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Part-Time Faculty Position, Chemistry

School of Arts and Sciences
Title: Part-Time Faculty
Department: Natural Sciences
Campus: Beirut & Byblos

Deadline for applying: December 1, 2017

The Department of Natural Sciences in the School of Arts and Sciences at the Lebanese American University invites applicants for a part-time faculty position in the fields of Physical Chemistry and/or Analytical Chemistry, effective Spring 2018. The department is seeking a highly qualified and motivated faculty member who is committed to innovative teaching, program development and academic advising. Prospective candidates must have earned a PhD in Physical Chemistry (with emphasis on computational chemistry, thermodynamics, quantum mechanics or material science) or Analytical Chemistry (with emphasis on forensic chemistry, chromatography, LCMS, GCMS and/or ICPMS). The successful candidate(s) is/are expected to teach a variety of courses in the field of Chemistry on the Beirut and/or Byblos campuses (mainly Byblos campus).


The Department of Natural Sciences (http://sas.lau.edu.lb/natural-sciences/) is one of the seven departments of the School of Arts and Sciences (http://sas.lau.edu.lb/) at LAU. It offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biology, a B.S. in Chemistry, a B.S. in Nutrition, and a Master of Science (M.S.) in Molecular Biology.

LAU has two campuses, one in Beirut and the other in Byblos, about 35 kilometers north of Beirut. LAU is an Equal Opportunity Employer operating in Lebanon under a charter from the Regents of the State University of New York, and is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (CIHE–NEASC). There are currently over 10,000 enrolled students at LAU.

Standard Application requirements: Prospective candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of intent and an updated CV. Applications should be sent by email to: lara.ziade@lau.edu.lb. Candidates must refer to the position as Chemistry Part-Timer, PhD.

Duration of position: This position will open in Spring 2018, which starts in January 2018; and may be renewed on a term by term basis.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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