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Chair / Fellow to the Chair in International RelationsLahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)

The Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) seeks a scholar of international relations for the Khurshid Hyder Chair. We welcome applicants at assistant, associate or full professor (Ph.D. required) with research and pedagogical expertise on international relations, broadly defined: conflict and security studies; diplomacy, international cooperation and international organizations; international or diplomatic history. While the region of specialization is open, preference will be given to scholars with expertise on South Asia. This position honours Dr. Khurshid Hyder, one of Pakistan’s leading female diplomats and an expert in international relations in her own right. The position is a fixed three-year contract; the possibility of transitioning to a permanent faculty position will depend on successful application against an open line. In addition to teaching and service responsibilities, the Chair/Fellow to the Chair may also be asked to contribute through presentation of their research and through delivering the Khurshid Hyder Annual lecture. The position carries guaranteed funds to put towards programmatic initiative to make LUMS a centre of excellence in the field of international relations. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, benefits and additional research funding.

Interested applicants should submit a copy of their current curriculum vitae and a cover letter, along with the names of three referees, to Mr. Aurangzaib Awan in the Office of the Dean, MGSHSS, by December 15th 2021. Mr. Aurangzaib Awan can also be reached at: