificate of Participation in Trainings and Conferences (if available);
Copy of international certificate of proficiency in foreign language / Curriculum Matching / Copy of higher education certificate in foreign language (if required). In the case of a document issued in a foreign language – a notarized translation and copy or a document certifying the lecturing in the relevant language;
Syllabus in Georgian and English (if the course is delivered in English) or in Georgian (if the course is delivered in Georgian). The candidate can submit a syllabus prepared not in IBSU format for the contest.
For applicants willing to occupy academic position on professional merit – any relevant documents complying with the qualification requirements;
Police Clearance Certificate for crime against sexual freedom and inviolability and certificate for the right to be employed at educational institution.

The commission is authorized to request the candidate to conduct a sample lecture. The sample lecture is delivered in the language of instruction defined by the vacancy requirements.
Interested candidates should submit the required documents (hard copy and electronic version) from May 28, 2021 through June 4, 2021 to the Chancellery and Human Resources Management Office of the International Black Sea University. Please specify the position title in the subject line of your email.

Address: Tbilisi, D. Aghmashenebeli Alley 13th km, # 2.
Contact number: 2595005 (131/132), E-mail: hr@ibsu.edu.ge