CAREERS AT AUM

AUM Human Resources

The American University of Malta is an equal-opportunity institution that does not discriminate based on race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, sexual orientation or disability in its admissions, student aid, employment practices, education programs or other related activities.
We invite you to explore our website and learn how HR partners with the university to achieve its strategic goals. The university’s vision guides HR operations to recruit, retain and engage a team of well-qualified employees.

We’re Hiring!

We’re looking for qualified individuals with the passion and talent to help AUM fulfill its mission. We’re growing fast and new faculty, staff, administrative and professional positions are opening up every day.

Make sure to send your application to hr@aum.edu.mt

Faculty

Assistant / Associate / Professor of Finance

Vacancy Open Date : 20/10/21 – Vacancy Close Date : 20/11/21

Assistant/ Associate/ Professor of Finance

The American University of Malta invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Finance, open rank, who will join AUM in Malta in January  2022

Profile

The qualified candidate has a Ph.D. in Finance or Ph.D. in Economics with an emphasis on Finance with evidence of expertise in this field of research. The qualified candidate has completed a doctoral degree over the last 5 years of experience in higher education.

Able to teach: Corporate Finance; Financial Management; International Finance; Investment and Portfolio Management; International Taxation; Financial Statement Analysis; Markets, Institutions and Derivatives; Finance, Theory and Applications, Financial Modelling, Business Research; Micro and Macroeconomy.

The qualified candidate demonstrates excellent research potential. The quality of research should be evidenced by the quality of the Ph.D. dissertation, promising research projects and papers, publications in top-tier peer-reviewed journals and/or international research experience (minimum 10 peer-review publications in high-quality international journals, including Scopus, Web of Science, Clarivate, or similar).

Proficiency in English is required. The official administrative and teaching language used at AUM is English.

To receive full consideration by the search committee, candidates need to submit:

– a cover letter,

– CV (which should specify the courses taught at undergraduate and/or graduate level)

-research statement (which should include the list of publications, along with their index)

– teaching philosophy statement

– a record of teaching effectiveness (if applicable).

– unofficial transcripts and contact information for three references (are required before the appointment)

The list of documents should be sent by email to: HR@aum.edu.mt with the topic “Finance”.

Assistant / Associate / Professor of Computer Science

Vacancy Open Date : 20/10/21 – Vacancy Close Date : 20/11/21

Assistant / Associate / Professor of Computer Science

The American University of Malta invites applications for 2 (two) full-time faculty positions in Computer Science, open rank, who will join AUM in Malta in January 2022

Profile

The qualified candidate has a Ph.D. in Computer Science with evidence of expertise in this field of research. The qualified candidate has completed a doctoral degree and has a minimum of 5 years of experience in higher education.

Able to teach: Cybersecurity, Computer Programming; MatLab; Programming Languages; Artificial Intelligence; Fundamentals of Machine Learning and Data Analytics; Data Mining; Computer Vision; Computer Graphics; Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality; Computer security; Network security

The qualified candidate demonstrates excellent research potential. The quality of research should be evidenced by the quality of the Ph.D. dissertation, promising research projects and papers, publications in top-tier peer-reviewed journals and/or international research experience (minimum 5 peer-review publications in high-quality international journals).

Proficiency in English is required. The official administrative and teaching language used at AUM is English.

To receive full consideration by the Search Committee, candidates need to submit:

  •  a cover letter,
  • CV (which should specify the courses taught at undergraduate and/or graduate level)
  • research statement (which should include the list of publications, along with their index)
  • teaching philosophy statement
  • a record of teaching evaluation (if applicable).
  • copy of transcripts in English and contact information for three references

The list of documents should be sent by email to HR@aum.edu.mt with the topic “Computer Science”.

Assistant / Associate / Professor of Accounting

Vacancy Open Date : 20/10/21 – Vacancy Close Date : 20/11/21

Assistant/ Associate/ Professor of Accounting

The American University of Malta invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Accounting, open rank, who will join AUM in Malta in January 2022

Profile

The qualified candidate has a Ph.D. in Accounting or Ph.D. in Finance with an emphasis on Accounting with evidence of expertise in this field of research. The qualified candidate has completed a doctoral degree over the last 5 years in an internationally recognized university.

