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Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Machine Design Posted: September 9, 2014
Company/Institution: Nazarbayev University
Location: Astana, Kazakhstan
Department: School of Engineering

Description: Nazarbayev University is a newly established institution of higher education in Astana, Kazakhstan, It opened its doors in 2011, as a Western style, English- speaking university with a predominant foreign academic staff. It provides undergraduate programs in Science and Technology, Social Sciences & Humanities and Engineering. The School of Engineering features a 4-year BEng curriculum, with majors in Mechanical, Civil, Electrical & Electronic and Chemical Engineering. University College London is the partner university of the School. The School is investing heavily in its teaching and learning infrastructure, has started preparations to set up graduate programs, and is breaking ground to build a new research facility and extend the teaching facilities. The academic staff is rapidly increasing in size. The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor position in the domain of machine design. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated person with an excellent research potential, who is able to teach courses related machine design, machine dynamics and control. Required qualifications: Ph.D. degree from a reputed university, in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field. Proven track record in terms of machine design and dynamics in terms of research publications. The successful candidate pairs experience in numerical and/or computational models, a clear vision on the development of teaching related experimental labs and a strong research background. An attractive salary and reward package, including rent-free accommo-dation, child education and personal shipment allowance, vacation allowance and no-cost international health insurance is offered.

Application Instructions: Applicants should send a cover letter, CV (max 10 pages), the names and contact details of three referees, and supporting materials to Professor Alfred Bliek, Dean of the Nazarbayev University School of Engineering at For additional information about the School and the position job description, please visit our website ( Review of applications will begin immediately. Closing date: September 30th, .2014, Appointments will take effect as of January, 2015.