December 4, 2012

The Mary Fox Whittlesey Visiting Professorship

American University of Beirut

The Department of Fine Arts and Art History at the American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon, invites applications for the Mary Fox Whittlesey Visiting Professorship in the fields of Art History, Art Theory, Studio Arts, Performance Art and/or Music for a non-renewable period of one year, starting September 1, 2013. The department offers both major and minor degrees in Art History and Studio Arts and minor degrees in Theatre and Music.

Candidates will be expected to teach two to three courses per semester depending on seniority, and contribute to the development of the department. The language of instruction is English.

Applicants should hold a terminal degree (MFA in Theatre and Fine Arts, MA or MM in Music and PhD in Art History and Theory). The department is especially interested in applicants with expertise in cross-disciplinary approach at the crossroads of Art History and Theory, Studio and Performance Arts and Music.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application; a Curriculum Vitae; 10–15 work samples for studio artists, performance artists or musicians; two writing samples for Art History and Theory applicants; as well as three letters of reference before January 15, 2013, to:

Patrick McGreevy
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303


Patrick McGreevy
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236
Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020 Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to [email protected].

Incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered.

For more information on this position, please visit

The American University of Beirut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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