Career Opportunities

Adjunct Faculty, Fine Arts and Foundation Programs – Drawing, Beirut & Byblos

 

Title: Adjunct Faculty

Discipline: Drawing

Campus: Beirut and Byblos

Duration: AY 2021-2022

Profile

The Fine Arts and Foundation Programs in the School of Architecture & Design at the Lebanese American University are now accepting applications for Adjunct Faculty Position, for the academic year 2021-2022. Applicants to this position should have prior experience in teaching, and would be required to teach Drawing Courses on both campuses, in Beirut and Byblos:

FND201 Drawing for Foundation

The purpose of this course is to discover the exploratory potential of visualizing thinking through hand drawing. Students’ skills in drawing as mimesis and as perception are emphasized. The course delves into traditional and conceptual transcription, using drawing as a primary mode of inquiry and perception. Through different drawing exercises, students will be introduced to the study of chiaroscuro, perspective, nature, object, materials, textures and principles of composition. Each student will be expected to complete a black book series that demonstrates their mastery of basic drawing skills.

ART222 Figure Drawing

This course explores the structural and muscular systems of the human body with emphasis upon proportion, formal relations, chiaroscuro, contour, volume, and foreshortening. This course aims at producing full-fledged compositions in various drawing media. Throughout the course, students develop the figure in different spatial situations as an exploration of expression in drawing. They will be exposed to questions of aesthetics, problem solving in composition, and the use of appropriate materials.

Minimum Requirements

A Master’s Degree in Fine Arts, with teaching experience. This position will be open in Fall 2021, which starts Mid-August. For more information on Faculty Personnel Policies:

http://www.lau.edu.lb/administration/policies/personnel_policy_faculty_200809.pdf.

Note: Given that this is a part-time position, the university cannot secure the candidate a work permit, if they do not have the legal right to work in Lebanon.

Application Process

Candidates should apply electronically by sending a Letter of Intent outlining their particular teaching pedagogy, their CV, in addition to a Personal Portfolio as well as a Teaching Portfolio. The Portfolio should be in PDF format, with a limit of 15-20 pages.

The application should be sent to: sard.jobs@lau.edu.lb    

Applications deadline: April 30, 2021

Notifications will be sent by: May 30, 2021

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