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  • No. of Vacancy :N/A
  • Job Location :Kazakhstan (KZ)
  • Who Can Apply? :Any
  • Job Nature :Full Time
  • Gender :Any
  • Age Limit :N/A
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  • Job Category :Teaching & Academics
  • Career level :Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On : October 5, 2017
  • Application Deadline : November 5, 2017

Job Description/Responsibility

  • Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education (NUGSE) invites applicants to join our international faculty to share in our vision of becoming a world-class center for postgraduate teaching and research in education. Due to expansion, NUGSE is recruiting for faculty members in Higher Education, School Education, Inclusive Education and Multilingual Education at Full Professor level. The position start date is August 1, 2018.
  • The successful candidate will possess a doctoral degree and extensive expertise (teaching and research) related to their area of specialization in the fields of Higher Education, School Education (Primary and Secondary Education), Inclusive Education and Multilingual Education; an exceptional record of publications in international peer-reviewed journals; success in attracting competitive funding; and experience supervising postgraduate dissertations to completion. 
  • Responsibilities include: teaching courses in specialization areas in our M.Sc., M.A. and Ph.D. programs; supervising M.Sc. and M.A. theses and Ph.D. dissertations; mentoring early career NUGSE faculty; providing leadership in the development of new programs of study; maintaining an exceptionally active research agenda; attracting national and international research funding; contributing to the development of NUGSE and NU through committee service; providing active leadership in professional organizations; and contributing to the wider agenda of education reform in Kazakhstan through teaching, research, and community engagement. 

Experience Requirements

The appointment is on an initial 3-year renewable contract and will be subject to annual performance reviews. An attractive remuneration package will include:

  • Internationally competitive salary;
  • Holiday leave of 56 days per annum;
  • Two flights for the appointee and dependents home per annum;
  • International health insurance;
  • Rent-free housing for the appointee and dependents;
  • Assistance for relocation expenses including air fares for the appointee and dependents

Education Requirements

  • NUGSE began providing its first Master’s and Ph.D. programs in September 2013, supported by its strategic partners, the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education and the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. Still expanding, NUGSE currently offers an M.Sc. in Educational Leadership, an M.A. in Multilingual Education, and a Ph.D. in Education. The M.Sc. in Educational Leadership offers specializations in School Education, Inclusive Education and Higher Education.
  • NUGSE plays a key role in driving education reform in Kazakhstan, and faculty members who are keen to make a difference through work with schools, other universities and the Ministry of Education and Science are especially welcome. The School also houses a Research Institute and a Department for Continuing Education, and plays a major role nationally in conducting educational research and advising on policy.

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Apply Instruction

To apply, please send a cover letter and detailed CV, together with the names and contact details of two referees, to the Hiring Committee at gse@nu.edu.kz. Applications will be reviewed from December 1, 2017. Skype interviews for shortlisted applicants will be scheduled during January 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Interested candidates are encouraged to find out more about NUGSE at gse.nu.edu.kz. Informal enquiries about this post can be addressed to Jason Sparks (Vice-Dean NUGSE) at jason.sparks@nu.edu.kz.

About the Company

Company Name : Nazarbayev University
Address : , Akkol', KAZAKHSTAN

Company Profile: Nazarbayev University, created on the initiative of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, aims to become the first research and world-class university in Kazakhstan. The activities of the University are associated with the implementation of the main priorities of the country, including the development of advanced research capacity, innovation in technology and industry, and the transition to a system of education that meets the demands of a changing and globally integrated economy. The academic process at the University is based on international educational standards, which contributes to the advancement of the education system of the Republic of Kazakhstan and takes it to the international level. This is the first university in Kazakhstan that is committed to working according to international academic standards and guided by the principles of autonomy and academic freedom. The University’s autonomous status was granted by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan of 19 January, 2011, “On the status of “Nazarbayev University”, “Nazarbayev Intellectual schools” and “Nazarbayev Fund”. .

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