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Open Rank Positions in Geological Sciences, School of Mining and Geosciences
Nazarbayev University

Date Posted Aug. 12, 2019
Title Open Rank Positions in Geological Sciences, School of Mining and Geosciences
University Nazarbayev University
Astana, Aqmola, Kazakhstan
Department Geology
Application Deadline Sep. 1, 2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Senior Lecturer
    Associate Professor
  • Geology/Geosciences - General

Dear candidates,
Please apply via following link:
Email applications will not be accepted.

Job Description
School of Mining and Geosciences at Nazarbayev University invites applications for Open Rank positions in Geological Sciences.

Applications are encouraged from candidates at senior level with expertise in core Geological Sciences fields. Workload is distributed between

(1) teaching,

(2) research and

(3) service activities:

(1) play a leading role in the design, development, delivery and review of courses for Geological Sciences Program as well as sustain a high-quality delivery of teaching within the specified area of Geological Science;

(2) be able to lead and coordinate research within the specified area of Geological Sciences and act as principal investigator in research projects at international level;

(3) perform administrative duties as allocated by the University and contribute significantly to the mission of the University by representing the School.


The successful candidate must have a PhD degree in Geological Sciences with a proven research track record and teaching experience commensurate with appointment rank.
Excellent communication skills and English fluency are required

Additional Information
The appointment is a 3-year renewable contract subject to annual performance reviews.

An attractive remuneration package for international faculty members includes:

internationally competitive salary;
annual holiday leave of 56 calendar days;
two flights for the appointee and dependents to home country per year;
international health insurance;
rent-free apartment for the appointee and dependents; and,
relocation allowance including air fares for the appointee and dependents.
Review of applications begins immediately. To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV, together with the names and contact details of two referees.

Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • HR Manager
    Nazarbayev University


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