Associate or full professor of Philosophy - Mohammad Atallah Chair of Ethics
The Mohammad Atallah Chair in Ethics—Senior rank
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Beirut invites applications for the
Mohammad Atallah Chair in Ethics at the level of associate or full professor of Philosophy to begin August
15, 2020. The position includes a reduced teaching load and a competitive salary commensurate with
qualifications, experience, and proven ability.
The Mohammad Atallah Chair in Ethics will be expected to pursue a research program in Ethics and to
provide leadership in advanced research, teaching, and curriculum development, related to the field of
Ethics, by collaborating with University faculties, centers, departments and units. The Chair will also be
responsible for forging working relations with experts and policymakers throughout the region, and to
develop relationships with other institutions and organizations in the region and around the world.
A PhD in philosophy is required. The Chair’s AOS should be primarily in Ethics, including areas of
competence in normative and applied ethics (e.g., Environmental, Bio‐Medical, Business, and
Engineering). The language of instruction and administration at AUB is English.
Applicants should submit an application including: a personal statement (including a statement of your
interest in and possible contribution to an ethics Chair at AUB), current CV, teaching portfolio including
evidence of excellence in teaching, a writing sample, and a statement of research interests. Applicants
should arrange for three references to be sent either directly to the given e‐mail address or through the
applicant’s portfolio service. All application materials should be submitted electronically to
[email protected] The due date for applying is November 30, 2019.
For more information about the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, please visit
Within the framework of Lebanese Law, the American University of Beirut is an equal opportunity
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