Faculty of Arts and Sciences
 
Academic Positions 

The American University of Beirut (AUB), an independent, nonsectarian university, is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the Middle East. The university occupies a beautiful wooded campus overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, located in a central neighborhood in Beirut. The city offers a vibrant, cosmopolitan, and culturally active environment, and enjoys a moderate climate with four seasons.

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences houses 33 academic departments, programs, and centers in four major areas of study: the humanities, the social sciences, the natural science, and the quantitative thought. It offers undergraduate programs leading to bachelor's degrees as well as graduate education leading to master's degrees in most fields and PhD degrees in selected fields. The role of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as the "Gateway to Higher Education" at the University and in the region is central to its mission, promoting liberal education through freedom of choice. We invite you to share our mission by joining our Faculty in one of our Departments:





- The Mary Fox Whittlesey Visiting Professorship
- The Edward Said Chair of American Studies
- The Alfred H. Howell Endowed Chair in History and Archaeology
- The Philippe Jabre Visiting Professorship in Art History and Curating




- The Department of Arabic & Near Eastern Languages-Faculty position in Modern Arabic Literature and Literary Theory
- The Department of Arabic & Near Eastern Languages-Faculty position in Semitic Languages and Literatures
- The Department of Arabic & Near Eastern Languages-Faculty position in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language
- The Department of Computer Science
- The Department of Economics
- The Department of Education-Faculty position in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
- The Department of English-Faculty position in Gender & Women's Studies
- The Department of English-Faculty position in World Literature and Global Film and Visual Culture
- The Department of English-Instructor positions in the Communication Skills Program
- The Department of Geology-Faculty position in Structural Geology
- The Department of Mathematics
- The Department of Psychology-Faculty position in Adult Clinical Psychology
- The Department of Psychology-Faculty position in Child Clinical or Developmental Psychology
- The Department of Psychology-Faculty position in Psychology
- The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Media Studies - Media Studies



The Mary Fox Whittlesey Visiting Professorship


The Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Beirut invites applications for appointment as Whittlesey Visiting Professor in the field of sociology, preferably with specific emphasis on the Arab world, to begin August 15, 2017.

Applicants should hold a PhD in sociology, or a related field and should already be established in their area of concentration.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to education at the graduate and undergraduate levels (with a load of four courses for the whole year) in the program of Sociology-Anthropology within the Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Media Studies. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until November 15, 2016.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application and a CV, two writing samples and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

The Edward Said Chair of American Studies


The Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR) at the American University of Beirut announces its search for the 2017-2018 Edward Said Chair of American Studies, a one-year appointment to begin August 15, 2017. CASAR is an interdisciplinary research and academic center whose mission is to increase understanding of America in the Arab world. The center offers an undergraduate minor and an MA in Transnational American Studies, sponsors speakers, and hosts a bi-annual international conference. CASAR is funded by a generous endowment from the Alwaleed Foundation.

The Said Chair must have a distinguished scholarly reputation in American Studies and its related fields. Preferred qualifications include: a demonstrated engagement with the discipline of American Studies, a distinguished research profile in transnational American Studies, an interest in the scholarly intersections of American and Middle East Studies. The degree field is open. Outstanding candidates at the rank of full professor and advanced associate professor will be considered.

The Said Chair will teach undergraduate and graduate courses at CASAR and contribute to the intellectual life of the research center.

Interested applicants should send a statement of interest, a CV, and the names and e-addresses of three references to:

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

For best consideration, please submit materials by October 31, 2016.



The Alfred H. Howell Endowed Chair in History and Archaeology


The Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Beirut seeks an established scholar of prominent standing in his/her field of specialization for visiting appointment to the Alfred H. Howell Endowed Chair in History and Archaeology.

The applicant will be a recognized senior academic specializing in Modern Middle Eastern History and/or Islamic History. This position is also open for senior archaeologists.

