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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in TESOL/EFL
(Effective 16 August 2017)
KIMEP University Language Center invites applicants for position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer of TESOL/EFL. The post will involve teaching a variety of courses, co-ordination, and preparing teaching and testing materials. This is a full-time appointment, renewable subject to strong performance evaluations. Duties include (but are not limited to) teaching 12-15 hours per week, developing curricular materials for English language instruction and TEFL courses, and university service.
- MA in TESOL/EFL, (the MA degree should be in hand by the application deadline);
- Native or near-native spoken and written proficiency in English;
- Two years of teaching experience at the college or university level;
- Strong record of effective teaching;
- Demonstrated interest and experience in curricular innovation and pedagogical methods (e.g., online, hybrid, or distance learning);
- Administrative experience is not required but desirable.
Preference will be given to candidate who has significant experience of teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP).
The Language Center
The Language Center has a faculty of 26 full-time faculty and 6 administrative staff.
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.