Job Listings and Openings

If you have questions about our job openings, feel free to email us at [email protected]

Lead Research Coordinator

The Beirut Urban Lab is looking to hire a lead research coordinator on a full-time basis starting September 15th, 2022. The lead research coordinator will be mainly responsible for leading the writing of grant proposals and reports, conceiving, and supporting the organization of regular events for the Lab (conferences, seminars, and workshops), supporting writing projects of the Lab’s co-PIs, and mentoring the research team in academic writing.    

Ph.D. in planning, social sciences, urban studies, or related fields
Publication record in refereed journals and/or recognized scholarly venues
Experience in grant writing
Experience in technical report writing
Fluent in English (French and Arabic are a plus)

The lead research coordinator will be responsible for the following main tasks:
Contribute to the identification of external funding sources, and lead in the writing of grant proposals
Provide intellectual and logistical support for ongoing research projects and publications
Develop and write concept notes for conferences and research projects
Research, write and prepare endowment proposals
Provide day-to-day advice, support, mentoring, and assistance to the research team


Salary is commensurate with experience.

Proposals will be reviewed on a rolling basis, starting from July 15th, 2022. Candidates are required to send a letter of intent, CV, and a writing sample via email to Ms. Antonia Maria Bahna ([email protected]).

The Beirut Urban Lab, in line with the American University of Beirut, is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.

Internship Program

The internship program at BUL engages undergraduate/graduate students with ongoing projects and provides them with a focused and challenging research experience related to urbanization and current urban transformation processes in Lebanon.

Deadline for internship applications

Summer Session (June - August): May 1st
Fall Session (September - December): August 1st
Spring Session (February - May): December 1st


If you would like to be part of our team, submit your application to [email protected] 

Affiliates Program

The affiliates program strengthens collaborations between professionals, experts, academics, Ph.D. candidates and BUL researchers and facilitates for their contribution to ongoing research projects.

Affiliation applications are accepted for consideration all year long for scholars who are doing research related to one of the BUL’s research program areas:

Social Value of Land
Urban Recovery
Critical Mapping 
Planning Actors and Scales
Spatial Practices
Urban Informality

If you would like to be part of our team and our developing projects, submit your application to [email protected]