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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 26 academic departments, programs, and centers in three major areas of study: the humanities, the social sciences, and the basic sciences. It offers undergraduate programs leading to bachelor's degrees as well as graduate education leading to master's degrees in most fields and Ph.D. 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 Department of Computer Science
- The Department of Mathematics


The Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Beirut (AUB) invites applications for multiple faculty positions in computer science to begin August 15, 2016. Strong candidates from all areas of computer science are encouraged to apply and will be considered. Areas of particular interest include: (1) High Performance Computing; (2) Digital Imaging and Video Processing; (3) Natural Language Processing (NLP) with expertise in machine learning and/or data mining; (4) Big Data Analytics; (5) Graphics; (6) Human Computer Interaction.

AUB is a teaching-centered research university, and the successful candidates are expected to build a vigorous research program and teach both graduate and undergraduate courses. Candidates must have a PhD in computer science or a closely related field by the time of appointment.

Positions are normally for an initial period of four years at the assistant professor level, but appointments at higher ranks will also be considered. 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.

To assure full consideration, please have all application materials sent to AUB by December 1, 2015 to the following address:

Patrick McGreevy
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o New York Office
3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303
USA
Or
Patrick McGreevy
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 preferred and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb


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. Employment will begin August 15, 2016.

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) Numerical Analysis and Computing, (2) Algebra and Number Theory. Strong candidates in other areas of mathematics may be considered.

Appointments are normally for an initial period of four years at the assistant professor level. Visiting appointments at all ranks may be possible. There are 16 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 for example 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 to:

Patrick McGreevy
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o New York Office
3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303
USA
Or
Patrick McGreevy
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 preferred and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb or can be sent through the Mathjobs website at https://www.mathjobs.org

Applicants should indicate whether they are planning to attend the AMS–MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings on January 6-9, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.

All applications and letters of reference should arrive by December 1, 2015. Applications will continue to be received after the deadline, but may not receive full consideration.


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