Position Announcement (August 31, 2015):
IT University of the Punjab, based at the state of the art Arfa Software Technology Park in Lahore, Pakistan, seeks faculty in its newly established Department of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Department aims to not only complement the IT focus of the university but also develop a strong faculty with dynamic teaching skills (especially using IT resources) and a robust research profile. The Department works closely with the Centre for Governance and Policy which spearheads the university's intervention in the policy arena, and faculty members will be expected to participate in its activities.
The course load is 2-2, (mainly undergraduate, but a postgraduate programme will soon commence) and a generous research and travel allowance is given to facilitate research. Salary is also very competitive. The Department hopes to hire in all disciplines in the humanities and social sciences but is keen to hire in Anthropology/Sociology, Economics, Governance and Public Policy, History, South Asian literature, English Literature and Linguistics. Recent PhD's with an active research profile are encouraged to apply. Appointments will be at the Assistant Professor level, though higher appointments can be considered.
For further information please contact:
Dr Yaqoob Khan Bangash,
BA (Notre Dame), DPhil (Oxon.),
Head of Department, Humanities,
Director, Centre for Governance and Policy,
IT University of the Punjab,
6th Floor, Arfa Software Technology Park,
Ferozepur Road, Lahore, Pakistan.