Faculty Positions in Robotics and Mechatronics
Nazarbayev University is seeking highly qualified full-time faculty members at the Assistant, Associate and Full
Professor levels to join its rapidly growing Department of Robotics and Mechatronics at School of Science and Technology.
Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. degree from a reputable research university, a demonstrated ability for
research, excellent English-language communication skills and a commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching and program development.
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.
Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates with expertise and research interests in the areas of medical
robotics, unmanned autonomous systems, sensor fusion, and mechatronic system design and control. Exceptional candidates
with research interests in the broader field of Robotics and Mechatronics are also encouraged to apply.
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
Review of applications will begin immediately but full consideration will be given to applications submitted no later than May 31st, 2017. Successful appointments are expected to begin in August 2017. For more information please visit