Full Professor at the Department of Physics, School of Sciences and Humanities | Nazarbayev University

Details

Posted: 11-Jan-23

Location: Astana , Kazakhstan

Sector:

Academic

Work Function:

Faculty 4-Year College/University

Required Education:

Doctorate

Company Description

Nazarbayev University was launched in 2010 as a premier national and regional university, partnering with some of the most recognized names in international higher education. Admission to NU is highly competitive; the student body is selected from the top high schools throughout the country and region.

The NU campus is located in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, in the heart of the new and ultra-modern left-bank region 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.

Job Description

Nazarbayev University is seeking highly-qualified faculty at the Full Professor rank to join its rapidly developing Department of Physics in the School of Sciences and Humanities (SSH). Candidates from all areas of experimental, theoretical and computational physics will be considered, with particular attention to Material Science, Condensed Matter and Quantum Physics, Photonics, Astronomy and Astrophysics. 

Initial contract is for a period of three years and is renewable upon positive review.

Main duties: 

•    active research and grant-seeking activity;
•    teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses with the typical load of 2 courses per semester;
•    supervision of undergraduate and graduate students;
•    curricular and program development;
•    service duties;
•    general program guidance and leadership;
•    other activities related to the intellectual and cultural environment of the university.
 

Qualifications

Successful applicants will have the following qualifications:

•    Ph.D. in Physics or related field and international Postdoctoral experience;
•    Demonstrated track record of excellence in research, strong potential to establish a vigorous research program;
•    Excellent English-language communication and collaboration skills;
•    Strong instruction skills and in-depth teaching experience;
•    Mentoring experience in supervising students at the undergraduate and graduate levels;
•    Commitment to maintain a collegial and inclusive work environment.
 

Nazarbayev University offers an attractive benefits package, including: 

•    competitive compensation;
•    free housing (based on rank and family size);
•    relocation allowance;
•    international health insurance for the faculty and dependents living in Astana;
•    educational allowance for dependent children living in Astana;
•    home leave allowance (air tickets to the home country, twice per year);
•    research start-up funds are available.

To apply please attach a cover letter, detailed CV with the list of publications, the research and teaching statements, and the contact information of three referees through this link: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/NazarbayevUniversity1/743999877623941-full-professor-at-the-department-of-physics-school-of-sciences-and-humanities.

For inquiries regarding this position, please contact Chair of the Department Prof. Anton Desyatnikov at [email protected] For inquiries regarding the recruitment process and benefits package, please, contact our HR team at [email protected]

Relevant websites:
Nazarbayev University – http://nu.edu.kz/  
School of Sciences and Humanities – http://ssh.nu.edu.kz/
 

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About Nazarbayev University

Nazarbayev University was launched in 2010 as a premier national and regional university, partnering with some of the most recognized names in international higher education. Admission to NU is highly competitive; the student body is selected from the top high schools throughout the country and region. The NU campus is located in Nur-Sultan, the capital of Kazakhstan, in the heart of the new and ultra-modern Left-Bank region 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.

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