Job Opportunities


Administrative Assistant - Dekwaneh Campus

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the University of Balamand is looking for a highly organized, dedicated and detail-oriented Administrative Assistant to keep our offices and courses at the Dekwaneh campus running smoothly and efficiently.

The candidate should be proficient in management, student orientation, and communication.

Please forward a resumé/curriculum vitae along with an introductory letter summarizing your suitability for the position. The names and contact information of 3 referees should be included.

Kindly send the above to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, fas@balamand.edu.lb and the Director of Human Resources, hr@balamand.edu.lb

Lab Assistant - Dekwaneh Campus

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the University of Balamand is looking for a responsible experienced lab assistant (holder of a Masters degree in Biology, Chemistry or similar relevant field) to work in a Scientific Laboratory setting at the Dekwaneh campus.

The candidate will be expected to: prepare experiments, maintain lab equipment, help instructors during lab sessions, maintain safety in the lab, backup and update lab inventory, prepare solutions and materials before lab sessions as needed, prepare lab requisitions, and help with administration tasks when needed.

Please forward a resumé/curriculum vitae along with an introductory letter summarizing your suitability for the position. The names and contact information of 3 referees should be included.

Kindly send the above to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, fas@balamand.edu.lb and the Director of Human Resources, hr@balamand.edu.lb

Payroll & General Accountant - Dekwaneh Campus

Payroll & General Accountant
Dekwaneh Campus

Key Responsibilities:
  • - Entering payroll information and maintaining payroll files.
  • - Calculating salaries, overtime earnings, and unpaid leaves.
  • - Issuing salaries (staff and faculty members).
  • - Updating payroll system, including employment hires and terminations.
  • - Preparing yearly reports for NSSF and TAX declarations.
  • - Providing payroll analysis and reporting to management
  • - Assisting the accounting department to address any issues regarding payroll by suggesting convenient solutions.
  • - Preparing various audit requests related to payroll and annual workers' compensation audit.
  • - Attending to payroll inquiries from employees
  • - Resolving payroll problems
  • - Participated in testing payroll and HR systems upgrades
Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
  • - Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or similar administrative fields .
  • - Previous experience as a payroll & general accountant
  • - At least two years of relevant experience
  • - Strong working knowledge of payroll practices and labor & compliance guidelines.
  • - Proactive and capable of working as a team member, as well as independently.
  • - Good time management, organizational problem-solving skills.
  • - Ability to work under pressure
  • - Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • - Ability to develop and adhere to detailed processes
  • - Good communication skills in Arabic and English, and considerable ability in oral and written French.
  • - Good knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel

Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates can send their CVs to the following email address hr@balamand.edu.lb . no later than 24-2-2023

Faculty of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering: Full-time faculty positions

The Faculty of Engineering (FOE) at the University of Balamand (UOB) prides itself on being a leader in engineering education and cutting edge research. UOB has sustained its position, ranked 2nd in Lebanon, for the 3rd year running in the prestigious QS 2023 World University Rankings despite the numerous challenges and adversities. In addition, UOB remains the top University in Lebanon for the QS 2023 World University Rankings Young Universities under the age of 50.

All departments and centres at FOE are committed to the UOB strategic vision towards continuous improvement and excellence in academic work by fostering the best teaching programs and promoting high-quality research activities by recruiting highly qualified faculty members. Our programs in Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering - BS (ABET accredited), BE, and MS - are supported by fully equipped and state-of-the-art laboratories that are open to students, community services, and industry users. Many of our laboratories have been granted the ISO certification, with a scope of activities that include teaching, testing for internal and external parties, consultancy as well as conducting various R&D programs. Teaching is delivered by highly qualified faculty and staff members and the research undertaking at all departments and centres is of high caliber attracting major European funding and active collaboration with highly ranked institutions leading to peer-reviewed publications in major scientific journals.

Our alumni engineers have made major contributions for the development of our community, nation and wherever they are golbally. We are proud of this history by building on past achievements to educate our current students with a strategic vision for the future. For a brief overview of recent achievements of UOB, and FOE in particular, please visit our University News section (click here).

