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Teaching Fellowship at Nazarbayev University

Teaching Fellowship at Nazarbayev University

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Country: Kyrgyzstan
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Applications call for Mathematics Teaching Fellowship at Nazarbayev University in Nur-Sultan, the capital of Kazakhstan.

Nazarbayev University’s Center for Preparatory Studies (CPS) in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, is currently seeking a qualified Mathematics Teaching Fellow to teach in its foundation program to start in January 2021. The foundation program (NUFYP) in CPS emphasizes academic English, mathematics, and study skills to prepare students for Nazarbayev University’s undergraduate schools. The minimum English entry level is a comprehensive IELTS of 6.0, and all CPS classes are taught in English.

Job Description

Teaching Fellows teach up to 18 student-contact hours per week (e.g., lectures, seminars, office hours); additional duties may include: material/assessment development, invigilation, or special student support sessions (up to 4 hours per week total). Faculty also choose their community service work, e.g., serving on a committee, developing professional workshops, providing student support or pursuing community-wide professional activities.

Qualifications and Experience

A successful candidate must demonstrate the qualifications and character required to effectively teach and work in an undergraduate preparatory program in Kazakhstan. Minimally, these include:

  • Master’s degree in mathematics or closely related field with appropriate, effective teaching experience.
  • Excellent teaching competencies with the ability to teach cooperatively to deliver a unified curriculum.
  • Evidence of a strong work ethic, professionalism, and mature character.
  • Experience that demonstrates the ability to cooperatively work in a multicultural educational environment.
  • Excellent English and overall communication skills with the ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Compelling desire to invest in Kazakhstani youth and their educational development.

Benefits and Funding

This Mathematics Teaching Fellowship at Nazarbayev University offers

  • Internationally competitive salary
  • 56 days paid leave per year
  • Rent-free housing based on family size
  • Relocation allowance
  • Air tickets twice a year to home country
  • No-cost medical insurance with global coverage
  • Educational allowance for dependent children

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Nazarbayev University (NU) is an autonomous research university in Nur-Sultan, the capital of Kazakhstan. Nazarbayev University aims to become the national brand of Kazakhstan higher education, combining the advantages of the national education system and the world’s best scientific and educational practice.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline30 September,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerNazarbayev University



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