American Univesity of Beirut

Research Assistant/Internship vacancies

The Department of Surgery at AUBMC is seeking candidates for a part-time Research Fellow position

The position involves writing of research proposals and progress reports and reviews, conducting data collection, data entry, and analysis for different ongoing or new research projects, in addition to drafting, editing and submitting articles for publication.

Terms:

  • Part time
  • Duration: 3-9 months (subject to renewal upon availability of funds)
  • Starting date: As soon as pre-employment papers are processed

Qualifications:

  • MD Degree
  • Previous experience in research work, preferable
  • Proficiency in use of Excel, Word, Power Point and statistical package
  • Excellent knowledge of and writing skills in English. Knowledge of Arabic is desired.

Interested candidates may send an email with current resume and curriculum vitae with Subject “Surgery2021-1” to tb07@aub.edu.lb by March 1, 2021​.

Research Assistant / Senior Research Assistant needed at the Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship

Contact Person: Applicants must send a cover letter, a CV, a previous work sample, and two references to Mrs. Hala Yanni, at hy15@aub.edu.lb and aicom@aub.edu.lb no later than Friday the 26th of February 2021, with the subject: “Research assistant / Senior Research Assistant” 

Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

The Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship is the first research center bridging academia and activism.  Focusing on analyzing, documenting and training social movements and NGO activists, the institute aims at consolidating Civil Society initiatives locally and regionally in the Arab world. 

The Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship is searching for a highly motivated team player as a Research Assistant / Senior Research Assistant to work on research projects related to social movements, feminist and youth activism in the MENA region. Candidates must have demonstrable commitment to gender equality and social justice.

Candidates must be independent, enthusiastic, and hard working.

Title: Full-Time Research Assistant / Senior Research Assistant - AUB, at The Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship

Qualifications: 

  • ​MA Degree (is preferable but not a must) in Journalism, Social Sciences, Political Sciences, International Relation, or any other related field.
  • High level of proficiency in both oral and written English and Arabic is required including some translation ability.
  • Research and analytical skills and literature review skills in social sciences.
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Attention to detail, team spirit, self-motivation, and professional ethics.
  • Ability to Works well within a small team.
Responsibilities: 

  • ​Assist the institute team in implementing the institute’s goals and strategy and various institute admin aspects. 
  • Conducts thorough research on assigned topics.  
  • Participates in and or undertakes literature reviews. 
  • Assists and manages data collection both on and off-campus. 
  • ​Prepare, consolidates and edit publishable materials for the institute. 

Duration: 12 months, Full-time, renewable based on performance and grant availability. 

Remuneration: AUB rates. 

Research Assistant / Senior Research Assistant for Media and Publication needed at the Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship

Contact Person: Applicants must send a cover letter, a CV, a previous work sample, and two references to Mrs. Hala Yanni, at hy15@aub.edu.lb and aicom@aub.edu.lb no later than Friday the 26th of February 2021, with the subject: “Research assistant / Senior Research Assistant - Media and Publication - AUB Asfari institute”.
 
Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

The Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship is the first research center bridging academia and activism.  Focusing on analyzing, documenting and training social movements and NGO activists, the institute aims at consolidating Civil Society initiatives locally and regionally in the Arab world. 

The Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship is searching for a highly motivated team player as a Media and Publication assistant to work on the Asfari Institute Blog, multiple media outlets, publications and conduct field interviews.  Candidates must be independent, enthusiastic, and hard working.

Qualifications: 

  • MA Degree (is preferable but not a must) in Communication, Journalism, Social Sciences, Media Studies, Political Sciences, International Relation, or any other related field
  • High level of proficiency in both oral and written English and Arabic is required including some translation ability
  • On-line and Tech skills as well as proficiency in multiple design software.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Attention to detail, team spirit, self-motivation, and professional ethics.
  • Ability to Conduct field video and audio interviews.
Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the communications team in implementing the communications strategy and various intitute admin aspects including and not limited to updating the databases and media lists. 
  • Design and produce the production of various types of print and online materials, as well as perform marketing services, interviews, that are typically employed by universities and other institutions that produce and distribute multiple publications, on various media outlets.
  • Edit, draft and post on all the communications and media outputs including the blog and the website.
  • Consolidates publishable materials and uploads online.
  • Conduct field video and audio interviews. 
  • Assist the communication manger in organizing events and other related activities.

Duration: 12 months, Full-time, renewable based on performance and grant availability. 

Remuneration: AUB rates.  



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