In addition to the normal functions associated with the occupancy of a Chair at AUB, candidates are expected to teach two undergraduate or graduate courses per semester, supervise student research and MA or, in the case of History, PhD theses. The language of instruction is English. The period of visiting appointment is initially for one year. The appointment is to begin on August 15, 2017.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application and a CV, with the names of three references to:

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

All application materials should be received by January 15, 2017.



The Philippe Jabre Visiting Professorship in Art History and Curating


The Department of Fine Arts and Art History at the American University of Beirut invites applications for the Philippe Jabre Visiting Professorship in Art History and Curating. The purpose of this professorship is to bring to the university a mature scholar with a distinguished record of academic activity. The area of specialization required is Contemporary Art History and Theory, and Theories, Methods and Practices of Curating, with interest in art of the Middle East and the Arab world. The position is available as either a one semester or a full year appointment, starting in August 15, 2017.

Applicants must demonstrate evidence of scholarly research and curatorial practice. Courses taught by Jabre Visiting Professor will form part of the new MA in Art History and Curating. Opportunities to collaborate with and curate exhibitions at AUB Art Galleries are available, and a teaching course might take the form of producing an exhibition with the assistance of students. The Jabre Visiting Professor will also deliver one public lecture per semester.

The applicant must hold a PhD in Art History, Curatorial Studies or a relevant field, and have experience as a scholar and a curator. The course load is one course per semester in addition to coordinating an art history reading seminar. The language of instruction is English.

Please, submit the following application materials: 1) letter of interest, stating whether an appointment of one year or one semester is desired; in the case of the latter, please specify whether the application concerns the fall or spring semester, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) a curatorial portfolio, 4) sample of published research.

Submit all materials to:


Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2017, and continue on a rolling basis until filled.



The Department of Arabic and Near Eastern Languages-Faculty position in Modern Arabic Literature and Literary Theory


The Department of Arabic and Near Eastern Languages at the American University of Beirut seeks applicants for a faculty position in the field of modern Arabic literature and literary theory to begin August 15, 2017.

The position is at the assistant professor level. The Appointment is for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. The usual teaching load is not more than 5 course a year. The language of instruction in this department (and only in this department) is Standard Arabic (fuṣḥā), but mastery of English is an essential requirement.

Applicants should be well versed in both Arab and Western classical heritages, including Western literary theory. A reading knowledge of French and/or German is highly desirable.

Applicants must have completed their PhD by August 2017. They must be able to teach, in Arabic, service courses in Arabic grammar and modern Arabic thought to native speakers of Arabic. Solid knowledge of the Arabic language and heritage and training in modern Western methodologies are essential.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

For best consideration, please submit all required credentials by the early deadline of October 31, 2016. Visiting scholars will be considered.



The Department of Arabic and Near Eastern Languages-Faculty position in Semitic Languages and Literatures


The Department of Arabic and Near Eastern Languages at the American University of Beirut seeks applicants for a faculty position in the field of Semitic languages and literatures with special focus on Syriac to begin August 15, 2017.

Preference will be for a scholar having a successful experience in seeking external funding, demonstrating an interest and expertise in matters pertaining to Arab Christianity in the pre-Islamic era or in Christian/Muslim relations in the early Islamic era or in both. A reading knowledge of French and/or German is highly desirable. Full working knowledge of Standard Arabic is essential.

The position is at the assistant professor level. The appointment is for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. The usual teaching load is not more than 5 courses a year.

Applicants must have completed their PhD by August 2017. They must be able to teach, in Arabic, service courses in Arabic grammar and modern Arabic thought to native speakers of Arabic.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For best consideration, please submit all required credentials by October 31, 2016.



The Department of Arabic and Near Eastern Languages-Faculty position in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language


The Department of Arabic and Near Eastern Languages (ANEL) at the American University of Beirut seeks applicants for an open rank position in the field of teaching Arabic as a foreign language to begin August 15, 2017.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach and take a leadership role in the Arabic as a Foreign Language Program operated jointly between the Department of ANEL and the Center for Arab and Middle East Studies (CAMES), especially in directing the CAMES summer intensive Arabic program. Applicants must have a wide-ranging experience in teaching Arabic and in directing Arabic programs at the university level. Experience in applying current technologies to foreign language learning and/or authoring Arabic textbooks for Arabic as a foreign language is highly desirable.