Able to teach: Principles of Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Advanced Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting, Taxation, Auditing.

The qualified candidate demonstrates excellent research potential. The quality of research should be evidenced by the quality of the Ph.D. dissertation, promising research projects and papers, publications in top-tier peer-reviewed journals and/or international research experience (minimum 10 peer-review publication in high-quality international journals, including Scopus, Web of Science, Clarivate, or similar).

Proficiency in English is required. The official administrative and teaching language used at AUM is English.

To receive full consideration by the search committee, candidates need to submit:

  • a cover letter,
  • CV (which should specify the courses taught at undergraduate and/or graduate level)
  • research statement (which should include the list of publications, along with their index)
  • teaching philosophy statement
  • a record of teaching effectiveness (if applicable).
  • unofficial transcripts and contact information for three references (are required before the appointment)

The list of documents should be sent by email to HR@aum.edu.mt with the topic “Accounting”.

Assistant / Associate/ Professor of Civil Engineering

Vacancy Open Date : 20/10/21 – Vacancy Close Date : 20/11/21

Assistant/ Associate/ Professor of Civil Engineering

The American University of Malta, a private American-style university in Europe, invites applications for full-time faculty positions in Civil Engineering, open rank, who will join AUM in Malta in January 2022

Profile

The qualified candidate has a Ph.D. in Engineering with an emphasis on Civil Engineering with evidence of expertise in this field of research. The qualified candidate has completed a doctoral degree and has a minimum of 5 years of experience in higher education.

Able to teach: Engineering Graphics; Statics; Mechanics of materials and fluids; Numerical Analysis for Civil Engineering; Hydraulic engineering and design; Structural design in still and concrete; soil mechanics; Transportation Engineering and Pavement Design; Construction Engineering Management; Materials Testing Laboratory; Computer Applications in Hydraulics; Traffic Flow and Capacity Analysis.

The qualified candidate demonstrates excellent research potential. The quality of research should be evidenced by the quality of the Ph.D. dissertation, promising research projects and papers, publications in top-tier peer-reviewed journals and/or international research experience (minimum 5 peer-review publications in high-quality international journals).

 

Proficiency in English is required. The official administrative and teaching language used at AUM is English.

 

To receive full consideration by the Search Committee, candidates need to submit:

  •  a cover letter,
  • CV (which should specify the courses taught at undergraduate and/or graduate level)
  • -research statement (which should include the list of publications, along with their index)
  • teaching philosophy statement
  • a record of teaching evaluation (if applicable).
  • copy of transcripts in English and contact information for three references

The list of documents should be sent by email to HR@aum.edu.mt with the topic “Civil Engineering”.

Assistant / Associate / Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Vacancy Open Date : 20/10/21 – Vacancy Close Date : 20/11/21

Assistant/ Associate/ Professor of Mechanical Engineering

The American University of Malta, a private American style university in Europe, invites applications for full-time faculty positions in Mechanical Engineering, open rank, who will join AUM in Malta in January 2022

Profile

The qualified candidate has a Ph.D. in Engineering with an emphasis on Mechanical Engineering with evidence of expertise in this field of research. The qualified candidate has completed a doctoral degree and has a minimum of 5 years of experience in higher education.

Able to teach: Thermodynamics and Dynamics; Mechanical Engineering Design Laboratory; Mechanical Behaviour of Engineering Materials; Engineer Component Design; Mechanics of Materials; Fluid Mechanics; Fundamentals of Materials for Engineers; Dynamics of Machines; Mechanical Engineering Laboratory; Heat Transfer; HVAC System Design; Renewable Energy Systems and Analysis; Planar Multibody Dynamics with Applications; Control System Design; Mechanical Vibrations; Composite Materials.

The qualified candidate demonstrates excellent research potential. The quality of research should be evidenced by the quality of the Ph.D. dissertation, promising research projects and papers, publications in top-tier peer-reviewed journals and/or international research experience (minimum 5 peer-review publications in high-quality international journals).

