Careers @ MGSHSS
The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) invites applications for its Politics program.
The selected candidate(s) 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(s) 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 to 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, Political Economy, and Political Theory. The applicants 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(s) will also be expected to contribute to the intellectual life of the department and the university more broadly.
The department is open to accepting both pre-and post-PhD applicants. This is a full-time on-campus position and the selected candidate(s) 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, and the names of three referees, to Ms. Mehreen Jamil Ms. Mehreen Jamil (email@example.com)
The deadline for applications is September 30, 2023.
LUMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages underrepresented minorities and women to apply. More information on LUMS can be found at https://lums.edu.pk.
The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences invites applications for a Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty Position at the Assistant Professor Level in Environmental Humanities. The candidate’s teaching and research expertise should speak to current ecological, environmental, and climate crises, and reflect current research in the humanities or the social sciences in relation to the environment. The area of specialization may include but is not limited to, critical geography, urban studies, environmental policy and planning, environmental justice, and political ecology. Candidates should also have knowledge and expertise in discipline-specific research methods (including GIS and Environmental Impact Assessments). The candidate would be expected to develop an active high-quality research agenda in the environmental humanities and social sciences. The selected candidate would be expected to contribute to the growth of the environmental studies minor within the Department, and to the intellectual life of the department and the university more broadly.
The selected candidate is expected to start in January 2024, and must have a PhD at the time of taking up employment. This is an on-campus position and the selected candidate will be expected to be physically present on campus during employment, including in-person teaching. The application deadline is 30th September 2023 .
LUMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages underrepresented minorities and women to apply.
Interested applicants should submit a copy of their curriculum vitae, a detailed cover letter, a writing sample (published or unpublished writing sample that best illustrates the expertise the candidate will bring to the position), and the names of three referees to Ms. Mehreen Jamil at firstname.lastname@example.org till 30th September 2023.