Teaching Assistant 0.25 rate (TA), Department of Physics, School of Science and Technology

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Job Title:

Teaching Assistant 0.25 rate (TA), Department of Physics, School of Science and Technology

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Key and functional tasks of the Department:

Planning, organizing and conducting Physics teaching, research and curricular activities in the Department of Physics at School of Science and Technology of Nazarbayev University

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Key and functional tasks of the position:

Within undergraduate general Physics courses, perform teaching of:

–         recitations (problem-solving classes)

–         laboratories (including lab equipment handling)

–         grading of assignments (home work problems, quizzes, exams, lab reports, etc.)

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Business trip:

Possible

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Education:

–         An earned undergraduate degree in Physics or closely related area of science or engineering is required.

–         An earned Master degree in Physics or closely related area of science or engineering is a plus.

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Prior professional experience

–         Strong ability to solve general physics problems is required.

–         No professional experience is required

–         Prior experience with scientific instrumentation, computer programming and conducting research is a plus.

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Professional knowledge and personal qualities

–         Strong analytical and problem-solving skills in General Physics are required

–         Commitment, flexibility, punctuality, collaboration, mutual respect, honesty, integrity, cultural sensitivity are required.

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Proficiency in languages, including state language

–         Excellent English language communication skills are required as all instructions at NU are conducted in English.

–         Knowledge of Russian and Kazakh are obligatory.

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Computer skills (programs, computer literacy)

–         Fluency in MS Office and Internet are required

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Required Application Materials

Applicants should send their CV to CV@nu.edu.kz, subject line: “Physics TA, School of Science and Technology”. Additional information about SST Department of Physics can be found at:

http://sst.nu.edu.kz/sst/Academics/departments/Physics

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Final date of application materials submission

Until position is filled