Заврумов Заур Асланович
Zavrumov Zaur Aslanovich
After his graduation from Pyatigorsk School no. 1 in 1977 he enrolled to the Department of English and German Languages at Pyatigorsk State Pedagogic Institute of Foreign Languages (now Pyatigorsk State University).
From September 1981 to August 1982 during his education at the institute was directed to Socialistic Ethiopia, Aseb, for work as an interpreter at Solina salt industry. After the return, he continued studying at the institute, from which he graduated with honors in 1983.
From August to September 1983 he worked as an English language lector at College no. 2 in Pyatigorsk.
From December 1983 to August 1985 he served in Military Forces of USSR in Ciscarpathian Military District at positions of private corps and noncommissioned officer corps and took reserve officers courses. He was awarded a medal for Excellence in Military Service (second class).
In 1993-1994 he was a Deputy Head of the Chair of Phonetics at the Department of English Language and Psychology.
In 1995-1997 – Deputy Head of the Department of International Relations.
In 1998-2000 – Dean of the united Interpreters’ Department, State and Municipal Administration Department, and Foreign Students Department.
In 2005-2006 – Director of the Institute of Integrated Programs of Higher and Postgraduate Education.
He has been working at the position of Prorector for Scientific Work and University’s Intellectual Potential Development since September 2006.
Since 2000 Z.A. Zavrumov has been a member of the Canadian Interpreters Association of Ontario, in 2003 he became a member of the American Communication Association, in 2008 he became a member of the International Academy of Sciences of Pedagogic Education, in 2014 – a member of Global Communicative Association.
Since 2010 he has been a Professor at the Chair of Theoretic Linguistics and Practice of Intercultural Communication at the Institute of Foreign Languages and International Tourism. While working in the university, Z.A. Zavrumov worked out programs on oral and written speech teaching, practical grammar, introduction in linguistics, lexicology. Zaur Zavrumov supervises final qualifying papers and dissertations on linguistics and reads lectures on English language theory.
Z.A. Zavrumov is a Chairman of the Editorial Review Board of PSU and an Editor in Chief of Vestnik PGU (PSU Herald) scientific journal.
For several times he was on foreign business trips. During 4 months he worked at Thames Valley University. He presented there a range of subjects on translation teaching at the Chair of Slavonic Languages. He received a letter of gratitude from a British Council for his successful work.
Since 2000 Z.A. Zavrumov has been in charge of annual academic Olympiads in English.
A number of times he trained the best graduates of Stavropol Krai universities for the all-Russia Olympiads of English language. In 2005, 2010, and 2015 he was a co-chairman of the all-Russian Olympiad of English language organizing committee. He received a letter of gratitude from the Federal Educational Agency of Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation for this work.
Within a period from 2013 to 2016, Z.A. Zavrumov supervised 4 successfully defended Candidate of Philological Sciences theses. In July 2017 Z.A. Zavrumov successfully defended his Doctoral thesis on Philology. The area of his expertise includes the problems of theoretic linguistics, linguodidactics, and intercultural communication.
He is awarded a medal for Excellence in Military Service (Second Class) (1985), Certificate of Honor from the Stavropol Krai Ministry of Education (1998), Certificate of Honor from Stavropol Krai Governor (2003), medal for 100 Years of Russian Trade-Unions (2005), medals “For the Service in the North Caucasus” (2006), “For Peace and Humanism in the North Caucasus” (2009), Certificate of Gratitude from the Federal Educational Agency (2005), Diploma of the Russian Federation President Administration in a nomination “Best in Russia” on the results of 2009 (2010).
In 2019 he was awarded a Gold Medal of a Russian Peace Fund “For Peacekeeping and Charity Activity”. In 2014 Z.A. Zavrumov received a rank of “Honorary Worker of Professional Education of the Russian Federation”.