Spanish Language Instructor

Nazarbayev University
Oct 02, 2018
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The School of Humanities & Social Sciences at Nazarbayev University invites applications for the position of Instructor with a specialization in Spanish language effective August 2019. The position requires an MA in teaching Spanish as a foreign language or in a related field. Candidates will teach introductory and intermediate courses of Spanish, and will demonstrate excellence and experience in undergraduate teaching and commitment to service. This is a three-year appointment with the possibility of renewal, and it carries a standard teaching workload 4/4 (4 courses per each semester).

An additional expertise in teaching French, German, Persian or Arabic as foreign languages will be seen as a competitive advantage.

Nazarbayev University is an English language medium institution and so good command of English is expected.

The Department of Languages, Linguistics and Literatures currently has fifteen full-time faculty representing a variety of disciplines, and has one of the fastest growing major counts in the School and is adding an array of literature, language and linguistics courses in Fall 2018.

Located in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana, Nazarbayev University is a modern, English-language institution based on best practices drawn from partner higher education institutions in the US, UK and Singapore. The strategic partner for SHSS is the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The salary and benefit package are highly competitive and includes:

  • Housing;
  • Relocation allowance;
  • Air tickets to home country, twice per year;
  • No-cost medical insurance, with global coverage;
  • Educational allowance for children


Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, names and contacts of three referees. Address for enquiries and applications to For full consideration, please, apply by October 30, 2018.