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

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 Public Health, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Nursing, and Nutritional Sciences, with pre-medical tracks to medical school. Programs are offered on three campuses: Beirut, Koura, and Souk El Gharb. The languages of instruction are English and French. 

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. 

The Nursing program at FHS-UOB has launched the Master of Science in Adult Care. The MSN with emphasis on advanced clinical practice has currently two tracks; 1) ADULT CARE and 2) NEONATAL AND CHILD CARE. The MSN is benchmarked against leading programs in the USA and Europe and will be tailored to the health problems and cultural needs of Lebanon and the Middle East. An academic position is currently open for faculty with a PhD degree and with expertise in Advanced Nursing Practice/Adult Care/Chronic illness and Nursing Research. 

The successful candidate is expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs, engage in interdisciplinary research, and undertake community-based activities. PhD-holder faculty with expertise in the above area are welcome to apply. 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 submit a curriculum vitae, a letter including a statement on teaching and research interests, and the names and contact details of three references before April 30, 2023 to Dr. Huda Abu-Saad Huijer, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, and Mr. Tony Chammas, Director of Human Resources,