Faculty position in Philosophy – Open-rank

Lebanon, Asia
Sep 19, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Beirut, Lebanon

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Faculty position in Philosophy – Open-rank

The Department of Philosophy at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor of Philosophy (though appointment at the rank of associate will be considered for suitably qualified applicants).  AOS: Ethics or Political Philosophy. AOC: Applied Ethics (e.g., Environmental, Bio-Medical, Business, and Engineering).  PhD at time of appointment required. The successful candidate will be expected to take up the position on August 15, 2018. Appointments at the assistant professor rank are for an initial period of four years.

The language of instruction is English. The post will incorporate undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, some M.A. thesis supervision, and some non-teaching administrative duties.  The normal teaching load is 2/3.  The successful candidate will have the ability to make a significant contribution to the research life of the department. For more information about the department, please visit https://www.aub.edu.lb/fas/philosophy/Pages/index.aspx. Enquiries may be directed to sr02@aub.edu.lb. The due date for applications is December 31, 2017. 

Applicants must submit a letter of application including a statement on research interests, current CV, teaching portfolio and a writing sample. . Letters of reference should be sent either through the applicant’s placement/dossier service or by email directly from the referee. Application materials should be submitted electronically to as_dean@aub.edu.lb

For more information on this position, please visit http://www.aub.edu.lb/fas/pages/academic-employment.aspx. The American University of Beirut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.