Faculty Positions at SDSB

Tuesday, December 13, 2016


Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor - Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB), LUMS

Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) invites applications for full-time faculty positions for its flagship school, the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB). SDSB currently has vacancies at various academic levels (Assistant, Associate and Full Professor) across a range of business disciplines: marketing, accounting and finance, econometrics, operations research, management sciences, entrepreneurship, technology and innovation management, strategy, business ethics, organisational behaviour and human resource management. Applications are invited for full-time permanent (tenure track) or fixed-term contracts (1-3 years).

Deadline:                Open until filled
Date Posted:           December 9, 2016
Type:                      Tenured/tenure track or fixed term
Salary:                    Competitive
Employment Type:  Full-time
Location:                Lahore
Contract Type:        Permanent or Fixed-Term
Closes:                    January 31, 2017
Job Ref:                   SDSB2016


Suleman Dawood School of Business:

SDSB is recognised as the most prestigious business school in Pakistan and one of the leading management development institutions in the region, with particular strengths in case based teaching and high quality research of contextual relevance and international significance. The School has well established academic programmes at the graduate (MBA, EMBA and PhD) and the undergraduate (BSc Accounting and Finance and Management Sciences) levels. It boasts a research active faculty, nearly 60 in number, who have published in a range of international journals, and are active in professional associations such as the Academy of Management, European Academy of Management, and INFORMS. SDSB’s practice portfolio includes a highly regarded executive education centre with a customised facility, which regularly draws top management teams from the leading corporations in the country.

The School’s current focus is on fostering strong research capabilities, increased teaching excellence and greater internationalisation. The School is also currently working towards full accreditation by the AACSB.


Selection Criteria:

Applicants at the Assistant Professor level must hold a PhD (in a relevant discipline) or be near completion (within 6-months), demonstrate their potential (R&R in high quality journals) to produce international research, have a commitment to excellence in teaching (in English), good interpersonal skills and networking ability. Applicants for higher levels must, in addition, have a proven track record of publications in high-impact international journals and a demonstrated capacity to pursue research funding, develop and lead academic programmes.

Postgraduate teaching experience is preferable for Assistant Professors but essential for senior appointments. The successful applicant should be able to design and teach courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to supervise Master’s and PhD candidates. Active participation in the activities of SDSB including close engagement with the industry and executive training is also expected.

LUMS is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and under-represented groups to apply.


What We Offer:

Salary is negotiable and commensurate to qualification and experience. There are a number of benefits including an individual research budget, regular support for participation in academic conferences, contributory provident fund, and medical insurance for self and family. 



The 100-acre LUMS campus is located in Lahore, the 2nd largest city in Pakistan, rich in history and cultural diversity. The campus, which is 20 minutes away from the international airport, offers a vibrant life full of cultural, literary and other social activities.


How to Apply:

If you have the qualifications and credentials to deliver excellence in education and research, please apply, clearly identifying in a covering letter the appointment level, the type of employment contract and discipline area of interest, and a short statement detailing why you are interested in the job. You will also need to provide a detailed CV, including a full list of publications, teaching and professional experience, academic qualifications, and a list of three referees.


This call remains open until January 31, 2017 or until available positions are filled. The appointment is expected to commence by mid 2017, or on a mutually agreed date. If you require further information, please contact Professor Jawad Syed by email at jawad.syed@lums.edu.pk


Applications should be sent by post or email to: 

Professor Jawad Syed,

Dean, Suleman Dawood School of Business

Lahore University of Management Sciences

DHA, Lahore 54792, Pakistan

Email: jawad.syed@lums.edu.pk

URL: http://www.sdsb.lums.edu.pk


Candidates can also apply through the following web links: 

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