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LINGUIST List 19.436

Wed Feb 06 2008

Jobs: English & Applied Ling: Asst Prof, American University of Armenia

Editor for this issue: Bethany Townsend <bethanylinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Bethany Townsend, English & Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, American University of Armenia, Oakland, CA, USA


Message 1: English & Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, American University of Armenia, Oakland, CA, USA
Date: 06-Feb-2008
From: Bethany Townsend <bethanylinguistlist.org>
Subject: English & Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, American University of Armenia, Oakland, CA, USA
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University or Organization: American University of Armenia
Department: Department of English
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://www.aua.am/index.html
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

American University of Armenia
(Affiliate of the University of California)

The Department of English Programs of the American University of Armenia,
Yerevan, (AUA) has an opening for an applied linguist at the Assistant
Professor level beginning August, 2008. The Department of English has two
programs: the Certificate and MA in TEFL. See the website for details:

http://www.aua.am/academics/dep/info4.htm

Responsibilities:
The appointee will teach six courses a year in the Certificate and MA TEFL
Programs. S/he will also supervise MA theses and work with other faculty in
the department to further develop the Center for Research and Development
in Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching.

Qualifications:
PhD in Applied Linguistics, Teaching English as a Second/Foreign language,
or Language Education is required along with experience in teaching applied
linguistics courses at the graduate level. As AUA is an English-medium
university, native or near-native proficiency in English is required.

Requirements:
The candidate should have experience teaching courses in at least two of
the following: methodology, curriculum design, research design, and
language assessment. Some experience with supervising MA theses is also
highly desirable.

Compensation will be between US $35,000-$40,000 based on qualifications and
experience. Air transportation to and from Armenia and housing allowance
is provided. Health insurance will only be provided for a signed contract
of at least one year. There is no tenure system at AUA; contracts are
offered on an annual basis.

Review of applications will begin on February 22 and the position will
remain open until it is filled.

To apply for this position, please send a letter of application, a CV, and
arrange for three letters of reference to the application address listed below.

Short-listed candidates will be interviewed during the AAAL Conference
(March 28-30) in Washington, DC.

American University of Armenia is an accredited graduate institution
affiliated with the University of California. AUA is an equal opportunity
employer.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Recruitment Coordinator Gaiane Khachatrian
AUA Corportation
300 Lakeside Dr., 5th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
USA
Contact Information:
Gaiane Khachatrian
Email: Gaianeauac.net



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