The American University of Beirut invites applicants for a position in gender and sexuality studies, preferably at the associate or full professor level, to begin fall 2015. The successful applicant will serve as director of the new Women and Gender Studies Program at the American University of Beirut and work to coordinate the development of gender and sexuality studies as a specific research concentration, as well as a transdisciplinary formation distributed across multiple departments and faculties. We seek candidates with demonstrated teaching, research, and administrative experience; as well as applicants whose research engages feminist approaches to the study of gender and sexuality. The program, which will include an MA, aspires to develop research and curricula that reflect the distinct experiences and practices of the greater Arab/Muslim world. The director will also have a professorial academic appointment in an appropriate department.
Applicants should send a CV, cover letter describing their qualifications, experience, and vision for the new program, and include the names and contact information for 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, USA 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 preferred and may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
The search committee will review applications beginning on January 15, 2015. Applications received after that date may not be considered.
For more information on this position, please visit http://www.aub.edu.lb/fas/pages/academic-employment.aspx
The American University of Beirut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.