Sultan Qaboos University is the National University of the Sultanate of Oman. The College of Science at SQU provides a variety of degree programs in science-based on an American degree plan. The college also runs graduate programs and provides a wide range of service courses. All instruction is in English and candidates must be fluent in English. The University is located near the capital area and close to excellent international schools and unique natural recreational areas


The Department of Computer Science invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning September 2020 in the area of Cybersecurity. A Ph.D. in Computer Science and a solid research and publication record in the area are required. Preference will be given to applicants with proven experience in teaching Computer Science and cybersecurity courses. Suitably qualified and experienced individuals with a dedicated approach to teaching and a commitment to research are invited to submit applications. Applications (including cover letter, CV, and names and contact information of three referees) should be submitted as follows:


Positions will remain open until filled but applications received before 20 February 2020 will receive strongest consideration. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment in any particular case. 



Apart from an attractive tax-free salary, SQU offers:

  • Free furnished accommodation
  • Free medical care in government hospitals in Oman
  • Excellent recreational facilities on campus
  • End-of-service gratuity
  • Subsidized schooling for up to two children
  • 60 days annual leave with return air tickets for the staff, eligible spouse and 2 children
  • Rolling three-year contracts on mutual agreement