Career Opportunities

Assistant/Associate Professor or Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice, Bioinformatics

Lebanese American University

Byblos/Beirut Lebanon

Type: Full-Time 

Posted: Sep/22/2023 
Category: Bioinformatics


Position Function:

The Department of Computer Science & Mathematics in the School of Arts and Sciences at the Lebanese American University invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor or Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice in Bioinformatics. The Department is seeking highly qualified and motivated full-time faculty member who are committed to innovative teaching, research, and academic advising as well as institutional and community service.


Department Profile: 

The Department of Computer Science & Mathematics is one of the five departments of the School of Arts and Sciences at LAU. It offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Computer Science, a B.S. in Bioinformatics, a B.S. in Mathematics, a Master of Science (M.S.) in Applied and Computational Mathematics and an M.S. in Computer Science.

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Anticipated Appointment Date: 

September 1, 2024

Minimum Qualifications: 

Prospective candidates must have earned a PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or a related discipline from a well-recognized University and have an excellent publication record or excellent teaching record and/or industrial experience for the practice track.  Recent graduates with exceptional academic credentials are encouraged to apply.  


Preferred Qualifications: 

While all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, the department is particularly interested in candidates with experience in evolutionary, comparative and functional genomics, as well as data science.

Instructions for Applying: 

Prospective candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of interest including a statement of teaching, a statement of research interest that includes current research projects and future plans, an updated CV, and transcripts for all the earned degrees by email to:  The CV should include the names, e-mails 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-25-9, in the subject line of the email.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: 

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