Lebanese American University

Career Opportunities

Part-Time Instructor, Art History & Theory

School of Architecture & Design
Department: Art & Design
Campus: Byblos
Date: Fall 2017

The Department of Art and Design at the School of Architecture & Design invites applicants for a part-time faculty position for Fall 2017. Applicants should have teaching experience and demonstrate expertise relevant to the below courses:

ART102/ Art Appreciation [3-0, 3cr]
This introductory course will provide students with a comprehensive overview of the visual arts. Based on the analysis of selective works by visual artists, the course will focus on the elements of composition, media, techniques and the creators’ visual reasoning in selected periods of art history ranging from Renaissance to Neo-Classism, Romanticism, Modern Art and Contemporary Art. It aims at examining the work of artists in their social context, encouraging students to develop an analytical comprehensive approach of visual arts.

PHO231 History & Theory of Photography  [3-0, 3cr]
This course will survey the history of photography from its beginning to the present, covering major theoretical movements, including realism, modernism, surrealism, structuralism, postmodernism, and post structuralism. The survey will also study the development of digital photography and its potential theoretical impact.

For more information on the department, check the following link:
http://sard.lau.edu.lb/departments-institutes/design/  

Minimum Requirements: Candidates should have a MFA or MA in Art History or related fields.

Duration of position: This position will open in Fall 2017 (which starts on August 28, 2017).

Application Process: Candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of intent outlining their particular pedagogy, the courses which they are qualified to teach, a CV with names of three references.

The application should be sent by email to: sard.jobs@lau.edu.lb, specifying the job title in the subject line.

Applications deadline: July 5, 2017.

Notifications will be sent by: July 15, 2017.

The Lebanese American University is an Equal Opportunity Employer operating in Lebanon under a charter from the Regents of the State University of New York. Information about the University can be found at http://www.lau.edu.lb.


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