American Univesity of Beirut

Academic Employment

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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, cosm​opolitan, and culturally active environment, and enjoys a moderate climate with four seasons.

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences houses 33 academic departments, programs, and centers in four major areas of study: the humanities, the social sciences, the natural science, and the quantitative thought. It offers undergraduate programs leading to bachelor's degrees as well as graduate education leading to master's degrees in most fields and PhD 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 American University of Beirut (AUB) offer diff​erent ​positions:

    Academic Positions


    Available Positions: ​​​ ​​​

    Alwaleed Center for American Studies and Research

    Department of Chemistry

    Civilization Studies Program


    Department of Computer Science​


    Department of Economics


    Department of English​

    Department of History and Archeology​

    Department of Philosophy


    Department of Political Studies and Public Administration 


    Department of Psychology



    ​Alwaleed Center for American Studies and Research -
    Tenure-track Assistant Professor of American Studies and English

    The Alwaleed Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) seeks a tenure-track assistant professor of American Studies and English whose focus is pre-20th-century literature and culture. The position will be a joint appointment between CASAR and the Department of English. 

    The candidate selected will teach a 2/2 load and must be able to teach an undergraduate survey in American literature through 1900, including works by authors such as Bradstreet, Equiano, Emerson, Thoreau, Dickinson, Melville and Douglass. The candidate will also teach an “Introduction to American Studies” course and courses in her or his area of interest, which might include comparative African diasporas in the Americas, Indigenous performances, culture and the environment, early American women’s writing or any other pre-20th-century specialization. Good benefits and research support. Position to begin August 2023. 

    Applicants must have a PhD in an appropriate field by the time of appointment. To apply, please submit a letter of application, CV, writing sample, and sample course syllabus to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb.

    Please arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent separately to the same email address. 

    For best consideration, please ensure all materials are submitted by January 15, 2023. ​



    ​Department of Chemistry - Part-time Lecturer

    The Department of Chemistry at the American University of Beirut is seeking a part time lecturer to teach analytical and instrumental chemistry with the corresponding laboratories at the undergraduate level to begin January 15, 2023. 

    Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Analytical Chemistry with a strong teaching record in instrumental analysis including spectroscopy and chromatography techniques. Applicants must demonstrate an ability and desire to work particularly with faculty members of the analytical chemistry division to fulfill requirements as needed by the division. 

     The preferred applicants will have a demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: instrumental analysis, environmental chemistry, water treatment, and statistics.

    Interested applicants should submit a cover letter; a CV; and two letters of reference to be directly sent by email. The complete application should be sent by email to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb

    The deadline to receive applications is November 10, 2022​.



    ​Civilization Studies Program - Tenure-track faculty positions

    The Civilization Studies Program (CVSP) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) is advertising two tenure track positions, one at the assistant professor rank and another open rank position. We are seeking candidates who have specializations in the following fields of study: continental philosophy, critical theory, political theory, psychoanalysis, comparative literature and literary studies, intellectual history, cultural studies, classics and medieval studies. We especially encourage candidates who have a rigorous training in a discipline while being engaged in interdisciplinary research projects, or projects that have implications beyond a strict disciplinary focus. We are seeking candidates who are able to relate their research to the critical humanities with the aim of employing humanistic inquiry for thinking through the conditions of the present to envision alternative futures. Candidates should have an expertise in at least two of the following areas of research interest: social inequalities, history and philosophy of science, Western and non-Western thought. Teaching experience in the liberal arts is considered highly relevant for this search. We are seeking dynamic teachers and thinkers who can engage with our new course rubrics (social inequalities, the normal and the pathological, human values, and science, nature and society) and who can work with us on the ongoing development of the liberal arts at AUB in relation to global and contemporary concerns. 

    The Civilization Studies Program has historically been the core liberal arts program at AUB. The mission of the Civilization Studies Program is to provide undergraduate courses in the humanities that support the American University of Beirut’s goals in general education and the advancement of knowledge. CVSP is committed to engaging students from all the faculties of the university in the study of human knowledge, using primary texts. The aim of CVSP is to enrich students’ own reflections and activities in the world and help them develop their thinking in a future oriented manner. 

