The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Nazarbayev University invites applications for a position of Assistant Professor in Sociology or Anthropology, to begin in August 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates with a research focus on topics broadly concerning culture, values, identity, race and ethnicity, religion, and/or nationalism. A focus on the Eurasian region is desirable but not essential.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory courses as well as upper- level courses in Sociology or Anthropology at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as methods courses. Responsibilities include a 2/2 teaching load, research, and departmental and School service. The University offers opportunities for research support. This is a three-year appointment with the possibility of renewal.
a Ph.D. in Sociology or Anthropology from an accredited and recognized international university (ABD at time of application will be considered, but Ph.D. must be in hand at the time of appointment, and current Ph.D. holders will be given priority);
Teaching experience at the university level;
An active research agenda (as evidenced by prior peer-reviewed publications or demonstrated ability to publish immediately upon appointment);
Excellent communication and collaboration skills;
Commitment to maintaining a collegial and inclusive work environment.
Nazarbayev University offers an attractive benefits package, including:
free housing (based on rank and family size);
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);
and research start-up funds are available.
To apply please follow this link: https://smrtr.io/3zGWz
Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, teaching and research statements, names and contact information of three referees, and at least one sample of written work. Complete applications must be received by 30th November 2019. It is the responsibility of the applicants to make sure that their applications are complete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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