Help us reimagine the university

Fulbright University Vietnam is a Vietnamese university, drawing on the American liberal arts model, and committed to serving Vietnamese society through innovation in teaching, learning, and discovery.

Located in Ho Chi Minh City, Fulbright provides a world-class education to undergraduate and graduate students from Vietnam and beyond. We seek outstanding academic and professional staff to join our growing team.

Fulbright’s team thrives on a passion for educating the next generation; we are creative, adaptive, determined, and must have a good sense of humor.

If you want to see Vietnam’s youth meet their greatest potential, join us! Our Crescent Campus is located in Crescent Plaza, Phu My Hung, in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 7. We will call this home while we develop our flagship campus, which will open in the coming years.

Open positions

  • Faculty Positions, Fulbright Undergraduate Program

    Who we are

    We are Fulbright University Vietnam, Vietnam’s first independent, non-profit, liberal arts, sciences and engineering university. We are an expanding international team of educational innovators, with deep roots in Vietnam, strong political and financial backing, and connections to educational institutions around the world.

    We believe in the power of collaboration, active learning, transdisciplinary thinking, and risk-taking, and we understand that effective education requires putting students at its center.

    What we are doing

    We are creating Fulbright University Vietnam’s flagship undergraduate program: a 21st century liberal arts education that spans engineering, arts and letters, and the sciences.  Fulbright’s undergraduate program is currently in its first year of operation, with a founding class of 115 students. The program is being developed with a spirit of co-design,” where teams of faculty, staff and students enhance features of the university in processes of user-centered design.

    We are creating an institution that transforms the lives of young people, addresses the pressing needs of Vietnam, and ultimately points the way toward a new approach to high quality education in developing countries. You can learn more about our institution on this website.

    The opportunity

    Join Fulbright as a Faculty Member to be part of the team building a new approach to university education from the ground up.  Fulbright seeks scholars and educators who care deeply about developing students as engaged learners and citizens, working in a transdisciplinary environment without traditional departments, and participating in a student-centered start-up university environment. Our diverse body of students is exceptional, both within Vietnam and internationally.  The admissions process is highly competitive, with students selected on the basis of academic excellence, community-mindedness, eagerness to learn, independence, innovation, and autonomy.

    Located in Ho Chi Minh City, our institution is in one of Southeast Asia’s most rapidly developing and dynamic cities, offering a blend of traditional and modern cosmopolitan life.

    How to apply

    If you share our values, are up for the rewards and challenges of working in a non-traditional environment, and have or expect to have a terminal degree or equivalent experience in the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, computational sciences or engineering, we would love to hear from you. We are particularly seeking applicants with the disciplinary backgrounds listed below, but will consider all qualified applicants.

    • Art & Media Studies: candidates with background in Media and Communications Studies with Regional Expertise in Southeast Asia.
    • Literature: candidates with background in Literary Studies with an emphasis on Vietnamese and Asian literature.
    • Vietnamese Studies: candidates with background in Education, Cultural Studies with a strong background in Vietnam.
    • Economics: candidates with background in Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Finance, and Political Economy.
    • Social Sciences: candidates with background in Anthropology, Sociology, or Political Science with a regional expertise in Southeast Asia.
    • Psychology: candidates with background in Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology (licensed preferred) or Cognitive Psychology.
    • History: candidates with background in Modern East Asian history with an emphasis on modern China whose research emphasizes connections between East Asia and Southeast Asia and Vietnam in particular.
    • Integrated Sciences: candidates with computational background and expertise in one or more of the following areas: Physics/Materials Science/Biology (bioinformatics)/Chemistry
    • Mathematics: candidates with background in Applied Mathematics with emphasis on Financial Mathematics, Applied Probability and Statistics, Engineering Mathematics.
    • Computer Science: candidates with a background in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, or Data Science.
    • Engineering: candidates with background in an engineering systems-related field, with priority is following fields: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechatronics, and Robotics.

    Applications are welcome on a rolling basis, however those received before December 1 will receive primary consideration for this hiring cycle. Please apply at this website:

    https://fulbright.submittable.com/submit

  • Faculty Position, Fulbright School of Public Policy and Management

    Fulbright University Vietnam seeks applications for a faculty position in the Fulbright School of Public Policy and Management (FSPPM). Preference will be given to applicants in the following categories: Leadership, Negotiation and Strategic Management.

    FSPPM faculty will be in charge of not only teaching activities to manage the development of the course framework, materials, lecture the courses, supervise students’ theses, but also other nonteaching, research and outreach activities as assigned by the Director of MPP and the Dean of FSPPM.

