Opportunities

Explore our current vacant positions and opportunities.

Abdus Salam Chair - Position Open

The Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) at LUMS invites applications from distinguished scientists to occupy the Abdus Salam Chair specialising in either of the following areas:

  • Astronomy and astrophysics
  • Space exploration
  • Earth systems
  • Climate science

Credentials

  • PhD from an internationally acclaimed institution
  • Exceptional publication record
  • Effective teaching
  • Desire to establish a world's leading research program at SBASSE, LUMS

Application Details:

Candidates wishing to join LUMS are encouraged to submit their application with a detailed curriculum vitae, along with a cover letter, research statement, teaching philosophy and details of three professional referees at deansbasse@lums.edu.pk.

This search will continue until the appropriate candidate is identified. For more information on SBASSE, please visit http://sbasse.lums.edu.pk.

 

Strategy & Faculty Matters - Specialist

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Strategy & Faculty Matters - Specialist

Department

Office of the Dean, SBASSE

Position Purpose

The purpose of this role is to provide comprehensive support and strategic guidance in various facets of faculty management and administrative tasks within the academic institution. The role encompasses responsibilities such as onboarding and recruitment coordination, event management, faculty tenure processing, and serving as a central point of contact for all faculty-related matters. Additionally, the role involves contributing to the development and enhancement of academic programs, supporting the administrative needs of the Dean and the School of Science and Engineering, and ensuring a positive and inclusive work environment for faculty members. By fulfilling these key accountabilities, the role aims to facilitate efficient operations, promote faculty engagement and development, and contribute to the overall success and growth of the institution.
Qualification

Bachelor's/Master's degree in scientific, technological, or engineering-related disciplines.   
At least 3 years of relevant experience.
Location

LUMS

Application deadlineTuesday, Aug 8, 2023
To ApplyPlease apply online by visiting: Career Opportunities: Strategy & Faculty Matters - Specialist

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage the end-to-end onboarding and recruitment process for staff and faculty, ensuring smooth transitions and coordination with the HR department.
  • Coordinate and oversee the organization of events, particularly the annual SBASSE Advisory Board, including project management and acting as the main point of contact for Advisory Board members.
  • Assist in faculty tenure processing, arranging meetings, and providing necessary support throughout the tenure evaluation process.
  • Serve as the primary contact for all faculty-related matters, including leave processing, salary management, and coordination of new hires.
  • Contribute to the development and enhancement of academic programs, including proposal development and implementation of new initiatives.
  • Handle various administrative tasks related to the Dean and the School of Science and Engineering, ensuring efficient operations and support.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to develop and implement strategies to attract and retain high-quality faculty members.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices related to faculty management and make recommendations for improvement and innovation.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive work environment by promoting faculty engagement and supporting their professional development.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to faculty matters, ensuring compliance with institutional policies and procedures.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Communication Skills
  • Data Analytics
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Advance MS Excel
  • Time Management

Behaviours:

  • Integrity
  • Expediency
  • Great interpersonal skills

Note: If you believe you meet the above essential criteria, please apply through our recruitment portal. Only qualified candidates will move ahead in the application process.

Design and Lead Biomedical Systems - Opportunity

Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering are in search for prospective candidates, who can become part of Electrical Engineering faculty and catalyze the initiation of a graduate program in the field of Biomedical Systems.

Under the biomedical systems concentration, we are hoping to recruit up to three candidates. In the ideal candidates we are looking for, we expect a mix of expertise. We need a candidate with a solid expertise and interest in human anatomy and physiological systems, with deep interest in tools, devices and algorithms that aid in measurement, control and assistance to physiological functions, medical intervention, health rehabilitation and surgery. An important subdiscipline is the creation of autonomous devices, electromechanical instruments and robots who can further the cause of human health. The invention of new medical devices would certainly be supported by disciplinary knowledge in electronics, embedded systems, circuit design, mechanical engineering, biocompatible fluids, structures, computer-aided design and prototyping. Finally, with rapid advances in data tools and artificial intelligence, we are also looking for one candidate in the sub-discipline of biomedical AI and its applications in diagnosis and therapies.