Proficiency in English is required. The official administrative and teaching language used at AUM is English.

To receive full consideration by the Search Committee, candidates need to submit:

  • a cover letter,
  • CV (which should specify the courses taught at undergraduate and/or graduate level)
  • -research statement (which should include the list of publications, along with their index)
  • teaching philosophy statement
  • a record of teaching evaluation (if applicable).
  • copy of transcripts in English and contact information for three references

The list of documents should be sent by email to HR@aum.edu.mt with the topic “Mechanical Engineering”.

Assistant / Associate / Professor of Industrial Engineering

Vacancy Open Date : 20/10/21 – Vacancy Close Date : 20/11/21

Assistant/ Associate/ Professor of Industrial Engineering

The American University of Malta, a private American-style university in Europe, invites applications for full-time faculty positions in Industrial Engineering, open rank, who will join AUM in Malta in January 2022

Profile

The qualified candidate has a Ph.D. in Engineering with an emphasis on Industrial Engineering with evidence of expertise in this field of research. The qualified candidate has completed a doctoral degree and has a minimum of 5 years of experience in higher education.

Able to teach: Computer Programming for Engineering Applications; Introduction to Systems and Industrial Engineering; Object-Oriented Modelling and Design; Systems and Industrial Engineering Soph. Colloquium; Introduction to Engineering Probability and Statistics; Probabilistic Models in Operations Research; Engineering Experimental Design; Linear Programming; Engineering Management; Embedded Computer Systems; Software for Engineers; Integrated Manufacturing Systems; Quality Engineering; Human Factors and Ergonomics in Design; Simulation Modelling and Analysis.

The qualified candidate demonstrates excellent research potential. The quality of research should be evidenced by the quality of the Ph.D. dissertation, promising research projects and papers, publications in top-tier peer-reviewed journals and/or international research experience (minimum 5 peer-review publications in high-quality international journals).

Proficiency in English is required. The official administrative and teaching language used at AUM is English.

To receive full consideration by the Search Committee, candidates need to submit:

  • a cover letter,
  • CV (which should specify the courses taught at undergraduate and/or graduate level)
  • -research statement (which should include the list of publications, along with their index)
  • teaching philosophy statement
  • a record of teaching evaluation (if applicable).
  • copy of transcripts in English and contact information for three references

The list of documents should be sent by email to: HR@aum.edu.mt with topic “Industrial Engineering”.

Assistant / Associate / Professor of Electronics and Communication Engineering

Vacancy Open Date : 20/10/21 – Vacancy Close Date : 20/11/21

Assistant/ Associate/ Professor of Electronics and Communication Engineering

The American University of Malta invites applications for full-time faculty positions in Electronics and Communication Engineering, open rank, who will join AUM in Malta in January 2022

Profile

The qualified candidate has a Ph.D. in Engineering with an emphasis on Electronics and Communications Engineering with evidence of expertise in this field of research. The qualified candidate has completed a doctoral degree over the last 5 years in an internationally recognized university.

Able to teach: Electric Circuits; Computer Organization and Lab; Electronics; Signals, Systems, and Transforms and Lab; Microprocessor Interfacing and Lab; Electromagnetics; Introduction to Linear Control Systems; Communications Systems; Digital Communications; Digital Signal Processing; Integrated System Design; Semiconductor Devices; Computer Communications.

The qualified candidate demonstrates excellent research potential. The quality of research should be evidenced by the quality of the Ph.D. dissertation, promising research projects and papers, publications in top-tier peer-reviewed journals and/or international research experience (minimum 5 peer-review publications in high-quality international journals).

Proficiency in English is required. The official administrative and teaching language used at AUM is English.

To receive full consideration by the search committee, candidates need to submit:

  • a cover letter,
  • CV (which should specify the courses taught at undergraduate and/or graduate level)
  • research statement (which should include the list of publications, along with their index)
  • teaching philosophy statement
  • a record of teaching effectiveness (if applicable).
  • unofficial transcripts and contact information for three references (are required before the appointment)

The list of documents should be sent by email to HR@aum.edu.mt with the topic “Electronics and Communication Engineering”.

