Position, Habib University, Multiple, open-rank positions in the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

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Habib University, Social Development and Policy
Faculty for the Social Development and Policy Program in the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Pakistan
Position:   Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor

Job Announcement for Fall 2015 Appointment

Faculty for Social Development and Policy

School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences,

Habib University, Karachi, Pakistan

Habib University in Karachi, Pakistan, is an undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institution that welcomed its first class of students in Fall 2014. The university invites applications for multiple, open-rank positions in the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences for its undergraduate major in Social Development and Policy.

The first program of its kind in Pakistan, the Social Development and Policy program combines a rigorous classroom training in the social sciences and humanities with reflective field-based practice. Through a transdisciplinary curriculum that is rooted in the South Asian context and defined by a spirit of global universality, students gain valuable theoretical and practical expertise in development studies in collaborative, learning environments.

We seek candidates with strong teaching credentials who will contribute to the continued enrichment of the Social Development and Policy program and who can contribute to the teaching of our flagship University Liberal Core. Applicants should show evidence of an interdisciplinary approach to research and pedagogy. Specialists in the fields of Public Policy/ Development Practice, Political Science, Urban Studies, History, Sociology, Political Economy, Islamic Studies, Legal Studies, Postcolonial Medieval Studies and South Asian Studies are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate can anticipate the course load not to exceed 3-2. Appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2015. Candidates in the final stages of their Ph.D. may also apply.

For more information about the Social Development and Policy major, please visit: http://habib.edu.pk/academics/ahss/social-development/         

To Apply: Please send a letter of interest outlining your reasons for applying, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, brief course descriptions of three courses that you would like to teach, and a representative writing sample in PDF format to recruitment@habib.edu.pk. Please also visit the website to complete the online faculty application form (http://habib.edu.pk/hu-careers/faculty-application-form/). Review of application begins immediately and will continue until all positions are filled. 

Habib University is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Minerva John
Manager, Academic Operations
Habib University

Website: www.habib.edu.pk
Primary Category: Social Sciences
Secondary Categories: Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
History Education
Islamic History / Studies
Law and Legal History
Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies
Political Science
Public Policy
South Asian History / Studies
Urban History / Studies
Posting Date: 12/17/2014
Closing Date 03/17/2015