Please note that at the moment we are not specifically looking for expertise in biomedical materials, tissue engineering from a materials perspective, nor nanomaterials. The candidate must hold a PhD with an established record of publication, discovery or invention. Since we are hoping to convert this concentration into a master's level program, we do expect a deep desire in education and curricular development as well.

Applications or CV's can be sent to the email address: biomedical@lums.edu.pk

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Budget & Finance Resource

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Budget and Finance Resource 

Department

Office of the Dean, SBASSE

Position Purpose

The primary purpose of this role is to support the department’s financial management by analyzing financial data, creating budgets, and providing financial insights to senior management and stakeholders.
Qualification

Masters in data analytics, business, finance or a related discipline from an HEC-recognized university. (preferably some training in science or engineering) 
1-3 years of relevant work experience. 
 
Location

LUMS

Application deadlineMonday, July 17, 2023
To ApplyPlease apply online by visiting: https://career44.sapsf.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=1384&company=lahoreuniv 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Budgetary design, forecasting, and management
  • Coordination with stakeholders
  • Analytics of budgetary data

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Financial & Budget knowledge 
  • Business development 
  • Data Analytics 
  • Excellent computational and data representation skills

Behaviours:

  • Integrity
  • Expediency
  • Great interpersonal skills

Note: If you believe you meet the above essential criteria, please apply through our recruitment portal. Only qualified candidates will move ahead in the application process.

Siemens Chair - SBASSE

The Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) invites applications at the rank of Associate or Full Professor to occupy an endowed chair position in the area of power electronics, electrical power systems and energy conservation. Of particular interest to the school are various sustainable green technologies including renewable energy generation, design of energy storage and optimization.
 
SBASSE, established in 2008, comprises Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biology faculties co-located in a modern purpose-built building. SBASSE has a vision of ‘no-boundary’ multi-disciplinary research and it offers a unique academic environment that values high quality and cutting-edge projects. Based on the high quality of our students, vibrant BS, MS and PhD programs, our publication record and research funding, we are recognized among the top programs in Pakistan. We aspire to gain further international recognition and be known for top programs in the region by expanding our portfolio of research, teaching and societal impact. 

Credentials:

  • Internationally recognized scholar in his/her chosen field of research possessing a strong track demonstrated by scientific publications in top peer reviewed journals, supervision of graduate students and acquisition of competitive research funding;  
  • Experience of design and delivery of innovative academic programs with a genuine passion for teaching, mentorship and program building; 
  • Proven track record of professional leadership and service to the community.  

The successful candidate is expected to manage, direct and lead scientific research by setting up a world-class research group, collaborate with other centers of excellence and departments at the School, acquire major research funding and help diversify the curriculum by developing new courses, certificates and programs.
  
This endowed position carries a professorial rank appointment at the department of electrical engineering, a highly competitive salary package and a research fund. LUMS is an equal opportunity employer that offers an excellent work environment for professional growth.

The application should consist of a single PDF file including: a cover letter; an up-to-date curriculum vitae that lists the names of three experienced professional referees; a research statement; and a statement on teaching philosophy. This may be emailed to:hr-ee@lums.edu.pk, with the subject Siemens Chair Search 2021
The application deadline is 15th March, 2021 for an anticipated start date of July 1st, 2021. However this search will continue until the appropriate candidate is identified.
For more information on SBASSE, please visit sbasse.lums.edu.pk

Innovation Specialist - Open Position

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We're Hiring!

Position Purpose

  • Building strong partnerships with the industry
  • Data analytics and interpretation
  • Proposal writing

Key Accountabilities

  • Development of a partnership plan for the Water Quality Lab
  • Production of innovation folders
  • Efficacy of interaction with faculty 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Familiarity with the entrepreneurial ecosystem

Behaviors

  • Candor and Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to adapt and thrive in a challenging environment

Qualification

  • Master of Science in Engineering (Preferably in Chemical/Mechanical Engineering)

Experience

  • Business development, innovation and enterprise, and entrepreneurial ecosystem with 1-2 year of experience.

