Masters of Architecture Faculty Position

Beirut, Lebanon
Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
07 Aug 2017
07 Sep 2017
Job (Function)
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Architecture and Design, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at the American University of Beirut invites applications to a full time faculty position in the newly established M.Arch II Program at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
The Department has two undergraduate programs, one in Architecture and one in Graphic Design, and two graduate programs in Urban Planning and Policy (MUPP) and in Urban Design (MUD). A program for a Masters and PhD in Architecture was recently approved. The candidate is expected to build, teach and research in this new M.Arch II program in the field of computation and digital tools.

The candidate is also expected to bridge and generate synergies across other department programs and engineering disciplines in the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture.

Candidates must have a terminal degree in architecture. Applicants with a professional degree in architecture and a terminal degree in related fields will also be considered.”

The candidate is expected to have ample research and teaching experience in the field of computation and digital tools at graduate and undergraduate levels and possess a solid background of professional practice. The fields of expertise should cover:

- Scripting (C++, C sharp and Python) for parametric design and physics simulations
- Parametric building physics and sustainability performance and analysis for the built environment.
-  System typologies, analysis, optimization and form finding physics, numerical theory and fabrication.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach architectural design at the graduate level. He/she is also expected to develop lecture/seminar courses in their area of his/her specialization, advance the research/creative activities of the department and contribute to ongoing curriculum assessment and development and to further develop and teach graduate courses in the projected MArch (and PhD) programs. The successful candidate is also expected to engage in administrative work of the department.

Applications must include a letter of interest, statements of teaching and research interests, complete curriculum vitae, samples of work and the names and contact details of at least three references. The complete application must be addressed to the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, American University of Beirut, P. O. Box: 11-0236, Riad El-Solh Beirut: 1107 2020, Lebanon. An electronic copy should also be sent to
Consideration of the received applications will begin as of October 1, 2017 and will continue until February 1, 2018. The proposed starting date for the position is September 2018. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The successful candidate is expected to start working with the beginning of the academic year of 2018/19.


Application should be submitted electronically by November 30, 2017.

Candidates are invited to submit 1) a letter of application including a brief statement of teaching philosophy and research/creative activity, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) samples of work and publications, and 4) the names and full contact information of at least three referees to: Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, American University of Beirut,

P. O. Box 11-0236 Riad El-Solh, Beirut, Lebanon 1107-2020 (Digital applications are to be sent to:

The American University of Beirut is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
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