Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Public Policy, Nazarbayev University,  Kazakhstan

Applications are particularly invited from candidates with an established record of research and teaching in the following areas:
•    International Economic and Financial Policy
•    Macroeconomic Policy
•    Public Policy Analysis
•    Health Policy and Management

 Qualifications Requirements:
•    PhD in Public Policy, Public Administration, Economics, Political Science or a related discipline with a public policy focus,
•    Relevant academic teaching and research experience: Associate Professor - at least 2 years at associate professor or 5 years at assistant professor level; Assistant Professor - as doctoral candidate or as postdoctoral fellow, 
•    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.

Information on Nazarbayev University
Nazarbayev University (NU) - located in Astana, Kazakhstan - is a new Western-style, English-language institution, created with the support of
other leading university partners around the world. NU’s international partners include six of the top 30 universities in the world, including University of 
Wisconsin-Madison, Cambridge University, University College London and National University of Singapore. The University follows the rigorous admission standards laid out by its international partners and accepts only the best students from the region. NU’s Graduate School of Public Policy enrolled its first students in 2013. The School’s partner institution is the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.

Conditions of Employment: 
The appointment is on 3-year renewable contracts and will be subject to annual performance reviews. An attractive remuneration package will include:
•    Internationally competitive salary;
•    Holiday leave of 56 days per annum;
•    Two flights for the appointee and dependents home per annum;
•    International health insurance;
•    Housing for the appointee and dependents;
•    Assistance for relocation expenses including air fares for the appointee and dependents.

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

•    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

The vacancies will remain open until filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Interested candidates are encouraged to find out more about the Graduate School of Public Policy at:

For more information, please contact Ms Aigul Yergaliyeva(