Habib University seeks faculty applications for its Social Development and Policy program in the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The program is the first of its kind in Pakistan; a transdisciplinary curriculum that is rooted in the South Asian context and defined by a spirit of global universality, thereby enabling the students to gain valuable theoretical and practical expertise in development studies in collaborative learning environments.
The program is inviting applications for multiple, open-rank positions from candidates with strong teaching and research credentials who will add to the thematic and methodological strengths of the program, and who can contribute to the teaching of our flagship University Liberal Core. Candidates should show evidence of an interdisciplinary approach to research and pedagogy. Specialists in the fields of Public Policy/Development Practice, Political Science, Economics, Political Economy, Sociology, Legal Studies, Geography, South Asian Studies, Religious Studies, World History, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, Psychology, and related disciplines are especially encouraged to apply. Successful candidates can anticipate the course load not to exceed 3-2. Appointment is expected to begin August 1, 2017. Candidates in the final stages of their Ph.D. may also apply.
Successful candidates will bear the following profile:
Applications from female candidates are highly encouraged to maintain gender equity within the School. Experience of having studied and/or worked in a U.S. style, liberal arts environment would be highly preferred.
Habib University is an institution of higher education located in Karachi, Pakistan. It is an undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institution that welcomed its first class of students in Fall 2014. Its liberal arts and sciences framework offers its students the breadth and depth of knowledge in the humanities, social sciences and the natural sciences through a rigorous Core Curriculum, coupled with intensive knowledge in the disciplines, a host of technical skills and vital soft skills; qualities that are highly expected of graduates trained for the global workplace.
Application material can be submitted via the online faculty application process. Please ensure your application package is complete at the time of submission and includes the following: cover letter, CV, statement of teaching interest, statement of research interest, representative publications, sample syllabi and three letters of recommendation. Incomplete applications will not be accommodated.