The Faculty of Engineering is currently seeking applicants at the Assistant or Associate level as per below:

Department of Mechanical Engineering:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for up to 4 full-time faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate level (Full Professor appointment may be considered for exceptional candidates) with expertise in one or more in the following fields: solid mechanics, composite materials, aeronautics, robotics, manufacturing, renewable energy. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university with a strong research record, and refereed publications, preferably in Scopus. Outstanding candidates with expertise in similar areas may also be considered. The successful candidates are expected to develop research programs that complement the existing areas of excellence within the Department and Faculty of Engineering. Candidates are equally expected to actively contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching missions and to engage in department, institute, and professional service activities.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES
  • - Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and develop both courses and associated labs
  • - Conducting independent research and collaborating with colleagues within and outwith the University
  • - Contributing to the review of courses and programs and in assessment, quality assurance, and quality enhancement as needed
  • - Securing internal and external funds
  • - Student mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • - Being actively involved in different services to the University and Community
  • - Supporting faculty efforts in students recruitment at undergraduate and graduate levels
  • - Supporting students activities

QUALIFICATIONS
  • - BS or BE holder in Engineering is a must
  • - Master and Ph.D. holder in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field are a must
  • - Postdoctoral or industrial experience (after PhD) is desirable
  • - Previous involvement in European funded projects is a plus
  • - Indepth knowledge in one or more of the following: CAD, FEA, CFD, CAM
  • - Three years of teaching experience after PhD is highly desirable
  • - Knowledge of basic educational and research equipment as well as simulation software
  • - Strong research records (h index) is highly desirable
  • - Exceptional skills for research to develop an innovative, independent, externally funded, and internationally recognized research
  • - Strong pedagogical skills and enthusiasm for teaching
  • - Strong interpersonal skills and team spirit

APPLICATION
Required application documents:
  • - Curriculum Vitae
  • - Motivation Letter including teaching and research statements
  • - Names of three referees and their contact details (referees will be contacted by the Faculty)
  • - Applications through LinkedIn are accepted
Please send your application and documents to both foe@balamand.edu.lb and hr@balamand.edu.lb with the email subject “MECH POSTN23”

Closing date: ongoing until positions are filled

Interviews: will be specified accordingly

Starting time for the position: ideally 1st September 2023 or by agreement

The respective interview panels will be chaired by Professor Rami Abboud, Vice President for Internationalization & Engagement and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering. Candidates will be appointed on merit in an equitable and transparent process.

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health insurance assistance, children’s tuition reimbursement in private schools up to Grade 12 and free education for children of faculty at the University.

For further information, please contact the Dean’s Office, foe@balamand.edu.lb with the email subject “MECH POSTN23”.

Lab Supervisor

The Department of Mathematics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the University of Balamand is looking for a responsible experienced lab supervisor (holder of a Bachelor degree in a computer-related field such as computer science or computer engineering).

The duties of the candidate will be
• Prepare the computer lab schedule.
• Maintain all computers and computer equipment (computers, printers, projectors etc.) in the lab, and keep it up to date with the latest antivirus software and the latest operating system updates as discussed with IT department.
• Install needed software for the related courses as requested by the instructors.
• Open and/or close the computer lab and maintain the general cleanliness, safety and security of the laboratory area.
• Ensure the lab is always supervised to avoid possible theft or malicious use of the equipment.
• Enforces procedures for the use of the laboratory area and the use of equipment, supplies, materials, software and hardware.
• Prepare a list of equipment that need to be purchased and present it to the chairperson.
• Perform minor maintenance and repair of equipment.
• Assist students using the computer lab with specific program instructions, internet access and lab assignments.
• Refer technical problems to Help Desk team if unable to resolve and follow-up until they are fixed.
• Perform other duties as assigned.


Please forward a resumé/curriculum vitae along with an introductory letter summarizing your suitability for the position. The names and contact information of 3 referees should be included.

