[Coral-List] Job: Assistant/ Associate Professor Marine Biology

sergey dobretsov sergey_dobretsov at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 24 09:39:08 EST 2014

The College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences at Sultan Qaboos University, the national University of the Sultanate of Oman, provides a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, research and extension activities. All instruction is in English and an earned PhD is a minimum requirement for academic appointments. The University is located near the capital area and close to excellent international schools and unique natural recreational areas. Apart from an attractive tax-free base salary, SQU offers free furnished accommodation, free medical care, including a hospital and family clinic on campus, excellent recreational facilities on campus, end of service gratuity, subsidized schooling for up to two children, 60 days annual leave with return air tickets and rolling two and three-year contracts. General information about the University and the College is available on the university’s Homepage http://www.squ.edu.om. The College has vacancies for academic staff in the Department of Marine Science and Fisheries for the academic year 2015/2016.

Assistant Professor / Associate Professor of Marine BiologyThe Department of Marine Science and Fisheries, College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, seeks to expand its vibrant and interdisciplinary approach to research and education in marine sciences. We seek applications from outstanding candidates to teach and conduct extramurally funded interdisciplinary research in the field of marine biology. Candidates in all areas are welcome to apply but we are particularly interested in applicants specializing in phytoplankton, microzooplankton and/or microalgae (position MSF2).Requirements: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and some working experience by the start of screening. We seek highly motivated candidates with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, student advising and research in their field of expertise. Significant experience and excellence in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels would be a distinct advantage. An established record of successful grant applications and peer-reviewed research publications is required. A keen interest in relating to complementary research within the Department is critically important.Duties: The appointee would be expected to: 1) teach and develop variety of courses related to his/her speciality, as well as more general courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; 2) attract and supervise students at MSc and PhD level; 3) develop their own research program and work as part of an inter-disciplinary research team; 4) provide community service to the general public and the Governmental institutions.Review of applications will begin immediately. To receive consideration, a complete application must be received by the University not later than 15th of December 2014. Applicants must submit: 1) a cover letter outlining their research and teaching philosophy; 2) a detailed curriculum vitae; 3) a two-page statement of interest as they relate to this position; 4) the names, physical and electronic addresses of three referees.Application packages should be emailed to jobsmsf at squ.edu.om and copy to jobmsf at gmail.comQuestions regarding the search may be addressed to the Head of the Department Dr. Sergey Dobretsov (sergey at squ.edu.om, + 968- 2414 3750, Fax: + 968 2441 3418).
Dr. Sergey Dobretsov
Associate Professor
Head of department of Marine Science and Fisheries
College Agricultural and Marine Sciences
Muscat, Oman
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