    Applicants should have a PhD degree in a relevant field by the time of appointment. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter; a CV; a statement covering research, teaching, and service; a sample course syllabus; and a writing sample. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be directly sent by email. The complete application should be sent by email to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb

    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.



    ​Civilization Studies Program - Full-time lecturer

    The Civilization Studies Program at the American University of Beirut is advertising for one position of Lecturer. 

    We are seeking candidates who have PhD specializations in the following fields of study: continental philosophy, critical theory, political theory, psychoanalysis, comparative literature and literary studies, intellectual history, cultural studies, classics and medieval studies. Teaching experience in the liberal arts is considered highly relevant for this search. We are seeking dynamic teachers who can teach our new course rubrics: social inequalities, the normal and the pathological, human values, and science, nature and society.

    The Civilization Studies Program has historically been the core liberal arts program at AUB. The mission of the Civilization Studies Program is to provide undergraduate courses in the humanities that support the American University of Beirut’s goals in general education and the advancement of knowledge. CVSP is committed to engaging students from all the faculties of the university in the study of human knowledge, using primary texts. The aim of CVSP is to enrich students’ own reflections and activities in the world and help them develop their thinking in a future oriented manner. 

    To apply please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and 2 letters of recommendation to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb



    ​Department of Computer Science: Tenure-track faculty positions

    The Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Beirut invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in compute​r science to begin August 15, 2023. Areas of particular interest include: Artificial Intelligence, Theoretical Computer Science, Operating Systems, Graphics and Gaming, and Computational Biology. Strong candidates from other areas are also encouraged to apply and will be considered.

    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.

    Appointments are normally for an initial period of three years. The teaching load is four courses a year. The language of instruction is English. Candidates must have a PhD in computer science or a closely related field by the time of appointment.

    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. Application materials must be submitted to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb

    Review of applications​​ will continue until the positions are filled.



    Department of Computer Science: Full-Time Faculty Position

    The Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a lecturer position in computer science to begin August 15, 2022.

    Appointments are normally at the lecturer rank. The successful candidates are expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses. The teaching load is eight courses a year. The language of instruction is English. Candidates must have a PhD in computer science or a closely related field.

    Applications should include a letter of interest; teaching and service statements; com​plete curriculum vitae; and the names, e-mails, and addresses of at least three professional references. Application materials must be submitted to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb

    Review of applications will begin on May 26, 2022 and will continue until the positions are filled.​



    ​Department of Computer Science: Part-time teaching faculty

    The Department of Computer Science invites applicants to
    Part-Time Lecturer/Instructor positions in Computer Science

    The Department of Computer Science at the American University of Beirut seeks part-time Lecturers/Instructors in Computer Science.

    Applicants must have a PhD (for the Lecturer rank) or MSc (for the Instructor rank) in Computer Science or a related field. Candidates must have solid teaching experience in graduate and/or undergraduate Computer Science courses. In addition to introductory courses, selected applicants will have to teach senior or graduate level courses.

    Successful candidates are expected to teach one or two courses per semester. The language of instruction is English.

    Interested applicants are required to submit 1) a cover letter, 2) a CV, and 3) two letters of reference (to be sent directly by the referees to the email address listed below). All application materials should be submitted by email to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb

    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.



    ​Department of Economics: Tenure-track assistant professor in theoretical and empirical microeconomics and macroeconomics

    The Department of Economics at the American University of Beirut invites applications for one tenure-track assistant professor level position effective August 15, 2023. The Department is seeking candidates in theoretical and empirical microeconomics and macroeconomics. Primary considerations will be an outstanding research record, excellent recommendations, and a demonstrated ability in teaching. 

    The teaching load is 4 courses a year. The language of instruction is English. Duties include teaching, research, and service. Applicants must have completed their PhD by the time of appointment. 

    Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a recent research paper, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent by email to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To be assured full consideration, a complete application must be received by ​December 30, 2022.



    ​​Department of English: Tenure-track faculty position in linguistics

    The Language program in the Department of English at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a tenure-track position in linguistics at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2023. The teaching load is 2-2. 

    We are seeking a candidate with expertise in applied linguistics, broadly conceived (for example, sociolinguistics, first or second language acquisition, psycholinguistics, corpus linguistics, or other). The successful candidate will augment the department’s research profile and contribute excellent teaching and advising to the Language program. The candidate will also be expected to develop graduate courses for the MA program and advise thesis projects.