Kindly send the above to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, fas@balamand.edu.lb and the Director of Human Resources, hr@balamand.edu.lb

Office of the Vice President for Enrollment Management - Assistant to VP for Data Mining and Analysis

Responsibilities:
• Has experience with pivot tables and data base manipulation
• Has the ability to analyze, organize and integrate large amounts of complex data into clean and concise status reports
• Develop and implement new analytical tools and functionalities
• Manages delivery of statistics and reports in support of operations and decision making from the student information system
• Ensure a high level of data integrity

Skills:
• Writing /communication skills
• Proficiency and experience with software packages including Logos, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, statistical software, etc.
• Strong leadership and teamwork
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and proven ability to work effectively with faculty and staff in a variety of disciplines
• Fluent in English and Arabic.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must have an earned degree in Business Computer (MS is preferred) or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years of related experience.

Interested candidates shall send their CV to: vpenroll@balamand.edu.lb & hr@balamand.edu.lb

Faculty of Arts and Sciences - Biochemist

The Department of Biology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the University of Balamand invites applications for a position in Biology in the discipline of Biochemistry. The successful candidate will be appointed as a full-time faculty member in Souk El Ghareb and Dekouaneh campuses, starting Spring 2022-2023.

The candidate should be a holder of a PhD in a relevant field from a renowned institution.
The candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and a strong record of scholarly publications.
A significant contribution to both undergraduate and graduate teaching is also expected.

Please forward a resumé/curriculum vitae along with an introductory letter summarizing your suitability for the position. The names and contact information of 3 referees should be included.

Kindly send the above to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, fas@balamand.edu.lb and the Director of Human Resources, hr@balamand.edu.lb

Studio Manager/Supervisor

The Department of Mass Media and Communication is seeking a Studio Manager/Supervisor. The position entails setting up the studio and equipment for filming, assisting in the projects of students/professors, training students, instigating workshops, and archiving.

Successful applicants will be required to generate, update, organize and set up a full inventory of the equipment, provide technical assistance to classes, manage the studio schedule and the circulation of equipment among students and faculty, and conceptualize filming projects.

Expertise in videography, studio operations and management is required. Applicants must have a B.A. or equivalent in Mass Media and Communication, film studies, or audiovisual journalism

Please forward a resumé/curriculum vitae along with an introductory letter summarizing your suitability for the position. The names and contact information of 3 referees should be included.

Kindly send the above to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, fas@balamand.edu.lb and the Director of Human Resources ,  hr@balamand.edu.lb

Deadline for interested applicants: 21 December 2022

Faculty of Business and Management (Koura Campus) - Full-Time Digital Marketing Instructor

The Faculty of Business and Management at the University of Balamand (UOB), Lebanon, invites applications for full-time faculty position in Digital Marketing at el Koura campus.

The preferred candidates would possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Digital Marketing from a reputable institution of higher learning. A track-record of teaching Digital Marketing courses in a recognized institution is also preferred.
The candidates are expected to engage in quality research, teaching activities and service endeavors. They may also be in

charge of the Faculty of Business and Management Digital Marketing as social media ads and website update.
Applicants should submit electronically a cover letter and curriculum vitae to  hr@balamand.edu.lb and Mrs. Mira Jabbour, Executive Secretary at the Dean’s Office,  mira.jabbour@balamand.edu.lb clearly stating their discipline of interest and their preferred campus location.

Faculty of Business and Management (Koura Campus) - Part-Time Microsoft Office Instructor

The Faculty of Business and Management at the University of Balamand (UOB), Lebanon, invites applications for part-time Microsoft Office Instructor position at Koura campus.
The candidates should have at least a Master degree preferably in business or related area from a reputable institution of higher learning. A track-record of teaching and/or professional experience in Excel and Access is highly desirable.
Applicants should submit electronically a cover letter and curriculum vitae to  hr@balamand.edu.lb and Mrs. Mira Jabbour, Executive Secretary at the Dean’s Office,  mira.jabbour@balamand.edu.lb clearly stating their discipline of interest and their preferred campus location.

Faculty of Business and Management (Souk el Gharb Campus) - Part-Time Microsoft Office Instructor

The Faculty of Business and Management at the University of Balamand (UOB), Lebanon, invites applications for part-time Microsoft Office Instructor position at Souk el Gharb campus.
The candidates should have at least a Master degree preferably in business or related area from a reputable institution of higher learning. A track-record of teaching and/or professional experience in Excel and Access is highly desirable.
Applicants should submit electronically a cover letter and curriculum vitae to  hr@balamand.edu.lb and Mrs. Mira Jabbour, Executive Secretary at the Dean’s Office,  mira.jabbour@balamand.edu.lb clearly stating their discipline of interest and their preferred campus location.

