Career Opportunities

Adjunct Faculty, Design Culture, Beirut


Title: Adjunct Faculty

Discipline: History and Theory of Design

Department: Foundation Program

Campus: Beirut

Duration: Spring 2023

Profile

The Foundation Program in the School of Architecture & Design at the Lebanese American University is now accepting applications for an Adjunct Faculty, for the Spring 2023, for its Beirut Campus.

We are seeking faculty to teach the Design Culture course in the Foundation Program. The Foundation program is a common platform for all entering students in Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Fashion Design and Fine Arts. Applicants to this position should have prior experience in teaching, and would be required to teach one or more sections of the following course:

FND281 Design Culture

This course introduces students to the interrelationship between art and design, through the exploration of different contemporary topics. The first part of the course will be a survey of major artistic movements in the Twentieth century, and the second part will be a theoretical exploration of the cultural and aesthetic underpinnings of the various manifestations of contemporary design developments in the applied arts from spatial design to furniture, product, graphics, fashion and cinema.

More information about the Foundation program is found on this link:

https://sard.lau.edu.lb/academics/foundation/

Minimum Requirements

Master’s Degree in art or design (fine arts, art history, design, architecture) in addition to teaching experience in this specific area of history and theory of design.

Duration of position

This position will open in Spring 2023, which extends from mid-January until end of May. Adjunct faculty typically receive a yearly contract of 6 to 12 credits, but may not be teaching at the same time at other institutions.  

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 samples of syllabi of courses taught in this field and, if available, articles published in this area. 

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

Applications deadline: November 16, 2022

Notifications will be sent by: December 12, 2022

 

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