Career Opportunities

Part-Time Faculty Position, Microbial Genomics

This position is no longer open.

School of Arts & Sciences

Department: Natural Sciences

Discipline: Biology

Campus: Byblos

Vacancy date: Fall 2019

The Department of Natural Sciences in the School of Arts and Sciences at the Lebanese American University invites applicants for a part-time faculty position in the field of Microbial Genomics. The department is seeking a highly qualified and motivated faculty member who is committed to teaching and research. Prospective candidates must have earned a PhD in Microbiology or a related field. The successful candidate should have research experience in molecular biology and particularly next-generation sequencing. Proficiency in command-line tools for bioinformatics (Perl, Python, or R/Bioconductor), and experience applying these tools in the analysis of microbial genomic datasets, particularly those generated by high-throughput sequencing.


Prospective candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of intent outlining their teaching and research experience, a completed application form (available at, and CV. The CV should include the names and emails of two references. The application should be sent by email to the academic assistant Ms. Lara Ziade-Salloum email: .

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the end of September 2019.

The University:

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