Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering - Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE)

Job Description

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Responsibilities: 

The Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) is pleased to invite applications for full-time faculty positions in Chemical Engineering. Since the establishment of our program in Chemical Engineering in 2018, we have added faculty and moved into a newly completed wing of the SBASSE that encompasses over 1350 m2 of modern laboratory space in addition to newly developed offices for faculty, staff, and students. Positions are open at all ranks, including Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels. The senior level appointee is expected to take a strong leadership role in building and guiding the Chemical Engineering program within the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. Successful candidates will have a unique opportunity to lead in the evolution of a newly approved BS Chemical Engineering program that emphasizes engineering science and modern Chemical Engineering practice. The program will also evolve in the future to include graduate level education at the MS and PhD level. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

Established in 2008, SBASSE at LUMS is a vibrant institution with a vision of “no-boundary” multidisciplinary research and education: see https: sbasse.lums.edu.pk. SBASSE aspires to accomplish a paradigm shift in Science & Engineering education in Pakistan by building strong programs in the basic sciences and engineering. The “no-boundary” multidisciplinary approach enacted in the vision of SBASSE and the transdisciplinary spaces available across LUMS synergistically create a unique academic environment that enables building of a comprehensive perspective of the complex opportunities and challenges of 21st century. The success of SBASSE is evident from the quality of its graduates and their placements in the top-notch organizations and the graduate programs around the world, as well as the research output in terms of high quality publications in prominent journals.

Applicants must possess a BS degree in Chemical Engineering while MS and PhD degrees can be in a relevant field, a strong publication record, and a commitment to both world-class research and creative and effective undergraduate and graduate teaching. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and position, and successful candidates will also be provided generous startup research funding. LUMS is an equal opportunity employer that offers an excellent work environment for professional growth. Candidates wishing to join should submit their application as a single pdf file including a cover letter, an updated curriculum vitae listing the names of three professional referees, a research statement, and a statement on teaching philosophy via email to:

Basit Yameen (PhD)
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE)
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
Opposite sector U, D.H.A. Lahore Cantt-54792, and Pakistan.
E-mail: basit.yameen@lums.edu.pk
Tel: + 92 42 3560 8481
UAN: +92 (42) 111-11-LUMS (8481)

Qualification: 
PhD in the relevant field with BSc in Chemical Engineering and a strong publication record and commitment to both world-class research and creative and effective undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Note: “We are an equal opportunity employer”