Please apply online by visiting online portal: https://hr.lums.edu.pk/job/innovation-specialist (Apply by: Tuesday, May 23, 2023)

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process.    
 

 

WIT - Open Positions

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Fully Funded Ph.D. Positions at the Centre for Water Informatics & Technology, LUMS

WIT center invites applications for Ph.D. studies at the School of Science & Engineering, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) for the 2023 admission cycle. The selected student will pursue a degree at an internationally recognized center for excellence, where a team of graduate students, faculty, and full-time researchers is pursuing top-quality research in the areas of agricultural robotics, systems analysis, hydrometeorology, earth systems science and coupled human-water systems.    

Program Options: Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Chemical & Environmental Engineering, or any other Ph.D. program offered at LUMS https://admission.lums.edu.pk/taxonomy/term/202   

Research Area: Integrated Assessment Models for Sustainable Pathways in the Water-Energy-Food-Climate Nexus   

Eligibility: BS and MS in the disciplines of engineering or science with experience in programming (Python, MATLAB, or R), numerical algorithms, modeling of engineering or natural systems, data collection, and a passion for sustainability issues in water, agriculture, energy, and technology adoption. Women and international applicants are especially encouraged to apply.     

 

Research Supervision: The selected students will work and collaborate with a diverse team of experts from national and international institutions working on impactful environmental and climate-related applications. Primary supervision will be provided by faculty at the WIT Center. The outcomes of the research will include computational models and analytical methods published in top-ranked journals and conferences.   

How to Apply: Interested candidates must email their expression of interest to hr.wit@lums.edu.pk with a copy of their CV, academic transcripts, MS thesis, and research papers by April 1st, 2023. Use the subject line ‘Application for PhD – COMMITTED’. Additionally, the student must secure successful admission in a Ph.D. program at the School of Science & Engineering, LUMS (preferably in one of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Chemical & Environmental Engineering). This must be applied for separately (Hard deadline: April 11th, 2023). Sending an EOI will not be a substitute for LUMS central admissions. Please see https://admission.lums.edu.pk/taxonomy/term/202.

Postdoc: Externally funded fellowship on Integrated Assessment Models for Sustainable Pathways in the Water-Energy-Food-Climate Nexus

Research Area: Integrated Assessment Models for Sustainable Pathways in the Water-Energy-Food-Climate Nexus

Eligibility: Ph.D. in the disciplines of engineering or science, with a solid training and publication record in the broad areas of systems theory, optimization algorithms, machine learning, statistical methods, modeling, decision science, or control engineering. Experience in programming (Python, MATLAB, or R), implementation of numerical optimization algorithms, and handling of geospatial data sets is a must. Familiarity with sustainability-related issues such as climate change, agricultural sustainability, water management, or energy systems will be highly advantageous. Ph.D. candidates in their terminal status and expected to complete their dissertation requirements by June 1st, 2023 are also eligible to apply. Women and international applicants are especially encouraged to apply.

Research and Mentorship: The selected applicant will work under the mentorship of WIT faculty and collaborate with a diverse team of experts from national and international institutions working on impactful environmental and climate-related applications. The outcomes of the research will include computational models and analytical methods published in top-ranked journals and conferences.

How to Apply: Interested candidates must email their applications to hr.wit@lums.edu.pk with a copy of their CV, academic transcripts, PhD thesis, research papers and a list of references by April 30th, 2023. Use the subject line ‘Application for Postdoc – COMMITTED’.

Any informal queries or clarifications can be asked at: abubakr@lums.edu.pk    
For more detailed information, please visit WIT official website.

Inviting applications for Abdus Salam Postdoc Researchers

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Postdocs are becoming commoner in the School. Many of our distinguished postdoctoral researchers and early career Faculty (some snapshotted here https://sbasse.lums.edu.pk/postdoctoral-researchers) are making lasting contributions to our research and innovation mission. 

