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Faculty Position in Industrial Engineering


The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Sultan Qaboos University (, Muscat, Oman invites qualified candidates for faculty position in Industrial Engineering


Openings: A single opening is available for the applications meeting the requirements.

Grade and allowances:  The academic grade and the entailed salary will commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience for the announced position. The University will also provide free housing, medical treatment, 60 days annual leave ,return tickets to country of residence, and tax free salaries. Other details will be discussed with the qualified candidate at a later stage.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited institution.


  • BS, MS and PhD in Industrial Engineering (IE) or at least two degrees in Industrial Engineering major.
  • Applicants who have either demonstrated, or shown a clear potential for, creative and independent research that would lead to strong extramurally funded research with development of inclusive and diverse partnerships and national recognition.
  • Demonstrated (or potential for) teaching proficiency.

Applicants should have an outstanding academic record, exceptional potential for creative research, and a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education in industrial engineering. Applicants are expected to create and maintain a strong program of research, provide classroom instruction and individual training for undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking students, and contribute to the intellectual and academic life of the department. University and professional service will be expected as appropriate.

- Areas of research interest may include, but are not limited to research addressing:

  • Logistics and Supply chain
  • Data analytics , Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Smart manufacturing, digital manufacturing ,Lean manufacturing
  • Healthcare, Ergonomics and safety


The Department: The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering has about 500 students in three programs: Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Mechatronics. It has 31 faculty members from 11 different countries working cooperatively in a very friendly environment. The Department also have well-established and maintained laboratories and computing facilities. The Department offers three programs: Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Mechatronics (Jointly with Electrical & Computer Engineering).  All the three programs are ABET accredited.

The University: Sultan Qaboos University is the main and most renowned institution in the country and one of the well recognized in the region. It is located in the capital Muscat and within close reach to the main shopping mall, airport and main public points of interest.  It has nine colleges in humanities and natural sciences. The reserved campus area is about 8 km2, of which about 2.8 million square meters (700 acres ) is occupied by a beautiful campus  that includes a recreation center, four-story library building, a post office, a bank, a number of shopping and service stores, a well-equipped hospital with state-of-art facilities which receives the most critical cases in the country and a clinic dedicated to providing medical care to the university employees and their families.




Interested candidates should fill and submit the Application Form and CV to:

Head of Department,  Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

College of Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University

P.O. Box 33, Al-Khod 123, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Tel: (+968) 24141312, Fax: (+968) 24141316



Application Deadline 31st of December 2018.


College of Engineering - Jobs

Sultan Qaboos University

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering




The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman, invites applications for faculty position for the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor (starting in Fall 2019) in the following  ECE specialization:

Computer Systems and Networks (CSN)


I. Description of the position:

Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising students projects and undertaking active research roles in the field of expertise. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree and have relevant experience, and proven ability for excellence in teaching, and communication skills. The medium of delivery is English.

II. Post Benefits

Apart from tax-free basic salary, the University provides free furnished accommodation, three years renewable contract with end of service gratuity, annual leave with return air tickets, and free medical services in Government Hospitals in the Sultanate. The salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience.  

III. Application Process

Interested applicants are invited to submit their applications using the on-line system (the links are provided below).

As a part of the on-line submission, the candidates must submit a concise statement addressing the following selection criteria.

It is expected that candidates would write about all aspects that are outlined in the selection criteria below. Also, it is emphasized that the statement should be concise (brief, yet including all important information).


Selection Criteria for the position Computer Systems and Networks (CSN)

Candidates must have:

  • A PhD in Electrical Engineering with major in Computer Systems and Networks.
  • In-depth subject knowledge/expertise in the field of applied machine learning with application focus on computing systems.
  • Experience (minimum of three years) of teaching as well as conducting and designing laboratories in introductory and advanced courses of the designated areas.
  • Experience in teaching and research in the field of artificial intelligence, data mining, database engineering, and applied algorithms is highly desirable.
  • Ability to develop and deliver innovative and effective teaching and learning materials.
  • High level of analytical and problem-solving capability, planning and organizational skills, demonstrated team working skills with high level of cooperation with other people.
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate complex oral and written information clearly in English.
  • Ability to contribute to research in the designated areas and related topics, develop research proposals, seek research funds, and demonstrate high level of team-work skills and cooperation with others.
  • Good publications record in leading peer-reviewed journals.





Applications are accepted only through our online electronic system.


Deadline: 30 December, 2018