The Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at the American University of Beirut invites applications for faculty positions at the rank of assistant professor or higher in the areas of 1) Mechanical Design, 2) Materials Science/Engineering, and 3) Mechatronics with a focus on robotics.
Applicants for these positions should hold a Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering in the areas of 1) Mechanical Design: Candidates with research interest in Mechanical Design Theory and Methodology, CAD CAE, and Design Optimization are particularly encouraged to apply; 2) Materials Science/Engineering: Candidates with research interests in experimental, analytical, or computational modeling are particularly encouraged to apply; and 3) Mechatronics: Candidates with research interests focusing on instrumentation and robotics with applications involving data science, Artificial Intelligence (or Machine Learning or Deep Machine Learning) are particularly encouraged to apply. Postdoctoral and/or industrial experience is desirable but not necessary.
The successful candidate is expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the candidate’s field, participate in program development, and be active in research.
Applications must include a letter of interest, statements of teaching and research interests, complete curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details of at least three references. The complete application must be addressed to the Dean, Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, American University of Beirut, P. O. Box: 11-0236, Riad El-Solh Beirut: 1107 2020, Lebanon. An electronic copy should also be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Consideration of the received applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The proposed starting date for the position is the Fall Semester of 2023-2024. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The American University of Beirut is an affirmative action, equal-opportunity employer.
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