Assistant/Associate Professor, Comparative Middle Eastern and Western History
This position is no longer open.
Department: Communication, Arts and Languages
Expected start date: Fall 2022
Deadline for applying: Open until filled
The Department of Communication, Arts and Languages at the Lebanese American University invites applicants for a tenure-faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Comparative Middle Eastern and Western History. The department is seeking a qualified and motivated full-time faculty member who is committed to innovative teaching, research, academic advising and institutional and community service. Priority will be given to applicants who have experience in digital historiography and / or gender history.
- Teach history courses in Middle Eastern and Western history at the undergraduate level
- Supervise senior study projects
- Advise and mentor students
- Contribute to the development of the Program
- Conduct research
- Engage in service to the department, the school and the university
- Additional duties may be set by the department in light of departmental needs and priorities.
- A PhD in History from a well-recognized University
- Evidence of scholarship and research
- Evidence of an established research agenda
The Department of Communication, Arts and Languages (CAL) is a multidisciplinary entity at LAU encompassing the various branches of arts in the School of Arts and Sciences. This includes Literature, Language, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Communication (multimedia journalism and communication programs), and Humanities. It also hosts the Academic English Sequence that serves all students. The department adopts innovative education based, mainly, on Liberal Arts, and aims to promote the culture of learning which dovetails theory and practice, and enhances the culture of critical, analytical and creative thinking. It offers nine undergraduate BA degrees in addition to several minors in relevant disciplines. It also endeavors to fulfill the mission of LAU and the School by educating young learners in Lebanon, the region and beyond, by advancing scholarship, and by contributing to preparing students to serve the common good of their communities and humanity at large. Information about the department can be found at https://soas.lau.edu.lb/academics/departments/communication-arts-languages/
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.
Prospective candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of interest including a statement of teaching, research interests, as well as professional and creative projects, an updated CV, and unofficial transcripts by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org . The CV should include the names, e-mails and phone numbers of three references. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process.
Candidates must refer to position no.AS-21-13, in the subject line of the email