     We are interested in outstanding scholars who are also able to contribute to interdisciplinary initiatives within the department and across the university, such as Women and Gender Studies, Digital Humanities, Rhetoric and Composition, Inequalities and Social Justice, or Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Computing. 

     Applicants must have a PhD in Linguistics or equivalent by the time of appointment. 

    To apply, please submit a letter of application, CV, writing sample, and sample course syllabus to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb

    Please arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent separately to the same email address. 

    For best consideration, please ensure all materials are submitted by December 1, 2022.



    Department of English: Tenure-track faculty position in Literature

    The Literature program in the Department of English at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a tenure-track position in English Literature at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2023. The teaching load is 2-2. 

    The successful candidate will extend the department’s research profile and contribute excellent teaching and advising in the BA and MA programs in English Literature. Their work will primarily concern literature in a period after 1800. The area of research specialization is open but we are especially interested in comparativists and in scholars whose work connects to areas represented by departmental minors, such as Translation and Women and Gender Studies. Teaching will include seminars in the appointee’s field and core courses in the English Literature curriculum. 

    Applicants must have a PhD in English or equivalent by the time of appointment. 

    To apply, please submit a letter of application, CV, writing sample, and sample course syllabus to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb

    Please arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent separately to the same email address. 

    For best consideration, please ensure all materials are submitted by December 1, 2022.



    Department of English: Instructor/Lecturer positions in Communication Skills Program

    The Communication Skills Program in the Department of English at the American University of Beirut is seeking to fill full-time positions in academic writing at the rank of instructor or lecturer, beginning September 1, 2023. The teaching load is 3-3. 

    Candidates with experience teaching academic writing at university are encouraged to apply. We particularly invite applicants with interest and expertise in first-year composition, rhetoric, and related fields.

    The new hire is expected to teach at the undergraduate level and to participate in the collegial governance and development of the Program. For appointment at the rank of instructor, applicants must have completed their MA by the starting date. For appointment at the rank of lecturer, applicants must have completed their PhD by the starting date. 

    Full-time appointment is initially for a period of one year with opportunities for renewal. The language of instruction is English. 

    To apply, please submit a letter of application, CV, and a teaching philosophy to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb

    Please arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent separately to the same email address. 

    For best consideration, please ensure all application materials are submitted by January 31, 2023 and that you are available for a job interview and teaching demonstration at AUB during Spring 2023.



    Department of History and Archaeology:
    Tenure-track faculty position in the early modern and modern history of the Mediterranean world

    The Department of History and Archaeology at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor faculty position in the early modern and modern history of the Mediterranean world to begin August 15, 2023. 

     The department especially welcomes applications of candidates working on the Arabic speaking world in its Mediterranean context particularly in such areas as the history of trade, migration studies, as well as cultural and intellectual exchange. PhD must be in hand by the time of appointment. The appointee will provide undergraduate and graduate teaching in his/her field of specialization and more general topics covered in the department’s regular program. Aside from teaching, the successful candidate is expected to participate actively in the supervision of graduate students, engage in productive research, and contribute to academic service related to the department and the University at large. The language of instruction is English but the ability to work with and teach using Arabic sources is strongly encouraged. 

     Appointments at the assistant professor rank are for an initial period of four years. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a representative sample of scholarship, and sample course syllabi. Applicants should arrange for three referees to directly send recommendation letters by email. All Application materials must be submitted to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb

    All application documents should be received by January 31, 2023



    Department of History and Archaeology:
    Tenure-track faculty position in modern Middle East history

    The Department of History and Archaeology at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor faculty position in modern Middle East history to begin August 15, 2023.

    The position is open to scholars of all sub-regions and thematic interests. The department especially welcomes applications of candidates working on questions of social, intellectual, or economic history in the Arabic speaking world. PhD must be in hand by the time of appointment. The appointee will provide undergraduate and graduate teaching in his/her field of specialization and more general topics covered in the department’s regular program. Aside from teaching, the successful candidate is expected to participate actively in the supervision of graduate students, engage in productive research, and contribute to academic service related to the department and the University at large. The language of instruction is English but the ability to work with and teach using Arabic sources is strongly encouraged. 

