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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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    • Title Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychologist
    • Academic TitleInstructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
    • DepartmentPsychiatry
    • DeadLineDecember 31, 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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    • ​​​ Title Radiation Oncology Hospitalist​​
    • ​​ Academic TitleClinical Associate
    • DepartmentRadiation Oncology
    • DeadlineAugust 31, 2019
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    The Department of Radiation Oncology at the American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut-Lebanon, is seeking applications for the position of ‘Hospitalist’ at the level of ‘Clinical Associate’ with experience in general internal medicine and clear interest in Radiation Oncology. The hospitalist’s duties will consist of medical/clinical practice with direct patient care activities assisting faculty radiation oncologists in the care of radiation oncology patients. Applicants must have completed residency training in Internal Medicine or equivalent. Salary is commensurate with experience.

    Interested applicants should forward the following documents electronically before August 31​, 2019: updated CV; cover letter; and names and addresses of 4 physicians as references.

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    • ​​​ Title Sleep Surgeon​​
    • ​​ Academic TitleInstructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor
    • DepartmentOtorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    • DeadlineJuly 31, 2019
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    The Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the American University of Beirut (AUB) is seeking an Otorhinolaryngologist-Head and Neck surgeon with Fellowship training in Sleep Surgery. Strong preference will be given to candidates with American Board specialty certification. Academic rank is commensurate to experience and the guidelines of appointment at the AUB faculty of medicine. The ideal candidate will have a passion for providing the highest quality patient care and the skills to build a Sleep Surgery multidisciplinary Program. 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. All requested documents should be forwarded to Dr. Samer Fakhri, Chairperson, Department of Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery.

    Interested applicants should forward the following documents electronically before June 30, 2019: updated CV; cover letter; and names and addresses of 4 physicians as references.

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    • ​​​ TitleAnesthesiologist with an Extensive Research Background 
    • ​​ Academic TitleAssistant Professor/Associate Professor
    • DepartmentAnesthesiology
    • DeadlineOctober 31, 2019

    The Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine at the American University of Beirut is seeking a full-time Anesthesiologist with an extensive research background as well as interest in education and clinical 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 directing day-to-day research project activities as well as 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 Aouad-Maroun, Chairperson of Department of Anesthesiology.



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    • ​​​ TitleInterventional Radiologist
    • ​​ Academic TitleInstructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor
    • DepartmentDiagnostic Radiology
    • DeadlineNovember 15, 2019

    The Department of Diagnostic Radiology at the American University of Beirut Medical Center invites applications for faculty appointments in the following subspecialty: Vascular and Interventional Radiology

    Applicants must be graduates of recognized residency programs and have completed fellowship training in the subspecialty of interventional radiology. Training in neuroradiology is desirable but not essential. 

    Possession of ABR or FRCR is required.

    The American University of Beirut Hospital has played a pioneering role in the establishment of Radiology in the Middle East. It is presently a major provider of high quality medical care in the region. 

    The successful candidates will be appointed to an appropriate professorial rank as per University criteria. 
    Applicants should electronically submit their curriculum vitae, names and addresses of at least four references, a personal statement and summary letter indicating their accomplishments in the areas of clinical scholarly activities, teaching and research; and future plans.​



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    • ​​​ TitleChairperson of Dermatology
    • ​​ Academic TitleAssociate Professor/Professor
    • DepartmentDermatology
    • DeadlineNovember 30, 2019

    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 Dermatology. 

    The Department offers world-class education, patient-centered services, and cutting-edge research. It is distinguished by its excellence in medical education, compassionate and professional clinical service, and superlative research endeavors; making the Department a competitive academic and clinical site at the national, regional, and international levels. The three year residency training program in dermatology is accredited by the Arab Board of Medical Specializations and its Scientific Council of Dermatology and Venereology as well as by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education International (ACGME-I). The Department offers several relevant medical services to outpatients and inpatients, similar to those available in major centers in Europe and USA. Its faculty members are highly involved in basic, clinical, and translational research.

    The candidate for the position of Chairperson of the Department of Dermatology must be an exceptionally qualified professional with strong management and leadership abilities. Required qualifications include: an outstanding record in academic achievement, clinical excellence, and research and training in Dermatology; 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. Anwar Nassar, Chair of the Search Committee​. Full applications must include letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and the names of at least four references.​




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    • ​​​ TitleMetabolism and Metabolomics Specialist
    • ​​ Academic TitleAssistant Professor/Associate Professor​
    • DepartmentBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics

    The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics invites applications for a full time Assistant/Associate Professor on the tenure-track in the field of metabolism and metabolomics.  The candidate(s) in addition to graduate and medical students teaching duties will initiate along with a multidisciplinary team of researchers a “targeted metabolomics program” bridging basic and clinical research of national and regional interests/relevance. 

    Qualifications: Candidates fulfilling the below are encouraged to apply. Applicants must 

    1. Be PhD holders of biochemistry degree or equivalent/ related field (MD-PhD) and have completed postdoctoral training. 
    2. Have teaching experience 
    3. Provide evidence of sustainable grants application experience 

    Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 2-3 pages on their research interests and future plans and four letters of  reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.​



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    • ​​​ TitleNeonatologist
    • ​​ Academic TitleAssistant Professor/ Associate Professor​
    • DepartmentPediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
    • DeadlineNovember 10, 2019

    The Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at The American University of Beirut Medical Center is seeking a full-time neonatologist at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidate must have completed three years of training in newborn medicine and certified or eligible for the American Subspecialty Board or equivalent, He/she must have evidence of research productivity as a primary investigator. His/her responsibilities will include inpatient and outpatient care, resident supervision and teaching of medical students and more as deemed appropriate by the Division Head and Chairman. The faculty member is expected to establish independent and focused research, participate in teaching and mentoring the research work of residents, fellows, and graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. Previous research and publications will constitute an asset.
    The successful candidate will be appointed at the appropriate academic rank and track. 

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




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    • ​​​ TitleCardiovascular and ​Intensive Care Anesthesiologist
    • ​​ Academic TitleAssistant Professor/ Associate Professor​
    • DepartmentAnesthesiology​
    • DeadlineDecember 15, 2019

    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 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.



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