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Job ID: 121503

Academic Position
American University of Beirut

Date Posted Mar. 27, 2019
Title Academic Position
University American University of Beirut
Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
Department Suliman S. Olayan School of Business
Application Deadline Apr. 15, 2019
Position Start Date Fall 2019-2020
  • Visiting Prof/Prof of Practice
  • Business - General

The Suliman S. Olayan School of Business (OSB ) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) is inviting applications from outstanding candidates to fill full-time Visiting Professor positions at any level appropriate to the candidate’s background for terms of one or two years. Applications are encouraged from any of the various business disciplines. We are particularly interested in candidates committed to teaching in addition to contributing a seasoned administrative, research and/or executive experience to our expansion and growth as a premier business school. Experience with graduate programs and executive education at top institutions is an important asset.

OSB is a leading business school in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with a comparatively competitive research profile. Candidates will be joining an environment filled with engaging colleagues, outstanding students, and superior working conditions designed to balance excellence in research, teaching, and service. The business school is situated in a newly built business building directly overlooking the Mediterranean on what is said to be one of the world’s most beautiful campuses. OSB was the first business school in Lebanon and the hundredth in the world to be accredited by AACSB International -The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Now 150 years old, the AUB is ranked among the world’s most prestigious universities and it is regularly recognized as the leading institution in the Arab world.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. (from an AACSB or equivalent accredited organization) and significant experience with administration, research and/or executive education in addition to their teaching at highly ranked institutions. The candidate will also provide evidence of high quality scholarly output consistent with our expectations and definitions of being a Scholarly Academic by AACSB standards.

Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.


OSB is AACSB accredited and AUB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It offers generous benefits and allowances.

Submission File:

  • A current full curriculum vitae (including a list of publications), cover letter and other supporting documents should be uploaded online
  • At least one sample publication or work under review (or applicant’s Ph.D. thesis proposal or completed thesis)
  • A statement of current and prospective research interests
  • A statement of Administrative experience and verifiable accomplishments
  • A statement of teaching interests and experience (including course outlines and evaluations, if available)
  • A list of three referees

Applications should be submitted by April 15, 2019. Candidates are encouraged to apply early; applications are considered on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

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Contact Information

  • Layan Sarkis El- Hachach
    Suliman S. Olayan School of Business
    American University of Beirut
    Bliss Street
    Beirut, Beirut
  • +961-1-350000 ext 3935
  • +961-1750214


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