Full-time Faculty in TESOL/Applied Linguistics, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Master’s Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language


Application deadline: Open until filled

Position: Full-time Faculty in TESOL/Applied Linguistics

Contract type:  FT (5 days/40 hours per week)

Job Location:   Yerevan, Armenia


The College of Humanities and Social Sciences of the American University of Armenia ( 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 January 2022.

The MA TEFL is a dynamic two-year program designed to meet the needs of an educational system in transition, with a strong focus on community outreach and fieldwork experience. The program also offers the Certificate in TEFL with a selection of MA TEFL courses to accommodate the professional development needs of in-service teachers. (Visit us on the web at

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; Pedagogical EFL/ESL Grammar; TEFL/TESL Methodology; Teaching English to Young Learners, New Technologies in TEFL; Curriculum Design, Research Methods, Capstone/Thesis Supervision. Experience in designing and teaching online and/or hybrid courses in teacher education is strongly 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. 

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.

How to apply:  A letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae with the names and contact information for three referees should be sent to [email protected], cc-ing [email protected] with the subject heading Full-time Faculty in TESOL/Applied Linguistics.  Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for interview.

Screening will begin on October 11, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.


AUA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active non-discrimination program within the institution