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    • ​​​ TitleNeuroscientist
    • ​​ Academic TitleAssistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor
    • DepartmentAnatomy, Cell Biology and Physiological Sciences

    We are interested in candidates who use multidisciplinary approaches to understand the function or plasticity of the nervous system. Of particular interest are candidates who complement existing strengths in the department, including sensory, systems, and molecular and developmental neuroscience. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an active, research program and to teach Neurosciences to medical, paramedical and graduate students, and to participate in the training of graduate students.


    The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. and a minimum of 3 years post-doctoral training (or equivalent) in an area of neuroscience and a demonstrated record of professional achievement. Preference will be given to candidates with research experience in the neurophysiology of sensory systems and with one or more years experience in instruction or formalized education process, preferably teaching neuroscience (lectures and laboratories) in a graduate or medical school setting and some experience and/or ability to teach other related courses such as: physiology, cellular and molecular biology, etc. 


    Applicants should submit, as PDF files, the following: an introductory letter of interest; a detailed curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching interests; a statement of research interests and future goals; and the names and contact information for five references. Review of the applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. The successful candidate is expected to join the department in the summer of 2018.



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    • TitlePhysiologist
    • Academic TitleAssistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor
    • DepartmentAnatomy, Cell Biology and Physiological Sciences

    We are interested in candidates who use multidisciplinary approaches to understand the physiology and function of various systems. Of particular interest are candidates who complement existing strengths in the department, including cardiovascular, renal, reproductive and gastrointestinal systems as well as neuroscience, The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an active, research program and to teach Physiology to medical, paramedical and graduate students, and to participate in the training of graduate students.


    The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. and a minimum of 3 years post-doctoral training (or equivalent) in an area of study offered by the department and a demonstrated record of professional achievement.


    Applicants should submit, as PDF files, the following: an introductory letter of interest; a detailed curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching interests; a statement of research interests and future goals; and the names and contact information for five references. Review of the applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. The successful candidate is expected to join the department in the summer of 2018.


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    • TitleHead and Neck Surgical Oncologist
    • Academic TitleInstructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor
    • DepartmentOtorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    • DeadLineJanuary 31, 2019

    The Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the American University of Beirut (AUB) is seeking a faculty candidate to join our expanding department and faculty core. One faculty position is open for a fellowship-trained Head and Neck Surgical oncologist. Strong preference will be given to candidates with American Board specialty certification and microvascular surgery training. In addition, experience in robotic surgery and proficiency in ultrasonography of the head and neck are desired.


    Applicants should submit electronically the following: curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of four references, a summary of their accomplishments in the areas of clinical and scholarly activities, teaching and research, and future career plans.



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    • Title OBGYN Specialists
    • Academic TitleInstructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor
    • DepartmentObstetrics and Gynecology
    • DeadLineApril 30, 2019

    The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Faculty of Medicine of the American University of Beirut (AUB) is seeking:


    1. Fetal Medicine & Surgery specialist; Rank: Instructor, Assistant, Associate Professor or Professor. Candidates must be board-certified or equivalent and should be skilled in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Fetal Medicine/Surgery. The candidate should have completed at least 2 years of an approved Fetal Medicine/Surgery fellowship. He/she must have displayed interest in pursuing a career in academic medicine as evidenced by publications and experience in the design and conduct of clinical trials.


    2. Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility specialist; Rank: Instructor, Assistant, Associate Professor or Professor. Candidates must be board-certified or equivalent and should be skilled in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. The candidate should have completed at least 2 years of approved fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility or equivalent. He/she must have displayed interest in pursuing a career in academic medicine as evidenced by publications and experience in the design and conduct of clinical trials.


    Applicants should submit electronically: curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of four references, a summary of their accomplishment in the areas of clinical scholarly activities, teaching and research and future plans​. All requested documents should be forwarded to Dr. Anwar Nassar, Chairperson of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology with copies to Mr. Khalil Kreidieh.



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    • Title Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychologist
    • Academic TitleInstructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
    • DepartmentPsychiatry
    • DeadLineJune 30, 2019

    The Department of Psychiatry at the Faculty of Medicine of the American University of Beirut (AUB) is seeking a Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychologist. Eligible applicants should hold a PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology or Counseling from an accredited program in the USA, EU, UK, or Australia. Licensure and certification to practice psychology in the USA, UK or EU countries are preferred. 


    The clinical training of applicants should reflect expertise in diagnostics and provision of psychotherapy with children and adolescents psychologist. Training and experience with such a population are required. 


    The ideal candidate must have an established record in clinical work, teaching and research.
    Proficiency in English is required, while Arabic and / or French are an asset.
    His/her responsibilities will include inpatient and outpatient care, supervision of psychology interns and psychiatry residents, as well as teaching of medical students. Research endeavors are highly encouraged.
    Many opportunities for collaboration exist within the framework of the Abu-Haydar Neuroscience Institute at AUBMC or within AUB at large.


    Applicants should submit electronically: curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of four references, a summary of accomplishments in the areas of clinical scholarly activities, teaching and research, and their future plans. All requested documents should be forwarded to Dr. Fadi Maalouf, Interim Chairperson of the Department of Psychiatry.



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    • ​​​ TitlePulmonary and Critical Care Specialist
    • ​​ Academic TitleAssistant Professor/Associate Professor
    • DepartmentInternal Medicine
    • DeadLineAugust 20, 2018
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    The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, is seeking a candidate for a full-time faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The successful candidate must be skilled and certified in the field of Pulmonary and Critical Care, with additional expertise in the areas of interventional bronchoscopy, interstitial lung disease, and critical care medicine. Candidates must have displayed an established record in pursuing a career in academic and clinical medicine as evidenced by publications and funding. The candidate is expected to participate in the research activities of the division and eventually perform independent research. The successful applicant’s responsibilities will also include inpatient and outpatient clinical care, post-graduate supervision of residents and fellows, and teaching of medical students.

    Applicants should submit electronically the following documents: curriculum vitae; a summary of their accomplishments in the areas of clinical scholarly activities, teaching and research with future plans; and the names and addresses of four references. 



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    • ​​​ TitleInfectious Diseases Specialist / Global Health Expert
    • ​​ Academic TitleAssociate Professor / Professor
    • DepartmentInternal Medicine
    • DeadLineAugust 15, 2018
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    The Department of Internal Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine is seeking physician candidates for the position of Associate or Full Professor of Medicine to join the Division of Infectious Diseases. Candidates must have graduated from an ACGME accredited infectious diseases training program. Candidates must have received formal training in infection control and hospital epidemiology. 

    Candidates must have field experience in healthcare and infectious epidemiology, including the investigation of outbreaks, setting up of surveillance systems, analysis of data, and development of policies. Candidates must also have experience in the design and conduct of clinical trials, and must have the potential for collaborating with regional and international academic research organizations to conduct clinical research in Lebanon. In addition, candidates must have displayed interest in pursuing a career in academic medicine as evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed journals. Appointment to rank will be commensurate with experience and scholarly record. 

    The candidate shall have an associate appointment with the Global Health Institute (GHI). GHI is the regional leader and a key partner in defining and addressing the global health agenda, especially components relevant to the MENA region and other regions in the Global South. The candidate must also have the potential to launch a Global Health Program on Communicable Diseases. 

    Applicants should submit electronically curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of four references, a summary of their accomplishments in the areas of clinical and public health scholarly activities, teaching and research, and their future plans. 



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    • ​​​ TitleHematology-Oncology Hospitalist
    • ​​ Academic TitleClinical Associate
    • DepartmentInternal Medicine
    • DeadLineAugust 15, 2018
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    The Division of Hematology-Oncology of the Department of Internal medicine & the Naef K. Basile Cancer Institute at the American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut-Lebanon, are seeking applications for the position of ‘Hospitalist’ at the level of ‘Clinical Associate’ with experience in general internal medicine and clear interest and expertise in Hematology-Oncology. The hospitalist’s duties will consist of medical/clinical practice with direct patient care activities assisting faculty oncologists in the care of oncology patients. Applicants must have completed residency training in Internal Medicine and preferably completed clinical fellowship training in Hematology-Oncology. Salary is commensurate with experience.

    Interested applicants should forward the following documents electronically before August 15, 2018: updated CV; cover letter; and names and addresses of 4 physicians as references. 

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    • ​​​ TitleCardiology / Advanced Heart Failure Specialist
    • ​​ Academic TitleAssistant / Associate Professor
    • DepartmentInternal Medicine – Division of Cardiology
    • DeadlineNovember 15, 2018
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    The Division of Cardiology in the Department of Internal Medicine at the American University of Beirut is seeking a full-time board-certified academic Cardiologist to join the division at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The candidate must have subspecialty training in heart failure with experience in the advanced technologies currently utilized in the management of these patients: ECMO, LVAD, heart transplantation. 


    The candidate will be a member of the division of cardiology and the newly established Heart & Vascular Center at the AUB Medical Center. Prior experience in building and supervising inpatient and outpatient heart failure services is required. The clinical focus of the candidate will be in heart failure and s/he will play a pivotal role in developing and expanding the current heart failure services to become a major referral center in the region. 


    In addition to clinical services, the candidate will have a major role in the education and supervision of medical students, residents, and cardiology fellows. Prior experience in the supervision of educational programs is strongly preferred. The successful candidate should have research experience with a record of scholarly publications. 


    Qualified applicants should respond by email to Dr. Habib A. Dakik, Head of the Division of Cardiology, hd01@aub.edu.lb, with the following documents: curriculum vitae; a letter of interest and career goals; the names and addresses of four external references; and a summary of their accomplishments in the areas of clinical service, teaching, and research.





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    • ​​​ TitleGeneral Medical Imaging Physicist
    • ​​ Academic TitleLecturer / Assistant / Associate Professor
    • DepartmentDiagnostic Radiology
    • DeadlineMarch 31, 2019
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    The Department of Diagnostic Radiology at the American University of Beirut Medical Center invites applications for a faculty appointment in the subspecialty of Medical Physics

    Applicants must hold an MS or preferably a PhD degree in General Medical Imaging Physics from a recognized program and have completed a 1 year of post-doctoral training in one or more imaging subspecialty (General X-ray, US, CT, MRI, or mammography). 

    The candidate will be expected to perform tests to evaluate performance of imaging equipment for patient safety, image quality, and efficiency. The tests should aim to ensure compliance with international guidelines and JCI requirements concerning patient radiation safety and optimum consistent image quality.

    The successful candidate is expected to ensure that diagnostic systems and procedures are in compliance with regulations and accrediting bodies governing their use. The individual will be responsible for commissioning, testing, optimizing, and monitoring the performance of imaging equipment. Responsibilities include clinical diagnostic services, teaching and supporting the radiation safety program. Clinical responsibilities will include all imaging modalities - radiography, fluoroscopy, CT, mammography, US and MRI. The candidate is also expected to assess trends in equipment performance over time, collect necessary statistics and maintain required records and reports, in coordination with Radiation Safety Office and Biomedical Engineering.

    The currently available imaging systems consist of 2 CT scanners and a third dual energy coming soon, 2 MRI scanners (1.5T and 3T) and a third 3T scanner coming soon,1specialized procedural suite (Radiology and Neurology), 10 radiography/fluoroscopy systems, 2 breast imaging systems (3D-tomosynthesis, 2D and stereotactic biopsy units), and 6 ultrasound units.

    The candidate is expected to be involved in teaching radiology residents the physics principles of imaging equipment. 
     
    The successful candidates will be appointed to an appropriate professorial rank as per University criteria. 

    Applicants should submit electronically curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of four references, a summary of their accomplishments in the areas of medical physics, teaching and research; and future plans.




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    • ​​​ TitleChairperson of Anesthesiology
    • ​​ Academic TitleAssociate Professor/Professor
    • DepartmentAnesthesiology
    • DeadlineDecember 31, 2018
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    The American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center are seeking a recognized academic leader for the position of Chairperson of the Department of Anesthesiology. 

    The Department provides comprehensive care of the perioperative patient. It provides state-of-the-art clinical services, outstanding education to medical students, residents, and fellows, and thrives to maintain high quality research productivity. Patient care and academic activities occur in an environment that promotes critical ethical thinking, challenges the boundaries of knowledge, and fosters compassion.

    The candidate must be a very highly qualified professional with strong management and leadership abilities. Required qualifications include: an excellent record in academic achievement, clinical excellence, and research and training in anesthesiology; qualification for academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor; and leadership skills with experience in administrative management and programs development.

    Applicants may direct inquiries or send a letter of interest or nomination electronically to Dr. George Zaytoun, Chair of the Search Committee, by December 31, 2018. Full applications must include letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of at least four references.




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    • ​​​ TitleChairperson of Psychiatry
    • ​​ Academic TitleAssociate Professor/Professor
    • DepartmentPsychiatry
    • DeadlineDecember 31, 2018
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    The American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center are seeking a recognized academic leader for the position of Chairperson of the Department of Psychiatry. 

    The Department is a leading academic and clinical resource in the fields of child, adolescent and adult mental health. It provides clinical care that is integrated, impactful and patient-centered, and foster a research culture. The Department offers a residency program in psychiatry, a fellowship training in child and adolescent psychiatry, and a clinical psychology training program leading to a certificate of training in clinical psychology.

    The candidate must be a very highly qualified professional with strong management and leadership abilities. Required qualifications include: an excellent record in academic achievement, clinical excellence, and research and training in psychiatry; qualification for academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor; and leadership skills with experience in administrative management and programs development.

    Applicants may direct inquiries or send a letter of interest or nomination electronically to Dr. Abdul Ghani Kibbi, Chair of the Search Committee, by December 31, 2018. Full applications must include letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of at least four references.




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    • ​​​ TitleOphthalmologists
    • ​​ Academic TitleInstructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor
    • DepartmentOphthalmology
    • DeadlineMarch 31, 2019
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    The Department of Ophthalmology at the Faculty of Medicine of the American University of Beirut is seeking Ophthalmologists for full-time faculty positions with subspecialties in the following areas:


    1. Ocular oncology
    2. Ocular pathology
    3. Ophthalmic genetic diseases
    4. Medical retinal diseases


    The candidate is expected to be involved in residents’ supervision, teaching medical students, and contribution to research in areas of expertise. American Board certification or its equivalent is desirable.


    Applicants should submit electronically curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of four references, a summary of their accomplishments in the areas of clinical scholarly activities, teaching, and research, as well as future plans.



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    • ​​​ TitleMinimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surg eon
    • ​​ Academic TitleAssistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor
    • DepartmentSurgery
    • DeadlineJanuary 31, 2019
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    The Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, is seeking candidates with expertise in Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic surgery at Assistant / Associate or Professor of Surgery level, to join the active Division of General Surgery that covers all subspecialties, with an active residency program. Candidates must have displayed interest in academic surgery and a well-rounded experience in general surgery, with fellowship training in minimally invasive laparoscopic Surgery. Candidates must also have a solid research background as well as academic commitment to research and teaching.

    Candidates must preferably be eligible for or certified by the American Board of Surgery or its equivalent.

    Interested applicants should submit electronically: their curriculum vitae, a letter of interest and career goals, the names and addresses of four external references; and a summary of their accomplishments in the areas of clinical scholarly activities, teaching and research; and future plans



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    • ​​​ TitleUrologist
    • ​​ Academic TitleAssociate Professor / Professor
    • DepartmentSurgery
    • DeadLineJanuary 31, 2019
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    The Division of Urology in The Department of Surgery at the American University of Beirut is seeking a board-certified / eligible academic Urologist to join the division at the Associate Professor/ Professor level. The candidate is expected to assume a leadership role in the division and will be overseeing the academic programs, clinical services, administration, growth and the development of the Urology Division.

    Candidates preferably must have an established experience in minimally invasive surgery and urologic oncology with prior administrative experience in an academic center.

    Qualified applicants should respond by email to Dr. Jamal Hoballah with their curriculum vitae, a letter of interest and career goals, the names and addresses of four external references; and a summary of their accomplishments in the areas of clinical scholarly activities, teaching, research and administration.



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    • ​​​ TitleEndovascular Neuro and Brain Tumor Surgeon
    • ​​ Academic TitleAssistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor
    • DepartmentSurgery
    • DeadLineJanuary 31 , 2019
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    The Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, is seeking candidates with expertise in Endovascular neurosurgery and brain tumor surgery at Assistant / Associate or Professor of Neurosurgery level effective immediately, to join an active Neurosurgery Division representing all specialties, with an active residency program. Candidates must have displayed interest in academic neurosurgery and a well-rounded experience in clinical neurosurgery, with fellowship training in Endovascular Neurosurgery and Brain Tumor Surgery. Candidates must also have a solid research background as well as academic commitment to research and teaching.

    Candidates must preferably be eligible for or certified by the American Board of Neurosurgery or its equivalent.

    Interested applicants should submit electronically: their curriculum vitae, a letter of interest and career goals, the names and addresses of four external references; and a summary of their accomplishments in the areas of clinical scholarly activities, teaching and research; and future plans.
     


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    • ​​​ TitleAnesthesiologists
    • ​​ Academic TitleAssistant / Associate Professor
    • DepartmentAnesthesiology
    • DeadlineMarch 31, 2019
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    The Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine at the American University of Beirut is seeking full-time Anesthesiologists with interest in research, education and clinical care with particular focus on cardiovascular anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia and critical care . The position offered is at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. Candidates should be eligible for American board certification or equivalent.

    Responsibilities will include both primary and supervisory roles in anesthesiology and perioperative care. 
    Salary is commensurate with years of experience and rank. 

    Applicants should submit electronically: curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of four references, a summary of their accomplishment in the areas of clinical scholarly activities, teaching and research; and future plans. All requested documents should be forwarded to Dr. Marie Maroun-Aouad, Interim Chairperson of Department of Anesthesiology .





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    • ​​​ TitleHematologist
    • ​​ Academic TitleAssistant Professor / Associate Professor/ Professor
    • DepartmentInternal Medicine
    • DeadlineMarch 15, 2019
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    The Division of Hematology-Oncology of the Department of Internal Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the American University of Beirut (AUB) and the Naef K. Basile Cancer Institute (NKBCI) at the AUB Medical Center (AUBMC) are seeking candidates for a full-time faculty position as a Hematologist in the rank of Assistant Professor or higher rank. Candidates must be board-certified and skilled in the field of Hematology with particular expertise in malignant conditions. 

    Candidates must have displayed an established record in pursuing a career in academic and clinical medicine as evidenced by publications and funding. The candidate is expected to participate in the research activities of the division and perform independent and collaborative research. The successful applicant’s responsibilities will also include inpatient and outpatient clinical care, post-graduate supervision and training of residents and fellows, and teaching of medical students.

    Applicants should submit electronically the following documents: curriculum vitae; a summary of their accomplishments in the areas of clinical scholarly activities, teaching and research with future plans; and the names and addresses of four references. 



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    • ​​​ Title Pharmacology and Toxicology Faculty Member​​
    • ​​ Academic TitleAssistant Professor
    • DepartmentPharmacology and Toxicology
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    The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut (AUBFM), is seeking faculty members at the assistant professor level. The applicant must hold a Ph.D., M.D. or their equivalent, and must have had at least 2 years of post-doctoral research training preferably in the fields of pharmacology or toxicology, or in a closely related field, with evidence of research productivity as a primary investigator. There is particular interest in developing the areas of neuropharmacology and clinical pharmacology/pharmacokinetics, although all specialties will be considered.  The faculty member is expected to establish independent and focused research, participate in teaching pharmacology, toxicology and/or therapeutics to medical, nursing and graduate students, mentor the research work of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, develop new courses and programs of study, and provide service to the university. Applications for higher level positions (associate professor or professor) may be considered based on the experience and achievements of the applicants.

    Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, the names of 4 references, and a brief statement on their interests, accomplishments and future plans in both research and education 

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