We are pleased to announce that SBASSE has launched a scheme to recruit two postdoctoral researchers, each for a period of one year. In a befitting tribute to Abdus Salam, Pakistan's only Nobel Laureate in physics, these researchers will carry the honorific title of Abdus Salam Postdoctoral Researchers. This will be competitive process. For more information about the programme, please click here.

The goal of the Abdus Salam Postdoctoral Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of researchers holding a PhD from abroad, and who wish to acquire new skills through advanced training, international and interdisciplinary mobility.

Requirements

It is highly desirable for candidates to have at least 3 years of their latest research (from the last 5 years) from institutions outside of Pakistan.

Applications

Interested applicants should reach out to faculty members listed here https://sbasse.lums.edu.pk/sbasse-faculty who will then apply on the applicants behalf.

The application will be prepared in partnership between faculty and applicant, including a cover letter and brief research statement.

The deadline for applications to be sent by the faculty to the School is April 30th, 2023

Email: sabieh@lums.edu.pk

 

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (Tenure Track) - Department of Mathematics

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The Department of Mathematics at LUMS invites applications from outstanding candidates for tenure-track positions. Candidates in all areas of pure and applied mathematics, and statistics having the ability to teach a wide range of core courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels will be given full consideration.

The Department of Mathematics is one of the region's most vibrant and active departments. The department got the prestigious honor of being selected as the Emerging Regional Center of Excellence in Mathematics for promoting mathematical research and collaboration in the region. ICTP has selected the department as the ICTP-affiliated Centre for the joint International Mathematics Master IMM-LUMS program. The department is situated in the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) and was established in 2000 to impart education of the highest quality and also foster interdisciplinary research and collaboration between natural sciences, computer science, and engineering programmes. Other departments at SBASSE include Life Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics, and Electrical Engineering.

Successful tenure-track candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, apply for national and international research grants, and to cooperate with other researchers within as well as outside of the department. Successful tenure-track candidates will be provided a startup research grant.

A tenure-track position's responsibilities include teaching core and elective courses in the field of specialization and related disciplines. These courses are not limited to the Department of Mathematics but are open to all other departments in the university. The mode of instruction in classes is English.

The department provides ample opportunities for flourishing individual and collaborative research as well as provides a set platform to reflect through various outreach programs. We are looking forward to the candidates who can integrate our existing programs.

LUMS provides equal opportunity and offers an excellent work environment that is permissive to professional growth. Candidates wishing to join LUMS should submit their application as a single PDF, which includes an updated curriculum vitae, a cover letter listing the names of three professional referees along with a research statement and teaching philosophy to the below-mentioned email address.   
The search will continue until the positions are filled.

Apply at:    
imran.anwar@lums.edu.pk

LUMS is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive workplace for all our employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, caste, ethnicity, age, non-disqualifying physical or psychological disability or social status. Candidates belonging to minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Open Positions - Department of Mathematics

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The Department of Mathematics at LUMS invites applications from outstanding candidates for tenure-track positions. Candidates in all areas of pure and applied mathematics, statistics having the ability to teach wide range of core courses at undergraduate and graduate level will be given full consideration. 

The department of mathematics is one of the most vibrant and active departments in the region. The department got the prestigious honor of being selected as the Emerging Regional Center of Excellence in Mathematics for promoting mathematical research and collaboration in the region. ICTP has selected the department as the ICTP affiliated Centre for the joint International Mathematics Master IMM-LUMS program. The department is situated in the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE), was established in 2000 with a view to impart education of the highest quality and also foster interdisciplinary research and collaboration between natural sciences, computer science and engineering programmes. Other departments at SBASSE include Life Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics and Electrical Engineering.

Successful tenure-track candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, to demonstrate academic leadership, to apply for national and international research grants, and to cooperate with other researchers within as well as outside of the department. Successful tenure-track candidates will be provided startup research grant.