Faculty of Business and Management (Koura Campus) - Full-Time or Part-Time Finance Instructor

The Faculty of Business and Management at the University of Balamand (UOB), Lebanon, invites applications for full-time or part-time faculty position in Finance at el Koura campus.
The candidates should possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Finance from a reputable institution of higher learning. The candidates are expected to engage in quality research, teaching activities and service endeavors. A track-record of teaching Finance courses in a recognized institution is also preferred.
Applicants should submit electronically a cover letter and curriculum vitae to  hr@balamand.edu.lb and Mrs. Mira Jabbour, Executive Secretary at the Dean’s Office,  mira.jabbour@balamand.edu.lb clearly stating their discipline of interest and their preferred campus location.

Faculty of Business and Management (Koura Campus) - Full-Time or Part-Time Accounting Instructor

The Faculty of Business and Management at the University of Balamand (UOB), Lebanon, invites applications for full-time or part-time faculty position in Accounting at el Koura campus.
The candidates should possess a Ph.D., CPA, or equivalent degree in Accounting from a reputable institution of higher learning. The candidates are expected to engage in quality research, teaching activities and service endeavors. A track-record of teaching accounting courses in a recognized institution is preferred.
Applicants should submit electronically a cover letter and curriculum vitae to hr@balamand.edu.lb and Mrs. Mira Jabbour, Executive Secretary at the Dean’s Office, mira.jabbour@balamand.edu.lb clearly stating their discipline of interest and their preferred campus location.

Faculty of Business and Management (Souk el Gharb Campus) - Full-Time or Part-Time Economics Instructor
The Faculty of Business and Management at the University of Balamand (UOB), Lebanon, invites applications for full-time or part-time faculty position in Economics at Souk el Gharb campus.
The candidates should possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Economics from a reputable institution of higher learning. The candidates are expected to engage in quality research, teaching activities and service endeavors. A track-record of teaching Finance courses in a recognized institution is also preferred.
Applicants should submit electronically a cover letter and curriculum vitae to  hr@balamand.edu.lb and Mrs. Mira Jabbour, Executive Secretary at the Dean’s Office,  mira.jabbour@balamand.edu.lb clearly stating their discipline of interest and their preferred campus location.

Faculty of Business and Management (Souk el Gharb Campus) - Part-Time Applied Statistics and Business Mathematics Instructor
The Faculty of Business and Management at the University of Balamand (UOB), Lebanon, invites applications for Applied Statistics and Business Mathematics Instructor at Souk el Gharb campus.
The candidates should possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Applied Statistics, Mathematics, or Equivalent from a reputable institution of higher learning. A track-record of teaching Applied Statistics and Business Mathematics courses in a recognized institution is also preferred.
Applicants should submit electronically a cover letter and curriculum vitae to  hr@balamand.edu.lb and Mrs. Mira Jabbour, Executive Secretary at the Dean’s Office,  mira.jabbour@balamand.edu.lb clearly stating their discipline of interest and their preferred campus location.

Faculty of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering: Full-time Research Assistant


The Faculty of Engineering (FOE) at the University of Balamand (UOB) prides itself on being a leader in engineering education and cutting edge research. UOB has most recently sustained its position, ranked second in Lebanon, for the third year running in the prestigious QS 2023 World University Rankings despite the numerous challenges and adversities. In addition, UOB remains the top University in Lebanon for the QS 2023 World University Rankings Young Universities under the age of 50.

All departments and centres at FOE are committed to the UOB strategic vision towards continuous improvement and excellence in academic work by fostering the best teaching programs and promoting high-quality research activities. Our programs in Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering - BS (ABET accredited), BE, and MS - are supported by fully equipped and state-of-the-art laboratories that are open to students, community services, and industry users. Many of our laboratories have been granted the ISO certification, with a scope of activities that include teaching, testing for internal and external parties, consultancy as well as conducting various R&D programs. Teaching is delivered by highly qualified faculty and staff members and the research undertaking at all departments and centres is of high caliber attracting major European funding and active collaboration with highly ranked institutions leading to peer-reviewed publications in major scientific journals.

