American University of Beirut

Tenure-Track, Open-Rank Position in Urban Design at the Department of Architecture and Design

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The Department of Architecture and Design in the Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at the American University of Beirut invites applications to a tenure-track, open-rank position in Urban Design.   

Qualifications & Main Duties

Applicants must have ample research and teaching experience in urban design scholarship and practice and must demonstrate an ability to integrate such methods and processes in teaching design studios and seminars at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and in graduate thesis advising. They are expected to have a record of design excellence and recognition and show evidence of a well-established applied research track and/or creative practice in urban design, preferably with grounding in landscape ecology or related fields. They are also expected to advance the research/creative activities of the department and contribute to ongoing curriculum assessment and development. Moreover, they are expected to contribute to support the establishment of new programs. Candidates must have a Master of Urban Design degree or its equivalent. 

Application Requirements
Candidates are asked to submit: 

  • A letter of application, including a brief statement on research and/or practice, and on teaching philosophy 
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Design work and teaching portfolio (including samples of design work, as well as samples of students' work, and course syllabi)
  • Samples of research publications
  • The names and full contact information of at least three referees

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should send their application requirements to the MSFEA Dean's Office (, with the subject: “Full-Time Tenure Track Position in Urban Design.” Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. The proposed starting date for this position is Spring 2023-24. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applicants preferring a visiting full-time position for one or two years will also be considered.

The American University of Beirut is an affirmative action, equal-opportunity employer. ​

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Tenure-Track, Open-Rank Position in Urban Design at the Department of Architecture and Design
Riad El-Solh Beirut, Lebanon
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