Career Opportunities

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Chemical and/or Process Engineering

Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Project Focus: Industrial Waste Management and Valorization in the Beer Industry

Application Deadline: November 15th, 2023


We are seeking a highly motivated and qualified Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join our dynamic multidisciplinary team at the Lebanese American University. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research in the field of industrial waste management and valorization, with a specific focus on the beer industry.


Conduct innovative research to develop sustainable solutions for managing and valorizing industrial waste in the beer industry.

Design and execute experiments, analyze data, and interpret results to advance the project’s objectives.

Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to integrate chemical engineering principles into sustainable waste management strategies and lean manufacturing good practices.

Publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals and present results at conferences.

Assist in the supervision and mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students.

You may be asked to teach up to 6 credits per academic year.


Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, or a related field with a background in operations and production management.

MBA degree is a plus.

Strong background in chemical and process engineering principles and in operations and production management.

Experience in experimental design, data analysis, and the use of relevant research tools, techniques and software. 

Passion for sustainability and environmental stewardship.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented research environment.




Competitive salary.

Access to state-of-the-art research facilities and resources.

Opportunities for professional development and networking.

Supportive and collaborative research environment.

Chance to make a significant impact in the field of sustainable industrial waste management.


Application Instructions:


Interested candidates should submit the following application materials to


A cover letter detailing your research interests and relevant qualifications.

Curriculum vitae (CV) including a list of publications.

Contact information for three professional references.

A statement of research accomplishments and future goals (max. 2 pages).


For inquiries or additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Joelle Nader at


LAU is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of all above mentioned backgrounds to apply. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive research environment.