Our alumni engineers have made major contributions for the development of our community. We are proud of this history by building on past achievements to educate our current students with a strategic vision for the future. For a brief overview of recent achievements of UOB, and FOE in particular, please visit our University News section (click here ).

The Faculty of Engineering is currently seeking applicants for 1 full-time Research Assistant/Lab Instructor to support our excellent growing research aspirations.

Department of Mechanical Engineering:
 
The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for 1 full-time Research Assistant/Lab Instructor position in Mechanical Engineering. Candidates must have earned a BS and MS or a BE in Mechanical Engineering or related field from an accredited university . Outstanding candidates with expertise in similar areas may also be considered. The successful candidate will be expected to support the learning objectives of the program through his/her support of lab operations of the department and faculty members in their research work.
 
Qualifications:
The minimum qualifications for the position are:

  • - A BS and MS or a BE in Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineering or related field from a reputable institution of higher education
  • - Strong hands-on experience and the ability to operate machine shop equipment
  • - Demonstrated mechanical design skills
  • - Excellent ability in common mechanical engineering software tools such as MATLAB, ANSYS FLUENT, PATRAN, AUTOCAD, and SOLIDWORKS
  • - Strong organizational and English communication skills
  • - Strong people skills and the ability to effectively deal with students
  • - Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • - Industry/teaching experience is a plus
Duties and Responsibilities
The major responsibilities for the position are:
  • - Assist professors in fulfilling their research agenda including setting up and operation of their research/teaching laboratory equipment and conducting expermiments
  • - Provide active contribution to research projects
  • - Teach undergraduate laboratory courses to mechanical and aeronautical engineering students
  • - Ensure the proper operation and regular maintenance of all research and teaching lab equipment
  • - Assist students in the design and construction of their design projects
  • - Supervise undergraduate projects on a need basis
  • - Work in accordance with the UOB values and standards in line with the UOB policies and procedures
Application
Required application documents:
  • - Curriculum Vitae
  • - Motivation Letter
  • - Names of three referees and their contact details (referees will be contacted by the Faculty)
  • - Applications through LinkedIn are accepted
Please send your application and documents to both foe@balamand.edu.lb and hr@balamand.edu.lb
 
Closing date: Ongoing until position is filled
 
Interviews: By early October 2022
 
Starting time: As soon as possible or by agreement
 
The interview panel will be chaired by Professor Rami Abboud, Vice President for Internationalization & Engagement and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering. Candidates will be appointed on merit in an equitable and transparent process.
 
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health insurance assistance, children’s tuition contribution in private schools up to Grade 12 and free education for children of faculty at the University.
 
For any further information not highlighted above, please email Professor Rami Abboud on foe@balamand.edu.lb with the email subject “RA Mech22”.

 

Junior Accountant Duties and Responsibilities


Junior Accountants support upper-level accounting managers and senior accountants while providing important services within the Comptroller’s office. They are integral to the hierarchy of the office and resolve many issues before they become larger problems. Junior Accountants have the following responsibilities but not limited to:

• Maintaining accounts receivable, document bills and supporting documentation.
• Maintaining accounts payable, ensure timely payment of invoices.
• Updating financial records via accounting software.
• Knowledge if bank reconciliation.
• Assisting cashiers in daily closing.
• Gathering payroll expenses and input into appropriate entry line.
• Assisting in budget preparation.
• Analyzing financial statements and prepare balance sheets.


Junior Accountant education and training Junior Accountant minimum requirement a bachelor’s degree or equivalent certification in their field of expertise. A bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance is sufficient for most employers. While a Junior Accountant starts as an entry-level position with a bachelor’s degree requirement, previous experience is helpful for faster promotion potential and a better grasp of work responsibilities.

Interested applicants must send their CVs through email to hr@balamand.edu.lb by October 14, 2022 the latest.

Faculty of Engineering - Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, full-time faculty positions


The Faculty of Engineering (FOE) at the University of Balamand (UOB) prides itself on being a leader in engineering education and cutting edge research. UOB has sustained its position, ranked 2nd in Lebanon, for the 3rd year running in the prestigious QS 2023 World University Rankings despite the numerous challenges and adversities. In addition, UOB remains the top University in Lebanon for the QS 2023 World University Rankings Young Universities under the age of 50.

