Career Opportunities

Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Petroleum Engineering

School:                       Engineering

Program:                     Petroleum Engineering

Vacancy Date:            Fall 2024/Spring 2025

The Petroleum Engineering Program at the School of Engineering (located in Byblos, Lebanon) invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in the field of Petroleum Engineering effective September 2024, (with preference given to those who have U.S. experience in teaching or industry). Visiting faculty positions at all ranks will also be considered for one year appointment, extendable to two years.

Candidates must have an undergraduate degree in Petroleum Engineering or in a related field and a Ph.D. degree in Petroleum Engineering. Candidates with any emphasis of Petroleum Engineering are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate- and graduate-levels, build a strong research program, attract external funding, advise undergraduate and graduate students, contribute to curriculum development, and participate in service activities in the Program, School and the University.

Salary & Benefits

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The University offers an extensive benefits package, including medical health insurance and schooling of children.​

Application Requirements and Procedure

Interested candidates should apply electronically by sending an email to the School of Engineering Dean’s Office at with the subject “PTE Full-Time Faculty Position” and include the following attachments: (1) a letter of intent, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) research statement, (4) teaching statement, and (5) the names and contact information of 3 references.

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 .

Review of applications will begin as they are received. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until position is filled.