Attention! Competition for the post-doctoral program!

L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University announces a competition for the post-doctoral program in the following areas:

1. Materials Science (Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials) – 1st place.

Requirements for applicants by the head (specialty, competencies, work experience, scientometric indicators, others):

· basic Education “Chemistry”, “Chemical Technology of Organic Substances”, “Chemical Technology of Inorganic Substances”, “Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies”, “Material Science”;

· hirsch index over the past 5 years – at least 3;

· at least 5 articles with a non-zero impact factor included in the Scopus or Web of Science databases over the past 5 years ;

· at least 1 articles with non-zero IF, applicant is the corresponding author;

· practical experience in a research laboratory for at least 3 years;

· knowledge of the basics of decoding and processing data of X-ray diffractometry, IR and UV spectroscopy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy;

· ability to work with data processing programs (Origin, ChemOffice, etc.);

· ability and desire to work in a team; desire for self-development, learning and self-criticism; active and positive attitude.

2. Construction (Geotechnics) – 1 st place.

Requirements for applicants by the head (specialty, competencies, work experience, scientometric indicators, others):

· The field of research of the candidate in the field of civil and industrial construction, namely in the field of frost penetration;

· possession of the necessary knowledge and skills to perform geotechnical laboratory tests of soils, be familiar with the requirements and methods of SNiP, SN RK, EuroCode, ASTM and BS;

· Knowledge of the fundamentals of the geotechnics of frost penetration, namely the basic laws and parameters of calculating moisture and mass transfer in soils;

· fluency in English (IELTS certificate or diploma of graduation from a foreign university), Kazakh (Russian) languages;

· Availability of articles in international peer-reviewed journals and experience in participating in international projects;

· he ability to independently solve engineering problems in the implementation of the set of fulfilling scientific goals.

Competitive documentation can be found in the “Regulation on the post-doctoral program at LN Gumilyov ENU” (hereinafter – the “Regulation”) on the university website ( in the “Science” section, the “Dissertation Councils” subsection, or following link:


Applicants must submit the following documents:

– an application in the prescribed form (Appendix 2 of the “Regulation”);

– an application signed by the applicant requesting admission to the post-doctoral program with an indication of a specific direction;

 – An extended professional resume – scientific passport (Appendix 3 of the “Regulation”);

– a motivation letter (no more than 1000 characters), revealing the specific skills required to participate in the project, work experience;

– a time schedule of research activities and articles for the next three years (Appendix 4 of the Regulation);

 – reprints of the most significant and main articles in journals indexed by Web of Science, Scopus;

 – A copy of the diploma of the degree of Candidate of Sciences, Doctor of Sciences or PhD, Doctor in profile. Documents in English must be with a certified translation in the state or Russian language;

– IELTS certificate;

– two recommendations from research scientists in their field, certified by the signatures and seal of the employing organization (if possible).


Applications from candidates are accepted until October 3, 2019, 18.00 h. in scanned form by e-mail:


For all questions, contact the Department of Certification of Scientific Personnel and Postdoctoral Studies at tel .: 709-500 (ext. 31-436).