All departments and centres at FOE are committed to the UOB strategic vision towards continuous improvement and excellence in academic work by fostering the best teaching programs and promoting high-quality research activities by recruiting highly qualified faculty members. Our programs in Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering - BS (ABET accredited), BE, and MS - are supported by fully equipped and state-of-the-art laboratories that are open to students, community services, and industry users. Many of our laboratories have been granted the ISO certification, with a scope of activities that include teaching, testing for internal and external parties, consultancy as well as conducting various R&D programs. Teaching is delivered by highly qualified faculty and staff members and the research undertaking at all departments and centres is of high caliber attracting major European funding and active collaboration with highly ranked institutions leading to peer-reviewed publications in major scientific journals.

Our alumni engineers have made major contributions for the development of our community, nation and wherever they are golbally. We are proud of this history by building on past achievements to educate our current students with a strategic vision for the future. For a brief overview of recent achievements of UOB, and FOE in particular, please visit our University News section (click here ).

The Faculty of Engineering is currently seeking applicants at the Assistant or Associate level as per below:

Department of Civil Engineering:

The Department of Civil Engineering invites applications for 3 full-time faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate level (Full Professor appointment may be considered for exceptional candidates) in “Transportation systems”, “Geotechnical engineering”, and “Structural engineering”, as described herein below. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D in Civil Engineering with strong research record and refereed publications, preferably in Scopus. Outstanding candidates with expertise in similar areas will also be considered. The successful candidates are expected to develop research programs that complement the existing areas of excellence within the Department and Faculty of Engineering, as well as to actively contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching missions and to engage in department, institute, and professional service activities. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


  • - Transportation systems: Of particular interests are the areas of highway design, intelligent transportation systems, transportation economics, logistics, transit modeling, demand modeling, network modeling, traffic control and simulation, and traffic safety.
  • - Geotechnical engineering: Of particular interests are the areas of soil mechanics, foundation engineering, soil-structure interaction, buried infrastructure, geo-environmental engineering, resources, and risk assessment.
  • - Structural engineering: Of particular interests are the areas of reinforced concrete, steel construction, finite elements and structural engineering softwares, high-rise buildings, bridges and prestressed concrete, earthquake engineering, and design of specialty structures.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES
  • - Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and develop both courses and associated labs
  • - Conducting independent research and collaborating with colleagues within and outwith the University
  • - Contributing to the review of courses and programs and in assessment, quality assurance, and quality enhancement as needed
  • - Securing internal and external funds
  • - Student mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • - Being actively involved in different services to the University and Community
  • - Supporting faculty efforts in student recruitment at undergraduate and graduate levels
  • - Supporting students activities
QUALIFICATIONS
  • - BS or BE holder in Engineering is a must
  • - Master and Ph.D. holder in Civil Engineering or closely related field are a must
  • - Postdoctoral or industrial experience (after PhD) is desirable
  • - Previous involvement in European funded projects is a plus
  • - Three years of teaching experience after PhD is highly desirable
  • - Knowledge of basic educational and research equipment as well as simulation software
  • - Strong research records (h index) is highly desirable
  • - Exceptional skills for research to develop an innovative, independent, externally funded, and internationally recognized research
  • - Strong pedagogical skills and enthusiasm for teaching
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team spirit
APPLICATION
Required application documents:
  • - Curriculum Vitae
  • - Motivation Letter including teaching and research statements
  • - Names of three referees and their contact details (referees will be contacted by the Faculty)
  • - Applications through LinkedIn are accepted
Please send your application and documents to both foe@balamand.edu.lb and hr@balamand.edu.lb with the email subject “CIVIL POSTG23”

  Closing date: ongoing until position is filled

  Interviews: will be specified accordingly

  Starting time for the position ideally: 1st September 2023 or by agreement

  The respective interview panels will be chaired by Professor Rami Abboud, Vice President for Internationalization & Engagement and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering. Candidates will be appointed on merit in an equitable and transparent process.

  Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health insurance assistance, children’s tuition reimbursement in private schools up to Grade 12 and free education for children of faculty at the University.

