Lecturers in the New Bulgarian University can be regular lecturers – appointed by means of employment contract by the Rector, following a competition and selection by the Academic Council, or part-time lecturers – appointed by the faculty Dean, following selection by the Faculty Council.

Regarding academic work – the regular and part-time lecturers are enlisted in one of the three faculties of NBU, in which student education is conducted – School of basic education, Undergraduate School, Graduate School.

Regarding the research and creative work, the regular lecturers work at the departments.