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Faculty Positions in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department

 

(1) Faculty Position in Materials Engineering and Manufacturing

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Sultan Qaboos University (http://www.squ.edu.om) , Muscat, Oman invites qualified candidates for faculty position in Materials Engineering and Manufacturing

 

Openings: A single opening is available for the best applications meeting at least the minimum 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, annual leave and return tickets.

Qualifications: The candidate must have the following minimum qualifications:

- PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering or its relevant disciplines from a reputable university scimago and QS index. Applicants with an experience in both academia and industry is preferable. 

- Confident ability in oral and writing communication using English.

-In-depth knowledge in the field of Materials Engineering and Manufacturing.

-Ability to teach interactively and using modern teaching tools.

-Ability to conduct research in the field of Materials Science and Engineering and Manufacturing and to seek for research fund. The research main research subject of the candidate must be Materials Engineering and Manufacturing and must be proven in the candidate’s resume and credentials.

-Willingness in working in a multicultural and interdisciplinary environment.

 

Assignment:  The prospective faculty member will be assigned teaching undergraduate and graduate students, supervening final year projects,   providing academic advising to students, initiating and cooperating in research in the field of expertise and participating actively in the different committees in the Department.   

 

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 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 which receives the most critical cases in the country and a clinic dedicated to providing medical care to the university employees and their families.

 

The country: Oman expands over 300,000 km-square area and about 4 million population of which about 45% international expats. It has nine governorates connected by an efficient road network. Oman  is a main touristic destination in the region. It features very diverse natural sceneries and it is of the highly targeted destinations for  families and adventurers. In addition to its natural attractions, It has a rich legacy of heritage that dates back to thousands of year which is demonstrated by hundreds of historic landmarks that spread all over the country.

Oman also maintains very clean public amenities and 3000 km of a beautiful, mostly pristine coastline.  It  has very developed infrastructure with minimal densely populated spots which makes daily commuting easier and convenient.  

Salaries and consumer products and services are tax-free in Oman. Moreover, fossil fuel products, water and electricity are significantly subsidized by the government.

 

 

 

(2) Faculty Position in Industrial Engineering

 

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Sultan Qaboos University (http://www.squ.edu.om), Muscat, Oman invites qualified candidates for faculty position in Industrial Engineering (Automation/Industrial Systems)

 

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, annual leave and return tickets. Other details will be discussed with the qualified candidate at a later stage.

Qualifications: The applicant must have the following minimum qualifications:

- PhD degree in Industrial Engineering or its relevant disciplines from a reputable university scimago and QS index. Applicants with an experience in both academia and industry is preferable. 

- In-depth knowledge and competitive academic credentials in the field of Automation/Industrial Systems.

- Demonstrate ability to teach interactively and using modern teaching tools, such as using Problem Based Learning, Project Based Learning, Flip Class, etc. A proven undergraduate and graduate teaching experience is a plus for the applicant.

- Ability to conduct research in the field of Industrial Engineering and to seek for research fund. The research main research subject of the candidate must be in an Industrial Engineering relevant to the field of Automation/Industrial Systems and must be proven in the candidate’s resume and credentials. A confirmed good record of pair reviewed indexed academic and research publications is highly recognized.

- Very Good User (i.e. professional) of English language in oral and writing communication.

 

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

  • Concurrent Engineering,
  • Bioinspired Manufacturing,
  • Automation, Robotics & Controls in Manufacturing and Assembly
  • Rapid Manufacturing, prototyping and Design, Modeling & Optimization of Conventional Manufacturing processes,
  • Computer Integrated Design (CIM),
  • Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM),
  • Sustainable Systems,
  • Health Systems Engineering,
  • Systems Modelling, Operations Research, and Decision Support,
  • Human Systems Engineering,
  • System Informatics,
  • Human-System Integration and Ergonomics.

 

- Willingness to work in a multicultural and interdisciplinary environment.

 

Assignment:  The prospective faculty member will be assigned teaching undergraduate and graduate students, supervening final year projects and possibly graduate students, providing academic advising to undergraduate students, initiating and cooperating in research in the field of expertise and participating actively in the different committees at the Department/College/University level as appointed by the Department College/University Administrations.

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 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.

 

The country: Oman expands over 300,000 km-square area and about 4 million population of which about 45% international expats. It has nine governorates connected by an efficient road network. Oman is a main touristic destination in the region. It features very diverse natural sceneries and it is of the highly targeted destinations for families and adventurers. In addition to its natural attractions, it has a rich legacy of heritage that dates back to thousands of year which is demonstrated by hundreds of historic landmarks that are spread all over the country.

Oman also maintains very clean public amenities and with 3000 km of a beautiful, mostly pristine coastline.  It has very developed infrastructure with minimal densely populated spots which makes daily commuting easier and convenient.  

 Salaries and services are tax-free in Oman. Moreover,  water and electricity are significantly subsidized by the government.

