Job Opportunity in Lebanon

Job Opportunity in Lebanon
Part-Time Research Assistant Position
At the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS), American University of Beirut (AUB)
FAFS invites outstanding candidates to apply for a part-time research assistant position on grant.
The starting date of the appointment is January 2, 2019.
 An MS degree from a fully accredited and recognized university in a relevant discipline
(including but not limited to education, pedagogy, sociology, etc.) is required.
 Working proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) is required.
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Arabic are required.
 Strong interpersonal skills are required.
 Strong organizational skills are required and research experience is preferred.
 Demonstrated ability to work independently or with minimal supervision is preferred.
 Professional experience of at least one calendar year, preferably in a position providing
assistance to an academic department within the Faculty of Agricultural and Food
Sciences, is preferred.
 Assisting in developing an undergraduate capstone course based on global design team
(GDT) model with focus on high impact, interdisciplinary, hands-on and global servicelearning
 Conducting literature and material review and benchmarking.
 Supporting the conduct of key informant interviews.
 Organizing, processing and analyzing data and initial drafting of findings.
 Assisting in syllabus development including the development and assessment of Course
Learning Objectives.
 Assisting in the development of assessment tools that identify the impact of the GDT
capstone course.
 Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of university procedures and policies.
 Attending meetings and taking minutes.
 Assisting in the preparation of publications/brochures and promotional materials to
enhance the visibility of the developed course.
 Supporting organization and delivery of conferences, workshops, trainings, and/or
Applicants should submit by November 30, 2018 the following items:
 A curriculum vitae including a list of relevant professional academic degrees and
 A letter of purpose (not more than 500 words); and
 At least one recommendation letter (academic or professional).
The curriculum vitae and letter of purpose should be submitted electronically to
Letters of recommendation must not accompany the application; instead,applicants should have referees send letters directly to the following address:
Dr. Maya Nabhani
Director of Continuous Academic Improvement
Dean’s Office
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut, 1107 2020
Shortlisted candidates may be asked to participate in an in-person, telephone, or Skype interview.
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