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Tenure-Track, Open-Rank Position in Architecture

Post Date:

November 21, 2018


American University of Beirut


Beirut , Lebanon


Tenure-Track, Open-Rank Position in Architecture 
Department of Architecture and Design
Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture (MSFEA) 
American University of Beirut 

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/or Digital Technologies

The successful candidate must have ample research and teaching experience in advanced design practices and digital tools, and demonstrate an ability to integrate such methods and processes in teaching design studios and advanced seminars at the graduate and undergraduate levels. We are interested in applicants whose work intersects design methods with emerging and innovative techniques, including one or more of the following: computation, generative design, digital fabrication, building technology, design visualization. They are also expected to show evidence of a well-established and recognized applied research track and/or creative practice in emerging design trajectories, and to have experience that can advance teaching and service in the department, particularly in relation 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 are asked to submit: (i) Letter of application including a statement on teaching philosophy and research/creative activity; (ii) CV; (iii) Samples of publications; (iv) Work and teaching portfolio (including samples of design work, students’ work, course syllabi), and (v) Names and contact information of at least three referees. The documents should be addressed to Dean Alan Shihadeh and sent to

The review process will begin on December 10, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The proposed starting date for the position is August 2019. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applicants preferring a visiting full-time position or a professor of practice position will also be considered.

The American University of Beirut is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. AUB’s homepage is at: The website of the department is at:

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