Career opportunity in Nutritional Sciences

April 24 2023

The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Balamand (UOB), Lebanon, invites applicants for a full-time faculty appointment in the field of Nutritional Sciences at the level of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, effective Fall 2023-2024.

The University of Balamand is dedicated to graduating professionals who are well-rounded, critical thinkers, life-long learners, and active citizens in their respective societies. The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Health Sciences, including Medical Laboratory Sciences, Nursing, Nutritional Sciences, and Public Health. All programs are offered with pre-medical tracks. Programs are offered on three campuses: Dekwaneh-Beirut, Koura, and Souk El Gharb. The language of instruction is English.

The Nutritional Sciences department has an Undergraduate program that has two tracks: Regular track and Pre-med track and a Diploma in Clinical and Dietetics Internship, and a graduate Program in Food Science and Technology. Programs in Nutrition are offered on two campuses: Dekwaneh-Beirut and Koura.

An academic position is currently open for faculty with a PhD degree and with expertise in Nutritional Sciences.

The successful candidate is expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs, engage in interdisciplinary research, coordinate the clinical and Dietetics Internship Program and undertake community-based activities. PhD-holder faculty with expertise in the above area is welcome to apply. Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health insurance, end-of-service indemnity, and assistance with children’s education.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter including a statement on teaching and research interests, and the names and contact details of three references before May 31, 2023 to Dr. Huda Abu-Saad Huijer, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, and Mr. Tony Chammas, Director of Human Resources,