Faculty Position in Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (CLCS) - Department Of Humanities & Social Sciences
Friday, July 1, 2022

Job Description

Job Description: 

The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor for its program in Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (CLCS). Though fairly new, the program has a strong core faculty with interests in Persian, Urdu, Punjabi, and Western literatures, screen studies, as well as creative writing and filmmaking.

The program is searching for a candidate with interests in comparative literature with a focus in Urdu, Persian, and other languages from the Indo-Islamic complex. Ideal candidates should be able to teach courses in their area of research, but should also be able to participate in a team-taught core, and take on or develop courses in transnational literary studies, translation studies etc.

Applicants are ideally expected to have a Ph.D. by Fall 2022, which is when the appointment begins. The successful candidate will be required to teach undergraduate students, achieve high standards of research, serve on departmental/university committees and help expand the CLCS program at LUMS.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit current curriculum vitae, a cover letter along with names of three referees to:

Ms. Mehreen Jamil - Coordinator of the CLCS program.

Deadline to Apply: July 1, 2022.

For detailed queries, please contact Dr. Maryam Wasif Khan (maryam.wasif@lums.edu.pk) or Dr. Zebunnisa Hamid (zebunnisa.hamid@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.