Sohar (OM)
14 Feb 2021
End of advertisement period
20 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Sohar University is a modern and progressive institution meeting the needs of contemporary society and contributing to the economic and cultural wellbeing of Oman and our international neighbours. The University is 20 years old and located on world class campus only 2 hours from Muscat and Dubai. We are seeking to appoint a Vice-Chancellor with outstanding leadership skills and international academic credibility to guide the University through the next phase of its development.


  • Evidence of excellent leadership skills and experience Quality communication and effective teamwork skills A recognized doctorate
  • Demonstrated research achievement Excellent proficiency in English
  • Candidates should have at least three years of experience in an executive management position 


  • Attractive salary plus housing and transportation allowances
  • Medical insurance for the appointed person, spouse and 2 children under age of 18 years living in Oman (for non-Omani candidates)
  • Three year contract renewable subject to mutual agreement between the two parties for a maximum period of 6 years
  • 7 weeks paid annual leave and return air travel for spouse and 2 children under age of 18 years to country of origin
  • End of contract gratuity (for non-Omani candidates)

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CLOSING DATE: 20 March 2021