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  We strive for leadership on the global both scientific and educational markets.
  The main resource of the University is the highly qualified staff, which is capable of finding creative solutions to a number of problems.
  If you are full of energy, enthusiasm and courage, capable of working in a team, and possess specific knowledge in the areas of education and international organizations, we invite you to become the part of the NU SEDS team.
Faculty Positions of Master of Engineering Management (MEM) Program, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department

The Master of Engineering Management (MEM) Program of the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences (SEDS) at Nazarbayev University invites applications for full-time faculty positions at the ranks of Assistant or Associate Professor, in the following areas:

Operations Management and Industrial Analytics (including Production Management, Supply Chain Management, Risk Management, Quality Management, Statistical Analysis, etc.)
Operations Research and Engineering Decision Systems (including Decision Making, Linear, Integer and Dynamic Programming, Simulation, Optimization, Queuing Theory, etc.)
Both positions are expected to begin in August 2020. We seek candidates with high research achievement or potential, and excellent teaching skills. Applicants should have a PhD degree in the relevant field from an accredited, reputable institution, and are expected to have publications in top ranked journals/conferences in the areas of their expertise. Experience in industry and the alignment with thematic areas of the department would be favorably considered. We will consider both highly qualified entry-level candidates and experienced faculty.

The Master of Engineering Management (MEM) degree program is a specialized degree program offered by the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences (SEDS) in partnership with the Graduate School of Business (GSB) at Nazarbayev University (NU). The Program is hosted by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and since its inception it has become one of the most popular graduate programs of the University. The aim of the program is to prepare students with the technical skills and business knowledge for leadership of engineering-related units of enterprises with innovative solutions for complex business problems.

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

What we offer:

Competitive salary and 2-course teaching load per semester
· Generous research time
· Research seed grants and other competitive research funding opportunities
· Selected conference and travel funding
· International health insurance
· Expatriate benefits (rent-free housing, home travel (two per annum), child education allowance, assistance for relocation expenses including air fares for the appointee and dependents)
· Paid home leave of 56 days per annum
Initial appointment is on a 3-year renewable contract and subsequent appointments can be 5-year/3-year renewable subject to annual performance reviews.

Application Materials Required:

Cover letter highlighting specific area of expertise, motivation and interest in the position
Detailed Curriculum Vitae
Copies of three best papers
Incomplete applications will not be considered for review. Please submit the applications through online submission form available at: https://smrtr.io/3V5kS

For any inquiries related to the application, please e-mail to the acting Department Head, Prof. Jong R. Kim (jong.kim@nu.edu.kz) or the MEM Program Coordinator, Prof. D, Emiris dimitrios.emiris@nu.edu.kz).

Postdoctoral Scholar positions in Computer Science department, School of Engineering and Digital Sciences

Nazarbayev University is seeking highly qualified full-time faculty members to join its rapidly growing program in Computer Science in the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences.  Department of Computer Science of the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences (seds.nu.edu.kz) invites applications for postdoctoral researcher positions to begin in August 2020. Preferred candidates may be focused on Computational Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big data Analytics, Data Science, Sensors and Sensor Data Analytics. Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline from a reputable university, and a demonstrated ability for research in this research areas.  All candidates must have excellent English-language communication skills and a strong commitment to research.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and 1-course teaching load per academic year
    · Generous research time
    · Research seed grants and other competitive research funding opportunities
    · Selected conference and travel funding
    · International health insurance
    · Expatriate benefits (rent-free housing, home travel (one per annum), child education allowance, assistance for relocation expenses including air fares for the appointee and dependents)
    · Paid home leave of 30 days per annum

Application Information: Applicants should send a detailed CV with references, teaching and research statements, and list of publications. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Incomplete applications will not be considered for review. Please submit the applications through online submission form available at: https://smrtr.io/3V5BG

Successful appointments are expected to begin August 3rd, 2020. For more information please visit https://seds.nu.edu.kz/faculty-and-research/faculty-list-2/department-of-computer-science-faculty-list/ Additional information can be found on our website (www.nu.edu.kz).

For any inquiries related to the application, please contact department chair, Prof. Adnan YAZICI (adnan.yazici@nu.edu.kz).

