Position of Dean
Mushtaq Ahmed Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences, LUMS
The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS).
LUMS is Pakistan's premier private university, founded in 1986 renowned for the quality and impact of its graduates.Its 100-acre campus in suburban Lahore, Pakistan's cultural capital , provides world-class educational and residential facilities.
MGSHSS comprises the department of Economics and Humanities and Social Sciences which enjoy a strong reputation for academic excellence.
Focusing on a multidisciplinary approach and a breadth of courses, MGSHSS imparts a high-quality liberal arts foundation to all students at LUMS.
As the Administrative Head , the Dean will be responsible for the School's academic organizations , civil society groups and policy think tanks.
As part of the University's senior leadership, the Dean will work closely with other senior officers to realize the vision of the school and university.
This position offers a unique opportunity for personal and institutional impact.It requires a candidate with exceptionally strong and leadership qualities.In particular, the successful candidate will have an outstanding record of scholarship and academic leadership, a broad awareness of conditions shaping higher education, exceptional interpersonal skills and strong networking ability.
He/She will have demonstrable success in recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty while guiding them towards a standard of excellence in research and teaching.
This appointment is for an initial 3 years term beginning January 1 , 2017 or on a mutually agreeable date and carries with it an attractive compensation and benefits package.A concurrent faculty appointment, either term or permanent, will provide a base for continuing active personal scholarship.
Internationally recognised scholars with a strong research background are especially encouraged to apply.
Applications and nominations, including a letter describing the candidates qualifications and accomplishments, should be sent to the Converner of the Dean Search Committee by November 30, 2016.Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae.
Applicants and nominations are strongly encouraged to communicate by email to:
Applications and nominations will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and continue until the positions is filled.LUMS is an equal opportunity employer.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.