TA is tasked with the following functions:
- Attend a minimum of 90 % of lectures (or equivalent) for the relevant course;
- Teach laboratory, discussion or recitation sections or equivalent classes separate from the primary lecture, including the assignment of graded assessments, act as grades for class-wide exams, or engage in other instructional activities, subject to the restrictions listed in these Regulations;
- Provide support for the School research projects, subject to the written approval of their supervisor;
- Give lectures (less than 10% of the numbers of lectures in the course) if they are under the direct guidance of the appropriate faculty member and if the Dean of the School has provided written permission.
- Assisting with the preparation of learning materials and students assignments.
- Tutoring and assisting students individually or in small groups in order to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by the Professor(s).
- Assistance in grading homework and tests, computing and recording the results, using answer sheets or electronic marking devices.
- Contributing to the development and implementation of the curriculum.
- Assist the faculty members with preparation of learning materials, conducting discussions/study sessions that supplement faculty lectures.
- Preparation of consumables and equipment for the laboratory classes.
- Holding office hours and providing support for research projects.
- participation in the process, assessment, management, monitoring of risks within the framework of the supervised area;
- timely and high-quality execution of orders of the Department Chair and/or the Dean of the School within the framework of their duties and powers.
Bachelor degree or its equivalent from a higher education institution with English language of instruction; Master’s degree is preferred
- STEM majors
Required work experience is defined in accordance with standard qualifications for positions at the autonomous organization of education “Nazarbayev University”:
-undergraduate classes TAs must have completed a Bachelor’s degree in a related field;
-graduate classes TAs must have completed the degree program, in a related field, for which the class counts as an element of progress toward degree
- Ability to work individually and in international environment;
- experience of working with different cultures;
- organizational skills;
- fluency in Kazakh, Russian, English (oral and writing skills)
- Nazarbayev University competency model;
- critical thinking;
- distinguished leadership skills;
- building effective relations;
- interpersonal skills;
- ability to work individually and in team;
- ability of excellent problem solving and prioritizing skills;
- ability to achieve the target within given time;
- negotiation skills
- 4 hours per day, 20 hours per week
- 3 months probation period