Job title:

Teaching Assistant in Department of History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies at SHSS

Key and functional tasks of the department

Nazarbayev University invites qualified candidates to apply for a Teaching Assistantship position (full-time) in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS). The SHSS Teaching Assistant will assist with various courses offered within the Department of History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies at SHSS.

Key and functional tasks of the position

    Responsibilities will vary according to the

    appointment and may include:

    • Grading assignments and exams and recording grades for History of Kazakhstan

    • Holding tutorials and in-class activities under supervision of the instructor

    • Proctoring exams

    • Providing academic assistance to students during office hours

    • Other duties as assigned by the Department Chair

Business trips:



Master’s Degree in History or Philosophy or Religious Studies or a related field

Desired professional experience (duration, sphere, and other)

Previous experience in at university.

Professional knowledge and personal qualities

Professional manner at all times, flexibility, commitment to students and faculty support, initiative, attention to quality and details. Commitment to ongoing professional development.

Proficiency in languages, including state language, (list of languages)

Strong English language skills are required. Kazakh and Russian language skills are required as well.

Computer skills:

High level PC skills (Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office) and experience working with social media are highly desired.

Final date of CV submission:

Qualified candidates should email application materials (as attachments) to till July 21, 2017.

Indicate “HPRS TA Application” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be considered. Include all of the following:

    • Letter of interest

    • CV

    • Transcripts