Job ID: 103582

Faculty Positions for Fall 2018 - Arzu Program of Languages & Literature

Habib University

  • Feb. 14, 2018
  • Faculty Positions for Fall 2018 - Arzu Program of Languages & Literature
  • School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Habib University
  • Open until filled
  • August 1, 2018
  • Visiting Professor
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Literature - Criticism and Theory
    Literature - Comparative

The School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Habib University seeks faculty applications for multiple, open-rank positions in the Arzu Program in Languages and Literature. We are inviting applications in the fields of English, Comparative Literature, Translation Studies, Postcolonial Literatures, and Literary Theory. Appointment is expected to begin from August 1, 2018. Candidates in the final stages of their Ph.D. may also apply.

The Arzu Program in Languages and Literature is a step towards fulfilling the School’s commitment to a new interdisciplinary liberal arts education in the postcolonial context. The program endeavours to cross linguistic and disciplinary boundaries and explore synergies with the other richly interdisciplinary programs of study offered at the University. Our diverse courses engage students in conversations about literary representation, theory and critique; the sociohistorical dimensions of literary cultures, and the practice and pedagogy of creative writing. The School’s growing international faculty involve students in collaborative teaching and research, encouraging them to hone their ability to think critically and respond creatively to challenges.

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, and a range of vital skills that help our graduates succeed in 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, Students Evaluation, and three letters of recommendation. Incomplete applications will not be accommodated.

Queries can be directed to Shoaib Khan, Academic Operations, at

  • Habib University is an equal opportunity employer

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