Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Open Rank Position in History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor, Instructor|
The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nazarbayev University seeks to appoint a full-time professor in the history of South Asia, East Asia, or the Persian-speaking world. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research and instruction emphasizes connections between these regions and Central Asia.Rank, period, and specialization are open. Candidates would be expected to offer a survey course in the history of lands and peoples of what is now Kazakhstan, as well as courses based on their research interests. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to teaching classes, curriculum and program development, research, providing departmental guidance and leadership. The successful candidate will teach two courses per semester. The salary and benefits package is highly competitive by European and North American standards andit includes medical benefits, housing, and travel. The University offers opportunities for research support.
Nazarbayev University is a vibrant, research-intensive university in Astana, Kazakhstan. Attracting some of the top students from Central Asia, it is one of the first Western-style universities in the region created with the support of other leading university partners around the world. Built within the last fifteen years, Astana is a dynamic, rapidly growing city of over 700,000 that offers its residents the amenities found in any capital city in the world. Nazarbayev University’s goal is nothing less than to create an elite institution of higher education for Central Asia and all of Eurasia.
The School of Humanities and Social Sciences offers degree programs in political science and international relations, economics, anthropology, sociology, history, and languages and literature. We began operation in fall 2011 with approximately 125 students and plan to grow to 600 students over the next few years. The faculty-student ratio is approximately 8:1.
Nazarbayev University is committed to promoting diversity among its faculty and students. However, there may be additional hiring requirements.
Ph.D. in hand or expected by the starting date in August 2013, preferably from a Western or leading international university. The position is opened until filled, but for full consideration candidates should send a letter of application, C.V., academic transcripts, a short writing sample (20 pages maximum), and three letters of reference by 26 November 2012 to firstname.lastname@example.org.Please contact Zbigniew Wojnowski (email@example.com) with informal enquiries.Preliminary interviews scheduled for early January.
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||East Asian History / Studies
South Asian History / Studies