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The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Lahore University of Management Sciences invites applications for a Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty, Assistant Professor Position in the Environmental Social Sciences or Humanities. The candidate’s teaching and research expertise should speak to current ecological, environmental, or climate crises, and reflect current research in the social sciences or humanities in relation to the environment. The area of specialization may include but is not limited to, human/critical geography, urban studies, environmental policy and planning, environmental justice, or political ecology. Candidates with knowledge and expertise in discipline-specific research methods (including GIS) will be preferred. The candidate would be expected to develop an active high-quality research agenda in their chosen field(s). The selected candidate would be expected to contribute to the growth of the environmental studies program within the Department and to the intellectual life of the department and the university more broadly. This includes a teaching requirement of three 4-credit hour undergraduate courses per academic year.

With over 80 teaching faculty across a wide range of disciplines, the department of Humanities and Social Sciences at LUMS is the leading HSS department in the country. LUMS is a campus-based university that ensures holistic and interdisciplinary teaching and learning environments for its students and faculty. Housing for faculty is available both on campus and nearby. More information on LUMS can be found at


The selected candidate is expected to start in January 2025 and must have a completed PhD at the time of taking up employment. This is an on-campus position, and the selected candidate will be expected to be physically present on campus for in-person teaching. The application deadline is 15th August 2024. However, applications will be processed on a rolling basis, hence candidates are encouraged to apply early. LUMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages underrepresented minorities and women to apply. 

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Interested applicants should submit a copy of their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a writing sample (published or unpublished, that best illustrates the expertise the candidate will bring to the position), and the names of three referees at

For detailed queries, please contact Dr Maryam Ibrahim ( or Dr Sana Khosa (

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