Vacancy Announcement

The Department of Economics at Nazarbayev University invites applications for a full time position in Economics beginning August 2018 at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. We seek candidates with strong research interests in any field of economics. The priority fields include macroeconomics, applied economics and finance. The candidates must have a Ph.D. degree at the start of their employment.

The candidates may apply at by submitting a cover letter, CV, sample research paper, research statement, teaching statement and three letters of recommendation (Assistant Professor), and cover letter, CV, recent research paper(s), and the names and addresses of three references (Associate and Full Professor). For more information, you can contact

Nazarbayev University, located in Astana, Kazakhstan, was created with the support of several leading universities. The medium of instruction is English. The Department of Economics is housed in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS). The partner of SHSS is University of Wisconsin-Madison. Compensation includes a highly competitive salary, housing, travel support and medical benefits.


Application Requirements:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
  • Teaching Statement
  • Research Statement
  • Names and Addresses of Three References