Job Opportunities


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 – Civil 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 most 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, and is 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 opened 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, building on the past achievements to educate our current students with a strategic vision for the future. For a brief overview of recent achievements of the University and the Faculty 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 up to 2 full-time faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate level with expertise in Transportation / Geotechnical. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D in Civil Engineering from an accredited university with a strong research record (h-index) and refereed publications. 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, as well as 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 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: October/November 2022

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

  The respective interview panels will be chaired by Professr 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 Chairperson Dr Joseph Assaad, joseph.assaad@balamand.edu.lb and/or the Dean, Professor Rami Abboud, 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.

 



Part-Time Junior GIS Analyst - Faculty of Engineering


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 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, and is 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 opened 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, building on the past achievements to educate our current students with a strategic vision for the future. For a brief overview of recent achievements of the University and the Faculty in particular, please visit our University News section (click here).

The Faculty of Engineering is currently seeking applicants for one part-time Junior GIS Analyst to support our excellent growing research aspirations.

GIS Center:

The GIS Center invites applications for 1 part-time Junior GIS Analyst position. Candidates must have earned a degree in GIS or any related field from an accredited university. Outstanding candidates with expertise in similar areas may also be considered.

For further information, please contact Dr Amal Iaaly, GIS Center Director, on foe@balamand.edu.lb with the email subject “Junior GIS Analyst”

Essential Qualifications

  • • Degree in Geographic Information Systems, or other closely related degrees.

Desired Experience
  • • At least one year of experience in any GIS projects.
  • • Excellent in proposal and report writing especially with NGOs.
  • • Experience in development projects.

General Duties
  • • Write proposals and reports related to projects.
  • • Create and maintain geospatial data in relational databases.
  • • Use various software applications such as ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro to edit and compile data to create maps.
  • • Edit and update GIS attribute tables using a variety of information and sources to maintain the highest level of accuracy.
  • • Develop surveys using ArcGIS Survey 123 or any related product.
  • • Perform routine data validation and QA/QC checks to ensure GIS data integrity.
  • • Perform other related duties as assigned by GIS Center Director.

APPLICATION
Required application documents:
  • • Curriculum Vitae
  • • Motivation Letter
Please send your application and documents to foe@balamand.edu.lb and hr@balamand.edu.lb

Closing date: ongoing until position is filled.

Interviews: by end of September 2022.

Starting time for the position: as soon as possible or by agreement

Duration: Three (3) months

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.

For any further information not highlighted above, please email Professor Rami Abboud on foe@balamand.edu.lb with the email subject “Junior GIS Analyst”.

 

Full-Time Research Assistant - Faculty of Engineering


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 opened 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. W e 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 to support our excellent growing research aspirations.

Department of Computer Engineering:

The Department of Computer Engineering invites applications for 1 full-time Research Assistant position in Computer Engineering with expertise in (1) Digital Communications and/or (2) Artificial Intelligence. Candidates must have earned an engineering degree in Computer Engineering or Telecommunications from an accredited university . Outstanding candidates with expertise in similar areas may also be considered.

For further information, please contact Dr. Rodrigue Imad, Grant Holder, on foe@balamand.edu.lb with the email subject “RA Computer”.

Essential Qualifications

  • - Bachelor of Science (BS) and Master of Science (MS) in Computer Engineering or a related discipline
  • - or Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Computer Engineering or a related discipline
Desired Experience
  • - Worked at a higher education institution
  • - Co-supervised students
  • - Publications in peer review journals
General Duties
  • - Contribute to the development and achievement of the Department of Computer Engineering and the Faculty of Engineering
  • - Provide active contributions to research projects
  • - Work in accordance with the UOB values and standards in line with the UOB policies and procedures
  • - Maintain their own professional development and show enthusiasm at work
  • - Able to work independently and as part of a team
Specific Responsibilities
  • - Conduct scientific literature reviews
  • - Collect, analyze and process data related to different research simulations
  • - Propose solutions for specific research problems
  • - Use programming languages to implement and test the proposed algorithms
  • - Attend area seminars and other meetings as necessary
  • - Summarize project results
  • - Prepare other articles, reports, and presentations
  • - Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned

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 end of September 2022.

