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 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 Political Studies and Public Administration (PSPA)
- The Department of Psychology
- Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Arts and Humanities
- 2014-2015 AUB Faculty Fellowships in the Arts and Humanities Initiative at AUB


The Department of Political Studies and Public Administration (PSPA)

The Department of Political Studies and Public Administration at the American University of Beirut’s is accepting applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in the field of Public Administration to begin September 1, 2014.

Qualified applicants will possess a PhD in Public Administration, Public Management, Comparative Public Administration or a closely related field (Public Policy, Public Service, Public Affairs, Political Science, Sociology, or Anthropology) at the time of appointment. Candidates must demonstrate the capacity to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in public administration and public management, as well as advanced courses in their field of sub-expertise. Candidates must also possess a strong commitment to teaching excellence, and demonstrate the potential for service and research productivity. The successful candidate will possess a research agenda applicable to the Middle East. As AUB is a culturally diverse institution, the successful candidate will also possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please send a letter of intent, a C.V., a statement of research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), and three letters of reference 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


The Department of Psychology - Clinical-Track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Clinical Psychology

The Department of Psychology at the American University of Beirut invites applicants for the position of a clinical-track assistant, associate or full professor of clinical psychology. Expected date of appointment is September 2014. Responsibilities will include teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses within the scientist-practitioner model, directing the graduate clinical program in the Department of Psychology, coordinating off-campus clinical placements, organizing the evaluation of graduate students' clinical training, and providing clinical supervision.

Applicants must have a PhD degree in Clinical Psychology, must be licensed and are expected to have six years of clinical experience and three years of supervisory experience.

All application materials should be received by May 1, 2014.

Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, CV, and the names, e-mails, and addresses of at least three professional references to be directly sent 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

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Arts and Humanities

The American University of Beirut invites applications for the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Arts and Humanities, for the academic year 2014-2015. The normal duration of appointment will be one year, although some fellows may be considered for a second year at the conclusion of their first semester. Appointees will be attached to a relevant department and will be expected to remain in residence for the duration of the academic year.

The competition is open to recent recipients of the PhD whose research and teaching interests involve one or more of the following disciplines: Arabic language; Arabic literature; archaeology; art history; English language; English literature; fine arts (visual arts, theatre, and music); history; and philosophy. AUB is particularly interested in innovative work that explores humanistic study from multiple perspectives and pushes disciplinary boundaries.

Requirements:
• Applicants must have received their doctoral degrees no later than 30 days and no earlier than five years prior to the appointment start date;
• Applications must include: a letter of interest; a curriculum vitae; a statement of research interests (2-3 pages), specifically, research to be undertaken during the fellowship and proposed research product; a dissertation abstract or summary (1 page); samples of publications (or dissertation extracts); a statement of teaching interests and experience; three letters of recommendation; and a copy of the official transcript or the letter of confirmation from the dissertation committee chair indicating that the degree will be granted by the appointment start date.

Individuals who have held other postdoctoral fellowships are not barred from applying.

Stipend, benefits, and other advantages of the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Arts and Humanities include:
•  Annual stipend of $45,000;
•  Co-pay health coverage under the University’s Health Insurance Plan;
•  Relocation allowance and housing subsidy as described in the AUB Faculty Handbook;
•  Eligibility for travel grant in the second year of extended fellowships;
•  Teaching load of one course per semester;
•  Participation in Arts and Humanities core group activities;
•  Access to training and support from the Center for Teaching and Learning; the Academic Core Processes and Systems Unit; the Office of Grants and Contracts; and the University Writing Center.

Candidates with experience in or exposure to innovative approaches to research and teaching are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application material should be sent to:

Arts and Humanities Initiative
American University of Beirut
Building 37
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303
Or
Arts and Humanities Initiative
American University of Beirut
Building 37
P.O. Box 11-0236
Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020 Lebanon

Electronic submissions are preferred and may be sent to: ahi@aub.edu.lb

Application review will begin on November 1, 2013 and continue until the positions are filled.


2014-2015 AUB Faculty Fellowships in the Arts and Humanities Initiative at AUB

- Materials to be submitted for AUB Faculty Fellowships in the Arts and Humanities

- Application Cover Sheet




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