Career Opportunities

Part-Time Faculty Position, Sustainable Energy

School of Arts and Sciences

Department: Liberal Education
Deadline for applications: May 6, 2022 at 15:00 (Beirut Time)

Start Date:  Fall 2022

The School of Arts and Sciences at the Lebanese American University is launching the new Liberal Arts and Science Curriculum.  The Curriculum is innovative in its pedagogic approach and its intellectual foci. It consists of several pillars that engage students in

 

A)   learning about topical issues and becoming Change Makers;

B)   acquiring technical knowledge that will allow them to compete in an increasingly complex professional environment of Digital Cultures, and

C)   engaging in High Impact Experiences to become global citizens and stewards of the world they inhabit.

 

For this round of recruitment, we are focusing on pillar A) Change Makers. We invite qualified candidates to apply for a Part-Time teaching position in the Department of Liberal Education to deliver a course on Sustainable Energy to be offered to undergraduate students from various schools.  This course explores conventional and renewable energy with a particular focus on the progress towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 7: Ensure Access to Affordable, Reliable, Sustainable, and Clean Energy for All. Energy systems are covered from technical, environmental, economic, social, and policy perspectives. An overview of various energy resources and technologies is provided, including fossil fuels, nuclear, biomass, hydropower, geothermal, ocean, wind, and solar energy. The promise and limitation of each technology are examined in the framework of achieving energy sustainability on local, regional, and global scales.

 

The course has been designed to allow students to

 

Applicants must possess the following essential qualifications:

 

Desirable Qualifications

Application Process:

Candidates must refer to the position as “PT Sustainable Energy”, in the subject line of the email.