Assistant professor in Astronomy/Astrophysics/Space science/Climate physics


The Department of Physics at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of

Assistant Professor in Astronomy/Astrophysics/Space science/climate physics-related fields. The candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in the relevant field,

an outstanding research record and potential for excellence in teaching. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in active teaching and learning.

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.

For more information about Sultan Qaboos University and the Sultanate of Oman, Please visit the University website at

To know more about the 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) :   


Google form link:


For further details, please contact Dr. Sumesh Sofin ( with a copy to Prof. Isam Ali ( ), 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

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: 10 June 2022