The Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Beirut seeks an established scholar of prominent standing in his/her field of specialization for visiting appointment to the Alfred H. Howell Endowed Chair in History and Archaeology The applicant will be a recognized senior academic specializing in Modern Middle Eastern History and/or Islamic Studies. This position is also open for senior archaeologists. In addition to the normal functions associated with the occupancy of a Chair at AUB, candidates are expected to teach two undergraduate or graduate courses per semester, supervise student research and MA or, in the case of History, PhD theses. The language of instruction is English. The period of visiting appointment is initially for one year. The appointment is to begin on September 1, 2015. Interested applicants should send a letter of application and a CV, with the names of three references to: Patrick McGreevy Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences American University of Beirut c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor New York, NY 10017-2303 Or Patrick McGreevy Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences American University of Beirut P.O. Box 11-0236 Riad El-Solh Beirut 1107 2020 Lebanon. Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
All application materials should be received by January 20, 2015. For more information, please visit http://www.aub.edu.lb/fas/pages/academic-employment.aspx The American University of Beirut is Equal Opportunity Employer.