LINGUIST List 25.5001

Tue Dec 09 2014

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor: American University of Armenia

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>


Date: 08-Dec-2014
From: Mellisa Brown <CHSSfacultyaua.am>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor: American University of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
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University or Organization: American University of Armenia
Department: College of Humanities & Social Sciences
Job Location: Yerevan, Armenia
Web Address: www.aua.am
Job Title: Faculty: MA TEFL - English & Communications Program

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

College of Humanities and Social Sciences, MA TEFL Program and BA in English & Communications / Full-time Faculty in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and English & Communications.

For its growing needs, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences of the American University of Armenia (AUA) is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position split between the MA TEFL and English & Communications programs starting in August 2015.

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 applied linguistics and language teaching. (Visit us on the web at http://tefl.aua.am)

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/)

Qualifications: Candidates should hold a PhD in Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Foreign Language Education, TESOL, or related field, and be able to teach in both the graduate and undergraduate programs: MA TEFL and BA in E&C. Documented excellence in teaching (including classroom teaching of English as a second or foreign language) is required. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach courses in at least two of the following areas in the graduate program: Pedagogical Grammar, Second Language Acquisition, TEFL Methodology, Research Methods, Practicum and Teaching Internship Supervision, and Master’s Capstone Supervision; as well as writing and linguistics courses in the undergraduate program and General Education. Previous experience in conducting academic duties in an international setting is preferred. Recently retired and faculty on sabbatical leave are encouraged to apply.

Compensation: AUA offers competitive compensation and benefit packages.
Curriculum Vitae, letter of application and the names and contact information for three referees should be emailed to the application email below.

Screening will begin December 31 and continue until the position is filled.

AUA is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, 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.

Application Deadline: 31-May-2015 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: CHSSfacultyaua.am
Contact Information:
Mellisa Brown
Email: CHSSfacultyaua.am

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