Multiple Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Industrial Engineering and Management
American University of Beirut-Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Type: Full Time
Academic / College and University
The Department of Industrial Engineering and Management at the American University of Beirut (AUB) invites applications for multiple tenure-track positions as part of the expansion plans of the Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering & Architecture (MSFEA).
Applicants from all research areas related to industrial engineering and engineering management 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. Preferred research areas include human factors engineering, project management, data science, healthcare, manufacturing systems, sustainable operations, and the circular economy. Candidates with teaching experience, industrial or post-doctoral appointments, and a record of grant funding and scholarly publications are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants interested in visiting positions are also encouraged. Applications should include a letter of interest, statements of teaching and research interests, a CV, and the names and contact details of at least three references. Applications should be addressed to Dean Alan L. Shihadeh, Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, and submitted electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department is home to more than 7 faculty, 70 master’s students, and 220 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.
Consideration of received applications will begin as of November 15, 2022, and will continue until the positions are filled. The expected starting date is August 15, 2023. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The American University of Beirut is an affirmative action, equal-opportunity employer.
About American University of Beirut-Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
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 800 full-time faculty members and 8200 students from more than 60 countries. It offers programs leading to bachelor's, master's, MD, and Ph.D. degrees. The student body is 51 percent female, and the language of instruction is English. AUB ranks 252nd in the QS World University Rankings 2023 and routinely ranks among the top 100 institutions globally in student employability. Set on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, the University has a green campus dotted with historic and contemporary buildings and a state-of-the-art athletics complex. It is located in the heart of the vibrant 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. The University offers an extensive benefits package, including 100% tuition support for children of faculty, from KG through Bachelor’s degree.
With an overall enrollment of approximately 2500 engineering, architecture, grap...hic design, and urban design & planning students, the Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture (MSFEA) houses six departments and a nascent School of Design. Serving a more livable, viable, and equitable world, MSFEA has major ongoing initiatives to increase access to high-quality education for new learners, foster human-centered design in engineering pedagogy, graduate entrepreneurs, increase the vitality of the region’s economies, and build research centers that leverage the unique circumstances of Lebanon to make progress on global challenges.