Responsibilities of a tenure-track position include teaching both core and elective courses in field of specialization and in related disciplines. These courses are not limited to the Department of Mathematics but open to all other departments in the university. The mode of instructions in classes is English.

The department provides ample opportunities for flourishing individual and collaborative research as well as provide a set platform to reflect through various outreach programs. We are looking forward for the candidates who can integrate our existing programs.

LUMS provides equal opportunity and offers an excellent work environment that is permissive to professional growth. Candidates wishing to join LUMS should submit their application as a single PDF, which includes an updated curriculum vitae, cover letter listing the names of three professional referees along with a research statement and teaching philosophy to imran.anwar@lums.edu.pk

The search will continue until the positions are filled. 
APPLICATION INFORMATION 
Institution: Lahore University of Management Sciences 
Location: Lahore, Pakistan 
Category: Faculty - Science - Mathematics 
Type: Full Time


Contact:

Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering 
Department of Mathematics 
Lahore University of Management Sciences 
Email Address: imran.anwar@lums.edu.pk

 

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Create erupting stories as Science Communicator

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The Carl Sagan Create for Science Internship has two primary goals; to establish a culture of ardent science journalism in the school and to develop and prune science writing skills in our students.

If you are looking to create something beautiful in service of science, look no further. The 'Carl Sagan Create for Science Internship' program is offering 3 positions this time around, where you can be a part of science journalism in three dimensions: writing, photography, and videography. The positions are open for current students.

Interested candidates are requested to send their resume to Roshaan Bukhari at s.bukhari@lums.edu.pk before August 30, 2022. 

 

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Join our Extraordinary Faculty

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The Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) at Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the ranks of Assistant, Associate, and Full Professors in the following focus areas: 

  • Biomedical Engineering with a particular focus on lab-on-chip devices, nanobiotechnology, Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems (MEMS), and bio-instrumentation. 
  • Circuits, Systems, and Architectures with a particular focus on leveraging a new understanding of the physics of information, quantum information, and computational neuroscience, along with classical computing and embedded architectures. 
  • Green Technologies with a particular focus on battery design, bulk storage, renewable energy, and design of earth-systems observation laboratories. 
  • Intelligent Systems with a particular focus on decision making in complex engineering systems, design of autonomous systems, and support for critical infrastructures.  
     

About the Department:

Established in 2008, SBASSE comprises EE, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Biology faculties co-located in a modern purpose-built building. SBASSE has a vision of ‘no-boundary’ multi-disciplinary research, and it offers a unique academic environment that values high-quality and cutting-edge projects. In the past decade, the EE department has gradually grown to 23 PhD-holding full-time faculty members who teach and direct research in vibrant BS, MS, and PhD degree programs. Based on the high quality of our students, our research funding, and our publication record, we are recognized among the top EE programs in Pakistan. We aspire to gain further international recognition and be known as a top program for the region by expanding our portfolio of research, teaching, and societal impact.

About the Positions:

We seek exceptional candidates to add to our faculty who are ready to conduct inter-disciplinary research and support new graduate programs. The candidates are expected to manage, direct and lead the scientific research in the EE department by setting up independent research groups and collaborating with other centers of excellence and sister departments at the school. The candidates are expected to acquire independent research funding from national and international agencies, and from the industry; to diversify the curriculum by developing new courses in our BS, MS, and PhD programs.

Qualifications:

Applicants must possess a PhD degree in a relevant field, a strong track record in research demonstrated by independent scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals, some demonstrated ability to obtain research funding in today’s highly competitive environment, and a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate and graduate teaching. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and position, and successful candidates will be provided with startup research funding and lab space. LUMS is an equal opportunity employer that offers an excellent work environment for professional growth.

Application Process:

The application should consist of a single PDF file including: 

  • Cover letter 
  • Up-to-date curriculum vitae 
  • Names of three experienced professional referees 
  • Research statement
  • Statement on teaching philosophy 

Please email your application package to hr-ee@lums.edu.pk and specify the focus area (mentioned above) in your cover letter and email subject. 

