Positions at all ranks in Finance, Graduate School of Business

  • Full-time
  • Job Type: Faculty

Company Description

NUGSB has a small, but growing research-oriented faculty and is in strategic partnership with Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Duke’s Fuqua School of Business is actively involved in recruiting and collaborating with NUGSB faculty in research and teaching activities. For more information about our strategic collaboration with Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, please visit our strategic partnership page.

NUGSB finance faculty continuously publish their research in leading journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Finance, Management Science, Review of Financial Studies, and The Accounting Review.

To support research activities and expand professional networks, NUGSB faculty typically spend longer research visits at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business.

Located in Nur-Sultan (former Astana), Kazakhstan, NUGSB is a new Western-style, English-language research-oriented business school; offering its faculty generous research time, efficient teaching load, and competitive salary. Nur-Sultan is a young, dynamic and growing city offering excellent dining and entertainment options. The city has a well-connected airport offering direct flights to major cities in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Job Description

Teaching: NUGSB offers finance courses in the full time MBA program, the executive MBA program, the Master of Science in Finance and the PhD program.

Research: Applicants should have a strong interest and proven competence in research and scholarship. We seek candidates who can demonstrate the potential to publish in the top-tier scholarly journals. Applicants for associate or full professor must have a strong record of scholarly publications.


Applicants must hold or be near completion a Ph.D. in Finance or a related relevant discipline (e.g. Economics, Econometrics, Accounting). Demonstrated ability or potential for high quality research and teaching at the graduate level.

Additional Information

Compensation: Internationally (AACSB) competitive salary with generous expat benefits. The benefits package includes free housing, international health insurance, home travel allowance, allowance for children's education, among other things. Generous research funding/grants are available on a competitive basis at the school and university level.

Submit: Required application materials include:

·         Cover letter highlighting the expertise, motivation, and interest in the position

·         Curriculum vitae

·         Copy of a research paper

·         Two letters of recommendation

Representatives of NUGSB and its strategic partner The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University will interview selected candidates in person and online at the FMA Annual Meetings.

Application Deadline: October 15, 2022

Contact: Prof. Bektemir Ysmailov at [email protected], Prof. Gabriele Lattanzio at [email protected].

Nazarbayev University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic other than scholarly achievement and merit.