 

 

 

 

 

(3) Faculty Position in Mechanism Synthesis, Dynamics & Vibration

 

 

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Sultan Qaboos University (http://www.squ.edu.om) , Muscat, Oman invites qualified candidates for faculty position in the broad area of mechanism analysis, synthesis & design.

 

Openings: A single opening is available for the best applications meeting at least the minimum 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, annual leave and return tickets.

Qualifications: The candidate must have the following qualifications:

- PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering or its relevant disciplines from a reputable university scimago and QS index. Applicants with an experience in both academia and industry is preferable. 

- Confident ability in oral and writing communication using English.

- In-depth knowledge in the field of the broad area of mechanism analysis, synthesis & design with subfields of interest to include, but not limited to : analysis and synthesis of compliant mechanisms, Vehicle dynamics, Motion measurement, biomechanics and computational mechanics, Analysis, synthesis and motion planning of robots and mechanisms, kinematics & Dynamics of machinery, multibody dynamics, Modeling, identification and simulation of dynamic systems.

-Ability to teach interactively and using modern teaching tools.

-Ability to conduct research in the field of mechanism analysis, synthesis & design. and to seek for research fund.

-Willingness in working in a multicultural and interdisciplinary environment.

 

Assignment:  The prospective faculty member will be assigned teaching undergraduate and graduate students, supervening final year projects,   providing academic advising to students, initiating and cooperating in research in the field of expertise and participating actively in the different committees in the Department.   

 

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 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 which receives the most critical cases in the country and a clinic dedicated to providing medical care to the university employees and their families.

 

The country: Oman expands over 300,000 km-square area and about 4 million population of which about 45% international expats. It has nine governorates connected by an efficient road network. Oman  is a main touristic destination in the region. It features very diverse natural sceneries and it is of the highly targeted destinations for  families and adventurers. In addition to its natural attractions, It has a rich legacy of heritage that dates back to thousands of year which is demonstrated by hundreds of historic landmarks that spread all over the country.

Oman also maintains very clean public amenities and 3000 km of a beautiful, mostly pristine coastline.  It  has very developed infrastructure with minimal densely populated spots which makes daily commuting easier and convenient.  

 Salaries and consumer products and services are tax-free in Oman. Moreover, water and electricity are significantly subsidized by the government.

 

 

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

 

Dr. Mahmood Al-Kindi, HoD, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

College of Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University

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

Tel: (968) 24141352, Fax: (968) 2441316

Email: engmie@squ.edu.om

 

Application Deadline 31st of December 2017.

 

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SULTAN QABOOS UNIVERSITY

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Faculty Positions in the Civil and Architectural engineering Department (Starting Fall 2018)

 

(1) Assistant/Associate Professor in Architectural Engineering (Urban/Architectural design)

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering or a relevant field. Applicants must have excellent academic credentials in the area of urban and architectural design. Applicants must have excellent teaching experience and interest in teaching courses in urban design and architectural design studio, history, theory, drawings and graphics courses. In addition, good research and publication records with a focus on sustainable urbanism, urbanism/smart growth, smart cities, emerging urban cultures, community-based urban design, and contemporary theories of urban design. Experience in using modern computational tools in the specialization is essential. Applicants are expected to be able to teach undergraduate and postgraduate level courses in English, develop an active research program, and to engage himself/herself in professional and institutional service activities. Preference will be given to professional (industrial) experience, research, and computer graphics experience such as, but not limited to, Autodesk Revit, Rhino, and Grasshopper.

(2) Assistant/Associate Professor in Architectural Engineering (Building Systems Engineering)

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering (building systems/building services) or a relevant field. Applicants must have excellent academic credentials in the area of building mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) systems. Applicants must have excellent teaching experience and interest in teaching courses in thermal-fluid science (thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer), building services (ventilation and air conditioning, plumbing and sanitation, fire safety, and electrical systems), building environment (lighting and acoustics), and renewable energy systems in buildings. In addition, good research and publication records with a focus in the design and analysis of renewable and sustainable energy systems, indoor environmental quality, and computational fluid dynamics for built environment. Experience in using modern computational tools in the specialization is essential. Applicants are expected to be able to teach undergraduate and postgraduate level courses in English, develop an active research program, and to engage himself/herself in professional and institutional service activities. Preference will be given to those with professional (industrial) experience, research, and building simulation experience such as , but not limited to, TRNSYS, DesignBuilder, HAP, and IES-VE.

Apart from tax-free basic salary, the University provides free furnished accommodation, three years renewable contract with end of service gratuity, annual leave with family return air tickets as per SQU policies, and free medical services in Government Hospitals in the Sultanate.

Interested candidates should submit the CV to:

Dean, College of Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University

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

Tel: (968) 24141300, Fax: (968) 24413416

Email: engadm@squ.edu.om / engcae@squ.edu.om  

 

For further information, please contact:

 

Head of Department, Civil and Architectural Engineering

College of Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University

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

Tel: (968) 24141332, Fax: (968) 24141331

Email: engcae@squ.edu.om 

Deadline for receiving applications is 15th of December 2017.