  For further information, please contact the Dean’s Office, foe@balamand.edu.lb with the email subject “CIVIL POSTG23”.



Secretary - Faculty of Medicine & Medical Sciences (Dekwaneh Campus)


The Faculty of Medicine & Medical Sciences (Dekwaneh Campus) is seeking to recruit a Secretary. The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to the Dean’s Office to ensure that administrative tasks are correctly and timely implemented and there is an efficient workflow.

MAIN TASK AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • - Helps the Executive Secretary in daily tasks and assignments.
  • - Provides administrative support to the Dean’s Office and Faculty members.
  • - Assists the chairpersons in different tasks and assignments.
  • - Interacts with students and external bodies on a wide scale.
  • - Handles calls and other communication and greets visitors.
  • - Assists in proctoring exams.
  • - Assists in organizing and facilitating special events: scheduling and coordinating dates and time, venues, attendance, agendas and facilities.
  • - Manages and keeps up to date the calendar of events.
  • - Assists in orientations and open-doors events.
  • - Assists in keeping the Faculty Webpage and Social media accounts up-to-date.
  • - Types lettres, memoranda, reports, etc.
  • - Schedules appointments and maintains calendar for faculty members.
  • - Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • - Bachelor Degree in related fields.
  • - Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • - Fluent in English and Arabic with good communication skills, French is a plus.
  • - Presentable, friendly and able to provide immediate help when required.
Interested applicants must send an email to  hr@balamand.edu.lb  and  pme@balamand.edu.lb  by the November 30, 2022 the latest.

 



Library Assistant

Job Summary:
Assists the access services supervisor in maintaining the books stacks and supervising the second-floor reading area. Performs a variety of tasks related to organizing and shelving library materials, answering reference queries and inquiries, helping students in locating books, maintaining a silent environment in the second-floor reading area, and executing other duties as required. Responsible for supporting faculty and students in their reference queries both physically and virtually and guiding library patrons in identifying, retrieving, and evaluating information from various sources in all formats. The library assistant reports to the access services supervisor.

Key Responsibilities:

  • - Maintains the books stacks, collects materials used by patrons from the tables and trucks, generates internal usage statistics, and reshelves books.
  • - Answers reference queries and routine inquiries, help users in locating books in the stacks, and refers patrons in need of professional assistance to librarians.
  • - Assists and shares duties with research and referral queries at the reference desk, over the phone, by e-mail, via live chat, and in-person meetings.
  • - Develops and maintains specialized subject guides by disciplines in collaboration with other librarians and subject specialists.
  • - Cultivates knowledge of research trends, emerging information technologies, and scholarly communication.
  • - Instructs patrons on how to use the library catalog to locate materials.
  • - Maintains a silent environment in the stacks area and the second-floor reading area, and reports disruptive or problem patrons to the access services supervisor.
  • - Performs activities, such as data entry, answering phones, sorting mail, filing, typing, word processing, and photocopying and mailing out material.
  • - Supervises and trains student assistants working in the stacks.
  • - Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the access services supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
  • - Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science or another field with significant experience in reference and instruction services.
  • - At least two years of relevant library experience or training in public services in general and access services or reference services in particular.
  • - Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Arabic and English, and considerable ability in oral and written French.
  • - Strong interpersonal skills and organizational skills.
  • - Public-oriented with the ability to work in a group and interact effectively with colleagues.
  • - General computer skills proficiency (production applications).

Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualified candidates can send their CVs to the following email addresses hr@balamand.edu.lb . & uoblibraries@balamand.edu.lb no later than 15-2-2023

 

General Cashier

Responsibilities/Accountability:
  • Provide professional services in all interactions, and performing accurate transactions.

  • Communicate and interact by telephone, e-mail, and in-person with students, parents, and colleagues in a professional manner. Always provide prompt, accurate, and courteous service.

  • To record cash payments to students.

  • Ensure each transaction is recorded promptly and correctly to guarantee the accuracy of student accounts and general ledger accounts.

  • Accurately maintain custody of cash and checks processed in order to balance and account for all funds at the end of each business day.

  • Cheks the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) records of each student & prepare NSSF reports.

  • Manage disbursement and reconciliation of petty cash.

