The American University of Beirut (AUB) invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the Palestinian Land Studies Center.
Deadline for submissions: February 15, 2022.
The Palestine Land Studies Center (PLSC) at the American University of Beirut was established as part of AUB’s ongoing commitment to the preservation, reclamation and disseminationof Palestinian history. The PLSC is the permanent home for the extensive archives of Dr.Salman Abu Sitta and the Palestine Land Society in London, and activates the archives through research and academic practice, making them available for public interaction from within AUB’s campus. AUB envisions the PLSC as a catalyst for interdisciplinary research and a global hub for grassroots investigation and dialogues around the question of land and population studies in Palestine.
Reporting to the Provost, the Director leads the Center and is responsible for driving its fundraising efforts, developing its programs (research, education, outreach), internal and external partnerships, public relations, and for managing its operations. Holder of a PhD in a relevant field, the Director must have excellent research credentials and a strong track record in developing and leading innovative programs or institutes.He/She will hold a full-time professorial rank position in a relevant department/faculty and is expected to contribute to AUB’s educational mission through teaching, offering advanced seminars, and graduate thesis supervision. He/She must be committed to expanding the Dr.Salman Abu Sitta Archive and to forging working relations with other AUB centers and institutes, and with organizations in the region and around the world. The Director will have outstanding leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work effectively with people from a range of social, political, and cultural backgrounds.
Applications, nominations,and requests for additional information may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should include a statement of interest, CV, and list of references. The deadline for receiving applications is February 15, 2022.
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