Job Vacancies at Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
College of Economics and Political Science
For Fall 2020, starting in September 2020

At the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor levels in
Department of Economics and Finance.

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, EQUIS accredited, and on the best in the
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 15 th February 2020 will
receive priority consideration. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment in
any particular case. Those candidates who have already submitted their applications in the
past 6 months should not re-apply again. 
Position Requirements: Department of Economics and Finance
The Department of Economics and Finance 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 Economics or related areas from an internationally
recognized university.
 Candidates should be specialized in one or more of the following areas: Microeconomics;
Islamic Finance; Behavioral and Experimental Economics; Market Structure; Applied
 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 should also have the necessary practical computing skills in their areas of
 Candidates for Associate and Full Professor level should have an outstanding scholarship
 Candidates should be participating members of the university, professional and local

Applications must include:
1. Online Application form at:
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
9. To apply, please complete online form and submit all the above documents