Faculty Position in Psychology / Clinical Psychology

Company:KIMEP University

Location:Kazakhstan / Almaty

Discipline:Psychology / Clinical Psychology

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


KIMEP University

College of Humanities and Education (CHE)

Faculty Position (Open Rank) in Psychology / Clinical Psychology is effective from August 2024, or until filled.

Position Summary

KIMEP University College of Humanities and Education invites applications for faculty positions. The positions are full-time academic appointments to begin in August, 2024. Responsibilities include teaching, program and course development, research, scholarly activities, advising, and service. In addition to that, the faculty have to have experience in curriculum and program development, and support the program in maintaining ongoing approval and accreditation. The new faculty will assist in the undergraduate and graduate programs offered by the department, particularly in our new BA in Psychology, BA in Cognitive Science, and MA in Clinical Psychology (to be offered in Fall 2025).

Minimum Qualifications:

  • a PhD in Psychology or Clinical Psychology degree from an internationally-recognized, accredited university;
  • at least 3-5 years of teaching experience in reputable universities;
  • prior research publications or clear evidence of research potential;
  • clinical/industry experience would also be viewed favorably.

For all instructors experience with remote or online course design and teaching is strongly desired. Familiarity with CIS countries or similar international experience is welcome.

ABD’s 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’s start date.

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 the 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.


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, or alternatively, help is available 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 the following documents to KIMEP University HR portal: https://hr.kimep.kz/en-US/Home/Vacancy/525

  • 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 your research activities.
  • Shortlisted candidates are required to submit 2 referees’ names/contact details and if you have the recommendation letters.
  • The teaching evaluation forms for the last 2 semesters.

Address any questions to: recruitment@kimep.kz

Closing dates for submission of applications:

  • May 26, 2024 (11.59 pm Almaty time). Applications received before the deadline are guaranteed full consideration 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 CHE Search Committee.

Contact Person:If you wish to apply for this position, please specify that you saw it on AKADEUS.

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