Career Opportunities

Visiting Faculty, History of Islamic Art and Architecture

School of Architecture & Design
Department of Architecture & Interior Design
Campus: Beirut
Vacancy: Fall 2019

The “Mutaz and Rada Sawwaf Master in Islamic Art” at the Lebanese American University is now accepting applications for a visiting professor for fall 2019. The MA program was established in Spring 2015 for the purpose of preparing young candidates for a PhD in this field, or for students aiming to broaden their knowledge of Islamic Art and Architecture. The program offers scholarships to qualified students.

The aim of the visiting professorship is to invite scholars of Islamic art & architecture to participate in this new program, and to expose students to a variety of topics in Islamic art and architecture. The selected faculty would teach 2 to 3 courses per semester.

See more information on the curriculum.

Minimum Requirements

PhD in Art History or Architecture History with a focus on Islamic Art/Architecture.

Duration of Position

This position will be open for one term or one full academic year starting in Fall 2019, and may be renewable in case of mutual interest.


Interested candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of intent, outlining their research interests, teaching experience and philosophy, a CV, including the names, email and phone numbers of three references.

The application material should be sent by email to:

Applications Deadline

Applications received on or before January 31, 2019 will have best consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Notifications will be sent by: February 20, 2019.

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. More Information about the University can be found at