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Faculty Position, Chair in International Relations at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, LUMS

The Mushtaq Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) at LUMS seeks a qualified scholar to occupy the Dr. Khurshid Hyder Chair. The qualified person will either be a Senior Associate Professor or Full Professor (PhD required) who has research focus and teaching experience in the disciplinary areas of International Relations/Political Science.

The research concentration can range from conflict and security studies to multi- or bi-lateral diplomacy within South Asia or in other geographical regions (Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Europe, East Asia). Preferably the Chair will have further specialization in the study of International Cooperation and Institutions.

In addition to teaching and other responsibilities, the Chair should be able to provide academic leadership and mentor junior faculty. The resources available to the chair should enable him/her to offer programmatic initiatives to make LUMS a Center of Excellence in the field of International Relations.

Interested applicants should submit a copy of their current curriculum vitae and a cover letter, along with names of three referees, to Aurangzaib Awan at the Office of the Dean, MGSHSS by July 31st, 2018.


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