The Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture (MSFEA) at the American University of Beirut is seeking to fill Multiple Tenure-Track and Visiting Faculty Positions with an expected starting date of September 2022 or earlier in Civil & Environmental Engineering (areas: Construction Engineering and Management, Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering/Systems, and Environmental and Water Resources Engineering), Electrical & Computer Engineering (areas: computer science and communication systems), Industrial Engineering & Management (all areas) and Mechanical Engineering (areas: Mechanical Design, Materials, Dynamics/Vibrations, Control and Robotics).
With a total enrollment of approximately 2800 undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D. students, MSFEA is comprised of more than 100 professorial rank and 60 part-time faculty members, and houses six departments: Architecture and Design, Chemical Engineering and Advanced Energy, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, Mechanical Engineering, and graduate programs in Biomedical Engineering and Urban Design, Planning, and Policy. Our undergraduate engineering degree programs are ABET-accredited. In recent years MSFEA has embarked on major initiatives to leverage digital technology in teaching and learning, in incorporating human-centered design in engineering pedagogy, to engage industry in research and development, to graduate entrepreneurs, and to establish centers that leverage the unique circumstances of Lebanon to make progress on global challenges.
Founded in 1866, the American University of Beirut bases its educational philosophy, standards, and practices on the American liberal arts model of higher education. A teaching-centered research university, AUB has approximately 900 full-time faculty members and 9000 students from more than 60 countries. It offers programs leading to bachelor’s, master’s, MD, and Ph.D. degrees. The student body is 50 percent female, and the language of instruction is English. In 2022, AUB ranks 242nd in the QS World University Rankings. Set on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, the University has a green campus dotted with historic and contemporary buildings, a state-of-the-art athletics complex, and is located in the heart of the historic city of Beirut. It is also located less than one hour’s drive from the slopes of Mt. Lebanon, and has a wide variety of hiking, caving, and cycling terrain.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The University offers an extensive benefits package, including 100% tuition support for children of faculty, from KG through Bachelor’s degree.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until positions are filled. Applicants are invited to submit a complete resume, brief statements of teaching and research, and the names of at least four references with their detailed contact information. Applications should be addressed to Dean Alan L. Shihadeh, Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, and submitted electronically to: email@example.com.
For more information on the open positions, please review the detailed descriptions posted on the MSFEA website: https://www.aub.edu.lb/msfea/Pages/AcademicPositions.aspx
The American University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.