Applicants must be able to teach, in Arabic, service courses in Arabic grammar and modern Arabic thought to native speakers of Arabic. The language of instruction in this department (and only in this department) is Standard Arabic (fuṣḥā), but mastery of English is also essential. The usual teaching load is not more than 5 courses a year.

Applicants must have completed their PhD by August 2017. They should be able to teach, in Arabic, service courses in Arabic grammar and modern Arabic thought to native speakers of Arabic.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For best consideration, please submit all required credentials by October 31, 2016.



The Department of Computer Science


The Department of Computer Science at the American University of Beirut (AUB) invites applications for multiple faculty positions in computer science to begin August 15, 2017.

Strong candidates from all areas of computer science are encouraged to apply and will be considered. Areas of particular interest include: (1) graphics (experience in virtual/augmented reality is a plus); (2) digital imaging and video processing; (3) natural language processing (NLP); (4) big data analytics; (5) high performance computing; (6) human computer interaction.

AUB is a teaching-centered research university. The successful candidates are expected to build a vigorous research program and teach both graduate and undergraduate courses. Candidates must have completed a PhD in computer science or a closely related field by August 2017.

The positions are at the assistant professor level, but appointments at higher ranks will be considered. The appointments are for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. The usual teaching load is not more than 5 courses a year. The language of instruction is English.

Applications should include a letter of interest; research, teaching, and service statements; complete curriculum vitae; and the names, e-mails, and addresses of at least three professional references sent directly to:

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled.



The Department of Economics


The Department of Economics at the American University of Beirut invites applications for two assistant professor level positions effective August 15, 2017. We are seeking a candidate with a background in macroeconomics for one of the positions. Primary considerations will be an outstanding research record, excellent recommendations, and a demonstrated ability in teaching.

The appointments are for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. The usual teaching load is not more than 5 courses a year. The language of instruction is English. Duties include teaching, research, service and advising students. Applicants must have completed their PhD by August 2017.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a recent research paper, and arrange for three letters of reference to be addressed to Nadia Maria El Cheikh, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut.

The department strongly prefers electronic submissions through the JOE website at https://www.aeaweb.org/joe. Alternatively, applications may be sent by e-mail to as_dean@aub.edu.lb

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To be assured full consideration, a complete application must be received by November 30, 2016. Applicants should indicate if they plan to attend the 2017 ASSA Annual Meeting in January 2017.



The Department of Education-Faculty position in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies


The Department of Education at the American University of Beirut invites applications for the position of assistant professor in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies effective August 15, 2017.

Successful candidates are expected to teach and advise diploma and graduate students in educational leadership and policy studies; conduct and publish independent research; direct graduate students’ research; participate in program review and improvement; supervise internships and practica, develop proposals for extramural funding; participate in outreach educational activities, and take an active role in collaborations with schools and academic life in the department, college, and university.

Applicants must have earned a doctorate from an internationally accredited institution in educational leadership and policy studies or in a closely- related field at the time of appointment. Demonstrated experience as an educational leader preferably in a K-12 schools and teaching experience at the college level are assets.

The appointments are for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. The usual teaching load is not more than 5 courses a year. The language of instruction is English. Persons with ties to Lebanon or to the region or a specific interest in opportunities to work in the region are especially encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application and a CV, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

Deadline for submitting application is December 31, 2016. Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2017.



The Department of English-Faculty position in Gender & Women's Studies


The Department of English at the American University of Beirut is seeking to fill a faculty position in gender and women’s studies to begin August 15, 2017.