Faculty positions in Computer Science department, School of Engineering and Digital Sciences

Nazarbayev University is seeking highly qualified full-time faculty members to join its rapidly growing program in Computer Science in the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences.  Positions are available at ranks of Associate/Assistant Professors, Instructors.  Applicants with research and teaching interests in all areas of computing, with special, but not exclusive interest  in fields related to Databases, Data Engineering, Data Analytics, Software Engineering, Computer Graphics, Cyber Security, Machine Learning, Internet of Things, Sensor Networks, Mobile Computing, Bio-Informatics, and High-Performance Computing are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates at the rank of Assistant Professor and above must have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline from a reputable research university, and a demonstrated ability for research.  All candidates must have excellent English-language communication skills and a strong commitment to teaching and research.

Position responsibilities include an average teaching load of two courses per semester (three courses per semester for Instructors), ongoing engagement in relevant professional and research activities, student advising, committee service, and other activities related to the intellectual and cultural environment of the university

Additional information

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and 2-course teaching load per semester
    · Generous research time
    · Research seed grants and other competitive research funding opportunities
    · Selected conference and travel funding
    · International health insurance
    · Expatriate benefits (rent-free housing, home travel (two per annum), child education allowance, assistance for relocation expenses including air fares for the appointee and dependents)
    · Paid home leave of 56 days per annum

Initial appointment is on a 3-year renewable contract and subsequent appointments can be 5-year/3-year renewable subject to annual performance reviews.
Application Information: Applicants should send a detailed CV with references, teaching and research statements, and list of publications. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Incomplete applications will not be considered for review. Please submit the applications through online submission form available at: https://smrtr.io/3V5vy

Successful appointments are expected to begin August 5th, 2020. For more information please visit https://seds.nu.edu.kz/faculty-and-research/faculty-list-2/department-of-computer-science-faculty-list/ Additional information can be found on our website (www.nu.edu.kz).

For any inquiries related to the application, please contact department chair, Prof. Adnan YAZICI (adnan.yazici@nu.edu.kz).

 

Faculty positions in Civil and Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering and Digital Sciences

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences invites outstanding individuals to join the department in early August 2020 as Assistant/Associate Professor in the areas of Structural Engineering (Structural Mechanics/Steel Structures), Geotechnical Engineering (Computational Geomechanics/Soil-Structure Interaction) and Transportation Engineering (Traffic Engineering/Flexible Pavement).

You must possess an earned PhD degree from a reputable university and you must have demonstrated excellence in research, learning and teaching and external engagement depending on your academic level. A sustained and successful track record of attaining research or commercial funding and publications in internationally recognised quality journals and conferences associated with high scopus h-index are essential.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and 2-course teaching load per semester
    · Generous research time
    · Research seed grants and other competitive research funding opportunities
    · Selected conference and travel funding
    · International health insurance
    · Expatriate benefits (rent-free housing, home travel (one per annum), child education allowance, assistance for relocation expenses including air fares for the appointee and dependents)
    · Paid home leave of 56 days per annum

Initial appointment is on a 3-year renewable contract and subsequent appointments can be 5-year/3-year renewable subject to annual performance reviews.

Application Information: Applicants should send a detailed CV, cover letter and three references letters, teaching and research statements, and list of publications via Smart recruiters system at https://smrtr.io/3V66_.

Review of applications is expected to begin soon and continue until the position is filled. Applicants on the shortlist will be called for interviews.

Successful appointments are expected to begin August 3rd, 2020. Additional information can be found on our website (www.nu.edu.kz).

Please contact Professor Jong Kim, Head of Civil and Environmental Department, for an informal discussion about the role. Email: jong.kim@nu.edu.kz

Faculty positions in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, School of Engineering and Digital Sciences

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences invites outstanding individuals to join the department in early August 2020 as Assistant/Associate Professor in the areas of Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mechanics, Smart Manufacturing, Biomechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, and Energy Engineering.

You must possess an earned PhD degree from a reputable university and you must have demonstrated excellence in research, learning and teaching and external engagement depending on your academic level. A sustained and successful track record of attaining research or commercial funding and publications in internationally recognised quality journals and conferences associated with high scopus h-index are essential.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and 2-course teaching load per semester
    · Generous research time
    · Research seed grants and other competitive research funding opportunities
    · Selected conference and travel funding
    · International health insurance
    · Expatriate benefits (rent-free housing, home travel (one per annum), child education allowance, assistance for relocation expenses including air fares for the appointee and dependents)
    · Paid home leave of 56 days per annum

Initial appointment is on a 3-year renewable contract and subsequent appointments can be 5-year/3-year renewable subject to annual performance reviews.

Application Information: Applicants should send a detailed CV, cover letter and three references letters, teaching and research statements, and list of publications via Smart recruiters system at: https://smrtr.io/3V6cR

Review of applications is expected to begin soon and continue until the position is filled. Applicants on the shortlist will be called for interviews.

