Full professor position in Sociology or Anthropology

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Nazarbayev University invites applications for a full professor position in Sociology or Anthropology, to begin in August 2018. We are looking for a scholar with substantial experience and expertise in international research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and professional service. Research leadership, mentorship of faculty and students, contribution to curriculum development, participation in faculty governance at the department and school level are expected. Area of specialization is open; however, special consideration will be given to applicants with regional expertise or research interest in Eurasia as well as those who have professional ties with international scholarly communities. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or Sociology, preferably from a leading international university, and a proven track record of successful academic career in reputable universities and evidence of professional engagement and networking.

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 hr.shss@nu.edu.kz.

For inquiries regarding the Full Professor position, please contact Sofia An at sofiya.an@nu.edu.kz.

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.