The Department of History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) at Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan invites applications for a fixed term position as Assistant Professor of History.

We plan to employ someone either for an academic year (September 2017 to July 2018) or for an initial period of four months (from September 2017), with the possibility of an extension for another seven months (January to July 2018).

The department is especially interested in candidates with teaching competence in one of the following fields:

  • the History of Kazakhstan
  • 20th Century European History or Post-1945 World History
  • History, Philosophy, and Religion in Imperial China

The complete ad for this post can be found here and in other venues.

The deadline is 14 July 2017.