Faculty Position (open rank) in Public Administration

College of Social Sciences
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апр 07, 2024

KIMEP University

College of Social Sciences (CSS)


Department of Public Administration


Full-time Faculty Position (Open Rank) in Public Administration

(Effective August 2024)


Position Summary

The Department of Public Administration at KIMEP University, College of Social Sciences, invites applications for a faculty position (at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professorial level in the area of Public Administration.

The position is a three-year full-time academic appointment to begin on August 16, 2024. The position is renewable upon mutual agreement. Responsibilities include teaching bachelor, master and PhD students, research and active engagement in extra-curricular and recruitment activities.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Public Administration, Public Policy, Public Management or a related field from an internationally recognized, accredited university. Applicants for the position should have at least 3-5 years of teaching experience in higher education. ABD’s will be considered if they include in their application materials a letter from their dissertation chair which confirms a defense date before the starting date of the position.

While we welcome applications from candidates with a background in any field of Public Administration, preference will be given to candidates who specialize in the fields of health administration or environmental management.

The College of Social Sciences

The College of Social Science has 25 full-time and ten part-time faculty members and four dedicated administrative staff. Apart from the Department of Public Administration, the College includes the departments of Media and Communications, Economics and International Relations and Regional Studies. 

KIMEP University

KIMEP University is the leading American-style, internationally accredited, English language academic institution in the Commonwealth of Independent States. It provides a world-class academic experience and a unique international environment to 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 rankings. 

Almaty, Kazakhstan

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 a unique perspective: as an emerging economy with a dynamically changing social, educational and cultural environment, it provides particular opportunities for 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, alternatively, help is provided in finding off campus housing. The benefit package includes basic healthcare insurance, reduced tuition rates for KIMEP courses and a relocation allowance. Research-based teaching reductions are available. New faculty members are provided with a reduced teaching schedule for the first semester. Paid summer teaching is typically available.

Application Process:

Please submit your application and the following documents directly to the KIMEP University HR Portal (via Apply button):

Short­listed candidates are required to submit names and contact details of two referees.


Closing dates for submission of applications:

The position remains open until filled. Applications received by April, 7, 2024 (Sunday, 11.59 pm based on Almaty time) are guaranteed full consideration.

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.

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