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 Positions, Fulbright School of Public Policy and Management

    Who we are

    Located in Ho Chi Minh City, FUV is Vietnam’s first private, not-for-profit university announced by President Barack Obama on May 24, 2016 and given substantial financial support from the US State Department, USAID, and a variety of private donors. We aim to create an institution that can transform the lives our students, address the pressing needs of Vietnamese society, and ultimately point the way toward a new approach to high quality education in developing countries.

    What we are doing

    The FSPPM builds upon a two-decade long initiative of Harvard University to incubate a center of public policy research and teaching, the Fulbright Economics Teaching Program (FETP). In the fall of 2016, Harvard transferred the people and programs of FETP to FUV. In 2019, FSPPM be-comes the first public policy school in Southeast Asia accredited by NASPAA. Among FSPPM’s activities are a full-time Masters in Public Policy (MPP) program with two concentrations – Policy Analysis and Leadership & Management; and the Vietnam Executive Leadership Program – a high-level policy discussion forum with the Vietnamese government with FUV and Harvard.

    FUV’s Board of Trustees has adopted an ambitious mandate for FSPPM to become an internationally recognized graduate professional school that prepares students for positions of leader-ship in all sectors of society and contribute to the resolution of the grand challenges facing Vietnam, the region, and the world through policy engagement, analysis, and research.

    The opportunity

    Fulbright University Vietnam (FUV) 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 two broad categories: (1) public management, leadership, and negotiation; and (2) urban economics, planning, and development.

    Qualifications and How to Apply

    Candidates will ideally take up the position in the 2020-2021 academic year. Remuneration and benefits will be internationally competitive. A PhD (or equivalent terminal degree) in a policy-relevant field is required. Relevant teaching and research experience in policy issues are desired. Experience or interest in Vietnam and Southeast Asia will also be appreciated. Vietnamese lan-guage skills are valuable, but not required. Applicants are invited to send a letter of interest, a CV and the names of three professional references to jobs.fsppm@fulbright.edu.vn. The positions will remain open until filled; please apply by August 15, 2020 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 Accreditation and Assessment

    We are seeking an Accreditation and Assessment Director to join Fulbright University Vietnam team. The position is expected to report directly to the Dean of Fulbright Undergraduate Studies.

    See the position’s Scope of Work and Preferred Qualifications 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.

  • Assistant Dean, Undergraduate studies

    We are seeking an Assistant Dean of Fulbright Undergraduate Studies to work directly for the Dean of Fulbright Undergraduate Studies, receive broad guidance with administrative supervision, and is granted broad authority to participate in the establishment of academic policy, procedures and programs. The position is expected to report directly to the Dean of Fulbright Undergraduate Studies.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    As the Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies, you will perform the following duties which is not an all-inclusive list:

    • Be responsible for the oversight of the program development in the Undergraduate program to ensure their quality and consistency with the development and implementation of institution’s regional US accreditation plan.
    • Provide supports in planning and supervising faculty hiring procedures.
    • Provide oversight of the faculty efforts in support of the institution’s undergraduate program, faculty review and contract renewals.
    • Supervise personnel (including full-time faculty, adjunct faculty, and academic affair staffs), assign work to subordinates evaluates work performance, give advice and guidance, resolves employee complaints…
    • Supervise and arrange for faculty development and training (including professional growth, grant writing, research support…)
    • Manage learning courses and provide supports in academic planning (courses, spaces, enrolment, staffing, class size, faculty/student ratio…).
    • Oversee the research curriculum for all undergraduate majors and ensure compliance with accreditation standards and accepted procedures for institutions of higher learning.
    • Support internal departments in related projects (such as Communications, Admissions, CEI…)
    • Realize and maintain partnerships with international and local learning institutions.
    • Provide supports in registrar work and academic policies redefining process.
    • Realize and provide supports in upcoming exchanges programs for students.
    Qualifications

    Education and experience

    •   Master or doctorate degree in education, or a related field.
    • 5 years of experience in higher education administration (including supervision of personnel, budgets, and strategic planning) and/or teaching experience in higher education.
    • Demonstrated experience in representing an institution with international accrediting bodies and other commissions.
    • Experience working with multiple faculties, students and staff, as well as external visitors.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills for identifying needs, conducting research, and developing innovative proposals, solutions, and programs.
    • Strong project-management and office management skills; administrative expertise with abilities to set priorities, organize and coordinate on office operation, anticipate needs, work under the pressure of deadlines and exercise good judgment, particularly with sensitive or confidential matters.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to promote effective collaboration and demonstrated ability to lead, collaborate, and support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.
    How to Apply

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • IT Security Manager

    We are finding an IT Security Manager to join our growing IT team. The IT security manager oversees and controls all aspects of information security in the University. The job entails planning and carrying out security measures that will protect information and ensuring compliant with applied regulations.

    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. Applications are received until July 25, 2021. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Procurement Manager

    We are seeking a Procurement Manager to join our Finance team to help build the entire procurement process and support procurement activities at Fulbright University Vietnam (FUV).

    This individual will organize, control, and analyze all Procurement activities and introduce Procurement strategies targeting maximum contribution to the operating result. This position will work with our Finance Team to support the procurement and bidding activities. The position is expected to report directly to the Director of Finance.

    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.

  • Senior Salesforce Developer

    We are looking for a passionate Salesforce Developer to create applications for our evolving operating requirements. As a salesforce developer, you will be designing, maintaining, improving and developing solutions. This will involve discussing with stakeholders, analyzing business needs, then create solutions to address. This will also involve system administration and troubleshooting.

    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. Applications are received until July 25, 2021. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Senior Resident Advisor

    We are seeking applications for the Senior Resident Advisor (Sr.RA”) position. The Senior Resident Advisor leads the team of Student Resident Advisors (SRA”) and supports students’ personal growth through structured and intentional learning opportunities, foster intercultural community building in the residences, and cultivate relationships across campus through community involvement and program development.

    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 reslife@fulbright.edu.vn and jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Applications are received until July 25, 2021. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Resident Advisor

    We are seeking applications for the Resident Advisor (RA”) position from recent college graduates.  The RA supports students’ personal growth through structured and intentional learning opportunities, foster intercultural community building in the residences, and cultivate relationships across campus through community involvement and program development.

    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 reslife@fulbright.edu.vn and jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. Applications are received until July 25, 2021. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Program Officer, CEI

    The Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CEI) at Fulbright University is seeking a Program Officer to support the Center’s administration and implementing our strategic priorities, focusing on the student’s programs.

    See the position’s Scope of Work, 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.

  • Project Accountant, Project Tamarind

    The Project Accountant monitors the progress of the project, investigates variances, approves expenses, and ensures that project billings are issued to the Owner – Fulbright are correct according to the approval of work done and the following payments transferred to relevant contractors and consultants properly. The Project Accountant assists the project team about the tax, imported duty and the financial aspects of the project.

    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.

  • Project Financial Controller, Project Tamarind

    The main duty of the Project Financial Controller is to be the key control of all financial aspects of the project, including preparation of financial statements, file for taxes on time, and liaising with tax consultants, preparing management reports including budget and cash flows reports, and lead the implementation of a accounting software in coordination with the company accounting systems.

    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.