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
Assisting in the development of assessment tools that identify the impact of the GDT
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 email@example.com.
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
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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Job Opportunity in Lebanon