Professor/Associate/Assistant in Robotics

Astana (KZ)
Jan 28, 2019
End of advertisement period
Mar 31, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Institution:    Nazarbayev University
Location:    Astana, Kazakhstan
Category:    Faculty - Robotics
Application Due:    March 31st, 2019 
Type:    Full Time  

Nazarbayev University is seeking highly qualified full-time faculty members at all ranks to join its rapidly growing Department of Robotics and Mechatronics at the School of Science and Technology. Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. degree from a reputable research university, a demonstrated ability for research, excellent English-language communication  skills and a commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching and program development.

Launched in 2010 as the premier national university of Kazakhstan, NU’s mandate is to promote the emergence of Astana as the research and educational center of Eurasia. The strategic  development  of this English-language university is based on the Western model via partnerships with top ranking world universities.  The university is committed to be a world-class research university and has made significant investments in research infrastructure, equipment and personnel.

Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates with expertise and research interests in the areas of unmanned autonomous systems, robot vision, sensor fusion, embedded systems and manufacturing. Exceptional candidates with research interests in the broader field of Robotics and Mechatronics are also encouraged to apply.

Benefits include an internationally competitive salary, international health care coverage, free housing (based on family size and rank), child educational allowance, and home-leave travel twice per year.

Applicants should send a detailed CV, teaching and research statements, and list of publications to Review of applications will begin immediately but full consideration will be given to applications submitted no later than March 31st, 2019. Successful appointments are expected to begin in August 1st, 2019. For more information please visit