Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy

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

Beirut, Lebanon

Faculty of Health Sciences

The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) of the American University of Beirut currently seeks for its Department of Health Management and Policy two candidates with a doctoral degree in Health Systems, Health Policy, Health Management, or related disciplines at the ranks of assistant, associate or full professor depending on qualifications and experience. The Department is in the process of developing a health policy track and a PhD program in Health Systems and Policy. Applicants with methodological training and/or experience are preferred. Visiting positions may also be considered. Fluency in Arabic is desirable

The ideal candidate should:

  • Possess primary teaching and research interests in health systems, health policy and / or health management¬†
  • Provide evidence of research productivity and ability to attract research funds
  • Provide evidence of leadership and mentorship in health systems and policy research
  • Have a record of teaching health systems and policy
  • Have a record of collaboration on research and on promoting health systems and policy
  • Have knowledge of public health issues in the Arab world and of the Eastern Mediterranean region.

Successful candidates are expected to actively participate in the teaching program of the Department of Health Management and Policy as well as contribute to its research, development of the health policy track, PhD program and outreach activities.

As part of the Graduate Public Health Program (GPHP), FHS offers an MPH program in three concentrations (Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Health Promotion and Community Health; Health Management and Policy) and an MS Degree in Epidemiology. The GPHP has been accredited by the US Council on Education for Public Health since 2006. FHS also offers an MS degree in Population Health and Environmental Health and an Executive Master in Health Care Leadership, and is developing a Masters Degree in Biostatistics and a PhD in Epidemiology. FHS also contributes to teaching courses related to public health within the Faculty of Medicine. Further information about AUB and FHS can be found at: and

Interested candidates should submit their applications (a complete curriculum vitae; statement of research interests; and contact information for three referees) to Dean Iman Nuwayhid ( copied to

Applications may be submitted by regular mail to:

Iman Nuwayhid, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10017-2303.  Fax in Beirut +961-1-744470.

Review of candidates will begin immediately for a starting date of September 1, 2018. Exceptionally, visiting professors can be considered for a starting date of January 2018.

The American University of Beirut is an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.