Instructor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Nazarbayev University

Nazarbayev University
Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Company Description

Nazarbayev University is a modern and rapidly developing university located in the heart of Eurasia – Nur-Sultan, the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Nazarbayev University (NU) was founded by the first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. The University aims to develop into a research university of international renown combining education, research, and innovation. Nazarbayev University educates the next generation of leaders of the Republic of Kazakhstan in science, public administration and various professions, thus contributing to the future development of the country. Core features of Nazarbayev University include: academic freedom and institutional autonomy both legally enshrined as Nazarbayev University operates under a special Law; predominantly internationally recruited faculty, English as the language of instruction and research; entirely merit-based admission and progression system; and integrated teaching and research starting at the undergraduate level.


To give Kazakhstan and the world the scientists, academics, managers and entrepreneurs they need to prosper and develop.


To be a model for higher education reform and modern research in Kazakhstan and to contribute to the establishment of Nur-Sultan as an international innovation and knowledge hub.

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, theatre, music, opera, dancing, museums, modern and traditional bazaar shopping, professional and amateur sports, outdoor recreation, and much more.

Job description

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences ( invites applications for an instructor position to begin in August 2020. Preferred candidates should have sufficient teaching experience/background or strong willingness for self-development to teaching a number of related electrical and computer engineering courses from the following areas: C/C++ programming, microprocessor and embedded systems, signals and systems, linear control theory, discrete mathematics and digital circuit design with FPGA, hardware/software co-design, electric/electronics circuit analysis and design, electric machines and drives, electric power systems, probability and statistics or other related.

We seek candidates with a commitment to excellence in both research and teaching. Applicants should have been awarded a master degree from a reputable university, and are expected to have a number of conference publications in the areas of their expertise or other proven experience of involvement in research activities in past. The successful candidate should have research work potential, strong technical skills in the areas of their expertise and possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.

What we offer:

Initial appointment is on a 3-year renewable contract and subsequent appointments are subject to annual performance reviews. An attractive internationally competitive remuneration package will include: internationally competitive salary; holiday leave of 56 days per annum; health insurance; rent-free housing for the appointee and dependents and others.

Application Information: Applicants should cover letter outlying teaching philosophy and experience, and a resume with a list of publications and the contact information of three references via Smart recruiters system at:

Review of applications is expected to begin soon and continue until the position is filled. Applicants on the shortlist will be called for interviews.

Successful appointments are expected to begin August 3rd, 2020. Additional information can be found on our website (

For any inquiries related to the application, please contact acting chair of the department, Dr. Almas Shintemirov (


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Instructor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Nazarbayev University

Nazarbayev University
Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan

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