Faculty Position in Economics/Data Analytics
(effective from August 2024 or, if agreed, at an earlier date)
KIMEP University, College of Social Sciences, Department of Economics, invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professorial level in Economics/Data Analytics. The position is a three-year full-time academic appointment to begin on August 16, 2024. An entry date in January 2024 may be considered. The position is renewable upon mutual agreement. Responsibilities include teaching, research, scholarly activities, advising, field liaison and service.
We are looking for a talented teacher and innovative scholar who is actively engaged in research, enthusiastic about teaching bachelor, master and PhD students. We are looking for a productive and cooperative colleague who will bring new perspectives to theory, research and practice of the subject.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Economics or another relevant field from an internationally-recognized, accredited university. Applicants for position should have at least 3-5 years of teaching experiences in reputable universities and extensive professional experiences in the field of major areas. ABD’s will be considered who meet the position qualifications and include in their application materials a letter from the dissertation chair confirming defense date prior to the position’s start date.
Minimum QualificationsThe successful candidate will be able to cover teaching obligations in Mathematics for Business and Economics and to teach courses in statistics and data analytics for students of economics and the social sciences. Applicants must have a PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or a related subject.
Applicants for the position should have at least 3-5 years of teaching experience in higher education. ABD’s will be considered if they meet the other qualification requirements and include in their application materials a letter from the dissertation chair confirming the defense date prior to the position’s starting date.
The College of Social Sciences
The College of Social Science has a faculty of 25 full-time and ten part-time faculty members and three dedicated administrative staff. Apart from the Department of Economics, the College includes the departments of Media and Communications, Public Administration and International Relations and Regional Studies.
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 at the top of national ranking.
The city of Almaty is situated at the base of the majestic Tien Shan Mountains in Southeast Kazakhstan. About two million people live in or near Almaty which is the financial, cultural and cosmopolitan capital of Kazakhstan with outstanding summer and winter sports facilities. Kazakhstan is located at the heart of Eurasia with important commercial inroads bridging Asia and Europe. As part of 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 or help 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.
Please submit your application and the following documents to KIMEP University HR Portal directly: hr.kimep.kz/
Shortlisted candidates are required to submit 2 referees’ names/contact details.
Please attach your teaching evaluation forms for the last 2 semesters.
Closing dates for submission of applications:
The position remains open until filled.
Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only.
Only shortlisted candidates will be informed and invited for interviews.
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