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Faculty Positions for Fall 2017, Arzu Program in Languages & Literature
Habib University

  • Nov. 28, 2016
  • Faculty Positions for Fall 2017, Arzu Program in Languages & Literature
  • School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Habib University
    Karachi, Sindh
  • Open until filled
  • Aug. 1, 2017
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Literature - Comparative
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Creative or Technical Writing
    Applied Linguistics
    Humanities - General
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Habib University seeks faculty applications for the Arzu Program in Languages and Literature in the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The program is a step towards the School’s aim to set a new international standard for interdisciplinary liberal arts education. The School’s growing international faculty engages students in collaborative teaching and research, encouraging them to hone their ability to think analytically and creatively respond to challenges.

To this end, the School is inviting applications for faculty positions in the fields of English, Comparative Literature, Translation Studies, Postcolonial Literatures, and Literary Theory. 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:
- Doctoral degree
- Excellent teaching and scholarly credentials
- Passion for undergraduate education
- Intellectual curiosity
- Ability to work well in teams in an interdisciplinary environment

Applications from female candidates are highly encouraged to maintain gender equity within the School.

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.

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  • Habib University is an equal opportunity employer

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Contact Information

  • Minerva John
    School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Habib University
    Plot # 295, Block 18, Gulistan-e-Jauhar
    University Avenue
    Karachi, Sindh
  • +92 21 111 042242


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