The Department of Industrial Engineering and Management at the American University of Beirut (AUB) invites applications for two tenure-track positions as part the expansion plans of the newly-endowed Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering & Architecture (MSFEA).
Applicants from all research areas related to industrial engineering will be considered. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in industrial engineering or a closely-related field with at least one degree in engineering by the date of appointment. Candidates with research interests in all industrial engineering areas, especially in manufacturing systems, quality engineering, human factors and ergonomics, and project management, are encouraged to apply. Candidates with teaching experience, industrial or post-doctoral appointments and a record of grant funding and scholarly publications are particularly encouraged to apply. Applications should include a letter of interest, statements of teaching and research interests, CV, and the names and contact details of at least three references. The application should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and addressed to the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, American University of Beirut, P.O. Box: 11-0236, Riad El-Solh Beirut: 1107 2020, Lebanon.
The Department is home to more than 7 faculty, 85 master’s students, and 200 undergraduate students and is part of MSFEA, a flagship engineering, architecture, and design faculty of the AUB that attracts the most highly sought students from Lebanon and the region. Founded in 1866, the AUB bases its educational philosophy, standards, and practices on the American liberal arts model of higher education. A teaching-centered research university that is ranked among the top 250 universities in the QS World University Rankings, AUB has approximately 700 full-time faculty members and 8000 students from more than 60 countries. The student body is 50 percent female, and the language of instruction is English. 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, a major regional teaching hospital, and is located in the heart of the vibrant city of Beirut which offers numerous venues for the arts, entertainment, and community engagement. It is also located less than one hour’s drive from the ski slopes of Mt. Lebanon, and a wide variety of hiking, caving, and cycling terrain.
Consideration of received applications will begin as of September 15, 2021 and will continue until the positions are filled. Expected starting dates are January 15, 2022 or August 15, 2022. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The American University of Beirut is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.