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The Gurmani Center for Language and Literature (GCLL) and the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) announces two Postdoctoral Fellow positions and two PhD scholarships for the academic year 2024-2025. These positions would be for a ten- month duration from August 2024 to May 2025.

Successful postdoctoral fellowship and PhD scholarship candidates will teach one course during each semester and will fully participate in the ongoing activities of the Gurmani Center and MGSHSS. Post doctoral Fellows and PhD Scholars would be required to be physically on campus during the two semesters. 


Postdoctoral candidates should have their PhDs in hand by August 31, 2024.  We prefer candidates who have completed their PhDs in the last three to five years and whose scholarship has an interdisciplinary focus, bringing together debates in the Humanities and the Social Sciences.

The PhD scholarships are open to PhD candidates in a leading humanities or social science doctoral program outside of Pakistan who are writing up their dissertations or completing fieldwork in Pakistan. The successful candidate will have an ABD status and will be expected to complete their doctorates whilst at LUMS. The PhD scholarships are funded through the Bilquis and Abdul Razzaq Dawood Foundation. 

Applications should include: a cover letter describing your research interests and relevance to this fellowship/scholarship; a curriculum vitae; a sample syllabus for a potential course; and names of two referees to Mr. Aurangzaib Awan ( by March 1st 2024.

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