Teaching Assistant (Electrical and Computer Engineering), School of Engineering


Position name

Teaching Assistant (Electrical and Computer Engineering), School of Engineering

Key and functional tasks of the position

1.                  attends a minimum 90% of lectures (or equivalent) for the relevant course;

2.                  provides support for the School research projects, subject to the written approval of their supervisor;

3.                  assisting with the preparation of learning materials and students assignments;

4.                  tutoring and assisting students individually or in small groups in order to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by professors;

5.                  assisting in grading homework and tests, computing and recording the results, using answer sheets or electronic marking devices;

6.                  contributes to the development and implementation of the curriculum;

7.                  assisting the faculty members with preparation of learning materials, conducting discussions and study sessions that supplement faculty lectures;

8.                  preparing consumables and equipment for the laboratory classes;

9.                  holding office hours and providing support for research projects of students;

10.             reading no more than 10% of the total number of lectures provided under the direct supervision of the teaching staff member given the written permission of the Dean;

11.             undertakes other duties as assigned by supervisor;

12.             drafting correspondence in the range of his/her functional duties;

13.             participation in identification, evaluation, management and monitoring of risks within the framework of supervised direction;

14.             timely and proper fulfillment of other orders of the Dean of the School and the Head, and the University management within the framework of his/her responsibilities and powers.


–     Higher-professional, preferable from the higher education institutions with English language of instruction, for Teaching Assistants for Master programs Master’s degree is a must. Current students of Master and PhD programs of the University are preferable

Required professional experience 

–    Work experience is not required. Work experience in relevant field is preferable

Priority specializations: Computer Sciences


Professional competence and personal qualities

–     Ability to work with a large amount of information;

–     analytical skills;

–     literacy;

–     Nazarbayev University competency model;

–     сommitment to goals and values of the University;

–     ability to work in a team and independently;

–     communicability;

–     responsibility;

–     stress resistance;

–     initiative;

–     responsible approach to work

Proficiency in languages

Fluency in Kazakh, Russian, English (oral and writing skills) languages.

Computer Literacy

–    knowledge of MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint

Deadline for CV

Until position is filled.