Career Opportunities

Assistant/Associate Professor, Multimedia Journalism

School of Arts and Sciences

Department: Communication, Arts and Languages
Campus: Beirut/Byblos
Expected start date: Fall 2024
Deadline for applying:  Open until filled

Position Summary

The Department of Communication, Arts and Languages in the School of Arts and Sciences at the Lebanese American University (LAU) invites applicants to a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. The department is interested in applicants able to balance theory, research, critical inquiry and journalistic production abilities—with strong emphasis on new forms of multimedia, data journalism and digital innovation, teach various undergraduate and graduate courses, and contribute to developing the journalism program.


Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

The Department:

The Department of Communication, Arts and Languages (CAL) is a multidisciplinary entity at LAU encompassing the various branches of arts in the School of Arts and Sciences. This includes Literature, Language, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Communication (multimedia journalism and communication programs), and Humanities. It also hosts the Academic English Sequence that serves all students. The department adopts innovative education based, mainly, on Liberal Arts, and aims to promote the culture of learning which dovetails theory and practice, and enhances the culture of critical, analytical and creative thinking. It offers nine undergraduate BA degrees in addition to several minors in relevant disciplines. It also endeavors to fulfill the mission of LAU and the School by educating young learners in Lebanon, the region and beyond, by advancing scholarship, and by contributing to preparing students to serve the common good of their communities and humanity at large. Information about the department can be found at


The University:

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

Application requirements:

Prospective candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of interest including a statement of teaching and research interests, and an updated CV by email to: The CV should include the names, emails and phone numbers of three references. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process.

Candidates must refer to position no. AS-25-11 in the subject line of the email.