Associate Professor in Biomechanical Engineering, School of Engineering


Associate Professor in Biomechanical Engineering

Nazarbayev University, Astana

Nazarbayev University is Kazakhstan’s leading University. English is both its language of instruction and day-to-day working language. Faculty enjoy a comfortable cosmopolitan lifestyle with a range of modern restaurants, bars, theatres, museums, and sporting venues.


The School of Engineering of Nazarbayev University has a unique opportunity for an excellent individual to join the Department of Mechanical Engineering as Full Professor in Biomechanical Engineering from January 2019. We seek a candidate to spearhead our ambitious expansion into this strategic area.


Applicants must possess an earned PhD degree from a reputable university. The ideal candidate should also have a solid experience in teaching and substantial publications in conferences and in top journals in the stated area of expertise. Applicants will be favorably considered if they possess industry experience in Biomechanical Engineering.


The successful candidate will receive:


  • A competitive salary;
  • A start up grant for conference travels and building collaborations;
  • Paid leave of 56 days per annum;
  • Two round trip flights for the appointee and dependants home per annum;
  • International health insurance;
  • Rent-free housing for the appointee and dependants;
  • Assistance for relocation expenses including shipment allowance and air fares for the appointee and dependants; and,
  • An educational allowance for dependent children.


Applications must be received by the end of March 2018. Applications are to include a cover letter and CV, together with the names and contact details of at least three referees and must be submitted at

Applicants can direct any enquiries to Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering, Professor SL Teh at