Assistant/Associate Professor for School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty Positions in School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
The School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) at Habib University invites applications for open rank faculty positions in its Comparative Humanities, Social Development & Policy and Communication and Design programs. Depending on the credentials, candidates will be considered at Assistant Professor or Associate Professor ranks as appropriate.
The School seeks talented faculty who are passionate about teaching and student learning, and who are excited about the challenge of reimagining the teaching of Philosophy, Religious Studies, History, Ethnomusicology, Interaction Design, User Experience Design, Anthropology, Political Science, Economics, Public Policy and Sociology at the undergraduate level in line with global developments in the field. Habib University seeks outstanding student mentors who will be involved in the lives of students through mentoring, student support, enrolment initiatives, and other activities related to the undergraduate education experience.
Fall appointments begin August 1st and Spring appointments begin January 1st.
Qualifications: Candidates must have completed or must be in the final stages of a doctoral degree in the relevant field from a leading global institution recognized for its strength in this field. Ideal candidate will possess excellent teaching and scholarly skills, will be able to work with a diverse population of students and colleagues, will enjoy influencing the intellectual growth of their students, will be effective in institutional service, will be passionate about undergraduate research and is excited to work with colleagues across disciplines. Experience studying in and/or working in a liberal arts environment will be an advantage. Area of expertise is open, but the candidate should be prepared to teach a broad range of courses in the program. Industry practitioners who want to return to academia are also encouraged to apply as Professors of Practice.
Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include: teaching undergraduate courses, active engagement in institutional service, professional activities, student mentorship, curriculum planning and review. The annual teaching load is 5 three- or four-credit courses. This position will play a critical role in supporting both the computer science and the computer engineering majors at the University.
Habib University is Pakistan's first and only exclusively undergraduate-focused liberal arts University that leverages the American style of undergraduate education and has developed a distinctive world-class liberal arts curriculum that is contextually relevant and grounded to our South Asian context and heritage. Located in the world’s third-largest city - Pakistan’s highly affordable, cosmopolitan, diverse, and intellectual capital of Karachi, The University prides itself on the quality and dedication of its increasingly diverse international faculty – a majority of whom hold advanced degrees from leading global institutions. The University also enjoys close connections with several prominent institutions of higher education in the U.S., including the Claremont Colleges, Stanford, UC Berkeley, the University of Michigan, and Texas A&M.
Prospective candidates preparing for tenure-track positions and wishing to explore a relatively short term (1-2 year) engagement can apply through the Global Fellows program.