Law Faculty

American University of Phnom Penh (AUPP) seeks applicants for full-time faculty to teach in the Fall semester (August 2022) or Spring 2023 (January 2023).

The position reports to the Dean of Law and Global Affairs.

Eligible candidates must have a master’s degree or Juris Doctorate. Degree in an appropriate discipline from an American or other western university and have experience teaching in an American or American-style university. 

Applicants should be able to teach various law courses and assist in creating and updating the law program curriculum. They will prepare for a dual degree partnership with Arizona University and the AUPP single degree program.

We are actively engaged in the campus community, not limited to participating in campus committees. Some student activities our faculty have experienced include Jessup Law Moot Court Competition, new student orientation, and academic advising. 

About AUPP

The American University of Phnom Penh is a private university with a non-profit mission, founded using the supportive guidance and initiative of experienced American educators. Our founders aspire to provide high-quality education to every student in Cambodia and across the Asian region from its operation within the cultural heart of Southeast Asia.

In 2021, AUPP has continued its rapid growth. There are now seven undergraduate programs, and an MBA program. We are also proud to be the only university in Cambodia to provide accredited international degrees through our dual-degree programs enabled by the generous efforts of our partner institutions: the University of Arizona, and Fort Hays State University.

Working at AUPP

AUPP offers a unique working environment with scholars from Cambodia and overseas alike. Our remuneration scheme has attracted many experienced faculty and staff members from the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and various other global regions. Our students’ growth is our main motivation.

In 2017, we moved into our new state-of-the-art campus located in the northern Phnom Penh, the robust capital of Cambodia. The city, as well as Cambodia in general, is not only known for its rich history and culture, but also for its friendly people.

Whether you are a young scholar seeking to build your academic career, a veteran educator looking for ways to contribute, or anything between, AUPP will provide a supportive environment where you can succeed while contributing to the human resources development of Cambodia. Furthermore, AUPP offers a competitive benefits package which includes round-trip airfare (conditions apply), a free visa, free work permit, and a subsidized international healthcare plan.

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To Apply

To apply, please submit the following documents to the Human Resources Office via [email protected]:

  • Cover letter indicating qualifications
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement on leadership philosophy
  • Statement on teaching and research philosophy
  • Graduate transcripts (official transcript will be needed at time of hire)
  • Contact information for at least three professional references (will be contacted for final candidates only)

We would appreciate it if you could use the designation: “[Full-time Faculty for Law] – Applicant Full Name” in the subject line.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Inquiries can be directed to the email provided.
  • Full-time and Part-time faculty positions must live in Cambodia for on-campus courses.

Application Information

Human Resources Officer
Office of Human Resources
American University of Phnom Penh

Email Address:
[email protected]