Assistant Professor in Mathematics

American University of Beirut - Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at the American University of Beirut (AUB) invites applications for positions in mathematics at the assistant professor level to begin August 15, 2017. 

Only applicants holding a PhD in Mathematics, Statistics or Applied Mathematics and showing a strong commitment to teaching and research will be considered. Anticipated vacancies are in any of the following areas: (1) differential geometry, (2) algebraic geometry and number theory, (3) statistics and probability. Strong candidates in other areas of mathematics may be considered. 

The appointments are for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. Visiting appointments at all ranks may be possible. The usual teaching load is not more than 5 courses a year. The language of instruction is English. 

There are 17 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, research and teaching statements, and arrange for three letters of reference to be addressed directly to: 

Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA


Nadia El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon 

The department strongly prefers electronic submissions via the apply button below. Alternatively, applications may be sent by e-mail to

Applicants should indicate whether they are planning to attend the AMS–MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings on January 4-7, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. 

All applications and letters of reference should arrive by November 15, 2016. Applications will continue to be received after the deadline, but may not receive full consideration. 

For more information on these positions, please visit or the Department's website at 

The American University of Beirut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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