Armenian Studies Program at U.C. Berkeley
Contact: Stephan Astourian
E-mail: [email protected]

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of
California, Berkeley seeks applications for a part-time lecturer in
Armenian language, at 67% percent of full-time. The anticipated start
date for the position is July 1, 2015.
Initial appointment is for one year, with the possibility for subsequent
Teaching duties include two Armenian language courses per semester at
beginning and advanced levels, aimed primarily (but not exclusively) at
heritage speakers of Armenian. The language instructor also participates
in course development, extracurricular activities, and promotion of the
study of Armenian at the University.
Basic qualifications: the minimal academic degree required at time of
application is B.A. or equivalent. Complete command of Armenian and
English is required.
Preferred qualifications: Experience teaching language at the university
level in the US
Salary is commensurate with college-level teaching experience, in
accordance with University policy. Currently, the starting 100% annual
salary is $49,012.00, subject to change.
To apply, please go to the following link:
Applicants should submit a cover letter (including summary of teaching
experience), curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of
two references.
Additional application materials may be requested at a later time.
Please refer recommenders to
The initial review date is March 25. To receive full consideration,
please submit all materials prior to this date; however, this position
will remain open until filled.
Please direct questions to [email protected]
Under Federal Law, the University of California may employ only
individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as
established by providing documents specified in the Immigration Reform
and Control Act of 1986. Only applicants who meet eligibility
requirements as of the position start date will be considered.
UC Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of
policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and
The University and the Department are interested in candidates who will
contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education
through their work.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete
University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy