Job ID: 133040

Instructor/Assistant/Full Professor in Biological Sciences

Nazarbayev University

  • Nov. 6, 2019
  • Instructor/Assistant/Full Professor in Biological Sciences
  • School of Sciences and Humanities
  • Nazarbayev University
  • Nov. 30, 2019
  • August 2020
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Assistant Professor
  • Biology - General
    Biology - Neuroscience/Neurobiology
    Biology - Biostatistics
    Biology - Genetics

The Department of Biology of the School of Science and Humanities seeks broadly trained life scientists to begin in August 2020. Areas of interest may include but are not limited to biostatistics, genetics, evolutionary genetics, environmental biology, neurobiology, biotechnology, bioinformatics or computational biology to complement existing research and teaching capacities.

Contracts are for a period of three years and are renewable upon positive review.

Successful applicants will have the following qualifications:

a Ph.D. in a relevant field from accredited institution;
demonstrated excellence in research reflected by high impact factor journal publications.
Candidates at the Full Professor levels should have the requisite academic experience to mentor junior faculty and graduate students and to manage major research initiatives.
high research achievement or potential and excellent teaching skills.
Additional Information
Nazarbayev University offers an attractive benefits package, including:

A highly competitive salary, benefits package with free housing (based on rank and family size), relocation allowance, home leave travel (twice per year), health care coverage, educational allowance for dependent children, and research start-up funds are available.

competitive compensation;
free housing (based on rank and family size);
relocation allowance;
international health insurance for the faculty and dependents living in Nur-Sultan;
educational allowance for dependent children relocated to Nur-Sultan;
home leave allowance (air tickets to the home country, twice per year);
To apply please follow this link:…
Applicants should attach a detailed CV, contact information of three professional referees, teaching and research statements, and a list of publications. The academic rank will be determined according to the successful candidate’s teaching and work experience and the relevant research productivity. A review of applications will begin immediately but full consideration will be given to applications submitted no later than November 30, 2019.

For inquiries regarding the recruitment process and benefits package, please, contact our HR team at

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Department of Biology –

  • 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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Contact Information

  • School of Sciences and Humanities
    Nazarbayev University
  • 8 (7172)706668

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