Job Opportunities


Copy Editor and writer

UNIVERSITY OF BALAMAND
The copywriter/editor will be part of the digital team at the University of Balamand and will be responsible for writing, editing and translating effective, on-brand, and on-strategy content for websites, web pages, email promotional creative, email templates, digital newsletters, features, news items, social media content and digital ad campaigns.

Job Duties

  • Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax
  • Work closely with team members to ascertain the written output is in line with the brief
  • Create original content based on research and ensure the use of factual information, dates, figures and statistics whilst avoiding any and all forms of plagiarism.
  • Review and proofread any content issued by colleagues to ensure accuracy of the same.
  • Attend meetings to obtain briefs if required
  • Support in the management of social media channels and cover events when needed
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications
Essential
  • Bachelor’s degree in English language and literature, journalism, mass comms or related field
  • Strong work ethic and personal accountability
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong time management
  • Highly creative and imaginative
  • Have good written and interpersonal skills
  • Work well in a team
  • Be able to work under pressure
Desired
  • Master’s degree in English language and literature, journalism, mass comms or related field
  • Minimum 3 years relevant work experience
  • Fluency in Arabic and French




Interested candidates to contact the Director of Human Resources Directly on the following: tony.chammas@balamand.edu.lb.

Faculty positions in the Department of Biomedical Sciences

UNIVERSITY OF BALAMAND - FACULTY OF MEDICINE AND MEDICAL SCIENCES
Position summary:
The University of Balamand, Faculty of Medicine and Medical Sciences is seeking applicants for academic appointment at the rank of Assistant and / or Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Applicants are needed in the specialties of Biochemistry and Genetics, Microbiology including Bacteriology and / or Virology, Immunology, and Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

General duties:

  • • To contribute to the development and achievement of the Faculty of Medicine.
  • • To work in accordance with the UOB values and standards in line with the UOB policies and procedures.
  • • To provide our students with world class education and an excellent learning experience.
  • • To maintain their own professional development.
Specific responsibilities:
  • • Teaching: teaching activities include giving lectures and small group discussion to medical and graduate students, directing projects, assisting with student research and internships. Applicants are expected to mentor and advise students on their development, including choices relating to academic program, research projects and career direction. They will participate in the development and revision of curriculum offered.
  • • Research, scholarly work, and innovation: applicants are expected to pursue scholarly research and publication in peer-reviewed journals, and / or presentations at conferences and symposia. They also provide high quality post graduate supervision.
  • • Service: applicants may be asked to serve the Faculty on administrative committees and in student advising.

Qualifications:
Interested applicants should hold a PhD or MD/PhD degrees in the field or related fields from a reputable University. In addition, they should have completed at least two years of postdoctoral training in the specialty. They should have proven experience in teaching and research, and a significant publication record is a plus.

Application: Please send your CV and letter of intent by email to the following address: pme@balamand.edu.lb.
Positions will be open until filled.

 

Career Opportunity in Nursing

UNIVERSITY OF BALAMAND - FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Balamand, Lebanon, invites applicants for a full-time faculty appointment in the field of Nursing at the level of either Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, effective September 2019. The Faculty offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Health Sciences, including Public Health, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Nursing, and Nutritional Sciences. Programs are offered on three campuses: Beirut, Koura, and Souk El Gharb. The languages of instruction are English and French. The Nursing Program is seeking a candidate with a PhD, DNP, or a related degree. Key responsibilities of the successful candidate will include: teaching, community work and research. The Faculty encourages multidisciplinary teamwork, research and collaboration with different academic institutions and university teaching hospitals. The academic environment at the Nursing Program supports learning/mentorship dynamics and assists students to acquire hands-on experience. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health insurance, end-of-service indemnity, and assistance with children’s education. Applicants should send their curriculum vitae along with a letter of interest to provost@balamand.edu.lb .

Career Opportunity in Biostatistics

UNIVERSITY OF BALAMAND - FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Balamand, Lebanon, has an opening in the field of Biostatistics. Appointments are at the level of either Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, effective September 2019. The Faculty offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Health Sciences, including Public Health, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Nursing, and Nutritional Sciences. Programs are offered on three campuses: Beirut, Koura and Souk el Gharb. The language of instruction is English. The successful candidate should have a PhD in Biostatistics, and contribute to teaching and community work. S/he will also be proactive in developing research projects. The Faculty encourages multidisciplinary teamwork, research, and collaboration with different academic institutions and University teaching hospitals. The academic environment favors learning/mentorship dynamics and encourages students to acquire hands-on experience. Compensation is competitive and 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 to provost@balamand.edu.lb.

Career Opportunity in Molecular and Cell Biology

UNIVERSITY OF BALAMAND - FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Balamand offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Health Sciences including Medical Laboratory Sciences, Nursing, Nutritional Sciences, and Public Health and Development Sciences Program. All programs are offered on three campuses: Beirut, Koura, and Souk el Gharb. The language of instruction is English. The curriculum of all programs is a 3-year program with Pre-medical track, preparing students for the MCAT examination. The Medical Laboratory Program is seeking a candidate who must have a PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology. Appointments are at the level of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, effective Fall of 2019. Key responsibilities of the successful candidate will include: teaching, community work, and research. The Faculty encourages multidisciplinary teamwork, research and collaboration with other academic institutions and University teaching hospitals. Compensation is internationally competitive and 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 to provost@balamand.edu.lb.

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