The Department of Mathematics at the American University of Beirut (AUB) invites applications for a tenure-track position in mathematics at the assistant professor level to begin August 15, 2019.
Only applicants holding a PhD and showing a strong commitment to teaching and research will be considered. The anticipated vacancy is in Probability and Statistics. Strong candidates in other areas of mathematics may be considered.
The appointment is for an initial period of four years. Visiting appointments at all ranks may be possible. The language of instruction is English.
There are 19 full-time professorial rank faculty in mathematics and about 120 students in the major. The Department offers programs leading to the Bachelor's and Master's degrees. The Center for Advanced Mathematical Sciences at AUB, a few minutes' walking distance from the Department, also houses research activity in mathematics. The Department offers a large service program in mathematics for the entire university, as in agriculture, business, economics, engineering, the natural sciences, and the Graduate Program in Computational Science.
AUB is a teaching-centered research university. Its mission is to enhance education, primarily for the people of the Middle East, and to participate in the advancement of knowledge. The beautiful campus is located on a hill in Beirut overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, with pleasant weather year-round.
All interested applicants should send a letter of application with a current CV, a research and teaching statements, and arrange for three letters of reference to be electronically submitted through the Mathjobs website at https://www.mathjobs.org . Alternatively, applications may be sent by e-mail to email@example.com . Applicants should indicate whether they are planning to attend the AMS-MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings on January 16-19, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland.
All applications and letters of reference should arrive by November 15, 2018. Applications will continue to be received after the deadline, but may not receive full consideration.
Within the framework of Lebanese Law, the American University of Beirut is an equal opportunity employer.
About The American University of Beirut
Founded in 1866, the American University of Beirut bases its educational philosophy, standards, and practices on the American liberal arts model of higher education. A teaching-centered research university, AUB has around 800 instructional faculty and a student body of around 8,000 students. The University encourages freedom of thought and expression and seeks to graduate men and women committed to creative and critical thinking, life-long learning, personal integrity, civic responsibility, and leadership.
The University, which was granted institutional accreditation in June 2004 by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in the United States and reaffirmed in 2016, includes six faculties: Agricultural and Food Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Architecture, Health Sciences, Medicine (which includes the Rafic Hariri School of Nursing), and the Suliman S. Olayan School of Business.
AUB currently offers more than 130 programs leading to the bachelor's, master's, MD, and PhD degrees. The University became coeducational in 1922; its student body is 50 percent male and 50 percent female. The language of instruction is ...English (except for courses in the Arabic Department and other language courses).
The student faculty ratio is 11.2 to 1.