Assistant Dean for Accreditation and Research
School of Architecture & Design
Lebanese American University
Office of the Dean
The School of Architecture and Design (http://sard.lau.edu.lb/) is dedicated to developing a design culture founded on the principles of Liberal Education, while meeting the challenges of the contemporary world. The school has an enrollment of 700 students and a full-time faculty of 30 members, distributed across two departments.
The School earned accreditation for all its programs form NAAB for the Bachelor of Architecture (2019) and from NASAD for all its art and design programs (2020). For more on the School see: https://sard.lau.edu.lb/
The School of Architecture and Design is now seeking to fill the position of Assistant Dean for Accreditation & Research. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the dean in strategic planning, overseeing NAAB and NASAD accreditation, development of assessment procedures, as well as contributing to developing a research culture within the School. The Assistant Dean will also represent the school on various university committees. S/he is expected to teach in their area of expertise at the reduced load of 9 credits/year.
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should have a terminal degree, preferably a PhD, in any of the design fields, in addition to administrative experience, and specifically experience in accreditation procedures, as well as a an active research agenda, and should be at the rank of associate professor or above.
Duration of position: This position will open in Spring 2024. The contract term for an Assistant Dean is renewed on a yearly basis pending satisfactory performance.
Applicants should send a letter of intent outlining their educational and administrative experience, in addition to a CV and a summary Portfolio [PDF Format] with samples of publications and/or professional work. The CV should include the names and emails of three references.
Applications should be sent by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline: September 20, 2023 or until the position is filled.
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.