EAP Teacher

Vacancy Open Date : 21/10/21 – Vacancy Close Date : 21/11/21

EAP Teacher

EAP teacher will be working Full/ part time and be responsible for the delivery of quality English for Academic Purposes (EAP) teaching programs to our students on a day-to-day basis. 

 Duties:

  • Facilitating EAP learning catering to a broad range of client needs
  • Delivering best educational practice aimed at developing language skills in learners
  • Creating engaging and effective learner-centred lesson plans
  • Assessing students’ progress and adjusting programs accordingly

 The ideal candidate should:

  • MQF 6-7 of the teaching/linguistic qualification and the teacher’s experience is suitable for the course to be taught.
  • Additionally, one of the following:

TEFL Certificate (from accredited language schools in Malta) MQF 4

CELTA MQF 5

DELTA or Dip TESOL MQF 7

MA TESOL / Applied Linguistics MQF 7

  • Valid  teaching permit which is issued through the ELT Council MEDE.
  • Passion and motivation for EAP teaching and learning
  • Sound experience in developing, implementing and reviewing educational programs
  • Experience teaching Business English would be a major advantage.

 Candidates are asked to submit to HR@aum.edu.mt with the topic EAP teacher  

1) Letter of application that outlines your experience,

2) Curriculum vitae

3) Names and full contact information of at least three references.

Staff

Student Affairs Manager

Vacancy Open Date : 20/10/21 – Vacancy Close Date : 20/11/21

Students Affairs Manager

Reporting to the President, Student Affairs Manager is responsible for initiating, leading and managing student support services at AUM. This includes a broad range of student-related activities, such as Residence Life, Activities/Clubs, Study Abroad, Internship and Career Development

Duties:

Student Affairs:

  • Organize social, cultural, and recreational activities for the student body
  • Conduct orientation program for new students
  • Oversee student clubs and organizations
  • Manage day-to-day students’ dormitory.
  • Assist students with the Temporary Residence Card application process and maintain contact with ID Malta
  • Prepare, maintain, and revise annually the Student Handbook or when it is needed.
  • Coordinate with Admissions / Recruitment /Finance and other offices as necessary
  • Implement and enforce AUM Student Behavior Code
  • Supervise a full-time Student Support Coordinator (for Housing)

 

Residential Life:

  • Oversee student residential life programs and activities
  • Serve as the advisor for student organizations
  • Assist university efforts in implementing a student retention plan
  • Maintain relationship with local authorities regarding student visas and other tasks

 

  • Study Abroad:
  • Develop and implement Incoming Semester and Summer Study Abroad Programs at AUM to build a revenue stream through this program from visiting students who pay AUM semester fees
  • Develop New Partnerships for Bi-lateral Exchange, Faculty-Led, and Study Abroad, focusing special attention on incoming generating programs
  • Advise AUM students on study abroad opportunities and how this will impact their career development and student success
  • Assist in the evaluation, registration and arrival of incoming exchange and study abroad students
  • Track and report on study abroad numbers

 

Career Services:

  • Contact local companies, institutions, and recruitment agencies in Malta to organize internships and job placements for AUM students
  • Work with Academic Departments to arrange for possible credit for internships
  • Build a database of available internships and job placements
  • Advise students on internships and job opportunities after graduation
  • Provide seminars on Resume writing and job search strategies
  • Create job-search resources for students
  • Track and report on internships and job placement
  • Develop and oversee the AUM Work-Study Program

 

The ideal candidate should:

  • D. / Master’s degree in Business Administration or relative subject.
  • 3 years of related work experience in higher education
  • Excellent level of English, the Maltese language is an advantage
  • Experience with orientation programming
  • Supervisory experience
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Effective communication (verbal and written); organizational, problem-solving, time management, detail orientation and human relations skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service centered work ethic

 

Candidates are asked to submit to HR@aum.edu.mt with the topic Student Affairs Manager

 

1) Letter of application that outlines your experience,

2) Ccurriculum vitae

3) Names and full contact information of at least three references.

