Dean of the School of Engineering

Beirut (LB)
06 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Dean of the School of Engineering - The Lebanese American University

Beirut, Lebanon

The Lebanese American University (www.lau.edu.lb) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Engineering (SOE).  The Lebanese American University (LAU) is a leading higher education institution in the Middle East operating on two campuses, Beirut and Byblos, and enrolling more than 8000 students. The University is chartered by the Regents of the State University of New York, and accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). The School of Engineering is one of the oldest and most reputable of the region. It enrolls over 1,400 students on both campuses and offers undergraduate and graduate programs. 


The Dean of Engineering is the senior academic officer of the School, and will be responsible for all matters relating to academic leadership and administration including overseeing of academic programs, faculty, staff and students on both the Beirut and Byblos campuses. The Dean will set standards for intellectual engagement and accomplishment for the School and will provide strategic vision and operational leadership to all aspects of the academic and professional programs, creating an environment that supports the School’s faculty and its students. 

The candidate must be able to build on LAU’s strong record in engineering education, and lead the School which programs are ABET-accredited towards further recognition as a world-class provider of quality engineering education in the MENA region. The Dean should have a commitment to liberal arts education, a compelling, strategic vision and long-term goals for the School, in addition to proven implementation skills.

The Dean reports to the Provost and serves as a voting member on the Council of Deans and as an Ex-Officio member on a number of other University Councils.

Application Process
A candidate brief with details on the role and how to apply, can be downloaded from www.odgers.com/69885