Full-Time Faculty Position Political Science and International Affairs Program



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Job description

Yerevan, Armenia

The Political Science and International Affairs Program of the American University of Armenia (AUA) is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position starting in August 2020, at the level of assistant professor and associate professor. Adjunct professors from AUA may also apply.

Faculty positions at AUA typically involve teaching three courses per semester, pursuing research activities, and engaging in program development and university service. The position will require teaching courses in the program’s two-year Master’s degree. Faculty also usually teach courses at undergraduate level in AUA’s General Education program.

Qualifications: The successful candidate likely will hold a PhD in political science or a related field and will be able to teach courses in the area of specialization of International Relations such as EU politics, Eurasian geopolitics, and/or international organizations. Area of competence in Policy and Development may also be an advantage. Service in government and/or international organizations may also be taken into account.

Evidence of excellence in teaching, research, and service is required. Experience in conducting academic duties in an international setting or teaching non-native English speakers will also be an advantage.

Compensation: Compensation is commensurate with university-wide pay scale, qualifications and experience. AUA provides health insurance.

Founded in 1991, the American University of Armenia (AUA) provides a high-quality, graduate and undergraduate education. AUA’s mission is to bring American-style education to Armenia, with the goal of preparing Armenian citizens and those of the region to address the needs of sustainable development in an environment that values and develops academic excellence, free inquiry, integrity, scholarship, leadership, and service to society. AUA benefits from a formal affiliation with the University of California, which has greatly influenced its academic development and provides legal and investment-related support.

How to apply

A letter of application, Curriculum Vitae with the names and contact information for three referees, the list of publications, a writing sample and student evaluations should be sent to [email protected] with the subject heading “MPSIA Full-time Academic Position”. Closing date is 31 October 2019. Shortlisted applicants will be notified by e-mail.

The American University of Armenia (AUA) is a U.S.-accredited graduate institution affiliated with the University of California. AUA offers Master's level graduate programs that are intended to develop critical analysis and depth of knowledge through advanced coursework, independent study, and research.