KIMEP U: International Relations (Kazakhstan)

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Two faculty positions (Assistant/Associate/ Full Professor rank)  in International Relations or Regional Studies, College of Social Sciences,  KIMEP University, Almaty, Kazakhstan. Deadline: 15 August 2022.

The Department of International Relations & Regional Studies in the College of Social Sciences at KIMEP University,  invites applications for two faculty positions (Assistant/Associate/ Full Professor rank) in the International Relations area. KIMEP University offers its faculty members one-year contracts, renewable by mutual agreement.

Responsibilities include teaching, research, scholarly activities, advising, field liaison and service. The department offers undergraduate and graduate programs and teaches academic and theoretic courses in International Relations, the Politics of Central and East Asia, Diplomatic History, Methodology, etc. Expertise is desired in at least two of the following areas of International Relations: Chinese Domestic and Geo-Politics, Chinese Economic Policy, The Economy and Geo-Politics of East Asia, Central Asia, Political Economy and Security Studies. Familiarity with CIS countries or similar international experience is welcome. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in International Relations, Political Science, Regional Studies or another relevant field from an internationally-recognized, accredited university. Applicants should be able to teach in English.

 

Nazarbayev U: Multilingual Education (Kazakhstan)

“JobProfessor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Multilingual Education, Graduate School of Education,
Nazarbayev University, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Deadline: 30 July 2022.

Nazarbayev University was launched in 2010 as a premier national and regional flagship research university, partnering with some of the most internationally recognized names in higher education. The Graduate School of Education (GSE) was launched in 2013 with partners at the University of Cambridge and the University of Pennsylvania. Due to expansion, GSE invites applications for Full Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors for faculty positions beginning in January 2023. They are filling positions at open rank in the area of Multilingual Education.

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • PhD in an appropriate discipline from an accredited and recognized international university (ABD at time of application will be considered, but PhD must be in hand at the time of appointment, and current PhD holders will be given priority);

  • A demonstrated record of research and publications appropriate to rank;

  • Teaching experience at the university level (experience in postgraduate programs will be given a priority);

  • Experience in developing new courses and program curricula;

  • Experience and readiness to supervise Master’s and Ph.D. student thesis research

  • Excellent intercultural communication and collaboration skills;

  • Commitment to maintaining a collegial and inclusive work environment;

  • Commitment to making a difference through education to the School, University and wider society.

    Responsibilities include teaching, research, and school service. The University offers opportunities for research support. All positions are for a three-year term with the possibility of renewal.

International Center for the Rapprochement of Cultures (Kazakhstan)

Resources in ICD“ width=International Center for the Rapprochement of Cultures established as a cooperation between UNESCO and Kazakhstan.

According to The Times of Central Asia, “an agreement between the Government of Kazakhstan and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on the establishment of the International Center for the Rapprochement of Cultures under the auspices of UNESCO was signed on June 25 in Paris. The agreement was signed by UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay and Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Gulshara Abdykalikova. . .

The proposed structure is planned to be created under the auspices of UNESCO on the basis of the Center for the Rapprochement of Cultures under the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan. . .The objectives of the Center will be the promotion of research, the preparation of publications, the organization of conferences and educational activities on the history and practice of intercultural interaction in Central Asia and beyond.”

The International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022) is a UNESCO initiative. 

Nazarbayev U Job Ad: Multilingual Education (Kazakhstan)

Job adsAssociate Professor Positions in Multilingual Education, Graduate School of Education, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan. Deadline: 31 December 2018.

Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education (NUGSE) invites applicants to join the international faculty to share in a vision of becoming a world-class center for postgraduate teaching and research in education. Due to expansion, NUGSE is recruiting for faculty members in Multilingual Education at Associate Professor level. The position start date is August 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will possess a doctoral degree in Applied Linguistics, Bilingual Education, Educational Policy, or a closely related field, and expertise in teaching and research related to one or more of the following areas: language development or acquisition in bilinguals/additional language learners; curriculum and assessment for multilingual contexts; content-based instructional strategies (e.g. CBI, CLIL); multiliteracies; language policy; sociolinguistics; plurilingualism; or language education for young learners.

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