Assessment of applications will begin on May 15th, 2022 for an anticipated start date of August 1st, 2022. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.  
 

 

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Senior Faculty Position in Chemical Engineering

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The Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) at LUMS invites applications for a senior level, full-time faculty position in Chemical Engineering at the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.

About SBASSE

SBASSE was established in 2008 with a vision of ‘no-boundaries’ multidisciplinary research and education. It aspires to accomplish a paradigm shift in Science and Engineering education in Pakistan by building strong programmes in the basic sciences and engineering.

The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering provides an outstanding environment to learn chemical sciences as an integrated subject that is not divided by traditional boundaries. For more details please visit https://sbasse.lums.edu.pk 

About the Role

The position is open at the Associate or Full Professor level, with the level commensurate with experience and accomplishments. This senior level appointee is expected to take a strong leadership role in guiding the Chemical Engineering programme. It will also evolve in the future to include graduate level education at the MS and PhD level.

Requirements

Who Should Apply

Applicants must possess:

  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering, while MS and PhD degrees can be in a relevant field
  • Strong publication record
  • Commitment to world-class research
  • Creative and effective undergraduate and graduate teaching, and leadership abilities

LUMS is an equal opportunity employer and offers an excellent work environment for professional growth. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and position, and successful candidates will also be provided generous start up research funding.

How to Apply

Candidates wishing to join should submit a single pdf file including:

  • Cover letter
  • Updated curriculum vitae, listing the names of three professional referees
  • Research statement
  • Statement on teaching philosophy

This call remains open till April 15, 2022, or until the position is filled.

Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Falak Sher 
Associate Professor and Chair, 
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering 
E-mail: fsher@lums.edu.pk

Call for Application for Faculty at the Department of Mathematics

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The Department of Mathematics at LUMS invites applications from outstanding candidates for tenure-track positions. Strong candidates in all areas of pure and applied mathematics will be given full consideration. 

LUMS, established in Lahore in 1985, is one of the premier educational institutions of Pakistan. The Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE), which houses the Department of Mathematics, was established in 2000 with a view to impart education of the highest quality and also foster interdisciplinary research and collaboration between natural sciences, computer science and engineering programmes. Other departments at SBASSE include Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics and Electrical Engineering.

An applicant must possess a PhD in Mathematics or Statistics. Experience of teaching at the university level and a strong publication record is required for the associate and full professor positions. In particular, the Department encourages applicants whose research and teaching cross traditional disciplinary boundaries. Applicants should be active researchers with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring within their specialties.

Successful tenure-track candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, to demonstrate academic leadership, to apply for national and international research grants, and to cooperate with other researchers within as well as outside of the department. Successful tenure-track candidates will also be provided a start-up research grant. 

Responsibilities of a tenure-track position include teaching both required and elective courses in their field of specialisation and in related disciplines, in the Department of Mathematics and in other departments at the University. The language of instruction is English.

LUMS is an equal opportunity employer and offers an excellent work environment that is permissive to professional growth. Candidates wishing to join LUMS should submit their application as a single PDF, which includes an updated curriculum vitae listing the names of three professional referees along with a research statement and teaching philosophy to imran.anwar@lums.edu.pk

The search will continue until the positions are filled.


APPLICATION INFORMATION

Institution: LUMS 
Location: Lahore, Pakistan 
Category: Faculty - Science - Mathematics 
Type: Full Time 
Contact: Department of Mathematics, LUMS  
Email Address: imran.anwar@lums.edu.pk

Assistant, Associate and Full Professor - Department of Computer Science - Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE)

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The Department of Computer Science (CS) at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the ranks of Assistant, Associate and Full Professor. 

