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

  • Chair of Engineering

    We are seeking an ambitious, dynamic leader with excellent interpersonal skills, strategic ability, and a proven track record in a management role in higher education. The Chair of Engineering will spearhead the development and implementation of an undergraduate Engineering program designed for impact both internally at Fulbright and externally for Vietnamese society. This significant undertaking will involve active, inspirational leadership of faculty, administrative staff, and students, along with excellent technical and curricular knowledge.

    The position is expected to report directly to Dean of Undergraduate Studies.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    The Chair of Engineering works with the Dean and Provost to design and develop the engineering program at Fulbright University Vietnam and provide effective oversight of curriculum and instruction.

    The principal roles of the Chair are to ensure excellence in the engineering curriculum and pedagogy, to recruit and retain an outstanding engineering faculty, to oversee the ABET accreditation process for the program, and to teach within the Fulbright core curriculum and engineering program.

    The Chair also provides support to the Dean and Provost on matters relating to undergraduate curriculum, program building, and partnership development.


    Inquirers for this position should hold a Phd degree in Engineering and (previous) associate or full professorship, or equivalent, at accredited universities with strong experience in collaboration with the industry.

    Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Extensive experience in innovative program and curriculum development;
    • A track record of planning and successful implementation of an engineering program for ABET or equivalent accreditation;
    • Understanding of engineering practices and opportunities in Vietnam and the region;
    • Familiar with conditions and constraints of a start-up university in Vietnam or countries of a similar economic, educational, and industry profile;
    • Recognition of student development and enthusiasm for mentorship.
    How to Apply

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

  • 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

    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:

  • 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 The position will remain open until filled. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Development Associate

    We are seeking a Development Associate to join our team. The position is expected to report directly to Director of Strategic Initiatives and Development

    Roles and Responsibilities
    • Under supervision, in charge of identifying, building relationship with partners and prospects, including individuals, corporations and/or foundations.
    • Cultivates, solicits, and stewards small donors, partners and prospects at levels typically less than $25,000, including individuals, corporations, and/or foundations.
    • Conducts and/or reviews research to identify prospects and creates strategies to match prospects’ interests to the priorities of the unit and the University.
    • Plans, develops, and implements fundraising projects and programs designed to increase the visibility of the department and enhance giving to the University, such as annual giving campaigns, gift-in-kind programs, and special events.
    • Interacts with faculty, staff, development colleagues, volunteers, and external
      constituents to ensure effective coordination of programs, projects, and activities.
    • Makes effective use of the University’s prospect management database and other institutional resources to ensure appropriate management of donors, prospects, alumni, and volunteers in coordination with University objectives.
    • Under supervision, researches, writes, edits, or oversees the preparation of persuasive, accurate, and grammatically and syntactically correct solicitations, proposals, case statements, reports, correspondence, and other development-related communication materials as required.
    • Supervises and coordinates the work of staff employees and student volunteers in day-to-day functional activities, as appropriate.
    • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
    • Education: Bachelor’s degree and preferred 2 years or more of work or related experience
    • Ability in planning and implementing long- and short-range development initiatives to meet established priorities
    • Ability to organize and coordinate activities and special events
    • Ability to meet deadlines, work well under pressure, and handle multiple projects simultaneously
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and Vietnamese with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
    How to Apply

    Please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and resume to 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