Professor/Assistant/Associate in Computer Science

Astana (KZ)
28 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Institution:    Nazarbayev University
Location:    Astana, Kazakhstan
Category:    Faculty - Computer Science  
Application Due:    28/02/2019
Type:    Full Time

Nazarbayev University is seeking highly qualified full-time faculty members to join its rapidly growing program in Computer Science in the School of Science and Technology.  Positions are available at all ranks (Instructor to Full Professor).  Applicants with research and teaching interests in all areas of computing, with special, but not exclusive interest  in fields related to Intelligent Systems, Cyber Security, Sensor Networks, Software Engineering, Mobile Computing, Bio-Informatics, Computer Graphics, and High-Performance Computing are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates at the rank of Assistant Professor and above must have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or very related discipline from a reputable research university, and a demonstrated ability for research.  All candidates must have excellent English-language communication skills and a strong commitment to teaching.

Position responsibilities include an average teaching load of two courses per semester (three courses per semester for Instructors), curricular and program development, ongoing engagement in relevant professional and research activities, student advising, committee service, and other activities related to the intellectual and cultural environment of the university

Nazarbayev University was launched in 2010 as a premier national and regional university, partnering with some of the most recognized names in international Higher Education.  Admission to NU is highly competitive; the student body is selected from the top high schools throughout the country and region. SST programs emphasize student-oriented learning, hands-on lab experiences, and a low student-to-faculty ratio of about 10:1.

The NU campus is located in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, in the heart of the new and ultra-modern Left-Bank region of the city. Incoming faculty will enjoy a cosmopolitan living experience, interwoven with traditional cultural influences in food and entertainment.  The social life offers a rich and vibrant atmosphere with excellent clubs and restaurants, theater, music, opera, dancing, museums, modern and traditional bazaar shopping, professional and amateur sports, outdoor recreation, and much more.
Nazarbayev University offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package with free housing (based on rank and family size), a relocation allowance, home leave travel (twice per year), health care coverage, and an educational allowance for dependent children. 

Application Information: Applicants should send a detailed CV with references, 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 February 28th, 2019. Successful appointments are expected to begin August 1st, 2019. For more information please visit

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