Assistant Professor in Finance

Company:KIMEP University

Location:Kazakhstan / Almaty

Discipline:Finance

Employment Type:Twelve-month (including vacation period) full-time

Posted:2020-11-02

KIMEP University

Bang College of Business (BCB)

Department Accounting and Finance

Full-time Faculty of Finance area from August 2021

The period is AY 2021-2022.

Position Summary

KIMEP University Bang College of Business, Accounting and Finance Department, invites applications for one faculty position (Assistant Professor rank) in Finance area. The position is a twelve-month (including vacation period) full-time academic appointment to begin on August 16, 2021 with the possibility of renewal. Responsibilities involve teaching (face to face and on­line), research, scholarly activities, advising, field liaison and service. The department offers undergraduate and graduate programs (including PhD programs) for professional and theoretical courses in Finance.

We seek talented teachers and innovative scholars who are actively engaged in research and enthusiastic about teaching Baccalaureate, Master, and Doctoral degree students and serving the University, local communities and the profession. We are looking for productive and cooperative colleagues who will bring new perspectives to theory, research and practice in Finance.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Finance area from AACSB accredited institutions. Applicants for position should have at least 3-5 years of teaching experiences in reputable universities and extensive professional experiences in the field of major areas. Applicants should be able to teach in English.

ABDs will be considered who meet the position qualifications and include in their application materials a letter from the dissertation chair confirming defense date prior to the position start date. Candidates must have a record of scholarship, which includes published research in refereed journals and/or books.

A valid certificate of the English language proficiency should be provided by final candidates, non –native speakers of English (The International English Language Testing System or IELTS academic with overall score 8.0 or equivalent).

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants with CFA and track record of demonstrated competence in relevant industries will be given extra consideration. Experience with remote or online course design and teaching is strongly desired.

Bang College of Business

The Bang College of Business has an accomplished faculty of 34 full­time and 18 part­ time faculty and 11 dedicated administrative staff. The college includes the Department of Accounting and Finance and the Department of Management and Marketing.

KIMEP University

KIMEP University is the leading American­style, internationally­accredited, English­ speaking academic institution in the Commonwealth of Independent States. It provides a world­class academic experience and a unique international environment to students and faculty. KIMEP was established in 1992 and has built a very strong regional reputation as a leading provider of higher education. All graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by at least one recognized international accreditation agency. Academic programs are regularly rated in the top rank of provision by national bodies.

Almaty, Kazakhstan

The city of Almaty is situated at the base of majestic Tien Shan Mountains in Southeast Kazakhstan. About 2 million people live in or near Almaty because it is the financial, cultural, summer and winter sports and cosmopolitan capital of Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan is located in the heart of Eurasia with important commercial inroads bridging Asia and Europe. Boasting the Silk Road of the 21st century, Kazakhstan offers unique positions in oil and gas, economic development, and trade. With a transitioning economy that has witnessed four­fold growth over the past decade, Kazakhstan's dynamically changing economic, social, educational and cultural environment provides incredible opportunities for significant and original research.

Compensation

Rank and salary are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Compensation after­tax compares favorably with net salaries in western countries.

Limited on campus housing is available to rent or help in finding off campus housing In addition to salary, a benefit package includes basic healthcare insurance, reduced tuition rates for KIMEP courses, and subsidy for relocation allowance. New faculty members are provided with a reduced teaching schedule during the first semester. Summer paid teaching is typically available.

The salary will be subject to deduction of taxes (10% Personal Income tax in general) as required by the Law of Kazakhstan.

Application Process

Please submit your application and the following documents to KIMEP University HR Portal directly: hr.kimep.kz/

  • A filled and submitted application form.
  • Cover letter that indicates the position applied, how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications, course(s) you can teach, and salary expectations in KZT gross.
  • Short­listed candidates are required to submit 2 referees’ names/contact details and if you have the recommendation letters you may also attach them to your application.
  • Please attach your teaching evaluation forms for the last 2 semesters.
  • Final candidates, non-native speakers of English language are required to submit IELTS academic certificate of the score 8.0 (9.0) or equivalent.

Closing dates for submission of applications:

  • December 15, 2020 (Tuesday, 11 59 pm based on Almaty time). The applications would be considered/interviewed first until January 22, 2021 by the Selection Committee members. Applications received until Dec 15 are guaranteed full consideration.
  • January 31, 2021 (Sunday, 11:59 pm based on Almaty time). The applications would be considered/ interviewed until February 12, 2021 by the Selection Committee members.

Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only.

Only short­listed candidates will be informed and invited for interviews by BCB Accounting and Finance Department’s Search Committee by the end of Dec 2020, Jan and mid of Feb 2021.

Address any related questions to our HR Officer: recruitment@kimep.kz

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