Postdoctoral Scholar with specialization in Business Administration, International Economics, Finance, Accounting, Operations Management, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Marketing

  • Qabanbay Batyr Ave 53, Nur-Sultan 020000, Kazakhstan
  • Full-time
  • Job Type: Faculty
  • School: Graduate School of Business

Company Description

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 Duke University, 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 Business enrolled its first students in 2013. Our school is structured to be an inspiring ecosystem in which ideas are exchanged and challenged by peers and faculty. Our strategic collaboration with The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University in the US helps us develop the capability to deliver superior customer experience and value to our students and corporate clients both in terms of personal development and organizational. We deliver a full-fledged portfolio with a focus on General Management through MBA programs in different formats and for different target groups ( – executives, part-time, and full-time students) as well as a series of more specialized, shorter non-degree programs for executives, entrepreneurs and professionals at different levels. In addition, we provide customized programs designed to meet the specific needs of corporate clients.

Job Description

The Graduate School of Business (GSB) at Nazarbayev University invite applications for postdoctoral positions. We aim to support highly promising scholars with specialization in Business Administration, International Economics, Finance, Accounting, Operations Management, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Marketing and related areas to promote the development of young and outstanding academics. 
Candidates selected will undertake a research project in an area of Business Administration or related areas in which the GSB conducts research. Candidates will be expected to contribute the equivalent of up to two courses each year in the graduate programs of the Graduate School of Business. 

Qualifications

Applicants must be a recent Ph.D. degree holder. They may not be employed by another institution during the term of their GSB appointment.

Additional Information

Conditions of Employment: The term of initial appointment for two years, with a possible renewal for a maximum of another two years (one plus one), based on good performance.
An attractive remuneration package is included. Short-list candidates will be provided upon request.

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
• Brief statement of past and current research

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