Lecturer in Computer Science

The American University of Armenia (AUA) Akian College of Science and Engineering is seeking applicants for a faculty position in Computer Science. Hires will be made at the Lecturer level. Hired faculty will teach, mentor students, and if interested, conduct research in collaboration with colleagues locally and globally. Teaching is expected to be primarily in the Bachelors programs in Computer Science and Data Science (, including courses in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Data Science, Statistics or related fields. All instruction is in English.

Job description:

Teaching courses in topics such as those listed below.  Active participation in the AUA faculty community.  Advising, mentoring, and teaching students (including teaching in a traditional classroom and/or online environment and student supervision or mentoring experience).  Developing teaching plans, designing, and preparing content for computer science/data/engineering sciences subjects including:

  • Group 1: Computer Architecture, Computer Networks and Communication, Operating System Principles, Parallel and Distributed Systems, Digital Systems.
  • Group 2: Introduction to Computer Science, Principles of Programming Languages, Programming Techniques, Object-Oriented Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms, Web Technology and Programming, Game Programming, Mobile Application Development.
  • Group 3: Database Foundations, Information Security, Artificial Intelligence, Software Technology, Software Development and Design, Data analytics, Machine Learning, Computer Vision and other related disciplines

Main Responsibilities

  • Conducting theoretical and practical teaching
  • Participating in professional development activities
  • Membership in academic committees
  • Guiding graduation capstone projects.
  • Undertaking other tasks assigned by the Program Chair(s) and/or Dean


Knowledge and Experience:

  • Master’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Applied Mathematics or equivalent fields.
  • Preference for those with teaching experience.
  • Pedagogical skills: Teaching using diverse and effective methods and techniques, incorporating information technology.

Compensation:  Compensation is commensurate with university-wide pay scale, qualifications and experience. AUA offers competitive benefit packages, including health insurance and a housing allowance for international faculty.

Application process: Inquiries, nominations, and applications should be submitted to [email protected]. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications with the subject heading “Lecturer in CS”. The position will remain open until filled. Shortlisted applicants will receive an email notification from the Search Committee.

Applicants must submit:

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Letter of interest detailing their qualifications for the position; 
  • Evidence of excellence in academia;
  • Names and contact information of at least three referees that have first-hand knowledge of the applicant’s accomplishments. 


The University: The American University of Armenia is a privately endowed, independent American institution of higher education affiliated with the University of California. Located in Yerevan, the capital of the Republic of Armenia, it has an enrollment of approximately 2,200 students, including 420 graduate students.  The American University of Armenia is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, 1080 Marina Village Parkway Suite 500, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, AUA’s academics are organized in four colleges with graduate programs in Business Administration, Economics, Management, Industrial Engineering and Systems Management, Computer and Information Science, Laws, Human Rights and Social Justice, International Relations and Diplomacy (2023), Public Affairs (2023), Public Health, and Teaching English as a Foreign Language; and undergraduate programs in Business, Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering Sciences, English and Communications, Nursing, Politics and Governance, and Environmental and Sustainability Sciences (2023). 

AUA Mission: The American University of Armenia aims to have an impact on students and the community as a center of academic excellence, innovation, inquiry, and diversity that contributes to the further development and advancement of Armenia, the region and the world through teaching and scholarship, fostering creativity, integrity, and community service.

 AUA is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program within the institution.