The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Media Studies at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a tenure-track position in Anthropology at the assistant professor level, with a preference for a scholar whose regional focus expands our Department’s current strengths. The position is to begin August 15, 2019.
Applicants must be able to contribute regularly to the core courses and mentor MA student research primarily in Lebanon. We will prioritize those who show promise of innovative contribution to the field through scholarly publications, original research and teaching excellence. Our priorities for specialization could be research on urban settings, infrastructure, education, development, environmental issues, labor, industry and corporations, youth, legal anthropology, ethnographic film and applied anthropology. Applicants must have a completed doctoral degree in socio-cultural anthropology or a closely related field at the time of appointment.
To apply, please send a letter of intent that outlines a research agenda and addresses teaching experience and philosophy, a sample of scholarly writing, a CV and the names of three referees to firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for applications is October 15, 2018.
Within the framework of Lebanese Law, the American University of Beirut is an equal opportunity employer.
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Founded in 1866, the American University of Beirut bases its educational philosophy, standards, and practices on the American liberal arts model of higher education. A teaching-centered research university, AUB has around 700 instructional faculty and a student body of around 8,000 students. The University encourages freedom of thought and expression and seeks to graduate men and women committed to creative and critical thinking, life-long learning, personal integrity, civic responsibility, and leadership.The University, which was granted institutional accreditation in June 2004 by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in the United States and reaffirmed in June 2009, includes six faculties: Agricultural and Food Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Architecture, Health Sciences, Medicine (which includes the Rafic Hariri School of Nursing), and the Suliman S. Olayan School of Business.AUB currently offers more than 120 programs leading to the bachelor's, master's, MD, and PhD degrees. The University became coeducational in 1922; its student body is 50 percent male and 50 percent female. The language of instruction is Eng...lish (except for courses in the Arabic Department and other language courses).The student faculty ratio is 13 to 1.