Faculty Position in International and Domestic Law

Company:KIMEP University

Location:Kazakhstan / Almaty

Discipline:International and Domestic Law

Employment Type:12-month (including vacation period)

Posted:2021-10-08

KIMEP University

School of Law

Position Summary

KIMEP University School of Law, invites applications for two faculty positions (open rank). The position is a twelve-month (including vacation period) full-time academic appointment to begin on 16 August 2022. Responsibilities include teaching, research, scholarly activities, and service. The department offers undergraduate and graduate (LLM) programs and teaches applied and theoretical courses in International and Domestic Law. The teaching load per semester is 12 credits, which is generally 4 courses.

We seek talented teachers and innovative scholars who are actively engaged in research, enthusiastic about teaching baccalaureate and master’s degree students and serving the University, local community and the profession. We are looking for productive and cooperative colleagues who will bring new perspectives to theory, research and practice in the field of law.

Minimum Qualifications

Expertise is desired in Kazakhstan public and private law. Those specializing in commercial, energy, environmental, labor, property, or tax areas are especially welcome to apply. Applicants must have earned candidate of science/doctorate/PhD in Law, SJD, Dr.Iur., JD or other relevant field from an internationally-recognized, accredited university.  Applicants for position should have at least 3-5 years of teaching experience in reputable universities and professional experiences in the field of major areas.

The School of Law

The School of Law has an accomplished faculty of 9 full-time and 10 part-time faculty and 2 dedicated administrative staff.

KIMEP University

KIMEP University is the leading American-style, internationally-accredited, English-speaking academic institution in the Commonwealth of Independent States. It provides a world-class academic experience and a unique international environment to all its students and faculty members. KIMEP University 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 four-fold 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 after-tax compares favorably with net salaries in western countries. Limited on-campus housing is available to rent. In addition to salary, a benefits package includes basic healthcare, reduced tuition rates for KIMEP courses, subsidy for children’s school tuition and 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%) as required by the Law of Kazakhstan.

Application Process

Please submit the following documents to KIMEP University HR portal: https://hr.kimep.kz/en-US/Home/Vacancy/379

  • 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.
  • The teaching evaluation forms for last 2 semesters.

Address any questions to: recruitment@kimep.kz

Closing dates for submission of applications:

  • November 8, 2021 (Monday, 11.59 pm Almaty time). These applications would be considered/interviewed first until December 8, 2021 by the Selection Committee members. Applications received until November 8 are guaranteed full consideration.
  • December 8, 2021 (Wednesday, 11:59 pm based on Almaty time). The applications would be considered/interviewed until January 8, 2022 by the Selection Committee members.

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

Only short­listed candidates will be informed and invited for interviews by the Law School Search Committee.

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