The BA in English and Communications Program of the American University of Armenia (AUA) is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position in English & Communications starting in August 2018, at the assistant or associate professor level, with possible administrative responsibilities.

 

The BA in English & Communications is one of three Bachelor’s degree programs launched at AUA in fall 2013.  (Visit us on the web at http://aua.am/ba-english-and-communications/)

Faculty positions at AUA typically involve teaching three courses per semester, engaging in program development and university service, and pursuing a research agenda in line with a definition of scholarship which allows AUA to tailor recognition of faculty activities and efforts to the unique qualities and strengths of the university.

Qualifications: The successful candidate likely will hold a PhD in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, or related field and have relevant experience teaching such courses as Introduction to Communications, Language and Culture, Discourse Analysis, Media and Society, Journalism, and Public Relations.

Documented excellence in teaching is required; preference will be given to candidates with experience in conducting academic duties in an international setting or teaching non-native English speakers.   MFA or ABD with significant teaching experience may be considered.

 

Compensation: Compensation is commensurate with university-wide pay scale, qualifications and experience.

 

To apply: A letter of application, Curriculum Vitae with the names and contact information for three referees should be sent to academicjobs@aua.am, with the subject heading “BA in English and Communications”. Applications received by December 1 will be given priority. Shortlisted applicants will be notified by e-mail.

 

Founded in 1991, the American University of Armenia (AUA) provides a high-quality, graduate and undergraduate education.  AUA’s mission is to bring American-style education to Armenia, with the goal of preparing Armenian citizens and those of the region to address the needs of sustainable development in an environment that values and develops academic excellence, free inquiry, integrity, scholarship, leadership, and service to society. AUA benefits from a formal affiliation with the University of California, which has greatly influenced its academic development and provides legal and investment-related support.