     Appointments at the assistant professor rank are for an initial period of four years. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a representative sample of scholarship, and sample course syllabi. Applicants should arrange for three referees to directly send recommendation letters by email. All Application materials must be submitted to: fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb

    All application documents should be received by January 31, 2023



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    Department of Philosophy - Full-time lecturer position

    The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a full-time lecturer position to begin January 15, 2023. AOS: Ethics. AOC: Open. Applicant must have received the PhD by the time of appointment. Duties will include undergraduate and possibly graduate instruction. The usual teaching load is 4-4. The language of instruction and administration is English. Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, writing sample, statement of research program, a teaching portfolio, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb 

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. ​



    Department of Philosophy - Tenure-track faculty position

    The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin August 15, 2023. AOS: Open. AOC: Open. 

    The applicant must have received a PhD in Philosophy by the time of appointment. Duties will include research, undergraduate and graduate instruction, and administrative service. The usual teaching load is 2-2. The language of instruction and administration is English. Positions are normally at the assistant professor level but appointments at higher ranks will be considered. 

    Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, writing sample, statement of research program, a teaching portfolio, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent, either directly or through your portfolio service, to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb 

    For full consideration, application materials should be received by November 20, 2022. ​


    Department of Political Studies and Public Administration - Tenure-track assistant professor in International Relations/Affairs - Extended

    The Department of Political Studies and Public Administration (PSPA) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in international politics with an interest and research in topics relevant to the politics of the Arab world/Middle East region. 

    We will consider applicants in political science, international relations, international studies, or a related field. We are particularly interested in applicants who can complement the department’s existing areas of expertise and can contribute to the multi-disciplinary graduate program in public policy and international affairs (PPIA). 

    The department is interested in attracting a scholar with a strong theoretical training and a creative research agenda well-suited to the location and institutional setting of AUB. The applicant should be prepared to engage in policy debates of concern to the region. 

    The ideal candidate should be able to teach introductory and advanced courses in International Relations in both the undergraduate and MA Political Studies programs; as well as topics in International Affairs at the graduate level within the PPIA program. Candidates who can teach IR theory, international relations of the Middle East, and international law are particularly encouraged, and teaching methodology is a plus. The successful candidate is expected to participate actively in the supervision of graduate students, engage in productive research, and contribute to academic service related to the Department and PPIA program, and the University at large. 

    Applicants should have a PhD degree in a relevant field by the time of appointment and demonstrate excellence in research and teaching as well as commitment to service. 

    Interested applicants should submit a cover letter; a CV; a statement covering research, teaching and service; evidence of effective teaching (such as sample course syllabi); and a writing sample as well as evidence of graduate thesis advising (if available). Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be directly sent by email. The complete application should be sent by email to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb 

    Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. ​​



    Department of Political Studies and Public Administration - Tenure-track assistant professor in Public Management and Public Policy - Extended

    The Department of Political Studies and Public Administration (PSPA) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in public management and public policy with an interest and research focus on Lebanon, the Arab world and the Middle East in general. 

    We will consider applicants in public policy, public management or a related field; and are particularly interested in applicants who can complement the department’s existing areas of expertise and can contribute to the graduate programs in PSPA and public policy and international affairs (PPIA). The department is interested in attracting a scholar with strong teaching and research agenda well-suited to the location and institutional setting of AUB and be prepared to engage in policy debates of concern to the region. 

    The ideal candidate should be able to teach introductory and core advanced courses in public management, comparative public administration, public budgeting in both the undergraduate and MA Political Studies program; as well as topics that are relevant to international affairs at the graduate level within the PPIA program. The successful candidate is expected to participate actively in the supervision of graduate students, engage in productive research, and contribute to academic service related to the PSPA department, and the University at large. 

    Applicants should have a PhD degree in a relevant field by the time of appointment and demonstrate excellence in research and teaching as well as commitment to service. 

    Interested applicants should submit a cover letter; a CV; a statement covering research, teaching and service; evidence of effective teaching (such as sample course syllabus); and a writing sample as well as evidence of graduate thesis advising (if available). Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be directly sent by email. The complete application should be sent by email to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb 

    Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. ​



    Department of Psychology - Tenure-track faculty positions, open rank, open area

    The Department of Psychology at the American University of Beirut invites applications for faculty positions. The area of specialization is open but we have a preference for candidates who have the ability to teach methodology related courses and/or cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience. The department houses two labs, including an EEG system, eye-tracker, and soundproof booths, and has access to 1.5 and 3T MRI scanners. The positions are tenure-track (or tenure eligible upon appointment) and open to all ranks (assistant, associate, and full professor).

