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Bang College of Business—Accounting and Finance Department
Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance
(Effective 16 August 2017)
KIMEP University Bang College of Business, Accounting and Finance Department, invites applications for faculty in Accounting and Finance at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The position is twelve-month (including vacation period) full-time academic appointment to begin 16 August 2017. Responsibilities involve teaching (face to face and on-line), research, scholarly activities, advising, field liaison and service. The department offers undergraduate and graduate programs for professional and theoretical courses in Accounting and Finance.
We seek talented teachers and innovative scholars who are actively engaged in research and enthusiastic about teaching baccalaureate and master's degree students and serving the University, local communities and the profession. We are looking for productive and cooperative colleagues who will bring new perspectives to theory, research and practice in Accounting and Finance.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Accounting or Finance area from AACSB accredited institutions. Applicants for Associate Professor position should have at least 5 years of teaching experiences in reputable universities and extensive professional experiences in the field of major areas. Applicants should be able to teach in English. ABDs 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 start date. Candidates must have a record of scholarship, which includes published research in refereed journals and/or books.
Applicants with ACCA, CPA, or CFA and track record of demonstrated competence in relevant industries will be given extra consideration.
Bang College of Business
The Bang College of Business has an accomplished faculty of 28 full-time and 23 part-time faculty and 11 dedicated administrative staff. The college includes the Department of Accounting and Finance and the Department of Management and Marketing.
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. KIMEP 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 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. In addition to salary, a benefits package includes basic healthcare, reduced tuition rates for KIMEP courses, subsidy for children‘s school tuition and relocation allowance. New faculty members are provided with a reduced teaching schedule during the first semester. Summer paid teaching is typically available.
Please submit the following documents to KIMEP University HR portal: hr.kimep.kz
- 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
- Short-listed candidates are required to submit 2 recommendation letters
Closing date for submission of applications: December 1, 2016
Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only.
Only short-listed candidates will be informed and invited for interviews.
The position remains open until filled.