Starting time for the position: 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 Computer”.

 

RTSE IT Vacancies


The University of Balamand (UOB) prides itself on being a leader in higher education and cutting edge research. UOB has 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, and is the top University in Lebanon for the QS 2023 World University Rankings Young Universities under the age of 50.

All faculties and directorates 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 and relying on our faculty and staff for innovation. Our vision is supported by fully equipped and state-of-the-art laboratories that are opened to students, community services, and industry users. Many of our laboratories have been granted 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. At the peak of the pandemic, the university was a leader in designing and implementing novel techniques in online assessment. Most recently in January 2022, UOB launched an unique and innovative Real Time Synchronous Education (RTSE) facilities linking our four campuses in Koura, Akkar, Souk El Ghareb (SEG) and Dekwene for optimal real time education via intranet. RTSE was designed by Vice President for Internationalization and Engagement and Dean of Faculty of Engineering, Professor Rami Abboud, in collaboration with Dr Robert Chreiky, Team Leader – IT Infrastructure Unit.

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


The University of Balamand is currently seeking four applicants for RTSE Technical support for its Koura (3 posts) and SEG (1 post) campuses:

Profile

  • - TS Degree in Information Technology.
  • - Minimum experience of 3 years in the Field
  • - Windows Environment, Windows 10 & Office
  • - Basic Network, IP, Subnet Mask, Gateway, DNS
  • - Installation, Troubleshooting and perform Technical tests of Technology equipment
  • - Experience in Audio Systems i.e Microphones, mixers, audio cabling is desirable.
  • - Organize and arrange the stock of technology equipment
  • - Diagnose and resolve users’ requests/problems
  • - Strong interpersonal skills and team spirit

For further information, please contact Dr Robert Chreiky, robert.chreiky@balamand.edu.lb with the email subject “RTSE VAC22”.

APPLICATION

Required application documents:
• Curriculum Vitae
• Motivation Letter
• Names of two referees and their contact details (referees will be contacted by the University)

Please send your application and documents to robert.chreiky@balamand.edu.lb and hr@balamand.edu.lb

Closing date: ongoing until positions are filled.
Interviews: end of August 2022.
Starting time for the position ideally: 1st September 2022 or by agreement

The respective interview panel will be chaired by Professr 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.

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 30-9-2022

 

Part-Time Faculty Position in Human Resources - Al Koura Campus

The Faculty of Business and Management at the University of Balamand (UOB), Lebanon, invites applications for part-time faculty position in Human Resources at al Koura campus.

The candidates should possess, at the very least, a Master degree from a reputable institution of higher learning. A track-record of teaching Human Resources courses in a recognized institution is also 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 the discipline of interest.

Faculty of Engineering - Chemical 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 most 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, and is 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 opened 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, building on the past achievements to educate our current students with a strategic vision for the future. For a brief overview of recent achievements of the University and the Faculty 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 Chemical Engineering:

The Department of Chemical Engineering invites applications for up to 2 full-time faculty positions in Chemical Engineering with expertise in Petroleum and Gas, Biotechnology and/or Chemical Reactions Engineering and Design. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from an accredited university with a strong research record (h-index) and refereed publications. 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, as well as to actively contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching missions and to engage in department, institute, and professional service activities.

The University of Balamand, with its strategic vision and forward thinking mentality, was the first university in Lebanon to establish a Chemical Engineering program and department at the Faculty of Engineering as far back as 2008. The Chemical Engineering Department has grown exponentially to host many state of the art laboratories including two unique facilities in Lebanon and the MENA region: (1) simulator for gas & petroleum drilling and (2) the 1st and only Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Centre.

For further information, please contact the Chairperson Dr Jane Estephane, jane.estephane@balamand.edu.lb and/or the Dean, Professor Rami Abboud, foe@balamand.edu.lb with the email subject “CHEN POSITION”.

ALL CANDIDATES:

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 Chemical Engineering or closely related field
  • - Postdoctoral or industrial experience (after PhD) is a must
  • - 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)
  • - 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 foe@balamand.edu.lb and hr@balamand.edu.lb

Closing date: ongoing until position is filled.

