Department of Physics, Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Muscat, Oman, invites applications for full-time faculty positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in Astronomy/Space Science: The candidate should have a PhD in Astronomy/Astrophysics or Space Science with proven experience in teaching relevant courses. Additional experience in developing CubeSats and payload/ADCS integration is preferred. Applicants are expected to have strong record of achievements in astronomical/space science research and committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching.
The successful candidates are expected to carry out original research in a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment of the Physics Department and College of Science, engage in high-quality teaching and mentor students at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
Application Deadline : 31 January 2019
Position Start Date : 01 September 2019
For more information about Sultan Qaboos University and the Sultanate of Oman, please, visit the University website at http://www.squ.edu.om/ and Physics deptartment at http://www.squ.edu.om/science/Departments/Physics.
Applicants should submit a letter of application and up-to-date curriculum vitae to Prof. Abraham George (firstname.lastname@example.org), Coordinator of the Departmental Appointment Committee, with copy to Dr. Issam Ali (email@example.com), Head of Department.
Applications which do not meet the requirements of the above specialization will not be considered.
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