[Coral-List] Job: Assistant/ Associate Professor of Biological Oceanography
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Tue Aug 4 08:40:34 EDT 2015
Assistant/ Associate Professor of Biological Oceanography
Sultan Qaboos University is the national university of Oman, which provides a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs to local and international students. All courses are taught in English by international professors. The university provides an attractive tax-free salary and a number of other benefits including gratuity, free housing, tickets for the whole family, children allowance, medical. More information: www.squ.edu.om
The 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 externally funded interdisciplinary research in the field of Biological Oceanography. We are looking for a candidate who is specializing in zooplankton or phytoplankton research.
Requirements: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and have 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 (http://omansea.org) is critically important.Duties: The appointee would be expected to: 1) teach and develop variety of courses related to his/her specialty, 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 7th of September 2015. 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 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
Head of department of Marine Science and Fisheries
College Agricultural and Marine Sciences
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