School of Law
Assistant Professor or Associate Professor
(Effective 16 August 2017)
KIMEP School of Law seeks applications from entry-level candidates with excellent
academic records and demonstrated potential for outstanding teaching and scholarship,
and applications from junior-lateral candidates possessing outstanding academic
credentials, demonstrated teaching ability, and distinguished scholarship to begin in the
2017-2018 academic year.
Rank as either Assistant or Associate Professor of Law depends upon experience and is
subject to faculty and university approval. Our hiring needs are flexible, though we have
a particular interest in tax, corporate law/finance/banking areas (international),
intellectual property, international trade (WTO), Kazakhstan domesticate law in
customs, labor, tax, administrative, environmental/energy law areas.
Candidates should demonstrate 1) a strong academic background, 2) a capacity for and
commitment to excellence in scholarship, and 3) a capacity for and commitment to be an
effective teacher and a willingness to spend time outside of class working with students.
Applicants must include a cover letter indicating the area of interest and current
curriculum vitae, and two references.
- PhD or JD in a law or related field from a recognized, accredited university, at
time of application;
- Fluent in English;
- Record of on-going research engagement or strong publication potential.
Applicants with track record of demonstrated competence in teaching face to face and online
will be given extra consideration.
The School of Law
The School of Law has an accomplished faculty of 7 full-time and 12 adjunct faculty and
KIMEP University is the leading American-style, internationally-accredited, English-speaking
academic institution in the Commonwealth of Independent States. It provides a
world-class academic experience and a unique international environment to all its
students and faculty. KIMEP was established in 1992 and has built a very strong regional
reputation as a leading provider of higher education. All graduate and undergraduate
programs are accredited by at least one recognized international accreditation agency.
Academic programs are regularly rated in the top rank of provision by national bodies.
The city of Almaty is situated at the base of majestic Tien Shan Mountains in Southeast
Kazakhstan. About 2 million people live in or near Almaty because it is the financial,
cultural, summer and winter sports and cosmopolitan capital of Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan
is located in the heart of Eurasia with important commercial inroads bridging Asia and
Europe. Boasting the Silk Road of the 21st
century, Kazakhstan offers unique positions in
oil and gas, economic development, and trade. With a transitioning economy that has
witnessed four-fold growth over the past decade, Kazakhstan's dynamically changing
economic, social, educational and cultural environment provides incredible opportunities
for significant and original research.
Rank and salary are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Compensation after-tax compares favorably with net salaries in western countries.
Limited on-campus housing is available to rent. In addition to salary, a benefits package
includes basic healthcare, reduced tuition rates for KIMEP courses, subsidy for
children's school tuition and relocation allowance. New faculty members are provided
with a reduced teaching schedule during the first semester. Summer paid teaching is
Please submit the following documents to KIMEP University HR portal: hr.kimep.kz
- Filled and submitted application form
- Cover letter that indicates the position applied, how you meet the minimum and
preferred qualifications, course(s) you can teach, and salary expectations
- Short-listed candidates are required to submit 2 recommendation letters
Address any questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for submission of applications: December 1, 2016
Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment
Only short-listed candidates will be informed and invited for interviews.
The position remains open until filled.