American University - Beirut, Department of Architecture and Design-Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture (MSFEA)
Tenure-Track, Open-Rank Position in Architecture
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Lebanon, Republic of|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor, Tenure Track Faculty, Visiting Assistant Professor, Visiting Professor|
The Department of Architecture and Design (ArD) in the Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture (MSFEA) at the American University of Beirut, invites applications to a tenure-track, open-rank position in Architecture with a specialization in Advanced Design and Digital Technologies.
The successful candidate must have ample research and teaching experience in advanced design techniques and digital tools, and demonstrate an ability to integrate such methods and processes in teaching design studios and technology seminars at the graduate and undergraduate levels. She/he is expected to have a record of design excellence and recognition, and show evidence of a well-established applied research track and/or creative practice in emerging design trajectories. She/he is also expected to advance the research/creative activities of the department and contribute to ongoing curriculum assessment and development, including but not limited to the new MS. Arch program.
Candidates must have a Master of Architecture degree or its equivalent. Applicants with a professional degree in architecture and a terminal degree in related fields will also be considered. They should have substantive experience in experimental design practice, innovative research, and university teaching.
The department has two undergraduate programs, one in architecture and one in graphic design; and two graduate programs: urban planning and policy and urban design. The department is currently working to establish new graduate programs in architecture, graphic design, and design studies.
Candidates are asked to submit by February 15th, 2022: 1) A letter of application that includes a brief statement of teaching philosophy and research/creative activity, 2) A curriculum vitae, 3) Samples of publications, 4) Work and teaching portfolio (including samples of design work, as well as samples of students’ work, and course syllabi), and 5) The names and full contact information of at least three referees. Please email to: The Dean of the Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The review process will begin on February 15, 2022. The proposed starting date for the position is August 2022. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applicants preferring a visiting full-time position for one or two years will also be considered.
Alan Shihadeh, ScD
|Primary Category:||Architecture and Architectural History