Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Faculty Position at American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Faculty Position
Science Education
Beirut, Lebanon

The Department of Education at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a faculty position in Science Education or a related field to begin September 15, 2012.

Successful candidates are expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in science education or/and related areas contingent upon qualifications; supervise internships and practica, advise graduate and undergraduate students; conduct and publish independent research; direct graduate students’ research; develop proposals for extramural funding; participate in outreach educational activities, and take an active role in collaborations with schools and academic life in the department, college, and university.
Applicants must have earned a doctorate in science education or in a closely- related field at the time of appointment. Teaching experience at the school and/or college and experience in supervising of student teaching programs are assets.

Positions are normally at the assistant professor level. Appointments are for an initial period of four years. Visiting appointments and/or appointments at higher ranks may also be considered. The usual teaching load is not more than 15 credits per year. The language of instruction is English. Persons with ties to Lebanon or to the region or a specific interest in opportunities to work in the region are especially encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application and a CV, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Patrick McGreevy
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Patrick McGreevy
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020 Lebanon.

Electronic submissions are preferred and may be sent to

The deadline for applications is January 31, 2012.