KIMEP University NJSC College of
Humanities and Education (CHE) Full-time Faculty
Position in Cognitive Science/Computational
Linguistics/Natural Language Processing is effective Spring
2022 semester (starting on January 5, 2022):
The rank is Assistant/Associate/Full
We are looking for faculty who can teach some or all of the
- Introduction to Computational
- Corpus linguistics;
- Introduction to Natural Language
- Logic of Language;
- Text Mining, and other.
The period of work is S2022, Su2022
optional and Fall 2022 with possible prolongation of the contract
from Jan 2023.
KIMEP University College
of Humanities and Education
for one faculty position (Assistant/Associate or
position is a
twelve-month (including vacation period) full-time academic
appointment to begin on January 2022 with the possibility of
include teaching, research, scholarly activities, advising, and
service. The new faculty will assist in the undergraduate and
graduate programs offered by the department, particularly in our BA
in Cognitive Science.
We seek talented instructors and
innovative scholars who are actively engaged in research and
enthusiastic about teaching baccalaureate and master’s degree
students and serving the University, local community and the
profession. We are looking for productive and cooperative
colleagues who will bring new perspectives to theory, research and
practice in the fields listed ab
Expertise is desired in the following
Science/Computational Linguistics/Natural Language Processing (at
assistant/associate professor level);
Applicants for professorial
positions should have:
a doctorate degree in a relevant field
from an internationally-recognized, accredited university;
at least 3-5 years of teaching
experience in reputable universities;
Prior research publications or clear
evidence of research potential;
Industry experience would also be
KIMEP University is the leading
American-style, internationally-accredited, English-speaking
academic institution in the Commonwealth of Independent States. It
provides a world-class academic experience and a unique
international environment to all its students and faculty members.
KIMEP University was established in 1992 and has built a very
strong regional reputation as a leading provider of higher
education. All graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited
by at least one recognized international accreditation agency.
Academic programs are regularly rated in the top rank of provision
by national bodies.
The city of Almaty is situated at the
base of the majestic Tien Shan Mountains in Southeast Kazakhstan.
About 2 million people live in or near Almaty because it is the
financial, cultural, summer and winter sports and cosmopolitan
capital of Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan is located in the heart of
Eurasia with important commercial inroads bridging Asia and Europe.
Boasting the Silk Road of the 21st century, Kazakhstan offers
unique positions in oil and gas, economic development, and trade.
With a transitioning economy that has witnessed four-fold growth
over the past decade, Kazakhstan's dynamically changing economic,
social, educational and cultural environment provides incredible
opportunities for significant and original research.
Rank and salary are competitive and
commensurate with experience and qualifications. Compensation after
tax compares favorably with net salaries in western countries.
Limited on campus housing is available
to rent, or alternatively, help is available in finding off campus
housing. In addition to salary, a benefit package includes basic
healthcare insurance, reduced tuition rates for KIMEP courses, and
subsidy for relocation allowance. New faculty members are provided
with a reduced teaching schedule during the first semester. Summer
paid teaching is typically available.
The salary will be subject to
deduction of taxes (10% Personal Income tax in general) as required
by the Law of Kazakhstan.
Please submit your application and the
following documents to KIMEP University HR
Portal directly via this HR Portal
Filled and submitted application
Attach a full CV.
Cover letter that indicates the
position applied for, how you meet the minimum and preferred
qualifications, course(s) you can teach, and salary expectations
gross in KZT.
Shortlisted candidates are required
to submit 2 referees’ names/contact details; They would be
contacted directly in case of selection. If you have the
recommendation letters you may also attach them to your
Please attach your teaching evaluation
forms for the last 2 semesters.
Final candidates, non-native speakers
of English language are required to submit IELTS academic
certificate of the score 8.0 (9.0) or equivalent.
The passport of
vaccination/certificate on vaccine made (2 shots) or equvivalent
document would be requested from a final candidate.
Closing date for submission of
applications is September 19, 2021 (Sunday, 11:59
pm based on Almaty time).
The applications would be
considered/interviewed until September 30, 2021 by the Selection
Personal data provided by
applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment
Only shortlisted candidates will be
informed and invited for interviews by the CHE Search Committee by
the end of September 2021..
Address any related questions to our
HR Manager firstname.lastname@example.org