American University of Armenia job ad: English & Communications

Full-time Faculty for BA in English and Communications Program
The American University of Armenia
Deadline: Open until filled

Position: American University of Armenia, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, BA in English and Communications Program, Full-time Faculty.

To meet its growing needs, 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 2016, at the assistant or associate professor level.

The BA in English & Communications is one of three Bachelors degree programs launched at AUA in fall 2013.  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, Intercultural Communication, Introduction to Journalism, Public Relations, Public Speaking, and Advertising.

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 jobs@aua.am, with the subject heading BA in English and Communications. Applications must be received by December 15 to be considered.  Shortlisted applicants will be notified by e-mail.

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 rankings around the world and a low cost of living.

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. It provides teaching and research programs that prepare students to address the needs of Armenia and its surrounding region for sustainable development.