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Department of Biology - FAS, AUB
 
Biology Building - AUB

Welcome!

The Department of Biology offers a BS and MS program in Biology, in addition to a PhD program in Cell and Molecular Biology. Active research is conducted in environmental biology, marine and aquatic ecology, genetics, cancer biology, microbiology, molecular and cellular biology, neurobiology and immunology, plant physiology, animal physiology, and entomology. The Department is situated at the lower end of the AUB Campus facing the Mediterranean Sea. It is a four-floor building and includes faculty offices, graduate student offices, teaching and research labs, a natural history museum, and a computer lab.

Mission
The BS program in Biology prepares students for advanced study and careers in research, education, and service in Biology-related disciplines. Students will acquire descriptive, experimental, quantitative, and conceptual abilities spanning molecular, cellular, organismal, and ecological levels. Lecture and laboratory courses will emphasize model systems, the role of evolution, diversity of living systems, hypothesis-based reasoning, and communication skills. Science, social science, and humanities coursework will foster creativity, free thought, interdisciplinary skills, and commitment to ethical scholarship.
Research Assistant (RA) Position - Biology Dept

Qualifications:

The applicant must have:

-a Master’s degree in biology or an equivalent discipline

-expertise in mice handling, maintenance and manipulation

-expertise in molecular biology

-good time management and organizational skills

Note:  Expertise in histology and tissue sectioning is a plus since the RA main duties will cover animal work, histology and molecular biology.

Interested candidates should submit by email a CV and a cover letter highlighting the candidate’s main areas of expertise to:

Dr. Noel Ghanem

Assistant professor of Biology,

Biology department

Tel: 01-350000 x 3915

Room 301

ng13@aub.edu.lb

Contact Us  

American University of Beirut
P.O.Box 11-0236 / Department of Biology
Riad El-Solh / Beirut 1107 2020
Lebanon

Tel: +961 1 350 000, 340 460 ext. 3880 / 3881
Fax: + 961 1 350 000  ext. 3888
E-mail: biology@aub.edu.lb  

 

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