Career Opportunities

Tenure-track Strategic Faculty hire in “Environmental Engineering”, “Renewable Energy” or “Natural Hazards”

School:             School of Engineering

Vacancy Date:   Fall 2024

The School of Engineering, housing eight engineering programs, at the Lebanese American University (LAU) is seeking highly qualified applicants for a full-time tenure-track strategic faculty hire in one of the three following areas identified among the strategic research areas for the school:

  1. Environmental Engineering and Water Resources
  2. Renewable Energy
  3. Natural Hazards

The position will be at the assistant professor rank, but qualified candidates with established teaching and research credentials will be considered at higher ranks.

Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. degree in Engineering. The successful candidate is expected to conduct research in one of the listed research areas and to collaborate with other members of the research cluster. The successful candidate is also expected to apply for extramural funding and supervise students and postdoctoral researchers, in addition to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The teaching duties might cover the Byblos campus, Beirut campus or both depending on the needs of the school.

Interested candidates should apply electronically by sending an email to the School of Engineering Dean’s Office at with the subject “Full-Time Strategic Faculty Hire” and include the following attachments:

  1. Letter of interest (including the research area)
  2. Complete CV with a list of publications
  3. Research statement
  4. Teaching statement
  5. The names and contact information of 3 references


Review of applications will begin as they are received and applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

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