Faculty Position in Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (CLCS) with a specialization in Film or Screen Studies - Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences ( MGSHSS)
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 screen studies and filmmaking, creative writing, and Persian, Urdu, Punjabi, and Western literatures.

The program is searching for a candidate with interests in film and screen studies with a focus in Pakistani or global cinemas, filmmaking, and production. Ideal candidates should be able to teach courses in their area of research and practice in film/screen production but should also be able to apply their expertise and interests to the larger frame of screen cultures and industries, and be able to participate in a team-taught core, the screen studies journal and take on or develop courses in film theory and production.

Applicants are ideally expected to have a Ph.D. or a professional degree in the arts by Fall 2022, which is when the appointment begins. The successful candidate will be required to teach undergraduate students, achieve high standards of research and/or creative work, 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. 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.