Assistant Professor

Muscat (OM)
21 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
20 Jan 2021
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Biology, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

Faculty position in Biotechnology

The Department of Biology, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman invites applications for Assistant Professor Position in the field of Biotechnology. The Department of Biology is committed to teach modern biological sciences as well as to carry out quality research. The department seeks exceptionally innovative and visionary researchers to serve in both teaching and research. The department has all the facilities to carry out innovative research in Biotechnology. The successful candidate will be expected to work independently, to develop collaborative research with the existing faculty members and to build up the research to the next level. The successful candidate has to develop advanced courses in his/her area of specialization in addition to teach the basic courses.

Eligible candidates having experience in bioprocessing, process modeling and simulation, working experience in aerobic and anaerobic microbes and biotechnological applications of fungi are preferred.

Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant field and at least four years of teaching experience and a record of publication in well-reputed international journals. The application must include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, a teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Please send email to the Head of Biology, Dr. Aisha Al Khayat Al Shehi ( Closing date of application is February 28, 2021.

Applicants need to fill in the following online application form:

Apart from an attractive salary, SQU offers:

  • Free furnished accommodation
  • Free medical care in government hospitals in Oman
  • Excellent recreational facilities on campus
  • End-of-service gratuity
  • Subsidized schooling for up to two children
  • Sixty days annual leave with return air tickets for the staff, eligible spouse and 2 children
  • Rolling three-year contracts on mutual agreement