Physics Department

Positions

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 (akgeorge@squ.edu.om), Coordinator of the Departmental Appointment Committee, with copy to Dr. Issam Ali (issam@squ.edu.om), Head of Department.

Applications which do not meet the requirements of the above specialization will not be considered.

Features 

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