Student Affairs Officer

Vacancy Open Date : 20/10/21 – Vacancy Close Date : 20/11/21

The Student Affairs Officer will be serving as a member of the student affairs department to help the department taking care of the students in their journey at AUM in the following areas.

Duties:

Career Development (40%)

  • Contact local companies and institutions in Malta to organize internships and job placements for AUM students
  • Build a database of available internships/job placements and contact people
  • Develop with the student affairs Manager a Career Development Guide for AUM Students, to be published on AUM website.
  • Assist Student Affairs Manager with planning and organizing Career Week each semester

 

Study Abroad (30%)

  • Be the point of contact for our Exchange Program partners & students
  • Send students & partners any information they require
  • Update Exchange Program materials each semester
  • Assist Student Affairs Manager with course mapping and articulation (matching AUM courses with those abroad)
  • Assist with planning and organizing of Study Abroad Interest Meeting each semester

 

Other Duties (30%)

  • Assist Student Affair Manager with other duties when needed in areas such as Clubs, Housing, Orientation, Immigration, etc.

The ideal candidate should:

  • Bachelor’s /master’s degree in business
  • At least 3 years experience in the related field of education.
  • Fluent English, other languages will be an advantage.
  • Strong IT skills including experience in preparing and sending mail merges, using spreadsheets and databases, and creating statistical reports, using different software
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Work independently and as a team player.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • High level of customer service skills
  • Excellent attention to detail

Candidates are asked to submit to HR@aum.edu.mt with the topic Student Affairs Officer

1) Letter of application that outlines your experience,

2) Ccurriculum vitae

3) Names and full contact information of at least three references.

Recruitment & Admission Officer

Vacancy Open Date : 20/10/21 – Vacancy Close Date : 20/11/21

Recruitment & Admission officer

The Recruitment & Admission officer will be serving as a member of the student enrolment team and provide excellent customer service to prospects and applicants for the enrolment across all programs at the University.

Duties:

  • To support the direct manager and Recruitment & Admission team in the daily administrative running work of the Office.
  • To respond promptly to a large volume of incoming enquiries both via email and telephone about the University, its programs, and the admission process
  • To process and analyse the applications of prospective students based on standard admission policies.
  • Providing excellent customer-focused service to the applicants and enrolled students.
  • Review new applications daily to assess any missing documentation.
  • Communicate with Recruitment Agents and individual students regarding incomplete applications
  • Complete initial review of documents for meeting Admission standards.
  • To manage data entry into the in-house database and CRM (Salesforce) accurately.
  • Arrange Admission Interviews with applicants (if required).
  • Prepare Offer Letters and Acceptance Letters for Applicants on time
  • Track incoming Admissions deposits and work with the Finance department to apply deposits to students’ accounts.
  • Upload incoming documentation to student file.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with Recruitment Agents.
  • Track Recruitment Agent invoices and payments.

The ideal candidate should:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 3 years experience in the related field of education.
  • Fluent English, other languages will be an advantage.
  • Strong IT skills including experience in preparing and sending mail merges, using spreadsheets and databases, and creating statistical reports, using different software
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Work independently and as a team player.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • High level of customer service skills
  • Excellent attention to detail

Candidates are asked to submit to HR@aum.edu.mt with the topic Recruitment & Admission officer

1) Letter of application that outlines your experience,

2) Ccurriculum vitae

3) Names and full contact information of at least three references.

Student Recruitment Manager

Vacancy Open Date : 20/10/21 – Vacancy Close Date : 20/11/21

Students Recruitment Manager

Reporting to the President, the Students recruitment manager will be dealing with international students, parents and agents. The main focus is the provision of information, advice and guidance to prospective students to help inform their decision-making about higher education. It includes coordinating, delivering and managing our student recruitment activity to local and international schools and colleges, including relationships with our key institutions and audiences and a wide range of people across the University in the delivery of that information and guidance.

