Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) invites applications for full-time faculty positions for its flagship school, the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB). SDSB currently has vacancies at various academic levels (Teaching Fellow, Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor) for the MS Business Analytics Program courses: business analytics, marketing analytics, social media analytics, financial analytics, accounting analytics, operations analytics, people analytics, and artificial intelligence and machine learning in business. Other areas of expertise may also be considered for other programmes at SDSB.
SDSB is recognised as the most prestigious and only AACSB-accredited business school in Pakistan and one of the leading management development institutions in the region, with particular strengths in case-based teaching and high-quality research of contextual relevance and international significance.
SDSB stresses strong applied or pure research output, teaching excellence, and greater business engagement. It is committed to advancing research, programmes of study, and activities which cut across the disciplines at LUMS. The School has well-established academic programmes at the graduate (MBA, EMBA, MS, and PhD) and the undergraduate (BSc Accounting and Finance and Management Sciences) levels. The school boasts research-active faculty as well as outstanding teachers, nearly 60 in number. SDSB academics have published in highly-ranked international journals and are active in numerous professional associations. SDSB’s faculty are also engaged in executive development courses attended by administrators and senior managers from the leading organisations in the country.
Applicants for the Teaching Fellow position should hold a Master’s degree (in a relevant discipline). Applicants at the Assistant Professor level ordinarily should hold a PhD (in a relevant discipline) or be near completion (within six months), demonstrate their potential (R&R in high-quality journals such as ranked as ABDC-A, ABS-3 among others) to produce scholarly and applied research, commit to excellence in teaching (in English), good communicational skills and networking ability. Individuals who possess excellent teaching abilities and are engaged in applied research may also be considered. Applicants for higher levels must have a track record of publications in high-impact international journals and a demonstrated capacity to pursue research funding and develop and lead academic programmes.
They must also demonstrate teaching excellence. Successful applicants should be able to design and teach courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and to supervise Master’s and PhD candidates. Active participation across SDSB and LUMS activities is also expected.
Cover letter with a clear indication of the appointment level and whether research or teaching track
Short statement detailing your research interest and/or contributions you can make
Detailed resume, including, where appropriate, a full list of publications (clearly identify the ranking of your journal papers as per ABDC/ABS or other), teaching and professional experience, and academic qualifications
List of three referees
Employment Terms: Applications are invited for full-time permanent (tenure track) or fixed-term contracts (1-3 years).
This call remains open until the available positions are filled, which are subject to budgetary resources. Appointments are ideally expected to commence by Fall 2024 or on a mutually agreed date.
What We Offer
A competitive salary (negotiable) that is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Other benefits include a start-up grant, individual research budget, support for research assistants and participation in academic conferences, contributory provident fund, and medical insurance for self and family.
Note: LUMS is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and under-represented groups to apply.