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Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Public Policy
Nazarbayev University

Date Posted Sep. 19, 2019
Title Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Public Policy
University Nazarbayev University
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Department Graduate School of Public Policy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date January 2020
  • Associate Professor
  • Public Policy & Administration
    Economics - Public Finance
    Economics - General

The Graduate School of Public Policy (GSPP) at Nazarbayev University, invites applications to join our international faculty and to share in our vision of becoming the leading public policy school in Kazakhstan and the Central Asia region. Candidates should have the requisite teaching, research and public policy experience to contribute to curriculum development, innovative pedagogy and international scholarship. Experience with public sector organizations, consultancies with international organizations, leadership in the development of relevant educational institutions and teaching experience in Asia will be regarded as strong additional qualifications.


  • PhD in Public Policy, Public Administration, Economics, Political Science or a related discipline with a public policy focus
  • Relevant academic teaching and research experience: Full Professor – at least 2 years at full professor or 5 years at associate professor level; Associate Professor – at least 2 years at associate professor or 5 years at assistant professor level
  • International research profile – Publications in international peer reviewed journals on policy-relevant topics; success in attracting competitive funding; awards and prizes from relevant professional/academic associations

Applications are particularly invited from candidates with an established record of research and teaching in the following areas:

  • International Economic and Financial Policy
  • Data Analytics, Technology and Public Policy
  • Budgeting and Financial Management
  • Urban and Transport Policy
  • Health and Social Policy
  • Communication and Conflict Management

Additional information

Application Procedure:
Candidates should submit the following documents in electronic form (MS Word or PDF file)

  • Cover letter
  • Detailed curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact details of three referees
  • Teaching dossier including teaching evaluations
  • Samples of course outlines
  • Brief statement of past and current research

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Eldar Salimov
    Graduate School of Public Policy
    Nazarbayev University
    53 Qabanbay Avenue
  • 7019089800


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