Faculty Positions in Chemistry
The School of Science and Technology of Nazarbayev University invites applications for a Faculty position in the
Department of Chemistry. Positions are available at all ranks. Exceptional candidates with research interests in
the broader field of Chemistry are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to candidates with an
expertise and active research interests in the area of Inorganic Chemistry (including Material Science) and Analytical chemistry.
Successful candidates must hold a PhD in Chemistry, Material Science or a closely related field, and demonstrate a
commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates must have excellent English-language
communication skills (English is the language of instruction), a demonstrated excellence in teaching and research
and ability to develop vigorous research program.
Position responsibilities include an average teaching load of two courses per semester, curricular and program development,
ongoing engagement in relevant professional and research activities, general program guidance and leadership, student
advising, committee service, and other activities related to the intellectual and cultural environment of the university
Launched in 2010 as the premier national university of Kazakhstan, NU’s mandate is to promote the emergence of Astana as
the research and educational center of Eurasia. The strategic development of this English-language university is based on
the Western model via partnerships with top ranking world universities. The university is committed to be a world-class
research university and has made significant investments in research infrastructure, equipment and personnel.
Benefits include an internationally competitive salary, international health care coverage, free housing (based on family
size and rank), child educational allowance, and home-leave travel twice per year.
Applicants should submit a detailed CV, teaching and research statements, and list of publications to firstname.lastname@example.org
of applications will begin immediately but full consideration will be given to applications submitted no later than March
30, 2017. Successful appointments are expected to begin on August 1st, 2017. For more information please visit