  • Maintain an environment of strong internal controls over the accuracy, timeliness of recording and securing cash transactions.

  • Work with other team members to coordinate, prioritize and organize activities to meet established goals and assigned deadlines.

  • Disburses departmental reimbursement checks, when needed.

  • Possess a working knowledge of Excel, Word to prepare and distribute reports, manage correspondence and conduct University Cashiering business.

  • Counsel/advise students, parents, on financial policy and procedures; respond to general inquiries about student account that includes but are not limited to: registration, requests for transcripts, student records, student invoices, payment plans, refunds, and loans.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned


Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. High School Diploma or BT,TS or Bachelor's degree is preferred in the field.

  • • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Outlook, Excel and other MS functions.

  • • Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information.

  • • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively deal with diverse groups and individuals at various levels within the organization and the public.

  • • Knowledge of Arabic, English, French is a plus.

  • • Minimum two (2) years in cashiering or in bookkeeping or in an accounting environment.

  • • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables situations.

  • • Ability to handle multiple assignments. Must be detailed oriented and have the ability to work Independently.

Qualified candidates can send their CVs to the following email address
hr@balamand.edu.lb no later than 31-08-2022.


Faculty of Health Sciences - Healthcare Management or Healthcare Administration

Faculty of Health Sciences - Research and Communication Officer

Faculty of Health Sciences - Nursing

Office of Construction and Maintenance - Electro-Mechanical Technician
The Office of Construction and Maintenance is seeking to appoint an Electro-Mechanical Technician with TS or equivalent and a minimum experience of five years. Interested candidates can apply by sending their CVs along with a cover letter to Nizam.khoury@balamand.edu.lb and hr@balamand.edu.lb

University Librarian

Job Summary:
Provides leadership in offering main services and resources to support and improve the UOB students, faculty members and staff experience in teaching, learning and research. This includes managing the UOB Libraries physical facilities and virtual presence, as well as research data and analytics through the UOBScholar Hub.

Key Responsibilities:

  • - Maintains a good knowledge of the learning, teaching and research needs at the University and identifies the best ways to meet those needs
  • - Manages all the Library technical and public services by planning and implementing different processes and procedures
  • - Develops the Library collection to meet the teaching, learning and research requirements at the University
  • - Manages the Library team by developing and promoting a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous progress within the Library
  • - Maintains up-to-date technology and digital initiatives to enhance the users’ experience
  • - Prepares annual budget for the University Libraries and monitors the expenditures through the fiscal year
  • - Manages the Library physical facilities to keep the space as attractive and as welcoming as possible
  • - Manages the UOB institutional repository mainly by continuously improving its accessibility and visibility
  • - Provides research output data and metrics when needed through the UOBScholar Hub and available citation databases
  • - Oversees the information literacy program on both the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • - Promotes the Library facilities, services, and resources in innovative ways
  • - Works closely with key stakeholders at UOB and aligns the Library services and resources accordingly
  • - Provides reports when requested to support accreditation processes
  • - Represents the UOB Libraries in professional events internally and externally and monitors the latest trends in library services and higher education as well
  • - Undertakes other duties and serves on different committees as determined by the administration.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
  • - Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent
  • - 8 years of management experience in an academic library
  • - Knowledge of budgeting and negotiating mainly for electronic resources
  • - Knowledge of digital institutional repositories
  • - Knowledge of recent developments in library technologies
  • - Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • - Excellent knowledge of English language; good knowledge of French and Arabic languages

Thank you for your interest. If you wish to apply, please send your curriculum vitae along with a covering letter to hr@balamand.edu.lb . Please include in the subject line: University Librarian.

 

Associate or Full professor level in Clinical Psychology - Department of Psychology

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the University of Balamand (UOB) is currently seeking applicants at the Associate or Full professor level in Clinical Psychology. A PhD or a PsyD is required and clinical experience with outpatient and/or inpatient populations is desirable. The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses, supervise and examine graduate theses. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in scholarly research and have a publication record. The language of instruction is English.

Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health insurance assistance, end-of-service indemnity, and assistance with children's education.

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae along with a letter of interest and contact information for at least 3 referees to provoffice@balamand.edu.lb

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