The American University of Beirut

Position Title: Faculty position in Probability and Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Beirut, Beirut 11072020, Lebanon [map]
Subject Area: Probability and Statistics
Application Deadline: 2018/11/15 finished (2018/09/06, finished 2019/05/19)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

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 . 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 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.

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

Within the framework of Lebanese Law, the American University of Beirut is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

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

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