Interviews: end of August 2022.

Starting time for the position ideally: 1st September 2022 or by agreement

The respective interview panels will be chaired by Professr 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 any further information not highlighted above, please email Professor Rami Abboud on foe@balamand.edu.lb with the email subject “CHEN POSITION”.

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 - of Healthcare Management or Healthcare Administration

Full-Time or Part-Time Faculty Position in Economics - Souk-El Gharb Campus

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 for the full-time position 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.

The candidates for the part-time position should possess, at the very least, a Master degree from a reputable institution of higher learning. A track-record of teaching Economics courses in a recognized institution is also 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 the discipline of interest.
Faculty of Health Sciences - Research and Communication Officer

Faculty of Health Sciences - Nursing

Financial Aid Officer

Job Purpose:
Supporting the Financial Aid Associate Director, while delivering excellent customer service to applicants and their parents. Our goal is to financially support current and prospective students in order to increase the enrolment level at the University.

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Provide a professional and positive attitude to UOB Community (faculty, staff, students and parents). Assisting visitors by providing them with information about financial support procedure and policies.
  • - Handle emails and phone calls as well as scheduling appointments
  • - Organize all data related to the Financial Aid office (Supporting documents provided by students, tracking mails, etc…).
  • - Assist with appropriate paperwork, and resolve administrative issues related to office functions based on established policies and procedures, making appropriate referrals as necessary.
  • - Assist the Associate Director in preparing school protocols.
  • - Manage the screening of Financial Aid applications by double checking the data to make sure that all required documents are accurate and compatible with the implemented information.
  • - Prepare office announcements.
  • - Demonstrate high-level of ethics and confidentiality in all job-related actions. As well as the ability to assist students, faculty, and staff at all levels within a diverse, multicultural, collaborative environment. 
Requirements:
  • - Bachelor Degree in Business or related fields.
  • - Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • - Fluent in English and Arabic with good communication skills, French is a plus.
  • - Familiar with UOB environment and culture.
  • - Presentable, friendly and able to provide immediate help when required.
  • - Ability to prioritize tasks and work effectively under pressure.
Deadline: July 31, 2022

CV’s and Cover Letter to be submitted via email to: hr@balamand.edu.lb and vpenroll@balamand.edu.lb

Office of the Chief Operating Officer (Main campus) - Executive Secretary

The Office of the Chief Operating Officer (Main campus) is seeking to recruit internally an Executive Secretary providing administrative support to the said office, ensuring administrative tasks are correctly and timely implemented and there is an efficient workflow.

MAIN TASK AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • • Helps & assists in daily tasks and assignments.
  • • Interacts with external bodies on a wide scale.
  • • Handles calls and other communication and greets visitors.
  • • Scheduling and coordinating dates and time, venues, attendance, agendas.
  • • Manages and keeps calendar of events updated.
  • • Types lettres, memoranda, reports, etc.
  • • Schedules appointments.
  • • Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • • Bachelor Degree in Business or related fields, preference for UOB graduates.
  • • Minimum 2 years of related experience.
  • • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • • Fluent in English and Arabic with good communication skills, French is a plus.
  • • Familiar with UOB environment and culture.
  • • Presentable, friendly and able to provide immediate help when required.

Interested applicants must send an email to Tony.chammas@balamand.edu.lb by 31-08-2022 the latest.

Office of the VP for Enrollment Management - Recruitment Officer - Souk-El Gharb Campus

Office of the VP for Enrollment Management is seeking to appoint a Recruitment Officer

The main duties for this positions will be to attend school and university fairs in Lebanon, perform school visits and give presentations about UOB to high school students. Receive students and visitors and answers inquiries related to UOB and admissions both written and oral; Prepare statistical information as required; Ensure completion of applications.