    Read more about the FSPPM and see the position’s required qualifications here.

    To apply, please send a letter of interest, a CV and the names of three professional references to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. The positions will remain open until filled; please apply by September 15, 2021 for fullest consideration.

  • Faculty in Technology and Innovation, YSEALI Academy

    Fulbright University Vietnam is seeking applications for one faculty position in the YSEALI Academy. Preference will be given to applicants in the field of technology & innovation.

    In close cooperation with the United States Department of State, YSEALI Academy faculty will develop seminar topics for YSEALI Academy at Fulbright that(1) address pressing regional challenges, (2) are highly relevant and attractive to young professionals, (3) align with the three themes on public policy, technology & innovation, entrepreneurship, (4) collaborate with existing Fulbright faculty expertise as well as expertise from American and ASEAN institutional partners to develop innovative curricula and cutting-edge teaching methods for delivery at the seminars, and (5) are conducive to digital delivery in case of contingency.

    See the position’s required Qualifications and What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Applications are received until September 19, 2021. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Chief Financial Officer

    The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will provide leadership, oversight and mentorship to the financial planning, accounting, financial operations and purchasing teams of Fulbright University Vietnam.

    As a senior member of the executive team, the CFO will focus on establishing a financial vision and facilitate the financial growth and development of Fulbright University Vietnam.

    The CFO will report directly to the COO and serve as the strategic leader for business and financial planning and analysis, accounting, internal controls, audit, asset management, annual and long-term budget processes, tax reporting, and grant management.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Chief of Staff, Provost’s Office

    The Chief of Staff is a key member of the Provost’s Council and works closely with the Provost on a wide variety of strategic, executive and administrative duties, special projects, and initiatives involving the Provost’s Office and its priorities. The Chief of Staff is responsible for serving as the main point of contact between the Provost and other stakeholders.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Director of Office of Sponsored Programs

    The Director of Office of Sponsored Programs manages activities related to the full lifecycle of sponsored program administration including but not limited to identification of funding sources, proposal submission, and contract negotiation (both financial and non-financial) in the areas of funding provided in the form of grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts from external/internal funding sources (e.g., federal agencies, state agencies, private companies, or foundations). These grants are intended to provide support for research, curriculum development, outreach, and/or service work.

    The Director will report to the Provost of Fulbright University Vietnam and will work closely with the COO and Finance Team.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence

    The Director of the new Center for Teaching Excellence will work closely with the university administration, faculty, and staff to develop and create a central office, program, and approaches devoted to enhancing teaching excellence on campus. This is an excellent opportunity for an enterprising individual to bring into existence an office and mission that will serve the entire teaching programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Applications are received until August 29, 2021. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Director of Undergraduate Program

    The Director of Undergraduate Program works directly with the Dean of Undergraduate Studies, under the Office of the Provost, receiving broad guidance with administrative supervision, and is granted broad authority to participate in the establishment of academic policy, procedures and programs.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Applications are received until August 29, 2021. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Associate Director, Development and Strategic Initiatives

    The Associate Director – Development and Strategic Initiatives/Head of Institutional Advancement and Giving is a strategic-thinker, collaborative leader. Working with the leadership team, Director of Development and Strategic Initiatives, and other director of Fulbright, you will develop and implement the foundation and corporations fundraising strategy. You will serve as the lead relationship manager for private foundations and other institutional donors, working closely with Director of Devleopment and Strategic Initiatives.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Associate Director for Professional Education, CEI

    The Associate Director of Professional Education will serve as a key member of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s leadership team and works closely with the Director of the CEI to build Fulbright University Vietnam’s local and regional professional training initiative.

    The Associate Director will help establish and support the strategic and operational priorities of CEI’s professional education and training program. The Assistant Director will undertake a variety of activities as the CEI launches and delivers executive education and workforce development programs, which include short-course certificate programs in leadership, management, and more.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Senior Operations Associate, CEI

    The Senior Operations Associate will support the Strategy & Operations Manager (Manager”) in driving forward the strategic priorities of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation by managing the Center’s daily operations and building Fulbright’s entrepreneurship & innovation ecosystem in addition to the Center’s education startup initiatives.  The Senior Operations Associate will keep the Manager on track with his priorities and provide support to communicate and reinforce CEI’s vision and mission with clarity to internal and external stakeholders; provide support to drive the execution of strategic priorities across the organization.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Financial Analyst

    The Financial Analyst will work in Finance team to support in financial management reporting matters for the institution. You are expected to come equipped with great knowledge of finance and accounting. You will also be required to render support in other relevant activities.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Future of Work Architect

    The Future of Work Architect has a unique opportunity to shape the lives of our students by developing a collaborative ecosystem between higher education and industry, building a highly skilled workforce ready for the future.

