Career Opportunities

Visiting Faculty Position, History of Islamic Art and Architecture

This position is no longer open.

School of Architecture & Design
Department: Mutaz and Rada Swaaf Master of Art in Islamic Art and Architecture
Campus: Beirut
Vacancy: Fall 2017

The “Mutaz and Rada Sawwaf Master of Arts in Islamic Art and Architecture” at the Lebanese American University is now accepting applications for a visiting professor for the academic year 2017-18. The MA Program was established in Spring 2015 with the generous support of Mu’taz and Rada Sawwaf, and aims to develop into one of the leading graduate programs in Islamic Art and Architecture in this region. 

The aim of the visiting professorship is to invite scholars of Islamic Art/Architecture to participate in this new program, and to expose students to a variety of topics and approaches to the study of Islamic Art and Architecture. The selected faculty would teach 2 or 3 courses per semester. For more information on the curriculum please check the link:

Minimum Requirements:
PhD in Art/ Architecture History with a focus on the field of Islamic Art/Architecture.

Duration of position: This position will be open for one academic year starting in the Fall of 2017, and may be renewable for a second year in case of mutual interest. Alternatively, the position may be available for one term only, by mutual agreement.

Interested candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of intent, outlining their research interests, teaching experience and philosophy, a CV, including the names, email and phone numbers of three references.

The application material should be sent BY EMAIL to:

Applications deadline: Applications received on or before June 30, 2017 will have best consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Notifications will be sent by: July 15, 2017


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