“Time dictates new requirements in training specialists according to the demand of the labor market. For transferring advanced innovative technologies in science and education, we must rely on our culture along with universal values. I believe that this synthesis will ensure the competitiveness of our graduates on the global scale”.
Dr. Temirbekova had a bachelor degree from the Department of Food Industry Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering at Hacettepe University, a leading scientific institution in Turkey, in 2000. She started the MBA program at the same university. During her master studies, she has actively participated in different research projects initiated by her scientific supervisor professor Azize Ergeneli. Ms. Temirbekova completed her PhD in the framework of an international research project on transformational leadership funded by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) for young foreign researchers. The results of this project, realized jointly with colleagues from Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Pakistan, Russia and the Ukraine made significant contributions to the related scientific literature, are widely cited in scientific works, and have been published as a book chapter in Advances in Sociology Research Series, volume 11 by Nova Science Publishers (New York). During her research study of the transformational leadership, Zhanar Temirbekova has been awarded the Prize of the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the best research and her achievements in the field of science and technology. Zhanar Temirbekova is not only a dedicated and accomplished scientist but also, she has proved herself as a talented leader and organizer. In 2013-2016, she worked as the Head of the Department of Management and Marketing at Suleyman Demirel University. During this period, the department has showed remarkable progress which was officially verified by achieving the third place in the ranking of Kazakhstani universities at the bachelor level. Additionally, all specializations of the department successfully passed the state certification and accreditation process, two young scientists successfully finished their PhD studies, and a high level of graduates’ employment was achieved.
Other achievements of Dr. Temirbekova include:
– Member of International Leadership Association ILA since 2007;
– The winner of the grant “The Best Teacher of the University” in 2013;
– Referee in international academic journals African Journal of Business and Management, and Gaziantep University Journal of Social Sciences since 2014;
– Her citation index is 142, Hirsch index is 3, and decimal citation index is 2.
Dr. Zhanar Temirbekova is fluent in Russian, Kazakh, English and Turkish. From now on Ms. Temirbekova is ready to contribute to the development of the Eurasian Technological University! The new era of ETU has already started!