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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, Lecturer, Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor) to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in marketing, operations, strategy, decision sciences, organizational theory, and data analytics.

Applications are invited for full-time permanent (tenure track) or fixed-term contracts (1-3 years).

The School
SDSB is recognized as the most prestigious and the only AACSB accredited business school in Pakistan. It is 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 wider business engagement. It is committed to advancing research, programs of study, and activities which cut across disciplines at LUMS. The School has well-established academic programs at the graduate (MBA, EMBA, MS, and PhD) and the undergraduate (BSc Accounting and Finance and BSc Management Sciences) levels. The school boasts research active faculty as well as outstanding teachers, nearly 60 in number. SDSB academics publish in highly-ranked international journals and remain active in numerous professional associations. SDSB’s faculty are also engaged in executive development courses attended by administrators and senior managers from the leading organizations in the country.

What We Offer 
A competitive salary (negotiable) which 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.


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 to produce scholarly and applied research (R&R in high quality journals such as ranked as ABDC-A, ABS-3 among others), have a commitment 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 senior professorial positions levels must have a track record of publications in high-impact international journals and provide evidence for the capacity to pursue research funding and develop and lead academic programs.
Applicants must also demonstrate teaching excellence. Successful applicants should be able to design and teach courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and supervise Masters and PhD candidates. Active participation across SDSB and LUMS activities is also expected.

Application Instructions

Please email the following documents at
• Cover letter with clear indication of the appointment level and whether research and teaching or teaching only appointments
• Short statement detailing your research interest and/or contributions you can make to SDSB
• 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

This call will remain open until the available positions are filled which are subject to budgetary resources. Appointments are ideally expected to commence by Fall 2024 or at a mutually agreed date.

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