Successful appointments are expected to begin August 3rd, 2020. Additional information can be found on our website (www.nu.edu.kz).

Please contact Professor Essam Shehab, Head of Mechanical and Aerospace Department, for an informal discussion about the role. Email: essam.shehab@nu.edu.kz

Postdoctoral Scholar positions in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, School of Engineering and Digital Sciences

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences invites outstanding individuals to join the department in August 2020 as Postdoctoral Researcher in the areas of Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mechanics, Smart Manufacturing, Biomechanical Engineering, and Energy Engineering.

You should have committed to excellence in both research and teaching. You must possess an earned PhD degree from a reputable university and are expected to have publications in top ranked journals/conferences in the areas of your expertise. Excellent communication skills and English fluency are required.

The postdoc will largely work independently under the supervision of a faculty member. The applicants are encouraged to contact the respective professors to identify research directions and further details on facilities and infrastructure. Postdoctoral Scholars are also expected to teach one course per academic year relevant to their area of research and/or based on Department’s needs.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and 1 course teaching load per academic year
    · Generous research time
    · International health insurance
    · Expatriate benefits (rent-free housing, home travel (one per annum), child education allowance, assistance for relocation expenses including air fares for the appointee and dependents)
    · Paid home leave of 30 days per annum

Initial appointment is on a 1-year renewable contract with a possibility of annual renewal for up to 4 years maximum, subject to annual performance reviews.

Application Information: Applicants should send a detailed CV, cover letter and three references letters, teaching and research statements via Smart recruiters system at https://smrtr.io/3V6pD

Review of applications is expected to begin soon and continue until the position is filled. Applicants on the shortlist will be called for interviews.

Successful appointments are expected to begin August 3rd, 2020. Additional information can be found on our website (www.nu.edu.kz).

Please contact Professor Essam Shehab, Head of Mechanical and Aerospace Department, for an informal discussion about the role. Email: essam.shehab@nu.edu.kz

Assistant or Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences (seds.nu.edu.kz) invites applications for an assistant or an associate professor position to begin from August 2020. Preferred candidates should have sufficient research and teaching experience/background or strong willingness for self-development to teaching a number of related electrical and computer engineering courses from the following areas: electric/electronics circuit analysis and design, linear control theory, digital circuit design with FPGA, microprocessor and embedded systems, hardware/software co-design, electric machines and drives, electric power systems, etc.

We seek candidates with a commitment to excellence in both research and teaching. Applicants should have been awarded a PhD or equivalent degree from a reputable university, and are expected to have in top ranked journals/conferences in the areas of their expertise. The successful candidate should have research leadership capabilities and possesses strong communication and interpersonal skills. Only active researchers with a growing scientific profile will be considered; experience in industry and the alignment with thematic areas of the department would be favorably considered. Applicants to the Associate Professor position should have been previously appointed as assistant professors or equivalent in a reputable university and demonstrate substantial publication record in high-impact factor journals.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and 2-course teaching load per semester
    · Generous research time
    · Research seed grants and other competitive research funding opportunities
    · Selected conference and travel funding
    · International health insurance
    · Expatriate benefits (rent-free housing, home travel (one per annum), child education allowance, assistance for relocation expenses including air fares for the appointee and dependents)
    · Paid home leave of 56 days per annum

Initial appointment is on a 3-year renewable contract and subsequent appointments can be 5-year/3-year renewable subject to annual performance reviews.

Application Information: Applicants should submit a cover letter, a resume with a list of publications and the contact information of three references jointly with a statement of teaching and research plans via Smart recruiters system at: https://smrtr.io/3V6Gd

Review of applications is expected to begin soon and continue until the position is filled. Applicants on the shortlist will be called for interviews.

Successful appointments are expected to begin August 3rd, 2020. Additional information can be found on our website (www.nu.edu.kz).

For any inquiries related to the application, please contact acting chair of the department, Dr. Almas Shintemirov (ashintemirov@nu.edu.kz).

Instructor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Engineering and Digital Sciences

Instructor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Engineering and Digital Sciences

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences (seds.nu.edu.kz) invites applications for an instructor position to begin in August 2020. Preferred candidates should have sufficient teaching experience/background or strong willingness for self-development to teaching a number of related electrical and computer engineering courses from the following areas: C/C++ programming, microprocessor and embedded systems, signals and systems, linear control theory, discrete mathematics and digital circuit design with FPGA, hardware/software co-design, electric/electronics circuit analysis and design, electric machines and drives, electric power systems, probability and statistics or other related.

