The Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) at LUMS is pleased to invite applications for full-time faculty positions in Chemical Engineering. Since the establishment of our programme in Chemical Engineering in 2018, we have added faculty and moved into a newly completed wing of SBASSE that encompasses over 1350 m2 of modern laboratory space in addition to newly developed offices for faculty, staff, and students. Positions are open for all ranks, including Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels. The senior level appointee is expected to take a strong leadership role in building and guiding the Chemical Engineering programme within the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. Successful candidates will have a unique opportunity to lead in the evolution of a newly approved BS Chemical Engineering programme that emphasises engineering science and modern Chemical Engineering practice. The programme will also evolve in the future to include graduate level education at the MS and PhD level. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.
Established in 2008, SBASSE at LUMS has been imparting top-quality education in science and engineering for over a decade: see https: sbasse.lums.edu.pk. It has been modelled along the lines of the world’s top research schools, and follows a ‘no boundaries’ philosophy and encourages students to indulge in cross-disciplinary collaborations. It aims to lead a paradigm shift in science and engineering education in Pakistan. The ‘no-boundary’ multidisciplinary approach enacted in the vision of SBASSE and the transdisciplinary spaces available across LUMS synergistically create a unique academic environment that enables building of a comprehensive perspective of the complex opportunities and challenges of 21st century. The success of SBASSE is evident from the quality of its graduates and their placements in the top-notch organisations and the graduate programmes around the world, as well as the research output in terms of high quality publications in prominent journals.
Applicants must possess a BS degree in Chemical Engineering while MS and PhD degrees can be in a relevant field, a strong publication record, and a commitment to both world-class research and creative and effective undergraduate and graduate teaching. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and position, and successful candidates will also be provided generous start-up research funding. LUMS is an equal opportunity employer that offers an excellent work environment for professional growth. Candidates wishing to join should submit their application as a single pdf file including a cover letter, an updated curriculum vitae listing the names of three professional referees, a research statement, and a statement on teaching philosophy via email to:
Basit Yameen (PhD)
Associate Professor & Chair
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE)
DHA Lahore Cantt. 54792, and Pakistan
Tel: + 92 42 3560 8481
UAN: +92 (42) 111-11-LUMS (8481)