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Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Politics - (MGSHSS-LUMS)

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at LUMS invites applications for tenure-track faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in its Politics program.

The selected candidate would join the vibrant and research active Politics stream within the Department in the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS). The selected candidate would teach undergraduate students taking the wide range of degrees offered by the School, including in particular the department's two degrees focused on politics: the BSc (Honours) in Political Science and the BSc (Honours) in Politics and Economics. Both programs encourage students to examine Pakistan and the wider globalizing world using a variety of conceptual lenses supplied by the social sciences, learn multiple ways of solving problems, and explore areas of inquiry that intersect traditional disciplines.

The candidates will have a specialization in any field of Politics, International Relations, Comparative Politics, and Political Economy. While specialization is open, the ability to teach quantitative methods would be considered an advantage. They should demonstrate a strong interest in and commitment to undergraduate teaching in Pakistan, an active research and publishing program in one of the fields noted above, and a commitment to institution-building. The selected candidate will also be expected to contribute to the intellectual life of the department and the university more broadly.

The selected candidate is expected to start in August 2023, and must have a Ph.D. at the time of taking up employment. This is a full-time on-campus position and the selected candidate will be expected to be physically present on campus during employment, including in-person teaching.

Interested applicants should submit a copy of their current curriculum vitae and a cover letter, two sample undergraduate course syllabi, and the names of three referees, to Ms. Mehreen Jamil (mehreen.jamil@lums.edu.pk). The deadline for applications is 15 March 2023.

Apply atmehreen.jamil@lums.edu.pk

 

LUMS is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive workplace for all our employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, caste, ethnicity, age, non-disqualifying physical or psychological disability, or social status. Candidates belonging to minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor Sociology - (MGSHSS-LUMS)

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan, invites applications for a tenure track faculty position (Assistant Professor or Associate Professor) in the area of Sociology. 

The selected candidate would join the vibrant and research active Sociology and Anthropology stream within the Department in the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS). The selected candidate would teach undergraduate students taking the wide range of degrees offered by the School, including in particular the department's BSc (Honours) degree in Anthropology and Sociology.

The candidates will have a specialization in any area of Sociology. While specialization is open, the candidates should be able to offer a variety of undergraduate core courses such as Introduction to Sociology, Research Methods and Classical Sociological Theory, as well as elective courses within their area of specialization. The successful candidate will be required to teach undergraduate students (three four-credit-hour courses a year), achieve high standards of research, serve on departmental/university committees, and provide input for the development and expansion of the Sociology/Anthropology Major at LUMS. The selected candidate will also be expected to contribute to the intellectual life of the department and the university more broadly.

The selected candidate is expected to start in August 2023, and must have a Ph.D. at the time of taking up employment. This is a full-time on-campus position and the selected candidate will be expected to be physically present on campus during employment, including in-person teaching.

Interested applicants should submit a copy of their current curriculum vitae, a detailed cover letter, two sample undergraduate course syllabi, and the names of three referees, to Ms. Mehreen Jamil (mehreen.jamil@lums.edu.pk ). The deadline for applications is 15 March 2023.

Apply at:  mehreen.jamil@lums.edu.pk  

 

LUMS is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive workplace for all our employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, caste, ethnicity, age, non-disqualifying physical or psychological disability, or social status. Candidates belonging to minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Postdoctoral Fellowship- (MGSHSS- LUMS)

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 2023-2024. These would be for a ten- month duration from August 2023 to May 2024.

Successful candidates will teach one course during each semester and will participate in the ongoing activities of the Gurmani Center and MGSHSS. Fellows would be required to be physically on campus during the two semesters. Candidates should have their PhDs in hand by August 31, 2023.  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,  Sociology, 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 (aurangzaib.awan@lums.edu.pk) by March 31st 2023.