    This will happen through the training of students with timeless and timely skills and then tracking what students are learning. In collaboration with the Manager of Partnership Development, both positions will translate the student learning experience to a common language for employers, meanwhile cultivating trust among key stakeholders.

    See the position’s Scope of Work, Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please send the following to Vincent Pham, Manager of Partnership Development (vincent.pham@fulbright.edu.vn) and jobs@fulbright.edu.vn:

    • A resume of relevant experiences or qualifications.
    • A cover letter explaining your interest in the position, how you might approach the roles and responsibilities, and how you have demonstrated some of the above competencies (ideally through examples).
    • A 1-page memo synthesizing 2–3 resources (e.g., articles, papers, podcasts, videos) that shape your understanding of the future of work and how that would shape your contribution to Fulbright as a Future of Work Architect. Resources not cited above are encouraged, although using resources above is admissible.
  • Grant Management Specialist

    We are looking for a Grant Management Specialist to perform pre-award and post-award administration, support Finance team and Principal Investigators (PIs) in seeking, pursuing, and managing funding from U.S. Federal agencies and other donors.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Learning Specialist

    We are seeking applications for the position of Learning Specialist. This position will be a student facing role tasked with not only providing one on one learning support for moderate to high needs students but conducting workshops and trainings for the student body as a whole.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Applications are received until August 29, 2021. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Makerspace Technician

    The undergraduate program at Fulbright University Vietnam is recruiting a technician for the general operation and supervision of students and staffs working in the Makerspace. This position consists of various duties including providing a safe working environment and support to the learning of a diverse university community of users with different skill levels.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Registrar Assistant

    The Registrar Assistant position requires a high level of flexibility and experience in customer services to support both the Office of the Registrar and general Student Life administration support to enhance the staff and student experience at Fulbright.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Operation and Strategic Initiative Manager

    The Operation and Strategic Initiative Manager supports Director of Development and Strategic Initiatives with assessing, formulating long-term strategy and key initiatives to help the University achieve its strategic goals. The role focuses on identifying strategic opportunities and leading processes/set-up for those strategic initiatives. The Manager will make strategic recommendations based on the strength and weakness of the team to minimize risks and grow Fulbright University Vietnam.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Applications are received until August 29, 2021. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Senior Development Officer – Individual Gift Manager

    The Senior Development Officer – Individual Gift Manager is responsible for developing strategies for the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors with special focus on five figure multi-year gifts to support Fulbright, Endowment, and related programs.  This position has direct impact on the department’s reputation among customers, sponsors and other clients, as well as impacts the financial and operational performance of the department.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Senior Advisor on Development Policy and Strategy

    The Senior Advisor will help us build and professionalize fundraising system at Fulbright University Vietnam, particularly focusing on (1) Multi-national Corporations, and (2) Foundations.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Strategic Initiative Officer

    The Strategic Initiative Officer will provide key support to Strategic Initiative Manager and Director of Development and Strategic Initiatives in the most critical projects of President’s Office and the University.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Applications are received until August 29, 2021. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Development Officer – Corporate Relations

    The Development Officer – Corporate Relations would be tasked with developing and maintaining university’s corporate donor relationships. The role focuses on scouting and soliciting corporate gifts, stewardship activities, and developing a network of corporate donors who are willing to engage and support Fulbright long term.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Applications are received until August 29, 2021. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Industry Outreach Officer

    We are seeking an Industry Outreach Officer to join the Partnership team under the President’s Office. The position is expected to initiate, manage, and grow the pipeline of partners and supporters.

    See the position’s Roles and Responsibilities, What we look for, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Receptionist cum Admin Assistant

    We are seeking a Receptionist cum Admin Assistant to join the Campus Development and Facility Management team.

    See the position’s Scope of Work, Roles and Responsibilities, Job requirements, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Project Administrator cum Document Controller

    We are seeking a Project Administrator cum Document Controller to join the Campus Development and Facility Management team.

    See the position’s Scope of Work, Roles and Responsibilities, Job requirements, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • HR Intern

    We are looking for an HR Intern to perform various administrative tasks and support our HR department’s daily activities, focusing on talent acquisition and development (TA&D).

    See the position’s Scope of Work, Roles and Responsibilities, Job requirements, as well as What we offer here.

    To apply, please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Applications are received until September 9, 2021.Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.