LINGUIST List 29.1059
Wed Mar 07 2018
Jobs: Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Nazarbayev University
Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>
Andrey Filchenko <andrey.filchenko
Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics;
Text/Corpus Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
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University or Organization: Nazarbayev
Department: Languages, Linguistics and Literatures
Location: Astana, Kazakhstan
Web Address: https://shss.nu.edu.kz
Job Title: Assistant Professor in Linguistics
Job Rank: Assistant
Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics;
The School of Humanities &
Social Sciences (SHSS) at Nazarbayev University invites applications for an
Assistant Professor position with a specialization in Linguistics. The position
requires a Ph.D. in Linguistics, or a closely related field. A successful candidate
will be expected to teach undergraduate through graduate courses in Semantics,
Pragmatics, Translation Studies, Language Acquisition, Anthropological Linguistics,
Research Methods in Linguistics. We seek a candidate with an exemplary and ongoing
record of research, demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching,
commitment to active involvement in the life of the Department and the School, and a
capability to advise undergraduate and graduate students in the track of
linguistics, and to mentor senior undergraduates in application to graduate
programs. An ideal candidate would also have experience in either corpus
linguistics, or instructional technology and computational linguistics.
is a three-year appointment with the possibility of renewal, it carries a 2/2
The Department of Languages, Linguistics and Literatures
(LLL) at SHSS currently has eleven full-time and 3 part-time faculty representing a
variety of disciplines in the domain of languages, linguistics and national
literatures. The LLL Department has one of the fastest growing major counts in the
School and is adding an array of literature, linguistics and language course
offerings in the 2018-2019 academic year. The LLL Department’s program is also
integrated into the graduate program in Eurasian Studies, an interdisciplinary MA
and PhD program, and as such an ideal candidate will be expected to contribute to
the Eurasian Studies both in terms of research and teaching.
Department is housed within the School of Humanities & Social Sciences which offers
six majors and has approximately 700 students.
Nazarbayev University is a
modern, English-language institution based on best practices drawn from partner
higher education institutions in the US, UK and Singapore. The strategic partner for
SHSS and the Department is the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
University is located in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana.
comes with a salary and benefit package that are highly competitive, including:
Housing based on family size and rank;
- A relocation allowance;
tickets to home country, twice per year;
- No-cost medical insurance with global
- An educational allowance for children.
submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and the names and contact
information for three references. Enquiries and applications should be directed to
fullest consideration, please, apply by April 8, 2017.
Email Address for Applications: hr.shss
Dr. Andrey Filchenko
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