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Open Rank Positions at the Department of History, Philosophy, and Religious studies
Nazarbayev University


Date Posted Nov. 5, 2019
Title Open Rank Positions at the Department of History, Philosophy, and Religious studies
University Nazarbayev University
Nur-Sultan , Kazakhstan
Department School of Sciences and Humanities
Application Deadline Nov. 30, 2019
Position Start Date August 2020
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
    Professor
  • Religion and Theology
    Philosophy
    History - General
 
 

Job Description
The Department of History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies invite applications for three positions in Philosophy to begin in August 2020. The positions are open rank, ranging from Instructor to Full Professor. Contracts are for a period of three years and are renewable upon positive review.

AOS and AOC are open, but successful candidates may be required to contribute to a team-taught introductory Ethics course. The teaching load for ranks from Assistant Professor to Professor is 2+2 with TA support for large classes. Responsibilities include research, and departmental and School service. The standard teaching load for Instructors is 4/4 but a reduction in teaching load may be possible. The University offers opportunities for research support.

Contracts are for a period of three years and are renewable upon positive review.

Qualifications
Successful applicants for ranks from Assistant Professor to Professor will have the following qualifications:

a Ph.D. in Philosophy or related field (ABD at time of application will be considered, but Ph.D. must be in hand at the time of appointment);
potential or track record of excellence in research, teaching, and service;
An active research agenda (as evidenced by prior peer-reviewed publications or demonstrated ability to publish upon appointment);
Excellent communication and collaboration skills;
Commitment to maintaining a collegial and inclusive work environment.
Successful applicants for the Instructor position should have an MA degree in Philosophy or a related field by the start date and will be expected to demonstrate potential for teaching excellence. The standard teaching load for instructors is 4/4. In some cases, a reduction in teaching load may be possible.

Additional Information
Nazarbayev University offers an attractive benefits package, including:

competitive compensation;
free housing (based on rank and family size);
relocation allowance;
international health insurance for the faculty and dependents living in Nur-Sultan;
educational allowance for dependent children relocated to Nur-Sultan;
home leave allowance (air tickets to the home country, twice per year);
research start-up funds are available.

To apply please follow this link: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/NazarbayevUniversity1/743999698452615-open…
Please send a letter of interest, current CV, contact information of three referees, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and, for candidates for Assistant Professor and above, a writing sample by 30th November 2019. Please indicate for which position(s) you would like to be considered.

For inquiries regarding this position, please contact Dr. Mihnea Capraru at mihnea.capraru@nu.edu.kz

For inquiries regarding the recruitment process and benefits package, please, contact our HR team at hr.ssh@nu.edu.kz.

Relevant websites:

Nazarbayev University – http://nu.edu.kz/
School of Science and Humanities – http://ssh.nu.edu.kz/


  • 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.

    The Department of History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies of the School of Sciences and Humanities includes 18 members and offers a major in History as well as minors in both History and Philosophy & Religious Studies. Faculty in Philosophy publish actively in leading international journals and are encouraged to teach courses that align with their research interests. The department values diversity and strongly encourages applications from members of groups who are underrepresented in Philosophy.

    The NU campus is located in Nur-Sultan, 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.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Assel.bugegulova@nu.edu.kz
    School of Sciences and Humanities
    Nazarbayev University
    Nur-Sultan
    Kazakhstan
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  • 8 (7172)706668
  • hr.ssh@nu.edu.kz

 

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