We invite applicants with a PhD in the fields of literature and/or language studies having a clear focus on issues related to gender and women’s studies (or conversely). Preference is given to applicants whose research intersects with disciplines across the humanities and social sciences, including anthropology, history, philosophy, political studies, sociology, and visual culture, and engages the Arab/Muslim world. The new hire will be expected to coordinate the development of the university’s initiative in gender and women’s studies as a trans-disciplinary research and educational program. 



AUB faculty engage in research, teaching, and service. The new hire is expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level and to participate in the collegial governance of the Department and University.

The appointment is for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. The usual teaching load is not more than 5 courses a year. The language of instruction is English. Applicants must have completed their PhD by August 2017.

To apply, send a cover letter describing your qualifications, experience, and vision for the new program, a CV, a chapter or article-length writing sample, a sample syllabus, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

For full consideration, please ensure that all application materials reach AUB by November 1, 2016.



The Department of English-Faculty position in World Literature and Global Film and Visual Cultures


The Department of English at the American University of Beirut is seeking to fill a faculty position in world literature and global film and visual culture to begin August 15, 2017.

Candidates with research interests in cross-cultural dialogues and digital practices are encouraged to apply. We particularly invite applicants with research expertise in non-Western literary and visual traditions related to South and/or East Asia, South America, Africa, and/or the MENA region. Candidates will contribute to the BA and MA degrees in literature and the minor in film and visual culture.

AUB faculty engage in research, teaching, and service. The new hire is expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to participate in the collegial governance of the Department and University.

The position is at the assistant professor level. The appointment is for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. The usual teaching load is not more than 5 courses a year. Applicants must have completed their PhD by August 2017. The language of instruction is English.

To apply, send a cover letter, a CV, a writing sample, a sample syllabus, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

For full consideration, please ensure that all application materials reach AUB by November 1, 2016.



The Department of English-Instructor positions in the Communication Skills Program


The Communication Skills Program in the Department of English at the American University of Beirut is seeking to fill full-time instructor positions in academic writing to begin January 15, 2017.

Candidates with experience teaching academic writing at university are encouraged to apply. We particularly invite applicants with interest and expertise in first-year composition, rhetoric, and related fields.

Communication Skills instructors engage in teaching writing, language, and communication. The new hire is expected to teach at the undergraduate level and to participate in the ongoing development of the Program.

The appointment is for an initial period of one year with opportunities for renewal. The usual teaching load is 3 courses per semester. Applicants must have completed their MA by December 2016. The language of instruction is English.

To apply, arrange for a cover letter, a CV, and a teaching portfolio that includes the candidate’s statement of teaching philosophy, an interesting assignment, and three letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

For full consideration, please ensure that all application materials reach AUB by November 1, 2016. Job interviews will take place at AUB between November 28 and December 9.



The Department of Geology-Faculty position in Structural Geology


The Department of Geology at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a faculty position in the area of structural geology to begin August 15, 2017.

The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of structural geology, as well as introductory geology courses, to develop a vigorous research program in the field of structural geology/regional tectonics, and to supervise graduate students in this domain. Preference will be given to candidates with some teaching experience. Applicants should have completed their PhD in structural geology by August 2017 and should have a strong research record as demonstrated by publications in scholarly journals.

The appointment is normally at the assistant professor level for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. The usual teaching load is not more than 5 courses a year. The language of instruction is English. The Department offers both bachelor’s and master's degrees.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a CV, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

For best consideration, please submit all required documents by December 1, 2016.



The Department of Mathematics


The Department of Mathematics at the American University of Beirut (AUB) invites applications for positions in mathematics at the assistant professor level to begin August 15, 2017.

Only applicants holding a PhD in Mathematics, Statistics or Applied Mathematics and showing a strong commitment to teaching and research will be considered. Anticipated vacancies are in any of the following areas: (1) differential geometry, (2) algebraic geometry and number theory, (3) statistics and probability. Strong candidates in other areas of mathematics may be considered.

