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Faculty Position (Open Rank) in Cognitive Science,Computational Linguistics/Natural Language Processing is effective on August 16, 2021.


Department
College of Humanities and Education
Job Type
Faculty
Applicant Type
All citizens
Type of Position
Full-Time
Closing Date
Mar 01, 2021

KIMEP University

College of Humanities and Education (CHE)

Faculty Position (Open Rank) in Cognitive Science/Computational Linguistics/Natural Language Processing is effective on August 16, 2021.

In the area of cognitive science/ computational linguistics, we are looking for faculty who can teach some or all of the following courses: Introduction to Computational Linguistics, Corpus linguistics, Introduction to Natural Language Processing, Logic of Language, Text Mining, and other.

The period is AY 2021-2022

Position Summary

KIMEP University College of Humanities and Education invites applications for one faculty position (Assistant/Associate Professor)The position is a twelve-month (including vacation period) full-time academic appointment to begin on August 16, 2021 with the possibility of renewal. Responsibilities include teaching, research, scholarly activities, advising, and service. The new faculty will assist in the undergraduate and graduate programs offered by the department, particularly in our BA in Cognitive Science.

 

We seek talented instructors and innovative scholars who are actively engaged in research and enthusiastic about teaching baccalaureate and master’s degree students and serving the University, local community and the profession. We are looking for productive and cooperative colleagues who will bring new perspectives to theory, research and practice in the fields listed ab

 

Minimum Qualifications

Expertise is desired in the following areasCognitive Science/Computational Linguistics/Natural Language Processing (at assistant/associate professor level);

 

Applicants for professorial positions should have:

a doctorate degree in a relevant field from an internationally-recognized, accredited university;

at least 3-5 years of teaching experience in reputable universities;

Prior research publications or clear evidence of research potential;

Industry experience would also be viewed favorably.


KIMEP University

 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 members. KIMEP University 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.

 

Almaty, Kazakhstan

The city of Almaty is situated at the base of the 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. 

 

Compensation

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, or alternatively, help is available in finding off campus housing. In addition to salary, a benefit package includes basic healthcare insurance, reduced tuition rates for KIMEP courses, and subsidy for relocation allowance. New faculty members are provided with a reduced teaching schedule during the first semester. Summer paid teaching is typically available.

The salary will be subject to deduction of taxes (10% Personal Income tax in general) as required by the Law of Kazakhstan.

 

Application Process:

Please submit your application and the following documents to KIMEP University HR Portal directly via this HR Portal link:

https://hr.kimep.kz/en-US/Home/Vacancy/307

Filled and submitted application form.

Attach a full CV.

Cover letter that indicates the position applied for, how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications, course(s) you can teach, and salary expectations gross in KZT.

Short­listed candidates are required to submit 2 referees’ names/contact details; if you have the recommendation letters you may also attach them to your application.

Please attach your teaching evaluation forms for the last 2 semesters.

Final candidates, non-native speakers of English language are required to submit IELTS academic certificate of the score 8.0 (9.0) or equivalent.

 

Closing date for submission of applications is February 28, 2021 (Sunday, 11:59 pm based on Almaty time).

The applications would be considered/interviewed until March 15, 2021 by the Selection Committee members.

 

Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purposes only. 

Only short­listed candidates will be informed and invited for interviews by the CHE Search Committee by the end of mid of March 2021..

Address any related questions to our HR Officer: recruitment@kimep.kz