The CS Department at LUMS, founded in 1994, aims to create and harness data-driven technology, science, and expertise to improve the performance, security, privacy and understanding of complex social, natural and engineered systems for addressing important societal challenges. The CS Department is part of SBASSE, which comprises the Departments of Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Biology all of which are co-located in a modern purpose-built building. SBASSE has a vision of ‘no-boundaries’ transdisciplinary teaching and research and it offers a unique academic environment that values high quality and cutting-edge projects. SBASSE also houses several multi-disciplinary centers including the Technology for People Initiative (TPI), National Center for Big Data and Cloud Computing (NCBC), LUMS Energy Institute, and the Center for Water Informatics and Technology (WIT). These centers provide ample opportunities to collaborate broadly and build multi-disciplinary research teams of the highest caliber.

The CS Department has 17 PhD-holding full-time faculty members who teach and direct research in vibrant BS, MS and PhD degree programs. Based on the high quality of our students, our cutting-edge research, societal impact and a record of obtaining nationally as well as internationally competitive grants, we are recognized among the top CS programs in Pakistan and in the region. Our faculty carries out research and teaching in several areas of computer science including computer vision, human computer interaction, artificial intelligence, data science, machine learning, security, privacy, computer networks, algorithms, software engineering, distributed systems, and ICT4D with a focus towards tackling important societal challenges such as climate change, personalized health, personalized learning, transportation, energy efficiency, accessibility, and ICT for Development. We aspire to gain further international recognition and be at the forefront of innovation in teaching, research and societal impact.

The CS Department has multiple tenure-track positions in all areas of computer science. We seek exceptional candidates who can think and work across boundaries. The candidates are expected to manage, direct and lead the scientific research in the CS department by setting up independent research groups. They are expected to acquire independent research funding from national and international agencies, and from industry. They are expected to contribute to curriculum development in our BS, MS, and PhD programs.    

Applicants must possess a PhD degree in a relevant field, a strong track record in research demonstrated by independent scientific publications in peer-reviewed conferences and/or journals, a desire or demonstrated record of obtain research funding in today’s highly competitive environment, and a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate and graduate teaching. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and position, and successful candidates will be provided with start-up research funding and lab space. LUMS is an equal opportunity employer that offers an excellent work environment for professional growth. Information about LUMS current faculty, research, and educational programs in Computer Science is available at https://sbasse.lums.edu.pk/department/computer-science.

To apply, please send your complete application, which includes the following documents in a single PDF file at csfacultyjobs@lums.edu.pk.

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement
  • Teaching Statement
  • List of at least Three Referees

The application deadline is September 30, 2021 for an anticipated start date of January 1, 2022. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Application review will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Questions about the search and/or application status should be emailed to csfacultyjobs@lums.edu.pk
 

Research Assistant - Coordination

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We're Hiring!

Job description

  • Assisting the Dean SBASSE in coordination with faculty, staff, committees and external enterprises
  • Data analytics
  • Information archival
  • Assistance in processes related to recruitment, promotions, and appraisals.

Eligibility

  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Masters or M.Phil graduate, preferably with a background in Science and Technology

Send your resume to hrd@lums.edu.pk and sabieh@lums.edu.pk, latest by November 15, 2021.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process.
 

 

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Research Assistant - Innovation and Enterprise

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We're Hiring!

Job description

  • Draft Invitations, proposals and meeting minutes for innovation and enterprise initiatives
  • Arrange meetings between SBASSE faculty and members from the relevant industry
  • Data Analytics and Interpretation

Eligibility

  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Masters or M.Phil graduate, preferably with a background in Science and Technology

Send your resume to tauqeer.abbas@lums.edu.pk, latest by November 15, 2021.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process.
 

 

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Lab Engineer - Central Lab

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Location

Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore

Salary

(Subject to skills and experience)

Hours

Full Time

Contract Type

Contract (10 months with the possibility of extension)

Application DeadlineDue date for submission is July 31, 2021



The Central Lab at LUMS aspires to be a national center for advanced characterization and analytical techniques. It aims at becoming the go-to place for high-end characterization and analysis for academia and industry within the country.

