Dean of Rafic Hariri School of Nursing
American University of Beirut

New York, New York

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The American University of Beirut (AUB) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of Rafic Hariri School of Nursing (HSON). Established in 1905, HSON is a leading nursing school in Lebanon and the region and is recognized nationally and internationally for excellence in education, research, and service. It is one of AUB's seven faculties and schools, and houses two divisions - Undergraduate & Graduate Studies that consist of Master in Nursing and PhD in Nursing Studies. The HSON BSN and MSN programs are the first outside the US to receive unconditional accreditation in 2007 and reaccreditation in 2012 by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The school offers four tracks in the MSN program (Administration and Management, Community and Public Health, Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist, and Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist). A PhD program in Nursing Studies was launched in fall 2018-2019. More information and details about the school can be found at the following here.

Reporting to the provost, the dean is the responsible academic and executive head of the school. In addition to managing academic and administrative functions of the faculty, the dean participates in university-wide shared governance processes and is a member of AUB's leadership team. The dean will be an accomplished academic leader qualified for appointment at the rank of tenured full professor. Leading candidates will have a distinguished record of scholarship; a commitment to education, research, community outreach as well as the values and the vision of AUB; the capacity to advance the faculty's academic mission and interests; demonstrated administrative experience including strategic planning, personnel management, budget development, and management in an academic setting; a record of recruiting and retaining high-quality faculty and students; and the capacity to engage with multiple constituencies, including students, faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as leaders in the health, political, social, and governmental sectors.

Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. For full consideration, materials should be received by February 18, 2022, but recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should send a curriculum vita, a letter describing interest in the position, and the names and contact information for five references to provost@aub.edu.lb. Candidates will be notified before references are contacted.

AUB is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment, as reflected in its Policy against Discrimination and Discriminatory Harassment. Founded in 1866, AUB is a private, independent, non-sectarian institution of higher learning operating under a charter from the State of New York and accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). It is a leading university in the Middle East, and an institution open to qualified students without regard to, among other things, race, gender, religion, economic status, or political affiliation. AUB offers a rigorous curriculum in the American liberal arts tradition and world-class professional programs. The university's seven faculties/schools include the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Suliman S. Olayan School of Business, the Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, the Faculty of Health Sciences, the Faculty of Medicine, and the Rafic Hariri School of Nursing. Also, AUB has a leading medical center that educates medical students and professionals, provides clinical care, and conducts research. Additional information is available at www.aub.edu.lb


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