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Title: Full Professor in Biomedical DevicesPosted: 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 Electrical Engineering invites applicants for a Full Professor position in biomedical devices, for instance in medical diagnostics. Candidates must have a PhD from a reputed university, in the field of biomedical engineering, or a closely related field. The successful candidate will have at least 5-10 years of full time teaching and research experience. He/she will have a proven track record in scholarly publications and/or patents and in funded research. The candidate will be experienced in teaching in postgraduate programs and in supervising PhD students. Candidates with an industrial background will be favourably considered. 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 hiring-engineering@nu.edu.kz. For additional information about the School and the position job description, please visit our website (http://seng.nu.edu.kz/seng/). Review of applications will begin immediately. Closing date: September 30th, 2014, Appointments will take effect as of January 1, 2015.