Career Opportunities

Adjunct Faculty, Architecture, Byblos & Beirut

Title: Adjunct Faculty

Discipline: Architecture

Campus: Byblos & Beirut

Duration: Fall 2021

Profile

The Department of Architecture & Interior Design at the School of Architecture & Design invites applications for an adjunct faculty position in Architecture for Fall 2021 to teach Climate & Energy and Building Services courses.

ARCH422 Climate and Energy, 3 credits [2-2]

This course investigates issues of climate and energy use in architecture, exploring the notion of thermal comfort and the necessary integration of environmental considerations related to sun, wind, and light, into the design process. Passive and active solutions are studied and analyzed using performance assessment tools, providing students with a comprehensive knowledge of sustainable design strategies.

ARCH424 Building Services, 3 credits [2-2]

This course introduces students to the basic principles of building services and their integration in the design process. The course will explore plumbing and water management, electrical systems and acoustics, as well as other utilities and infrastructural services, covering their technical requirements and specifications. Issues of energy conservation are put forward in an effort to identify environmentally sound alternatives.

Minimum Requirements

Candidates should have a minimum of a Master Degree in Architecture, Building Construction, or a related field, in addition to teaching and professional experience.

Duration of position

This position will open in Fall 2021, which starts the last week of August 2021, and is renewed on a yearly basis according to the university bylaws.

 

Application Process

Candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of intent outlining their particular design pedagogy, a CV with names of 2 references, and the following:

  1. Teaching portfolio including syllabi of courses, lecture outlines, etc.  [PDF format, max. 12 pages]
  2. Samples of professional work [PDF format, max. 12 pages]

The application should be sent by email to: sard.jobs@lau.edu.lb, specifying the job title in the subject line. 

Applications deadline: May 20, 2021

Notifications will be sent by: June 10, 2021

Interviews of shortlisted candidates will take place between June 10 and July 10, and a final decision taken by July 20, 2021.

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: http://www.lau.edu.lb