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KIMEP University

Faculty positions in English/Applied Linguistics/TESOL/Translation Studies

2021-12-08
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College of Humanities and Education (CHE)

Position Summary

KIMEP University College of Humanities and Education invites applications for 3 lecturer positions. The positions are a twelve-month (including vacation period) full-time academic appointment to begin on 16 August 2021 with possibility of extension. Responsibilities include teaching, research, scholarly activities, advising, and service.

We seek talented instructors who are enthusiastic about teaching and serving the University, local community and the profession. We are looking for faculty who could teach a variety of courses for undergraduate and graduate students:  Foundation and Academic English courses (e.g., Academic Speaking, Academic Composition and Advanced Academic Writing), TESOL pre-service courses, and/or Translation/ interpreting courses.

Minimum Qualifications

Expertise is desired in the following areas:

1. English/Applied Linguistics/TESOL/Translation Studies.

Applicants for positions should have:

  • a master’s degree in a relevant field from an internationally-recognized, accredited university;
  • at least 2 years of teaching experience in reputable universities.

Preferred but not required qualifications:

  • CELTA/DELTA.
  • Advanced English proficiency (IELTS equivalent 8.0 or equivalent).
  • Proficiency in Korean, Chinese or German.
  • Ability and willingness to contribute to the General Education program in the social sciences area.
  • Experience with remote or online course design and teaching is strongly desired.
  • Familiarity with CIS countries or similar international experience is welcome.

ABD’s will be considered who meet the position qualifications and include in their application materials a letter from the dissertation chair confirming defense date prior to the position’s start date.

KIMEP University

KIMEP University is the leading American-style, internationally-accredited, English-speaking academic institution in the Commonwealth of Independent States. It provides a world-class academic experience and a unique international environment to all its students and faculty members. KIMEP University was established in 1992 and has built a very strong regional reputation as a leading provider of higher education. All graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by at least one recognized international accreditation agency. Academic programs are regularly rated in the top rank of provision by national bodies.

Almaty, Kazakhstan

The city of Almaty is situated at the base of the majestic Tien Shan Mountains in Southeast Kazakhstan. About 2 million people live in or near Almaty because it is the financial, cultural, summer and winter sports and cosmopolitan capital of Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan is located in the heart of Eurasia with important commercial inroads bridging Asia and Europe. Boasting the Silk Road of the 21st century, Kazakhstan offers unique positions in oil and gas, economic development, and trade. With a transitioning economy that has witnessed four-fold growth over the past decade, Kazakhstan's dynamically changing economic, social, educational and cultural environment provides incredible opportunities for significant and original research.

Compensation

Rank and salary are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Compensation after ­tax compares favorably with net salaries in western countries.

Limited on campus housing is available to rent, or alternatively, help is available in finding off campus housing. In addition to salary, a benefit package includes basic healthcare insurance, reduced tuition rates for KIMEP courses, and subsidy for relocation allowance. New faculty members are provided with a reduced teaching schedule during the first semester. Summer paid teaching is typically available.

The salary will be subject to deduction of taxes (10% Personal Income tax in general) as required by the Law of Kazakhstan.

Application Process:

Please submit your application and the following documents to KIMEP University HR Portal: https://hr.kimep.kz/en-US/Home/Vacancy/382

  • Filled and submitted application form.
  • Cover letter that indicates the position applied for, how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications, course(s) you can teach, and salary expectations gross in KZT.
  • Short­listed candidates are required to submit 2 referees’ names/contact details; if you have the recommendation letters you may also attach them to your application.
  • Please attach your teaching evaluation forms for the last 2 semesters.
  • Final candidates, non-native speakers of English language are required to submit IELTS academic certificate of the score 8.0 (9.0) or equivalent.

Closing dates for submission of applications:

  • November 8, 2021 (Monday, 11.59 pm Almaty time). These applications would be considered/interviewed first until December 8, 2021 by the Selection Committee members. Applications received until November 8 are guaranteed full consideration.
  • December 8, 2021 (Wednesday, 11:59 pm based on Almaty time). The applications would be considered/interviewed until January 8, 2022 by the Selection Committee members.

Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purposes only.

Only short­listed candidates will be informed and invited for interviews by the CHE Search Committee.

Jobbeskrivelse

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Faculty positions in English/Applied Linguistics/TESOL/Translation Studies
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KIMEP University 2 Abay Ave Almaty, Kasakhstan
Publiceret
2021-10-08
Ansøgningsfrist
2021-12-08
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