The College of Humanities and Social Sciences of the American University of Armenia (www.aua.am) is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position in the Master’s Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (MA TEFL) starting in August 2019 and beyond.
The MA TEFL is a dynamic two-year program designed to meet the needs of an educational system in transition. The MA TEFL curriculum combines theory and practical skills, providing students an opportunity to conduct research in the field of language teaching and applied linguistics. (http://tefl.aua.am)
Qualifications: Successful candidates will hold a PhD in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Foreign Language Education, or related field. Documented experience in teaching (including English as a second or foreign language) is required. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach courses in at least three of the following areas: Second Language Acquisition; Vocabulary Learning and Teaching, Pedagogical ESL/EFL Grammar; TEFL/TESL Methodology; ESP; Curriculum Design, Research Methods, Teaching Practicum and Capstone Supervision. Previous experience in conducting academic duties in an international setting is preferred.
Compensation: Compensation commensurate with university-wide pay scale, qualifications, and experience. International faculty receive a monthly housing allowance, annual home-leave allowance, and a one-time relocation allowance for new hires.
How to apply: A letter of application and Curriculum Vitae with the names and contact information of three referees should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only short-listed applicants will be notified by email. Screening will begin on April 22, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
The American University of Armenia (AUA) is located in Yerevan, the capital of the Republic of Armenia, a city that enjoys one of the highest safety ranks around the world, a low cost of living, and a family-friendly environment. AUA is accredited by the U.S.-based Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission and is affiliated with the University of California. AUA provides teaching and research programs that prepare students to address the needs of Armenia and its surrounding region for sustainable development.
Successful MA TEFL graduates hold key positions in well-recognized educational institutions in the country. MA TEFL and its affiliated Center for Research in Applied Linguistics are well positioned to make a significant impact on education and TEFL in Armenia at a critical time of its transition.
CTEFL builds the professional knowledge and practical skills of in-service and pre-service classroom teachers in Armenia and the region. It is based on the long-standing and successful curriculum of the MA TEFL program at AUA (http://tefl.aua.am).
AUA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active non-discrimination program within the institution.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About American University of Armenia Fund
The American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private institution of higher learning, offering a global education in Armenia.
AUA is affiliated with the University of California and accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001.
Founded in 1991, AUA provides a high-quality, graduate and undergraduate education that encourages civic engagement and promotes democratic values, fostering scholarship in a setting that values and develops academic excellence, free inquiry, integrity, scholarship, leadership, and service to society.
AUA’s graduate program offers master’s degrees in eight fields of study: Business Administration, Industrial Engineering and Systems Management, Computer and Information Science, Political Science and International Affairs, Economics, Public Health, Law, and Teaching English as a Foreign Language. These programs are intended to develop critical analysis and depth of knowledge through advanced coursework, independent study, and research.
AUA’s undergraduate program offers bachelor’s degrees in English and Communications, Computer Science, and Business. Through its undergra...duate courses, the University offers students depth of knowledge for career preparation and further studies as well as breadth and a foundation of general knowledge and skills for life-long learning.