Associate and Assistant Faculty Positions in Urdu Language and Literature

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

The Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature at the Department of Social Sciences, Lahore University of Management Sciences invites applications for tenure-track faculty appointments in Urdu Language and Literature at the Associate and Assistant levels.

Candidates should have a foundation in two or more of the following:

  • Classical and modern Urdu poetry
  • Classical and modern Urdu pose / fiction
  • Literary Criticism (Eastern and Western Theoretical References)
  • Iqbal Studies
  • Linguistics

Candidates should have completed their doctoral degree program in the subject. Candidates with a strong background and interest in research, proficiency in the English language and basic computer skills will be given preference.

The Lahore University of Management Sciences is Pakistan’s premier research and teaching university with a modern 100-acre campus in the historical city of Lahore, which aims at providing world-class educational and residential facilities. The BSc (Honours) in Social Sciences is one of the best offered in Pakistan. Founded in 2010 within the Department of Social Sciences, the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature is dedicated to the promotion of South Asian languages and their literature through teaching, research and outreach activities. Successful candidates will be teaching undergraduate courses of varying levels to highly motivated and some of the best students in Pakistan.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, official undergraduate and graduate school transcripts, and writing samples, including any published materials at gurmani.centre@lums.edu.pk before June 10, 2016.