The Department of Chemistry in the School of Science and Humanities at Nazarbayev University (Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan) is currently seeking to hire new faculty members specializing in chemical education. We invite applicants for Instructor and two faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in Inorganic Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry to begin in August 2020.
The Instructors will be expected to carry out the teaching tasks in hands-on laboratories in General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, and Inorganic Chemistry as well as the lectures for non-science major students. The standard teaching load for Instructors is 4/4.
The Assistant Professor of Chemistry will have the responsibility of teaching undergraduate-level courses in General Chemistry and in Inorganic and Analytical chemistry and conducting research. Faculties are expected to demonstrate experience in college teaching and strength in research. The standard teaching load for Assistant Professors is 2/2. Responsibilities of Assistant Professor also include research, and Departmental and School service.
Contracts are for a period of three years and are renewable upon positive review.
Successful applicants for the Assistant Professor position will have the following qualifications:
a Ph.D. in a 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 MS degree in a related field by the start date and will be expected to demonstrate potential for teaching excellence.
Nazarbayev University offers an attractive benefits package, including:
free housing (based on rank and family size);
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/NazarbayevUniversity1/743999698738222-inst…
Please attach a cover letter, detailed CV with the list of publications, the contact information of three referees, research and teaching statements by 30th November 2019. For inquiries regarding this position, please contact Dr. Ivan Vorobyev at email@example.com
For inquiries regarding the recruitment process and benefits package, please, contact our HR team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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