Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences (seng.nu.edu.kz) invites applications for postdoctoral researcher positions to begin in January/July 2020. Preferred candidates should fit in any of the following broad categories: intelligent/autonomous mechatronic systems; smart systems for electrical machines, grids, power systems; electronic circuit and system design.
We seek candidates with a commitment to excellence in both research and teaching. Applicants should have been awarded a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and are expected to have publications in top ranked journals/conferences in the areas of their expertise. Excellent communication skills and English fluency are required.
The postdoc will largely work independently under the supervision of a faculty member. The applicants are encouraged to contact the department chair to identify research directions and further details on facilities and infrastructure. Postdoctoral Scholars are also expected to teach one course per academic year relevant to their area of research and/or based on Department’s needs.
Initial appointment is on a 1-year renewable contract with a possibility of annual renewal for up to 4 years maximum, subject to annual performance reviews. An attractive internationally competitive remuneration package will include internationally competitive salary; health insurance, assistance for relocation expenses including shipment allowance and air fares for the appointee and dependents; and, an educational allowance for dependent children (excluding Kazakhstan citizens).
The NU campus is located in Nur-Sultan, the capital of Kazakhstan, in the heart of the new and ultra-modern Left-Bank of the city. Incoming faculty will enjoy a cosmopolitan living experience, interwoven with traditional cultural influences in food and entertainment. The social life offers a rich and vibrant atmosphere with excellent clubs and restaurants, theater, music, opera, dancing, museums, modern and traditional bazaar shopping, professional and amateur sports, outdoor recreation, and much more.
The deadline of applications is 15 December 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Applications require a cover letter, a resume with a list of publications and the contact information of three references jointly with a statement of research plans.
For any inquiries related to the application, please contact acting chair of the department, Dr. Almas Shintemirov (email@example.com).