    We seek candidates who are committed to excellence in research, teaching, and institutional service. The position is to begin August 15, 2023. Candidates must have a PhD by the time of appointment.

    The teaching load is four courses a year and the language of instruction is English.

    Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, and a statement on research and teaching. Application materials must be submitted to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb 

    Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent separately to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb 

    Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled or closed, but for best consideration, please submit all required credentials by December 31, 2022.



    Department of Psychology - F​ull-time Lecturer

    The Department of Psychology at the American University of Beirut invites applications for one full-time lecturer position. The area of specialization is open but we are especially interested in candidates who have the ability to teach experimental design and statistics. The position is to begin August 15, 2023. Candidates must have a PhD by the time of appointment. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, and a statement on research and teaching. Application materials must be submitted tofas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb 

    Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent separately to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb 

    ​Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled or closed, but for best consideration, please submit all required credentials by December 31, 2022.



    Within the framework of Lebanese Law, the American University of Beirut is an equal opportunity employer.​

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    Research Positions



    ​​Project Coordinator - The Princeton-AUB Initiative

    Basic Functions: 

    The Project Coordinator supports the overall functions of the Princeton-AUB Initiative Program including coordinating events and other administrative duties. 

    Responsibilities: 

    The project coordinator will be expected to: 

    - Oversee the program’s ongoing projects; facilitate the projects’ operation 

    - Assist in organizing the Program’s annual meeting or workshops 

    - Process all administrative, logistical and financial procedures relevant to the Program 

    - Propose and organize activities such as lectures, panel discussions, workshops, conferences, etc. based on work by AUB professors and others elsewhere 

    - Solicit working papers, research reports, and memos based on the above activities, or based on the professors’ published work

    - Coordinate with the communications officer to disseminate the knowledge produced by the above activities/published texts

    - Make contact with like‐minded institutions around the region and the world to explore joint collaborations; act as the Program’s focal person with respect to partners working in the field

    - Identify potential funding sources in the region and the world; write grant proposals and progress reports on grants 

    - Communicate bi-weekly with the Bobst-AUB Program Manager at Princeton University 

    - Communicate bi-weekly with AUB representative of Bobst-AUB collaborative Initiative

    - Prepare budget information for events being held at the AUB as part of the collaboration for approval from the Director of the Bobst-AUB Collaborative Initiative at Princeton University 

    Eligibility and Qualifications: 

    - MA degree in a humanities or social sciences discipline or any related field or BA with a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience 

    - Research experience in a relevant field - Good administrative and organizational skills 

    - Ability to be pro-active, independent and efficient

     - Excellent communication skills in English and Arabic 

    Application Procedure: 

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, a CV, one relevant writing sample, and the names of two references and their contacts. Applications should be sent to fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb no later than September 25, 2022. 

    Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

    Applicants must be eligible to work in Lebanon. ​​​​​



    Course Coordinator for the Marine Sciences and Culture (MSCU) Minor Program Funded by the Honor Frost Foundation (HFF)

    Job Description 

    Supports the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) and Honor Frost Foundation (HFF) team with the implementation and day-to-day operations of the Marine Sciences and Culture program.
    Follows-up on students’ registration process. Assist the Department of History and Archaeology and the HFF team in the preparation of coursework and syllabi for the courses.
     Acts as focal person for the program and communicate with FAS-AUB and HFF faculty members, as well as with students.
    Answers inquiries related to the program. Coordinate with relevant FAS and AUB staff to process all administrative, logistical, and financial procedures related to the program.
    Coordinates with the FAS-HFF team to disseminate information on the program.
    Helps monitor the progress of the program, and draft and prepare progress reports on the program when necessary.
    Organizes meetings and other events related to the program and maintain records of all relevant documents.
    Attends classes and observe them at least every couple of weeks.
    Works on advertising the program and its social media.


