Careers @ MGSHSS

Faculty Positions in History

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences is a seeking a full-time faculty member on Tenure Track (Assistant Professor or above) for its history program. Since 2011, LUMS has been offering a four-year bachelor’s degree in history. We have a vibrant faculty with diverse research interests and teaching portfolios covering areas such as Asian history, European history, and Art and Architecture of South Asia and Islamic world.
The ideal candidate should have a PhD in History with some years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Although candidates with a research focus on any region are encouraged to apply, we will prefer those who, through their research and teaching, will diversify the currently available expertise at the Humanities and Social Sciences Department and its History stream.
This position comes with a starting date of 1st September, 2022.
Interested applicants should submit their current curriculum vitae and a cover letter to: Mehreen Jamil, Assistant Manager, e-mail:
Applications close 13 May, 2022. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for Zoom interviews by the end of May.
LUMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages underrepresented minorities and women to apply. More information on LUMS can be found at


Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Gurmani Center for Language and Literature (GCLL) and the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) announces two Postdoctoral Fellow positions for the academic year 2022-2023 (ten- month duration).

Successful candidates will teach one course during each semester and will participate in the ongoing activities of the Gurmani Center and MGSHSS. Candidates should have their PhDs in hand by August 31, 2022. We prefer candidates who have completed their PhDs in the last three-five years and their scholarship has an interdisciplinary focus, bringing together debates in the Humanities and the qualitative Social Sciences (Anthropology, History, Comparative Literature, Art History, Film Studies and other related disciplines).

Applications should include: a cover letter describing your research interests and relevance to this fellowship; a curriculum vitae; a sample syllabi for a potential course; and names of two referees to Mr. Aurangzaib Awan ( by May 15, 2022.