The OSCE Academy in Bishkek Teaching Fellowships 2016-2017, Kyrgyzstan

Publish Date: Sep 14, 2016

Deadline: Oct 31, 2016

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

Winter 2017 (January–April 2017)
Mandatory courses
• Research Methods and Design, 4-credit
• Political Economy, 4-credit
• 2-credit elective course, suggested by the applicants, preferably in the area of regional economic development (Central Asia/Eurasia)
We would highly prefer if the selected candidate could teach two courses (one mandatory and one elective).

Spring 2017 (May–June 2017)

• International Development, 2-credit
• International Financial System, 2-credit
• Economics and Regulation of Energy Sector, 4-credit
• Central Asia and Russia, (intensively scheduled one week module)
• Migration and Human Trafficking, (intensively scheduled one week module)

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 OSCE Academy.

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, Political Science, International Relations, 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.

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