    Knowledge-Know How

    Understanding the process of students’ registration.
    Ability to handle requisition processes.
    Complete tasks in accordance with the deadlines of the academic calendar.
    Cooperate using a wide variety of sources.
     Self-motivated to be able to work independently.
    Excellent communication skills.
    Capable with office software applications and motivated to apply new technologies.

    Education 

    Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university, majoring in Archaeology, History, Art History, Geology, or Marine Biology. Master’s degree is an asset. 

    Computer Proficiency 

    Proficient with office software and illustrator applications. Reporting/Supervisory Contact Chairman of the History and Archaeology Department, Dr. Helene Sader.

    Initial deadline for applications is January 31, 2023 but we will be accepting applications on rolling basis until position filled.
    Please send your CV to Dr. Helene Sader (hsader@aub.edu.lb). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.



    Academic Leads; Child and Adolescent Mental Health Diploma

    1- Background 

    The American University of Beirut (AUB), in collaboration with Save the Children, will develop and deliver a Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) academic programme at post-graduate/Diploma level. This programme aims to help strengthen the capacity of MHPSS practioners, and contribute to reducing the gap in accessing CAMH-focused mental health and psychosocial support interventions in contexts affected by conflict and/or displacement in the Middle East. 

    The Academic Leads will develop the diploma content for one or more of the courses, in collaboration with the Continuing Education Center (CEC) at the AUB, the Psychology Department at AUB, and Save the Children. 

    Tentative courses requiring an academic lead are listed here (some courses may change after a training needs assessment and consultation process): 

    1. Child and adolescent mental health presentations 
    2. Development disorders and delays 
    3. Screening and assessment of child and adolescent mental health and development 
    4. Evidence-based Mental Health and Psychosocial Support interventions and contextual adaptation 
    5. Competency/skills course: Working with children and adolescents I (individuals) 
    6. Competency/skills course: Working with children and adolescents II (groups) 
    7. Competency/skills course: Working with parents, families and the wider community 
    8. Ethics and human rights in practice 

     2- Roles and responsibilities 
    • The Academic leads will be responsible for developing the content of one or more courses for online delivery as part of the CAMH Diploma – with support from the CEC, Psychology Department and Save the Children 
    • They will be responsible for 
    o Participating in a launching workshop 
    o Developing content in line with the training needs of the target audience, and for online delivery 
    o Completing the course development within the agreed timeframe 
    o Maintaining contact with the Project Coordinator at CEC to track progress and exchange feedback 
    o Supporting a pilot of the course and respond to feedback 

    3- Reporting 
    They will report to Tania Bosqui at the American University of Beirut (tb33@aub.edu.lb

    4- Profile 
    Essential 
    - At least Masters level degree in Psychology or a closely related field, or equivalent experience 
    - At least 5 years’ experience in a clinical or related position in a mental health or psychosocial support service 
    - Extensive experience working within Lebanon and/or the region 
    - Experience in teaching and training in child and adolescent mental health 
    - Fluent in English (oral and written) and Arabic (oral and written) 
    - Reliable and able to work to tight deadlines 
    - Available within the timeframe for the project 

    Desirable 
    - An MD or Doctorate in Clinical Psychology - License to practice in Lebanon 
    - Experience in mental health and psychosocial support, or for non-governmental/humanitarian organizations 
    - Experience in measuring practitioner competency 

    5- Job Location: Remote 

    6- Time frame: The project will start as soon as possible and content development must be complete by September 2023 at the latest. 

    7- Salary range: Academic leads will receive 4,500 USD for the finalized development of one course. 

    8- How to apply 
    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before 24th January 2023, by sending their CV and 1 page cover letter indicating which course area(s) they are most qualified to take on, to Tania Bosqui: Tania Bosqui (tb33@aub.edu.lb)



    ​​Project Coordinator

    1- Background 

    The American University of Beirut (AUB), in collaboration with Save the Children, will develop and deliver a Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) academic programme at post-graduate/Diploma level. This programme aims to help strengthen the capacity of MHPSS practioners, and contribute to reducing the gap in accessing CAMH-focused mental health and psychosocial support interventions in contexts affected by conflict and/or displacement in the Middle East. 

    The American University of Beirut (AUB) is an institution of higher learning founded to provide excellence in education, to participate in the advancement of knowledge through research, and to serve the peoples of the Middle East and beyond. Chartered in New York State in 1863, the university bases its educational philosophy, standards, and practices on the American liberal arts model of higher education. The university believes deeply in and encourages freedom of thought and expression and seeks to foster tolerance and respect for diversity and dialogue. 