We seek candidates with a commitment to excellence in both research and teaching. Applicants should have been awarded a master degree from a reputable university, and are expected to have a number of conference publications in the areas of their expertise or other proven experience of involvement in research activities in past. The successful candidate should have research work potential, strong technical skills in the areas of their expertise and possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Initial appointment is on a 3-year renewable contract and subsequent appointments are subject to annual performance reviews. An attractive internationally competitive remuneration package will include: internationally competitive salary; holiday leave of 56 days per annum; health insurance; rent-free housing for the appointee and dependents and others.

What we offer:

Initial appointment is on a 3-year renewable contract and subsequent appointments are subject to annual performance reviews. An attractive internationally competitive remuneration package will include: internationally competitive salary; holiday leave of 56 days per annum; health insurance; rent-free housing for the appointee and dependents and others.

Application Information: Applicants should cover letter outlying teaching philosophy and experience, and a resume with a list of publications and the contact information of three references via Smart recruiters system at: https://smrtr.io/3V6Rt

Review of applications is expected to begin soon and continue until the position is filled. Applicants on the shortlist will be called for interviews.

Successful appointments are expected to begin August 3rd, 2020. Additional information can be found on our website (www.nu.edu.kz).

For any inquiries related to the application, please contact acting chair of the department, Dr. Almas Shintemirov (ashintemirov@nu.edu.kz).

 

Instructor at Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, School of Engineering and Digital Sciences

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences invites outstanding individuals to join the department in August 2020 as Instructor in the areas of Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mechanics, Smart Manufacturing, Biomechanical Engineering, and Energy Engineering.

You should have committed to excellence in both research and teaching. You must possess an earned a master degree from a reputable university and are expected to have conference publications in the areas of your expertise. The successful candidate should have research work potential, strong technical skills in any preferred areas of the department. Excellent communication skills and English fluency are required.

Initial appointment is on a 3-year renewable contract and subsequent appointments are subject to annual performance reviews. An attractive internationally competitive remuneration package will include: internationally competitive salary; holiday leave of 56 days per annum; health insurance; rent-free housing for the appointee and dependents and others.

What we offer:

Initial appointment is on a 3-year renewable contract and subsequent appointments are subject to annual performance reviews. An attractive internationally competitive remuneration package will include: internationally competitive salary; holiday leave of 56 days per annum; health insurance; rent-free housing for the appointee and dependents and others.

Application Information: Applicants should cover letter outlying teaching philosophy and experience, and a resume with a list of publications and the contact information of three references via Smart recruiters system at: https://smrtr.io/3V6_2

Review of applications is expected to begin soon and continue until the position is filled. Applicants on the shortlist will be called for interviews.

Successful appointments are expected to begin August 3rd, 2020. Additional information can be found on our website (www.nu.edu.kz).

Please contact Professor Essam Shehab, Head of Mechanical and Aerospace Department, for an informal discussion about the role. Email: essam.shehab@nu.edu.kz

 

Postdoctoral Scholar at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Nazarbayev University

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences (seds.nu.edu.kz) invites applications for postdoctoral researcher positions to begin in August 2020. Preferred candidates should fit in any of the following broad categories: electronic circuit design, FPGA based digital circuit design, power systems, electric machines and drives, computer engineering. We seek candidates with a commitment to excellence in both research and teaching. Applicants should have been awarded a Ph.D. degree from a respected university and are expected to have publications in top ranked journals/conferences in the areas of their expertise. Excellent communication skills and English fluency are required.

The postdoc will largely work independently under the supervision of a faculty member. The applicants are encouraged to contact the department chair to identify research directions and further details on facilities and infrastructure. Postdoctoral Scholars are also expected to teach one course per academic year relevant to their area of research and/or based on Department’s needs.

Initial appointment is on a 1-year renewable contract with a possibility of annual renewal for up to 4 years maximum, subject to annual performance reviews. An attractive internationally competitive remuneration package will include internationally competitive salary; health insurance, assistance for relocation expenses including shipment allowance and air fares for the appointee and dependents; and, an educational allowance for dependent children (excluding Kazakhstan citizens).

The NU campus is located in Nur-Sultan, the capital of Kazakhstan, in the heart of the new and ultra-modern Left-Bank 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.

Review of applications begins and continues until positions are filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Applications require a cover letter, a resume with a list of publications and the contact information of three references jointly with a statement of research experience and plans through the online submission at: https://smrtr.io/3V_xD

For any inquiries related to the application, please contact acting chair of the department Dr. Almas Shintemirov (ashintemirov@nu.edu.kz).