of Social Sciences (CSS)
Faculty Position in Economics
(Effective on January 1, 2023)
KIMEP University College of Social Sciences, Department of
Economics, invites applications
for one faculty position
(Assistant/Associate/ Full Professor rank)
KIMEP University offers its faculty members one-year
contracts, renewable by mutual agreement. The starting date for
this position is 5 January or as soon as possible
Responsibilities include teaching, research, scholarly
activities, advising, field liaison and service. The department
offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. While we are
inviting applications from all fields of economics, we have a
particular teaching need in monetary economics.
We are looking for a talented teacher and innovative scholar who
is actively engaged in research, enthusiastic about teaching
bachelor, master and PhD students. We are looking for a productive
and cooperative colleague who will bring new perspectives to
theory, research and practice of the subject.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in
Economics or another relevant field from an
internationally-recognized, accredited university. Applicants for
position should have at least 3-5 years of teaching experiences in
reputable universities and extensive professional experiences in
the field of major areas. ABD’s will be considered who meet the
position qualifications and include in their application materials
a letter from the dissertation chair confirming defense date prior
to the position’s start date.
Experience with remote or online course design and teaching is
The College of Social Sciences
The College of Social Science has a faculty of 18 full-time and
ten part-time faculty members and three dedicated administrative
staff. The College includes the departments of Media and
Communications, Public Administration, International Relations and
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 rankings 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. Forming part of the Silk Road of the 21st
century, Kazakhstan offers unique opportunities in finance, oil and
gas, economic development, and trade. Kazakhstan has a dynamic
economic, social, educational and cultural environment that
provides great opportunities for 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 help 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
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: https://hr.kimep.kz/en-US/Home/Vacancy/450
- Filled and submitted application form.
- Cover letter that indicates the position applied, how you meet
the minimum and preferred qualifications, course(s) you can teach,
and salary expectations in Kazakhstani currency (KZT) gross.
- A current academic CV
Shortlisted candidates are required to submit 2 referees’
Please attach your teaching evaluation forms for the last 2
Closing dates for submission of
The position remains open until filled. Applications received by
August 15, 2022 (Monday, 11 59 pm based on Almaty time) are
guaranteed full consideration.
Personal data provided by applicants will be kept
confidential and used for recruitment purpose only.
Only shortlisted candidates will be informed and invited for
Address any related questions to our HR Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org or to
the Dean Gerald Pech: email@example.com.