AOE “Nazarbayev University”, School of Science and Technology, Teaching Assistant full rate/0.25 or 0.5 rate (Computer Science)


AOE “Nazarbayev University”, School of Science and Technology

Post Title: Teaching Assistant full rate/0.25 or 0.5 rate (Computer Science)

Reports to: Department Chair, Dean

Responsible for: Students working under the role-holder’s supervision

Main Purpose of the Role

To contribute to the development and delivery of Computer Science course curriculum, and to undertake and support related research and administrative activity.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Assist the faculty members with preparation of learning materials, conducting discussions/study sessions that supplement faculty lectures. Holding office hours and providing support for research projects. Tutoring and assisting students individually or in small groups in order to help them accomplish assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by Professor(s). Assisting with labs, grading homework and tests, and computing and recording the results, using answer sheets or electronic marking devices. Other appropriate duties may be assigned.


  • Follow and promote University policies, including equal opportunities policies.
  • Maintain awareness of, promote and follow at all times the University and School of Science and Technology policies on fire and health and safety.
  • Availability of at least one reference letter from a person of CS/CEng field is requested.

Person Specification




Academic Qualifications



Bachelor degree (BSc) in Computer Science (CS) or Computer Engineering (CEng) is required. Pursuing a Master degree in Computer Science or a closely related field for TAs in graduate program





Experience of working or studying in an organization, university or business with an international outlook


Experience of mentoring or supervising undergraduate students


Experience of developing learning materials





Excellent discipline-specific and office IT skills


A strong ability to program and analyze others code


Ability to speak, read and understand Russian, Kazakh, English


Having a good understanding of Computer hardware, networks, and/or databases


Ability to work in team and building effective relations;


Personal Attributes



Commitment to high-quality teaching and to fostering a positive learning environment


Diplomacy and tact


Self-motivated and enthusiastic


Ability to work as part of a team


Commitment to equal opportunities


Commitment to personal professional development


Personal integrity and respect for issues of confidentiality


Sensitivity to cultural difference


Ability to work to exacting deadlines


Final date of CV submission:

–              Open until filled.

–              Please indicate “CV for Teaching Assistant (CS) position at the School of Science and Technology” in the e-mail heading