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

  • Multiple Open 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 at www.fulbright.edu.vn.

    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.

    computer science • a social science field with an emphasis on Vietnam or Southeast Asia • mechanical or electrical engineering • art history and/or curatorial studies • applied mathematics • general humanities

    Applications are welcome on a rolling basis, however those received before December 8 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.

  • Visiting Faculty Members in Computer Science

    The opportunity

    As part of its new undergraduate program, Fulbright seeks to design and build an innovative educational approach to computer science that will leave students empowered and prepared for the evolving 21st century opportunities in computing and beyond. We seek dedicated and passionate educators to help us create a new approach computer science education, build a unique set of courses and opportunities that feature an active and whole-person approach to learning, and take advantage of the emerging opportunities of Ho Chi Minh City and beyond.

    If you are someone that has a Master’s Degree or beyond in computer science or a related field, has experience teaching and/or developing curricula, is interested in innovative teaching models including project-based learning, and can work with our current faculty members across disciplines and outside of immediate areas of expertise, we would welcome your application for a visiting faculty position in computer science. Visiting faculty members will work on curriculum and course development, teach courses, advise students, and participate in additional faculty duties as appropriate.

    Positions can be considered for one or two years, with a preference for two years.

    How to Apply

    Please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. The position will remain open until filled. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer

    We are seeking a Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer. The position is expected to report directly to the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Development.

    Scope of work

    The Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer manages the partnership and fundraising efforts for corporations and foundations with multiple interest areas across the University; provides professional guidance for goal setting and leadership in identifying and executing strategies that are most likely to be achieved through corporate relations, and foundation relations; develops annual goal setting and partnership and fundraising plans and directs related activities in support of these goals and objectives; manages a portfolio of major organizational prospects and leads the staff to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward companies and foundations in support of University partnership and development goals; works collaboratively with administrative and academic leadership, trained committed volunteers and University Development staff to ensure fundraising success; works to engage department heads and faculty in the development enterprise.

     

    Roles and responsibilities
    • Proactively build relationship with Corporations and Foundations in Vietnam and abroad
    • Proactively identify prospects to evaluate, develop and implement plans for partnership and solicitation strategies; travel to visit prospects
    • Assist in the development and operation of partnership and development programs designed to identify and enhance major corporate and foundation support to the University
    • Maintain liaison with appropriate staff and executives to strengthen existing relationships
    • Assist and/or advise and/or lead efforts with University Development staff and others in the process of identification, solicitation, and stewardship of corporate and foundation prospects
    • Match University strengths and interests with prospective corporates, foundation, and donor interests to support
    • Prepare, review, edit and package formal proposals; collate and interpret available research data pertinent to development of relationships with potential donors
    • Lead or assist in the development of policies, procedures, and systems
    • Prepare and present reports for University officials and external audiences

    Other duties: 

    • Assume responsibility for office operations, as necessary
    • Identify, cultivate, recruit and train volunteers for designated projects
    • Develop for the Director of Development and Strategic Initiatives’ approval and execute plans for the evaluation, cultivation and solicitation of funding, cooperation, foundations prospects
    Job requirements

    Educational level

    • Bachelor minimum, Master or above preferred.

    Working experience

    • 2-4+ year related experience
    • Specialties in Foundations, Corporations relationship and fundraising preferred
    • Experience working for Foundations or University Development office preferred
    • Proven track record in developing relationship, securing grants and corporate gifts, preferably in a higher education environment.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Excellent relationship management
    • Excellent written and oral communication in English.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies.
    • Ability to maintain a high level of poise and professionalism in all circumstances.

    The successful candidate will be energetic, ambitious, goal-oriented and creative, with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, with a talent for building strong and productive relationships across constituencies.

    How to Apply

    Please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. The position will remain open until filled. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

     

  • Senior Financial Accountant

    We are seeking a Senior Financial Accountant to join Finance team. The position is expected to report directly to the Internal Controller.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    The position’s duties and responsibilities include:

    1. Income Management 
    • Manage all sources of income including tuition, project/research income, donation, and other sources.
    • Process accounts receivables transactions such as billing, posting, invoice issuance, customer payments, revenue allocation and analyze income information.
    • Collaborate closely with Admission, Registrar and Billing teams as well as with variety of other internal departments to keep track of all customer information, incoming payments in Salesforces system.
    • Provide 1st tier billing support and effective resolution through investigation and analysis of customer’s concerns or issues and ensure customers are provided accurate and complete resolution in a timely manner.
    • Administer customer and donor data information in many facets of billing cycle, fundraising process, etc. in Accounting system.
    • Manage Accounts Receivable mailbox to attend to inquiries and gather documentations such as payment instructions, contracts, gift agreements, award agreements, etc.
    • Prepare monthly income reports required by management such as AR ageing, clearing account status, donation, incoming payment projection, etc. Prepare and issue statutory forms for donation acknowledgement.
    2. Statutory Financial Management and Analysis 
    • Ensure that all business transactions have been properly accounted for and reflect the company’s accounting process, completeness and accuracy of trial balance.
    • Prepare bank reconciliation reports on a regular basis by comparing book and bank balances to ensure integrity of company’s finances.
    • Generate risk management reports based on existing system data to ensure regulatory compliance.
    • Perform other general ledger functions: accounting for prepaid expenses, accrued liabilities, fixed asset tracking, depreciation and amortization, equity, and interest income and expense, etc.
    • Responsible for Financial Reporting and its analysis and focal point for coordination with Auditor, Tax Agent and other Reportorial Requirements of 3rd parties.
    • Ensure that month end financial reports are properly prepared.
    • Prepare Statutory management reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends such as employees’ fringe benefits, fund usage, cash flow management, etc.
    3. Process Improvement and Others
    • Ensure law compliance to avoids legal challenges.
    • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
    • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
    • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
    • Communicate process objectives, steps, and changes to ensure processes are performed in compliance with company close schedule.
    • Ensure compliance with VAS principles and have knowledge about GAAP, IFRS is a plus.
    • Keep abreast with and disseminate rules and regulations of U.S Federal (CFR – Code of Federal Regulations) affecting accounting, financial and tax matters for better compliance
    • Liaise with Internal Controller to improve financial procedures.
    • Ensures that all confidential information is secured and only disclosed in accordance with Company policies.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
    Qualifications

     Education and experience 

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
    • At least 2 years’ working experience in the related field required

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

    • IFRS or GAAP knowledge preferred
    • Well versed in Invoice, Tax regulations, Accounting Standards, Financial Analysis
    • Possess a competitive analytical and solving problem skills and keen attention to details
    • Advanced Microsoft Office skills and good working knowledge in accounting systems (MS Dynamics for Finance and Operation – D365FO is a plus), billing systems
    • Fluent in English
    • Integrity and Honesty
    • Good time management, organizational and work prioritization skills
    • Good attention to details and analytical abilities
    • Willingness to learn, openness to new ideas, as well as ability to innovate new processes are all pluses.
    How to Apply

    Please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. The position will remain open until filled. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Volunteer

    Fulbright benefits from the passion of many volunteers, who provide pro-bono services in strategic and administrative capacities. We welcome short and long term volunteers.

    If interested, please submit a CV and brief note indicating your interests and areas of expertise to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn.