Job Vacancies at Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

College of Economics and Political Science

For the academic year 2019-2020

At the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor levels in the Department of Accounting

Sultan Qaboos University, the national university of the Sultanate of Oman, provides, through its nine colleges and other units, a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, research and outreach services. The University is located in the capital area and close to excellent international schools and unique natural recreational areas. Apart from an attractive competitive tax-free salary, SQU offers free furnished accommodation, free medical care including access to hospital and a family clinic on campus, excellent recreational facilities on campus, end of service gratuity, subsidized schooling for up to two children (conditions apply), 60 days’ annual leave with return tickets, up to 28 days’ research leave (conditions apply), an initial two-year contract followed by rolling three-year contracts.

SQU is one of the top 500 universities in the world, one of the best in the Arabian Gulf and the top university in Oman. Visit and for more information. SQU is strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age and disability status.

Positions will remain open until filled, but applications received before 15th January 2019 will receive priority consideration. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment in any particular case.


Position Requirements: Department of Accounting 

The Department of Accounting within the College of Economics and Political Science, Sultan Qaboos University invites qualified candidates to apply for the positions. The position requires:

  • Candidates should have a PhD in Accounting or related areas from an internationally recognized university.
  • Candidates should be specialized in one or more of the following areas: Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, or Accounting for Islamic Institutions.
  • Candidates should be able to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (M.Sc. and MBA), and supervise MSc and PhD Thesis.
  • Candidates should be active researchers in their area of specialization and intellectually engaged in their discipline
  • Candidates with professional qualification (such as ACCA or CPA) and industry experience will be given preference.
  • Candidates should also have the necessary practical computing skills in their areas of expertise.
  • Candidates for Associate and Full Professor level should have an outstanding scholarship record.
  • Candidates should be participating members of the university, professional and local communities.



Applications must include:

  1. Online form link:
  2. Cover letter
  3. Current Curriculum Vitae
  4. Statement of research interests
  5. Philosophy of teaching
  6. Teaching evaluations (if available), (2, 3, 4 and 5 should be in one file)
  7. Three letters of recommendation (will be asked later for short-listed applicants)
  8. Copies of all degree and experience certificates

To apply, please complete online form and send your application with all the above documents to: