Research Assistant/Internship vacancies

A Research Assistant Position in Agricultural Systems and Digital Technology at FAFS

The Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at the American University of Beirut invites outstanding candidates to apply for a full-time research assistant position in agricultural systems. The starting date of the appointment is December 2, 2019 (or by negotiation).

Qualifications:

  • The applicant must hold a graduate degree in agricultural sciences, social sciences (such as economics, development studies, or public policy), digital technologies, or a related field.
  • Successful candidates are expected to have broad knowledge of agricultural systems and the process of agricultural transformation.
  • Successful candidates must demonstrate the ability to conduct literature reviews using online databases and to prepare corresponding reports for publication.
  • Excellent verbal and written English-language skills are required. Excellent verbal and written Arabic-language skills are preferred.
  • Working proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) is required.
  • The ability to work both independently and under the guidance of team leaders is required.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills are required.​
Responsibilities:

  • Provide academic research support including document review, citation verification, and drafting/proofreading related to the topics of agricultural systems, agricultural transformation, and digital technology.
  • ​Gather relevant information to conduct a preliminary diagnostic analysis of countries’ capacity and potential to use digital technologies in the agricultural sector.
  • Assist in the preparation and execution of events including drafting meetings, technical meetings, and ministerial-level meetings.
The appointment is for a period of three months without the possibility of renewal. The salary is within the AUB scale.
To apply, submit your current resume/CV (including relevant professional academic degrees and experiences and the names and addresses of two references), academic transcript, and cover letter (not exceeding 500 words) to fafs@aub.edu.lb​. Shortlisted candidates may be invited to participate in an in-person or phone interview.

Deadline: November 19, 2019

​Coordinator needed in the Cancer Support Fund - AUBMC

Cancer Support Fund, a Charitable Initiative at the American University of Beirut Medical Center, is seeking a qualified Cancer Support Fund Coordinator.

Job Profile:

Cancer Support Fund Coordinator work may involve adult needy patient interaction, office management, media and public relations, promotional activities, social media, accounting, and financial management.

Job Qualifications:

  • Graduate of the American University of Beirut, holder of a bachelor's degree
  • Proficient in English, French, and Arabic, written and spoken
  • Familiar with office managerial skills: email correspondences, official letter templates, …
  • Social Media proficient; Facebook, Instagram, tweeter
  • Knowledgeable of main marketing pillars and has demonstrated marketing skills
  • Communication and Public relations skills
  • Dynamic, organized, structured and outcome-oriented.

Preferred: experience in NGOs fundraising activities.

For interested applicants, please submit your CVs on the following email info@csf-lebanon.org.​

Research Assistant needed in the Oncology Department - AUBMC​

Requirements:

  • Health related degree either a B.S., Masters or MPH
  • Good writing skills
  • Knowledge of AUB research regulatory guidelines and procedures 
  • Good administrative, reporting, research and organization skills.​

Please send in a recent copy of your CV by November 18, 2019 to mc16@aub.edu.lb.