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Tenure-track Positions: Mechanical Engineering
American University of Beirut

Date Posted Dec. 5, 2023
Title Tenure-track Positions: Mechanical Engineering
University American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Until filled
Position Start Date August 2024
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Robotics
    Mechanical Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering, American University of Beirut

Three tenure-track positions

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the American University of Beirut invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions, preferably at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor, in the areas of (1) mechanical design, (2) materials science/engineering, and (3) mechatronics with a focus on robotics.

The successful candidate must hold a doctorate in mechanical engineering or a related field and must demonstrate potential for quality research and teaching.  faculty are expected to teach and conduct research in their areas of specialty, with emphasis on mechanical design theory and methodology, CAD/CAE, and design optimization; experimental, analytical, or computational modeling within materials science and engineering; and robotics and mechatronics with applications involving data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, or deep machine learning.

Please send a letter of interest indicating position and area applied to, statements of teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details of at least three references to: Dean Alan Shihadeh, Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, American University of Beirut,

Consideration of the received applications will begin as of December 15, 2023 and will continue until each position is filled.  The proposed starting date for the positions is September 1, 2024.  

The American University of Beirut is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. For additional information about the ME department, the Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, and AUB please visit


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Contact Information

  • Dean Alan Shihadeh
    Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
    American University of Beirut
    Riad Solh
    Beirut 00961
  • 009611350000


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