Career Opportunities

Chair of the department of architecture & interior design

School of Architecture & Design

Lebanese American University

Department of Architecture & Interior Design

Byblos & Beirut Campuses



The School of Architecture & Design at the Lebanese American University is launching a search for a new Chair for the Department of Architecture & Interior Design to start on September 1, 2024. As the School operates on two campuses [Beirut & Byblos], the Chair of the Department will be responsible for all the programs that fall under this department on both campuses, assisted by an Associate Chair.

The Department of Architecture & Interior Design offers undergraduate degrees in architecture and interior design, as well as a graduate program in Islamic art. The architecture program is NAAB accredited, and the interior design program is NASAD accredited. For more information on the School, please check the following link:

The Chair of the Department will be responsible for managing the department, overseeing the accreditation process, upholding and enhancing the academic standards of the various programs, faculty development, as well as assisting the school dean in promoting the programs at a national and international scale, and substantively contributing to the school strategic planning.

Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate should be at the Associate Professor rank or higher, have a record of administrative experience in addition to teaching and research. 

Minimum qualifications are: Masters in Architecture, Interior Design or any closely related field, in addition to administrative experience, although a PhD is preferable.

Duration of position: The Chairmanship is normally a 3-year term on an annual contract basis, renewable upon favorable review and with the support of the faculty. In the event of non-renewal of the Chair position, the candidate would return to the faculty ranks.

Application Process:

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:


Application Deadline: March 1, 2024 (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