Assistant professor in Theoretical/Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

The Department Physics at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, invites applications for three full-time faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in Theoretical/Experimental Condensed Matter Physics. The candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in the relevant field, an outstanding research record and potential for excellence in teaching. The successful candidate is expected to carry out original research in the collaborative and interdisciplinary environment of the Physics Department and College of Science, engage in high quality teaching, mentor students at both undergraduate and graduate levels. We encourage (but not limited) applications from candidates with excellent research experience in the fields such as Nanoscience, Quantum Devices, Soft Matter, Biophysics. Topological Matter, Transport in Strongly Correlated Electron Systems, Density Functional Theory, Magnetic materials etc. 

For more information about Sultan Qaboos University and the Sultanate of Oman, Please visit the University website at https://www.squ.edu.om/

To know more about Department of Physics please visit the website:  


Applicants should submit a letter of application and an up-to-date curriculum vitae (which includes: full publication list, statement of research and teaching interests) to 

the following link (You need a google Id to fill this application) :   


For further details, please contact Dr. Sumesh Sofin (sofins@squ.edu.om) with a copy to Dr. Azzouz Sellai (asellai@squ.edu.om ), Head of the Department. 

Included Benefits:  

Apart from an attractive tax-free salary, SQU offers 

Free furnished accommodation 

Free medical care in government hospitals in the Sultanate of 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 

Application Deadline: 15 February 2021