Full-time Instructor Position, Physics Department



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Job description

Astana, Kazakhstan

Nazarbayev University is an English-language research university,created in 2010 with the support of other leading university partners around the world. NU’s international partners include six of the top30 universities in the world, including Duke University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Cambridge University, University College London and National University of Singapore. The core principles of Nazarbayev University are academic freedom and institutional autonomy. Admission to NU is highly competitive and the student body is selected from the top high schools throughout the country and region. The Department of Physics is part of the School of Sciences and Humanities (SSH).(https://ssh.nu.edu.kz/departments/physics/about/)

Job Description

The Department of Physics at Nazarbayev University invites applications for a full time position of Instructor in Physics beginning August 2021. The standard teaching load will be 4 courses per semester (4+4). The instructor might also contribute to some administrative tasks and/or additional services to the School and the Department.


The successful applicant should have a PhD degree in physics or related fields by the start date and will be expected to demonstrate strong potential for teaching excellence. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate fluency in English.

How to apply

Apply online

Review of applications will begin immediately but full consideration will be given to applications submitted no later than April 9, 2021.Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae with the names of three referees, including one from a recent supervisor and one from someone who can address the applicant’s teaching abilities, and teaching philosophy statement demonstrating relevant experience. Successful appointment is expected to begin in August of 2021.

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