     The Project Coordinator will be based in the Continuing Education Center (CEC) at the AUB, directly managed by Hala Barakat (Education Manager), and working closely with Dr Tania Bosqui (Assistant Professor) in the Psychology Department. 

     2- Roles and responsibilities 

    • The Project Coordinator will work within the project team to coordinate all aspects of the development and implementation of the CAMH Diploma – with support from the CEC, Psychology Department and Save the Children 

    • They will be responsible for 

    o Coordinating communication between CEC, Psychology, Save the Children and contributing experts
    o Supporting contributing academic leads to ensure content and materials are relevant and on track
    o Managing and supporting administrative tasks, such as setting up workshops, taking minutes or liaising with the office of grants and contracts
    o Managing the timeline and ensuring project activities are running smoothly
    o Participating in regular coordination meetings with the project team
    o Piloting materials before going live
    o Supporting marketing and student recruitment efforts
    o Supporting in the preparation of donor reports, and budget management
    o Supporting in data management and synthesis, and preparation of reports and presentations, as needed for the project 

     3- Reporting 

    They will report to Tania Bosqui at the American University of Beirut (tb33@aub.edu.lb

    4- Profille 

    Essential 

    - At least Masters level degree in relevant field (e.g. Psychology, Nursing, Education, Public Health, Social Sciences), or equivalent experience
    - At least 2 years’ experience in leading or coordinating projects in a relevant field (i.e. mental health, psychosocial support, education, and/or child protection)
    - Extensive experience working within Lebanon and/or the region
    - Proven track record in completing project cycles
    - Experience in managing data
    - Excellent communication skills in English (oral and written) and Arabic (oral and written)
    - Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision
    - Reliable and able to work to tight deadlines
    - Available full time 

     Desirable 

    - Previous experience in projects related to the mental health of children and adolescents
    - Previous experience in measuring and reporting on practitioner competency 

     5- Job Location: Beirut, with some remote working possible. 

     6- Time frame: The project is expected to start on 1st February 2023 until October 31st 2023, with the possibility of renewal. A 3 month probation will period will need to be passed. 

    7- Salary range: 

    The Project Coordinator will receive 1,100 USD per month in gross salary on a fulltime basis. 

    The Project Coordinator will be eligible for enrollment in the Health Insurance Plan of AUB (HIP), and one month vacation per year. 

     8- How to apply 

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before 24th January 2023, by sending their CV and 1 page cover letter indicating which course area(s) they are most qualified to take on, to Tania Bosqui  (tb33@aub.edu.lb)



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    Research Fellow Positions

    Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Arts and Humanities
    Center for Arts and Humanities (CAH)

    The American University of Beirut invites applications for its Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Arts and Humanities, which begins in September 2021. The duration of appointment will be for 12 months and is not subject to renewal. Appointees will be attached to a relevant department and will be expected to remain in residence for the duration of the academic year.
    The position is only open for citizens and residents of Lebanon.

    The position is open to recent recipients of the PhD degree whose research and teaching interests involve one or more of the following disciplines:

    • Arabic
    • English
    • Fine Arts and Art History
    • Philosophy
    • History
    • Archaeology
    • Middle Eastern Studies

    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 the following:​

    • Letter of interest
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Statement of research interests (2-3 pages), specifically, research to be undertaken during the fellowship and proposed research product
    • Dissertation abstract or summary (1 page)
    • Samples of publications (or dissertation extracts)
    • Statement of teaching interests and experience
    • Three letters of recommendation; sent to rb81@aub.edu.lb
    • Copy of official transcript or letter of confirmation from 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 and obligations of the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Arts and Humanities include:

    • Annual stipend of LBP 68,175,000
    • Co-pay health coverage under the University’s Health Insurance Plan (HIP)
    • Teaching load of one course per semester
    • Participation in the Arts and Humanities activities are required by the Center

    Completed proposals should be submitted in one e-mail by close of business (5:00 p.m.) on August 15, 2021.


    The completed application file including required documents should be submitted electronically and in one e-mail to Ms. Rita Bassil [rb81@aub.edu.lb].



     
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