Lebanese American University

Career Opportunities

Part-Time Faculty Position, Engineering

School of Engineering
Department: Engineering Courses
Campus: Beirut
Date: Spring 2018 (January 15, 2018)

The School of Engineering in Beirut Campus invites applicants for a potential part-time faculty position to teach engineering courses as listed below effective Spring 2018.  Candidates are preferred to have an earned Ph.D. degree in the related field of the course from a reputable University. However, holders of a Master’s degree with extensive professional experience may be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in teaching at the undergraduate level. Currently, the School in Beirut Campus is in need of part-time teaching faculty for the following courses:

CIE306 Concrete Structures I [3-0, 3 cr.]
Analysis and design of reinforced concrete members according to ACI code including: beams, solid and ribbed one-way slabs, T-beams, doubly reinforced beams, short columns, including development length and splicing of reinforcing steel bars. Prerequisite: CIE302 Structural Analysis I and CIE308 Construction Materials.

CIE307* Concrete Structures I – SOFT [0-2, 1 cr.]
Concrete design using commercial software according to established codes. Results visualization and assessment for beams, slabs, columns and footings: concrete section, reinforcement, development length, reinforcement layout. Co-requisite: CIE306 Concrete Structures I.

CIE304 Stress Analysis [3-0, 3 cr.]
Stress-strain formulations in 1-, 2-, and 3-D; introduction to constitutive theories of materials and failure criteria for engineering materials; design and analysis of pressure vessels; elastic stability and simple buckling problems of columns, plates and shells; introduction to linear elastic fracture mechanics (LEFM) concepts and integrated design. Prerequisite: CIE202 Mechanics of Materials, MTH206 Calculus IV and MTH304 Differential Equations.

CIE322 Hydraulics [3-0, 3 cr.]
Review of governing equations, design of municipal water supply and distribution systems, flow in pipes and flow regimes; methods of flow measurements; open channel flow with gradually varied flow computations; hydraulic machinery. Introduction to spillways, reservoir routing, well hydraulics and drawdown. Prerequisite: CIE320 Fluid Mechanics.

CIE323* Hydraulics – SOFT [0-2, 1 cr.]
Analysis and design using commercially available software: municipal water distribution systems including pipes, reservoir, pumps and losses. Results visualizations and assessment: pressure, velocity, head losses. Co-requisite: CIE322 Hydraulics.

CIE460 Highway Engineering [3-0, 3 cr.]
Planning, design, and operation of transportation systems. Theory and practice of the geometric design of streets and highways including horizontal and vertical curves, traffic flow modeling, analysis, control, and safety. Introduction to the design of intersections, and interchanges. Introduction to pavement design principles. Prerequisite: CIE361 Surveying.

CIE461* Transportation Engineering – SOFT [0-2, 1cr.]
Highway design using commercial software integrating planning, geometric design, traffic modeling and GIS systems. Results visualizations and assessment. Co-requisite: CIE460 Highway Engineering.

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.

Interested candidates should apply electronically by sending (1) a letter of interest highlighting relevant background and experience and (2) a detailed curriculum vitae to Dr. Jean Chatila, Beirut Campus Engineering Programs Coordinator, email: jchatila@lau.edu.lb. Use the following Subject in the email: Engineering-Beirut Part-time Teaching.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the vacancies are filled.

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