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Associate Professorship Computer Science
Published(1118 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1001 days ago)
Nazarbayev UniversityAstana (Kasachstan)
Associate Professor - Computer Science
Nazarbayev University is seeking highly qualified full-time faculty members at the Associate Professor level to
join its rapidly growing program in Computer Science in the School of Science and Technology. Applicants with
research interest in Intelligent Systems, Cyber Security, Computer Vision, Sensor Networks, Mobile Computing,
Bio-Informatics, Visualization and Big-Data are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates must have a Ph.D.
degree from a reputed research university, a demonstrated ability for research, excellent English-language
communication skills and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Position responsibilities include development of an independent, externally funded research program, teaching an
average load of two courses per semester, curricular and program development, and other activities related to the
intellectual and cultural environment of the university.
Nazarbayev University was launched in 2010 as a premier national and regional university, partnering with some of
the most recognized names in international Higher Education. Admission to NU is highly competitive; the student
body is selected from the top high schools throughout the country and region. SST programs emphasize student-oriented
learning, hands-on lab experiences, and a low student-to-faculty ratio of about 10:1.
The NU campus is located in Astana, 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, theater, music, opera, dancing, museums, modern and traditional bazaar shopping, professional
and amateur sports, outdoor recreation, and much more.
Nazarbayev University offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package with free housing (based on rank
and family size), a relocation allowance, home leave travel (twice per year), health care coverage, and an educational
allowance for dependent children.
Application Information: Applicants should submit a detailed CV, teaching and research statements, and list of publications to
Exceptional candidates at ranks other than Associate Professor will also be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately but full consideration will be given to applications submitted no later than May 31st, 2017. Successful appointments are expected to
begin August 2017. For more information please visit
Additional information can be found on our website (www.nu.edu.kz).
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