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Assistant or associate professor for Medical Imaging Sciences program

The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) of the American University of Beirut currently seeks for its Medical Imaging Sciences program candidates with a Doctoral degree in Diagnostic Radiography, Medical Imaging Sciences, Radiation Sciences, Medical Imaging, Medical Physics, or related disciplines at the rank of assistant or associate professor depending on qualifications. Full professors and visiting positions at all levels may be considered.

FHS was established in 1954 as the first school of public health in the Arab world. At the undergraduate level, FHS offers a bachelor's degree (BS) in Environmental Health (EH), Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS), Medical Imaging Sciences (MIS) and Medical Audiology Sciences (MAS). MLS, MIS and MAS are interdisciplinary programs offered by the Division of Health Professions, which is coordinated jointly with the Faculty of Medicine. The Graduate Public Health Program (GPHP) at FHS includes a Master of Public Health (MPH) with three different concentrations, an Executive Master in Healthcare Leadership, and two Master of Science programs. The MPH is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

The Bachelor's Program in Medical Imaging Sciences (MIS) builds on more than 40 years of expertise in teaching radiography at the diploma level.  During the first year of study, students take basic science and elective courses. In the second and third years, students learn in-depth theory and applications in sub-specialized fields within medical imaging sciences. Courses are designed and timed to work in parallel with clinical training at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC).  The program enrolls approximately 12 new students each year.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Clinical teaching experience
  • Expertise in different imaging technologies
  • Demonstrated research agenda based on published works and/or external funding
  • Evidence of involvement with professional associations and organizations
Teaching responsibilities include: delivering basic and advanced courses in medical imaging to undergraduate students and supervising practicum work, as well as liaising with the instructors and supervising the students' final year projects. The successful candidate will also contribute to research and outreach programs of the Division of Health Professions and of FHS.

Interested candidates should submit their applications (a complete curriculum vitae; statement of research interests; and contact information for three referees) to Dean Iman Nuwayhid ( copied to (

Applications may be submitted by regular mail to:
Iman Nuwayhid, Dean,
Faculty of Health Sciences,
American University of Beirut,
3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor,
New York, NY 10017-2303.
Fax in Beirut +961-1-744470.

Review of applications will start on March 1, 2017 for a preferable starting date of August 15, 2017 or will continue until the position is filled.

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