The appointments are for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. Visiting appointments at all ranks may be possible. The usual teaching load is not more than 5 courses a year. The language of instruction is English.

There are 17 full-time professorial rank faculty in mathematics and about 120 students in the major. The Department offers programs leading to the Bachelor's and Master's degrees. The Center for Advanced Mathematical Sciences at AUB, a few minutes' walking distance from the Department, also houses research activity in mathematics. The Department offers a large service program in mathematics for the entire university, as in agriculture, business, economics, engineering, the natural sciences, and the Graduate Program in Computational Science.

AUB is a teaching-centered research university. Its mission is to enhance education, primarily for the people of the Middle East, and to participate in the advancement of knowledge. The beautiful campus is located on a hill in Beirut overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, with pleasant weather year-round.

All interested applicants should send a letter of application with a current CV, research and teaching statements, and arrange for three letters of reference to be addressed directly to:

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

The department strongly prefers electronic submissions through the Mathjobs website at https://www.mathjobs.org . Alternatively, applications may be sent by e-mail to as_dean@aub.edu.lb.

Applicants should indicate whether they are planning to attend the AMS–MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings on January 4-7, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.

All applications and letters of reference should arrive by November 15, 2016. Applications will continue to be received after the deadline, but may not receive full consideration.



The Department of Psychology-Faculty position Adult Clinical Psychology


The Department of Psychology at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a faculty position in adult clinical psychology, with commitment to the scientist-practitioner model. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses.

We seek candidates who are committed to excellence in research, teaching, clinical training of students, and institutional service. The position is to begin August 15, 2017 and requires a PhD by the time of appointment.

The position is at the assistant, associate or full professor level. The appointment is for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. The usual teaching load is not more than 5 courses a year. The language of instruction is English.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For best consideration, please submit all required credentials by January 15, 2017.



The Department of Psychology-Faculty position in Child Clinical or Developmental Psychology


The Department of Psychology at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a faculty position in child clinical or developmental psychology, with commitment to the scientist-practitioner model. As such, we invite applicants in either of these two areas of specialization. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses.

We seek candidates who are committed to excellence in research, teaching, clinical training of students, and institutional service. The position is to begin August 15, 2017 and requires a PhD by August 2017.

The position is at the assistant professor level. The appointment is for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. The usual teaching load is not more than 5 courses a year. The language of instruction is English.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For best consideration, please submit all required credentials by January 15, 2017.



The Department of Psychology-Faculty position Psychology


The Department of Psychology at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a faculty position in human cognition, with areas of interest including but not restricted to: learning, memory, attention, decision making, reward processing, social cognition and evolutionary mechanisms of cognition. Candidates must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in their area of expertise.

We seek candidates who are committed to excellence in research, teaching, and institutional service. The position is to begin August 15, 2017 and requires a PhD by the time of appointment. The position is at the assistant professor level. The appointment is for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. Appointment at a higher rank may be considered for applicants with outstanding qualifications. The usual teaching load is not more than 5 courses a year. The language of instruction is English.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For best consideration, please submit all required credentials by January 15, 2017.



The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Media Studies-Faculty position in Media Studies


The Media Studies Program in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Media Studies at the American University of Beirut invites applications at the assistant professor level to begin August 15, 2017.

Media Studies is a newly established and growing program that currently offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees, and is seeking a scholar trained in critical, humanistic or social scientific approaches broadly conceived. We are seeking candidates with research and teaching interests in any number of areas of expertise, including, but not limited to, digital media, media and development, political economy and media industries, or those who expand our current offerings.

While a research agenda based in the Middle East is desirable, we also encourage applications by candidates who can demonstrate the relevance of their current or future work to the region.

Applicants must have completed their PhD by August 2017. The appointment is for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. The usual teaching load is not more than 5 courses a year. The language of instruction is English.

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a writing sample, and a list of three references. Application materials should be sent directly to:

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For best consideration, please submit all required credentials by October 15, 2016.



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