Career Opportunities

Adjunct Faculty, Shop Techniques, Beirut

 

Title: Adjunct Faculty

Discipline: Shop Techniques

Department: Foundation Program

Campus: Beirut

Duration: AY 2022-2023

Profile

The Foundation Program in the School of Architecture & Design at the Lebanese American University is now accepting applications for an Adjunct Faculty, for the academic year 2022-2023, for its Beirut Campus. The School is seeking faculty to teach the Shop Techniques Course in the Foundation Program – Course Description below:

FND235 – Shop Techniques

This course is a foundational course that initiates students to the craft of woodworking and wood joinery, metal work, molding and casting, with the objective of introducing students to the basic power tools and forming machinery as well as the safety procedures for using the Shop. It is co-requisite to FND232 Studio IB, a studio that explores the basics of plastic modeling and requires using the Shop as a laboratory for the development of formal elements in wood.

More information about the Foundation program is found on this link:

https://sard.lau.edu.lb/academics/foundation/

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or any Design Discipline in addition to teaching experience and an extensive experience with traditional Wood Shop Machinery.

Duration of position

This position will be open in Fall 2022, which starts end of August 2022.

Note: Given that this is a part-time position, the university cannot secure the candidate a work permit, if they do not have the legal right to work in Lebanon

Application Process

Candidates should apply electronically by sending a Letter of Intent outlining their particular teaching pedagogy, their CV, in addition to a Teaching Portfolio, with a section on Personal Work showcasing advanced Wood and Metal Hand Crafting as well as Model Making capacities. The Portfolio should be in PDF format, with a limit of 15-20 pages.  

 

The application should be sent to: sard.jobs@lau.edu.lb

Applications deadline: April 30, 2022

Notifications will be sent by: May 30, 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: http://www.lau.edu.lb