Humanities and Education (CHE)
Faculty Position (Senior Lecturer) in Academic English/
TESOL is effective from August 15, 2022 or January
KIMEP University College of Humanities and
Education invites applications for 2 senior
lecturer positions. The positions are a twelve-month
(including vacation period) full-time academic appointment to begin
on 15 August 2022 with possibility of extension. Responsibilities
include teaching, research, scholarly activities, advising, and
We seek talented instructors enthusiastic about teaching
baccalaureate and master’s degree students and serving the
University, local community and the profession. We are looking for
faculty who can teach General English, Academic Writing, Curriculum
Development, Instructional Design and other courses in pre-service
EFL teacher training bachelor program.
Expertise is desired in the following areas:
TESOL/ EFL Academic Writing.
Applicants for senior lecturer positions
- A master’s degree in a relevant field from an
internationally-recognized, accredited university;
- At least 2 years of teaching experience in reputable
- Experience with remote or online course design and teaching is
Preferred but not required qualifications for senior
- Prior research publications;
- Proficiency in Korean, Chinese or German (to teach these
languages as additional languages to undergraduate students).
- Familiarity with CIS countries or similar international
experience is welcome.
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
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
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
- Filled and submitted application form.
- 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; if you have the recommendation letters you
may also attach them to your application.
- Please attach your teaching evaluation forms for the last 2
- Final candidates, non-native speakers of English language are
required to submit IELTS academic certificate of the score 8.0
(9.0) or equivalent.
Closing dates for submission of
- June 20, 2022 (for starting date August 2022). These
applications would be considered/interviewed first until July 20,
2022 by the Selection Committee members. Applications received
before June 20 are guaranteed full consideration.
- August 20, 2022 (for starting date January 2023). These
applications would be considered/interviewed first until October
20, 2023 by the Selection Committee members. Applications received
beforeAugust 20, 2022 are guaranteed full consideration.
Personal data provided by applicants will be kept
confidential and used for recruitment purposes
Only shortlisted candidates will be informed and invited for
interviews by the CHE Search Committee.