Siemens Chair - Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE)

Job Description

Monday, March 15, 2021
Responsibilities: 

The Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) invites applications at the rank of Associate or Full Professor to occupy an endowed chair position in the area of power electronics, electrical power systems and energy conservation. Of particular interest to the school are various sustainable green technologies including renewable energy generation, design of energy storage and optimization.

SBASSE, established in 2008, comprises Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biology faculties co-located in a modern purpose-built building. SBASSE has a vision of ‘no-boundary’ multi-disciplinary research and it offers a unique academic environment that values high quality and cutting-edge projects. Based on the high quality of our students, vibrant BS, MS and PhD programs, our publication record and research funding, we are recognized among the top programs in Pakistan. We aspire to gain further international recognition and be known for top programs in the region by expanding our portfolio of research, teaching and societal impact.

Credentials:

  • Internationally recognized scholar in his/her chosen field of research possessing a strong track demonstrated by scientific publications in top peer reviewed journals, supervision of graduate students and acquisition of competitive research funding; 
  • Experience of design and delivery of innovative academic programs with a genuine passion for teaching, mentorship and program building;
  • Proven track record of professional leadership and service to the community. 
  • The successful candidate is expected to manage, direct and lead scientific research by setting up a world-class research group, collaborate with other centers of excellence and departments at the School, acquire major research funding and help diversify the curriculum by developing new courses, certificates and programs.

This endowed position carries a professorial rank appointment at the department of electrical engineering, a highly competitive salary package and a research fund.

The application should consist of a single PDF file including: a cover letter; an up-to-date curriculum vitae that lists the names of three experienced professional referees; a research statement; and a statement on teaching philosophy. This may be emailed to: hr-ee@lums.edu.pk, with the subject Siemens Chair Search 2021

The application deadline is 15th March, 2021 for an anticipated start date of July 1st, 2021. However this search will continue until the appropriate candidate is identified.
For more information on SBASSE, please visit sbasse.lums.edu.pk


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