Career Opportunities

Part-Time Faculty Position, Computational Chemistry

School of Arts and Sciences

Department: Natural Sciences

Campus: Byblos
Expected Start Date: Spring 2021
Deadline for Applying: December 8, 2020 (Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.)

Position Summary

The department of Natural Sciences is seeking highly qualified and motivated faculty members who are committed to innovative teaching and active in research. Prospective candidates must have earned a PhD in Computational Chemistry, Computational Physics, Physical Chemistry or related field. The successful candidate(s) is/are expected to teach a computational chemistry lab course on Byblos campus. Familiarity with Gaussian is a plus.




The Department

The Department of Natural Sciences ( is one of the seven departments of the School of Arts and Sciences ( at LAU. It offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biology, a B.S. in Chemistry, a B.S. in Nutrition, and a Master of Science (M.S.) in Molecular Biology.

The University

LAU has two campuses, one in Beirut and the other in Byblos, about 35 kilometers north of Beirut. LAU is an Equal Opportunity Employer operating in Lebanon under a charter from the Regents of the State University of New York, and is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Inc.  (NECHE). There are currently over 10,000 enrolled students at LAU.

Information about the University can be found at


Application Requirements

Prospective candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of intent and an updated CV copy of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. The CV needs to include the names and contact information (Email, Phone number) of three references.

Applications should be sent by email to: Candidates must refer to the position as Comp Chem Part-timer, Ph.D.