Career Opportunities

Postdoctoral Fellow Position - Robotics

This position is no longer open.

The Lebanese American University (LAU) invites applications for a highly qualified Postdoctoral Fellow (PD) position in Robotics.


Applicants must have demonstrated an ability in conducting innovative research and must have led and published impactful scholarly work during their studies. Candidates must have a good command of English, and have earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, Mechatronics or a related field. Interested candidates must show a drive to design, fabricate, and program robots and have excellent programming skills. Research experience in legged robotics, bioinspired control, biomimetics, SLAM and machine learning is a plus. The successful candidate is expected to participate in research activities related to the QLAUN project including the supervision of undergraduate and graduate students while coordinating with the Principle Investigator (PI).

Position context

Recruitment of research faculty as Postdoctoral Fellows is intended to deepen expertise in subject areas and is expected to yield relevant publications.  The PD appointment provides the candidate with opportunities to work on their professional development, and to further their career goals. The appointment is on a part-time basis and consists of significant research endeavors. The initial term for this position is for one year that may be renewed based on performance and funding availability.

The University

LAU is a leading higher education institution in the Middle East operating on two campuses, Beirut and Byblos in Lebanon. LAU is chartered by the Regents of the State University of New York and is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). LAU operates on Beirut campus and Byblos campus, in addition to LAU Medical Center. Information about LAU can be found at The Lebanese American University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Requirements

Interested candidate should apply electronically to and should include their future career goals, ORCID ID in the email body, and attach to the email an updated resume. All questions regarding the application should be directed to the Office of Graduate Studies & Research Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Application Deadline: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until positions are filled.