Nazarbayev University is a modern and rapidly developing
university located in the heart of Eurasia – Nur-Sultan, the
capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Nazarbayev University (NU)
was founded by the first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Nursultan Nazarbayev. The University aims to develop into a
research university of international renown combining education,
research, and innovation. Nazarbayev University educates the next
generation of leaders of the Republic of Kazakhstan in science,
public administration and various professions, thus contributing to
the future development of the country. Core features of Nazarbayev
University include academic freedom and institutional autonomy,
both legally enshrined as Nazarbayev University operates under a
special Law; predominantly internationally recruited faculty,
English as the language of instruction and research; entirely
merit-based admission and progression system; and integrated
teaching and research starting at the undergraduate level.
To give Kazakhstan and the world the scientists, academics,
managers and entrepreneurs they need to prosper and develop.
To be a model for higher education reform and modern research in
Kazakhstan and to contribute to the establishment of Nur-Sultan as
an international innovation and knowledge hub.
The NU campus is located in Nur-Sultan, 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, theatre,
music, opera, dancing, museums, modern and traditional bazaar
shopping, professional and amateur sports, outdoor recreation, and
Nazarbayev University is seeking highly qualified full-time
faculty members to join its rapidly growing program in Computer
Science in the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences.
Positions are available at ranks of Associate/Assistant
Professors, and Instructors. Applicants with research and/or
teaching interests in all areas of computing, with special, but not
exclusive interest in fields related to Databases, Programming
Languages, Data Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer
Graphics, Computer Architecture, Cyber Security, Internet of
Things, Mobile Computing, Bioinformatics, 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 closely 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 and research.
Position responsibilities include an average teaching load of
two courses per semester (three courses per semester for
Instructors), ongoing engagement in relevant professional and
research activities, student advising, committee service, and other
activities related to the intellectual and cultural environment of
What we offer:
- Competitive salary and 2-course teaching load per
· Generous research time
· Research seed grants and other competitive research funding
· Selected conference and travel funding
· International health insurance
· Expatriate benefits (rent-free housing, home travel (two
per annum), assistance for relocation expenses including air fares
for the appointee and dependents)
· Paid home leave of 56 days per annum
Initial appointment is on a 3-year renewable contract and
subsequent appointments can be 5-year/3-year renewable subject to
annual performance reviews.
Application Information: Applicants should
complete on-line application form and upload a detailed CV, three
reference letters, and cover letter. Applications will be
reviewed until the position
is filled. Note that only shortlisted
candidates will be notified..
Incomplete applications will not be considered for review.
Please submit the applications through online submission form
available at: https://smrtr.io/5Rnqd
Successful appointments are expected to begin in August, 2021.
For more information please visit https://seng.nu.edu.kz/faculty-and-research/faculty-list-2/department-of-computer-science-faculty-list/ Additional
information can be found on our website (www.nu.edu.kz).
For any inquiries related to the application, please
contact department chair, Prof. Adnan YAZICI (firstname.lastname@example.org).