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Job ID: 130884

Multiple Faculty Positions
American University of Beirut

Date Posted Oct. 7, 2019
Title Multiple Faculty Positions
University American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Department Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date September 2020 or earlier
  • Adjunct/Visiting Prof
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Water Resources Engineering
    Transportation Engineering
    Structural Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
    Construction Engineering/Management
    Civil Engineering
    Engineering - Other

The Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture (MSFEA) at the American University of Beirut is seeking to fill Multiple Tenure-Track Faculty Positions with an expected starting date of September 2020 or earlier in Civil & Environmental Engineering (areas: Construction Engineering Management, Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering/Systems, and Water Resources), Electrical & Computer Engineering (areas: computer science), Industrial Engineering & Management (area: Industrial Engineering) and Mechanical Engineering (areas: Mechanical Design, Dynamics/Vibrations, Thermal-Fluid Sciences). In addition, we seek applications for cross-disciplinary tenure-track faculty positions in engineering. Ideal candidates for this position will have a research and teaching record of bridging disciplines and engaging in pressing societal challenges. Applications for visiting- and other non-tenure track professorial positions are also welcome.

With a total enrollment of approximately 2800 undergraduate, master’s, and PhD students, MSFEA is comprised of more than 110 professorial rank and 60 part-time faculty members, and houses six departments: Architecture and Design, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, 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.

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 914 full-time faculty members and 9411 students from more than 60 countries. It offers programs leading to the bachelor’s, master’s, MD, and PhD degrees. The student body is 50 percent female, and the language of instruction is English. In 2019, AUB ranked 237th 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 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.

In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, successful candidates are expected to develop extramurally funded research programs. 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:

For more information on the open positions, please review the detailed descriptions posted on MSFEA website:

The American University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

  • The American University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

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Contact Information

  • Alan L. Shihadeh
    Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
    American University of Beirut
    P.o.Box:11-0236 Riad El Solh 1107 2020
    Beyrouth 1107 2020
  • +9611347952


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