The ideal candidate must possess the following:
  • - Holder of BA or BS degree
  • - Good presentation skills
  • - Good communication skills and ability to attend to redundant inquiries
  • - Ability to deal with different clientele (school counselors, applicants, parents, other universities, etc.)
  • - Prior experience in marketing, sales, presentations is a plus
  • - Excellent English and Arabic. French is an asset
  • - Computer Proficiency:
    • o Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
    • o Ability to manipulate documents and e-mails (mail merge)
    • o Ability to work or to learn to work in other platforms to produce reports and statistics required for recruitment

    - Souk-El Gharb Campus

    Interested candidates can apply by sending their CVs along with a cover letter, no later than September 15, 2022, to HR@balamand.edu.lb & vpenroll@balamand.edu.lb
Office of Construction and Maintenance - Architect
The Office of Construction and Maintenance is seeking to appoint an Architect with minimum experience of five years. Interested candidates can apply by sending their CVs along with a cover letter, no later than 11 March 2022, to Nizam.khoury@balamand.edu.lb and hr@balamand.edu.lb

Office of Construction and Maintenance - Electrical Technician
The Office of Construction and Maintenance is seeking to appoint an Electrical 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, no later than 11 March 2022, to Nizam.khoury@balamand.edu.lb and hr@balamand.edu.lb

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, no later than 11 March 2022, 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.

 

Part-Time Faculty Position in Human Resources - Al Koura Campus

The Faculty of Business and Management at the University of Balamand (UOB), Lebanon, invites applications for part-time faculty position in Human Resources at al Koura campus.

The candidates should possess, at the very least, a Master degree from a reputable institution of higher learning. A track-record of teaching Human Resources courses in a recognized institution is also 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 the discipline of interest.

Full-Time or Part-Time Faculty Position in Finance - Souk el Gharb Campus

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 Souk el Gharb campus.

The candidates for the full-time position 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.

The candidates for the part-time position should possess, at the very least, a Master degree from a reputable institution of higher learning. A track-record of teaching Finance courses in a recognized institution is also 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 the discipline of interest.

Full-Time or Part-Time Faculty Position in Accounting - Al Koura or Souk-El Gharb Campus

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 either al Koura or Souk el Gharb campus.

The candidates for the full-time position should possess a Ph.D. 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.

The candidates for the part-time position should possess, at the very least, a Master degree from a reputable institution of higher learning. A track-record of teaching Accounting courses in a recognized institution is also 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 the discipline of interest.

Lab Instructor Department of Aircraft Maintenance - Issam Fares Faculty of Technology

The Department of Aircraft Maintenance invites applications for one full-time Lab Instructor position. Candidates must have.

The aviation maintenance technician/instructor is responsible for implementing the Aircraft Maintenance (AM) practical curriculum modules designed by the AM department to prepare students for the EASA part-147 certification and for their Bachelor in Technology degree.

Principal Responsibilities :

  • - Support instructors and faculty members of the AM department in their laboratory practices.
  • - Assist in the preparation of the practical hands-on laboratory related tasks.
  • - Undertake inspections to maintain and repair equipment when needed.
  • - Perform maintenance tasks; keeping a maintenance logbook and records.
  • - Communicate inventory, supplies, and equipment needs to the AM chairperson.
  • - Monitor student use of supplies, tools, materials and equipment.
  • - Be an active member of the AM department.
  • - Undertake training and development as deemed appropriate by the AM chairperson to enhance laboratory practices and protocols.
  • - Carry out any other appropriate duties as requested by the AM chairperson.
Qualifications :
  • - At least three years’ experience working in a Maintenance Repair and Overhaul aviation organization.
  • - Good IT skills in Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • - Create and maintain an atmosphere of professionalism and mutual respect with students.
  • - Maintain a safe environment through instruction, policy and continuous evaluation of equipment and laboratory space.
  • - Provide office hours for student advising.
  • - Good written and verbal communication skills proven ability to respond positively to a pressurized environment and adopt a positive approach to problem solving.
For further information, please contact Dr. Nay Mezannar, Chairperson on
nay.mezannar@balamand.edu.lb and hr@balamand.edu.lb

Applications
Required application documents:
  • - Curriculum Vitae
  • - Cover Letter
  • - 2 supporting letters from key references

Closing date is Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2021.

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.

 

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. The position is effective September, 2020. 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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