Duties:

  • Develop comprehensive university International students recruitment strategy
  • Implement the university’s admissions/recruiting targets as determined by the strategy
  • Organise and participate in International recruitment events.
  • Be responsible for and maintain oversight of the processing of the admission for all degree programs, applying university admissions criteria consistently and fairly;
  • Ensuring the highest standards of vetting, processing and compliance are introduced, embedded, and maintained as appropriate; taking measures to identify fraudulent documents.
  • Ensuring a smooth flow of the recruitment and admissions process from formal application, review, acceptance, and enrolment.
  • Actively contribute to achieving the University intake targets for International student recruitment
  • Promote the University and explain admissions processes and requirements to prospective students, agents, families and sponsors.
  • Deliver training, including presentations, to agents, prospective students, parents and other key stakeholders
  • Supervise the timely and professional response to telephone and email enquiries from prospective students, their parents, teachers and advisers;
  • Produce reports relating to International student enrolment patterns/market conditions for a nominated region, particularly with accurate statistical evidence
  • Develop market and plans that support the University International student recruitment strategy
  • Monitor and maintain records/reports regularly.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of University courses and entry requirements
  • Organise arrangements for receiving and tracking enquiries, applications and enrolments. To process and respond to e-mail enquiries within 24 hours providing a professional service
  • To develop and maintain knowledge of central systems (including Salesforce and others ) to produce performance reports
  • Review AUM’s enrolment plan/direction and suggest change where appropriate.
  • Responsible for the management of visa and related issues for all international students;
  • Ensuring that complete and accurate records of all admissions activities are maintained;
  • Develop and implement a model of analytics for performance in admissions;
  • Establish country-by-country strategies in coordination with AUM’s leadership, marketing team to reach admissions goals.
  • Advice suitable courses and programs for students
  • Advice students throughout their admission journey and help with scholarship applications

 

The ideal candidate should:

  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree or higher
  • At least 3 year’s experience in international students recruitment
  • Should have experience and knowledge of the higher education sector and all aspects.
  • Knowledge of English is a must, knowledge of additional languages will be an advantage.
  • Strong organisational, project and financial management skills
  • Strong communication and influencing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and able to work and deliver engagement activities to a diverse range of audiences.
  • Collegiate/creative approach to work, i.e. a ‘can-do attitude’.
  • Clear logical thinking and good planning skills, coupled with the ability to work well as part of a team in a very collaborative environment.
  • Work independently and as a team player.
  • Ability to work speedily and accurately to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Ability to use own initiative to manage workload
  • Decision-making skills
  • Proactive thinking.
  • Excellent customer services skills
  • Travel and out-of-hours work will be required in this role.

Candidates are asked to submit to HR@aum.edu.mt with the topic ‘Student Recruitment Manager’.

Candidates are asked to submit:

1) Letter of application that outlines your experience,

2) Curriculum vitae

3) Names and full contact information of at least three references.

Driver

Vacancy Open Date : 20/10/21 – Vacancy Close Date : 20/11/21

Driver

Reporting to Facilities Manager (FM), Driver will be serving as a member of the facilities management team and provide  transfer customer service to employees and student .

Duties:

  • Safe driving of various vehicles
  • Follow all state and national safety regulations and standards.
  • Accurately plan and follow routes, maps, and directions.
  • Open vehicle doors and assist passengers.
  • Load cargo and baggage.
  • Keep exterior of vehicle clean and presentable.
  • Carry out basic technical checks of the vehicles regularly
  • Monitor and manage facilities’ security systems.
  • Ensure compliance with House&Safety standards.
  • To carry out other duties, when necessary, as directed by FM Manager.

 

The ideal candidate should:

  • Driving license D1
  • Driving experience at least 1year
  • Upper secondary education
  • Good level of writing and speaking of English is a must
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic knowledge and skills of Handyman will be an asset
  • Good communication and sociable skills

Candidates are asked to submit to HR@aum.edu.mt with the topic ‘Driver’

 

1) Letter of application that outlines your experience,

2) Curriculum vitae

3) Names and full contact information of at least three references.

Contact the HR Office

Elena Chernitskaya

HR Manager

If you have any questions about careers at AUM, make sure to contact our HR team.  

Email Us: hr@aum.edu.mt