The Central Lab LUMS is looking for a Lab Engineer or Senior Lab Engineer responsible for operation, organization and upkeep of a clean room facility. The cleanroom is equipped with facilities for optical lithography and sample processing procedures apart from characterization techniques like 4-probe and ellipsometry.  The Lab Engineer will need to collaborate closely with the other labs within The Central Lab facilities. The Lab engineer will also be responsible for training and supervision of students work in the lab and facilitate the faculty in their research. The Lab engineer will have the freedom to conduct his/her own research work in collaboration with a faculty.   
 

Eligibility: 
The candidate should have an excellent Bachelors or Masters degree in Physics, Materials Science & Engineering or Electrical Engineering with previous experience in experimental work preferably in at least one of the following

  • Device fabrication using optical lithography
  • Thin films deposition and characterization techniques
  • Experience of working in a cleanroom  

Candidates with a good working knowledge of surface science and engineering will be preferred.

Candidate should have good inter-personal skills along with excellent time management and commitment to work.

Please send your CV and cover letter at the following email address: ata.haq@lums.edu.pk

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Senior-year Project Instructor

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Senior-year Project Instructor

Department

Computer Science, SBASSE

Reports to

Department Chair

Job Level

Teaching Fellow / Lecturer / Adjunct Faculty

Location

SBASSE Building

Application deadlineJuly 15, 2021
To ApplyPlease send your resume to csfacultyjobs@lums.edu.pk

Position Purpose:

To supervise the software development projects of senior-year students in accordance with the standards and best practices following in the industry.

Responsibilities:

Computer Science students are required to complete a year-long project during their senior year. Several of our students opt for a software development project in which a group of 3-4 students develop a working software system/application. The Senior-year Project Instructor will be responsible for supervising the project groups working on software development projects. Specifically, the instructor will have regular interaction with project groups in a classroom setting as well as in individual group meeting to ensure that the students are following the industry standards and best practices for software development and are on-track with respect to project milestones and deliverable schedule.

The instructor will supervise the senior-year development projects as an advanced software engineering class, including multiple project groups. At the start of the fall semester, a list of 3-4 software development projects with concrete deliverables and a timeline will be provided to all the project groups. Each group will select a project from that list and will work on its implementation based on the given deliverables and timeline.

The responsibilities of the project instructor include:

  • Provide help in preparing milestones and deliverable schedule for the given projects (3-4)
  • Conduct weekly lectures to explain the software development standards and tools related to user requirement specification, architecture design, frameworks, API specification, code management and version control, testing, etc.
  • Conduct regular (biweekly) meetings with individual groups to review their progress with respect to the project milestones and deliverables schedule.
  • Assessment of project groups for grade assignment.

 

Open Position Research Associate

Closed

Location

Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore

Salary

60,000-80,000 PKR (subject to skills and experience)

Hours

Full Time

Contract Type

Contract (6 months extendable to 12 months)

 

The Central Lab at LUMS aspires to be a national center for advanced characterization and analytical techniques. It aims at becoming the go-to place for high-end characterization and analysis for academia and industry within the country.

The Central Lab LUMS is looking for a Laboratory Research Associate to help develop protocols for Electron Beam Lithography and associated processes. The candidate is also expected to contribute in advanced characterization of samples using Scanning Electron Microscopy. The Central Lab host Nova NanoSEM 450 field-emission scanning electron microscope (FE-SEM), which is equipped with special capabilities, including energy dispersive X-ray (EDX) spectroscopy and electron beam lithography (EBL).

Eligibility:

The candidate should have at least an excellent Master degree in Physics or Materials Science with a proven record in experimental work preferably in at least one of the following:

  • Device fabrication using electron/optical beam lithography

  • Scanning probe microscopy on thin films and

  • Thin films deposition techniques (physical vapor deposition, sputtering)

PhD in Materials Science and Physics are also encouraged to apply. We ideally want candidates who have not only demonstrated the ability to operate one or more of the above devices but also have a deeper understanding of the materials science and Physics of the samples and techniques. Candidates with a good working knowledge of surface science and engineering will be preferred.

DrAta

Please send your CV and cover letter to the following email address: ata.haq@lums.edu.pk

Due date for submission is 31st May 2021