Career Opportunities

Visiting Faculty, MA in Islamic Art, Beirut

This position is no longer open.

Title: Assistant/ Associate Professor

Discipline: Architecture, Islamic Art & Architecture

Department: Architecture & Interior Design

Campus: Beirut & Byblos

Duration: Spring 2023



The “Mutaz and Rada Sawwaf Master of Arts in Islamic Art” at the Lebanese American University is now accepting applications for a visiting professor for the Spring 2023. 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 3 courses per term.

For more information on the curriculum please check the link:

Minimum Requirements

PhD in Art/ Architecture History with a focus on Islamic Art/Architecture.

Duration of position

This position will open in Spring 2023, which starts in January 2023; and may be renewed in case of mutual interest.

Application Process

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 should be sent to:

Applications deadline: April 30, 2022

Notifications will be sent by: May 15, 2022


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: