Deadline for Applications: March 15, 2019
The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nazarbayev University (Astana, Kazakhstan) invites applications for the two-year position of “Post-Doctoral Fellow in Eurasian Studies,” beginning in August 2019 to assist with our new Ph.D. program in Eurasian Studies, which is a collaborative effort between the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nazarbayev University and Humboldt University (Berlin) made possible by a generous four-year grant from the VolkswagenStiftung.
They seek to recruit a scholar with an active research agenda whose interests will complement current strengths in Eurasian Studies in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. This individual must have Ph.D. in hand by August 31, 2019 and be fluent in spoken and written academic English (knowledge of regional languages is desirable).
The post-doctoral scholar will conduct research and teach one course per semester in support of the Ph.D. program in Eurasian Studies. The anticipated division of the workload is 50% research, 25% teaching, and 25% advising and program administration. The post-doctoral scholar will report to the director of the Ph.D. program in Eurasian Studies.
Nazarbayev University was launched in 2010 as a premier national and regional university, partnering with some of the most internationally recognized names in Higher Education. The strategic partner of the SHSS is the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA), including for the M.A. program in Eurasian Studies.
For full consideration please apply by March 15, 2019. Application form available online
For additional information please contact the director of the Ph.D. program in Eurasian Studies:
Professor Uli Schamiloglu, Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org