Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Robotics and Mechatronics

Kazakhstan (KZ)
19 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty Positions in Robotics and Mechatronics

Nazarbayev University is seeking highly qualified full-time faculty members at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor levels to join its rapidly growing Department of Robotics and Mechatronics at 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 medical robotics, unmanned autonomous systems, sensor fusion, and mechatronic system design and control. 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 May 15th, 2017. Successful appointments are expected to begin in August 2017. For more information please visit