[lg policy] Multilingual Education Professor Job Announcement

Bridget Goodman bridget.goodman at nu.edu.kz
Sat Sep 30 10:42:03 EDT 2017

Note that this could be a one-semester visiting professor position, or a
one-semester visiting position that becomes full time in fall, or full time

*Open-Rank Position in Multilingual Education*

Full Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education (NUGSE) invites
applicants to join our international faculty to share in our vision of
becoming a world-class center for teaching and research in education. Due
to expansion, NUGSE is recruiting for a faculty member in *Multilingual
Education at either Full Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant
Professor* level. The position start date is December 15.

The successful candidate will possess a doctoral degree and expertise in
one or more of the following areas:  bilingual and trilingual education;
principles and practices of Content and Language Integrated Learning
(CLIL); multiliteracies; language policy; individual and societal
multilingualism; or language education for young learners. Experience
teaching and conducting research in primary or secondary schools is

Candidates for Associate or Full Professor should also demonstrate: a
record of publications in international peer-reviewed journals; success in
attracting competitive funding; and experience supervising postgraduate
dissertations to completion.

Responsibilities include: developing and teaching core, elective, or
research methods courses for multilingual education in M.Sc., M.A. and
Ph.D. programs; supervising M.Sc. and M.A. theses and Ph.D. dissertations;
maintaining an international research profile; contributing to the
management of NUGSE and NU through committee service; and contributing to
the wider agenda of education reform in Kazakhstan through teaching,
research, and community engagement.

*Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education*

NUGSE began providing its first Master’s and Ph.D. programs in September
2013, supported by its strategic partners, the University of Cambridge
Faculty of Education and the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of
Education. Still expanding, NUGSE currently offers an M.Sc. in Educational
Leadership, an M.A. in Multilingual Education, and a Ph.D. in Education.
The M.Sc. in Educational Leadership offers specializations in School
Education, Inclusive Education and Higher Education.

NUGSE plays a key role in driving education reform in Kazakhstan, and
faculty members who are keen to make a difference through work with
schools, other universities and the Ministry of Education and Science are
especially welcome. The School also houses a Research Institute and a
Department for Continuing Education, and plays a major role nationally in
conducting educational research and advising on policy.

*Conditions of Employment*:

The appointment is on an initial 3-year renewable contract and will be
subject to annual performance reviews. An attractive remuneration package
will include:

·       Internationally competitive salary;

·       Holiday leave of 56 days per annum;

·       Two flights for the appointee and dependents home per annum;

·       International health insurance;

·       Rent-free housing for the appointee and dependents;

·       Assistance for relocation expenses including air fares for the
appointee and dependents.

*Application Procedure*

Review of applications is currently under way and continues until the
position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Interested candidates are encouraged to find out more about NUGSE at
gse.nu.edu.kz. Skype interviews for shortlisted applicants will be
scheduled during Fall 2017. To apply, please send a cover letter and
detailed CV, together with the names and contact details of two referees,
to the Hiring Committee at gse at nu.edu.kz. Informal enquiries about this
post can be addressed to Jason Sparks (Vice-Dean NUGSE) at
jason.sparks at nu.edu.kz.

Bridget Goodman, PhD
Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Education
Nazarbayev University
Kabanbay Batyr Avenue 53
010000 Astana
+7 (7172) 69-49-50
bridget.goodman at nu.edu.kz
Bridget Goodman
Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Education
Nazarbayev University
Kabanbay Batyr Avenue 53
010000 Astana
+7 (7172) 69-49-50
bridget.goodman at nu.edu.kz
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