Assistant Professor/Associate Professor position in Anthropology

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Nazarbayev University invites applications for an Assistant professor/Associate professor position in Anthropology, to begin in August 2018. We are looking for an anthropologist with an expertise in any subfield of medical anthropology or biological anthropology whose research interests complement rather than duplicate existing faculty research interests. Special consideration will be given to applicants with regional expertise or research interest in Eurasia. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Anthropology, preferably from a leading international university.

Responsibilities include a 2/2 teaching load, research, and departmental and School service. The University offers opportunities for research support.

Please submit your job application by 15 November 2017. Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, teaching and research statements, transcripts, contact information for three referees, and samples of written work to

For inquiries regarding the Assistant/Associate Professor in Anthropology, please contact Reed Coil at .

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 School of Humanities and Social Sciences’ (SHSS) partner is the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Admission to NU is highly competitive, and the student body is selected from the top high schools throughout the country and region. SHSS programs emphasize student-oriented learning, with small class sizes and a student-to-faculty ratio of less than 10:1.

Nazarbayev University offers an attractive benefits package, including competitive compensation; housing based on family size and rank; relocation allowance; air tickets to home country, twice per year; no-cost medical insurance, with global coverage; educational allowance for children.