Open Rank Positions of Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor at the Department of Economics

  • Qabanbay Batyr Ave, Nur-Sultan 020000, Kazakhstan
  • Full-time
  • Job Type: Faculty

Company Description

Nazarbayev University, located in Nur Sultan (former Astana), Kazakhstan, is a western-style, research university created with the support of several world-leading universities. The medium of instruction is English.

Job Description

The Department of Economics at Nazarbayev University invites applications for full-time positions in Economics beginning August 2022 at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. We have multiple positions open and seek candidates with strong research interests in any field of economics with a preference for macroeconomics and applied microeconomics. The candidates must have a Ph.D. degree at the start of their employment.

Due to the travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, interviews will be conducted online.

The deadline for applications is November 30, 2021. Candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter, CV, sample research paper, research statement, teaching statement and three letters of recommendation (Assistant Professor), and cover letter, CV, recent research paper(s), and the names and addresses of three references (Associate and Full Professor). For more information, you can contact [email protected]

Application Requirements:

  • Transcripts
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Job Market Paper
  • Teaching Evaluations

Additional Information

The Department of Economics ( is housed in the School of Sciences and Humanities (SSH). Our partner is the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Compensation includes a highly competitive salary, housing, travel support, and medical benefits.

Nazarbayev University values diversity and strongly encourages applications from members of groups who are underrepresented in Philosophy.

Nazarbayev University offers an attractive benefits package, including:

·         competitive salary;

·         rent-free accommodation based on family size and rank;

·         relocation allowance;

·         home leave allowance (return air tickets to the home country, twice per year)

·         no-cost medical insurance, with wide geographical coverage;

·         educational allowance for children.

Relevant websites:

  • Nazarbayev University -  
  • School of Science and Humanities -