[Coral-List] Job: Assistant/ Associate Professor of Biological Oceanography

sergey dobretsov sergey_dobretsov at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 14 15:23:52 EDT 2015

Assistant/ Associate Professor ofBiological Oceanography

Sultan Qaboos University is thenational university of Oman, which provides a wide variety of undergraduate andgraduate programs to local and international students. All courses are taughtin English. The university provides an attractive tax-free salary and a numberof other benefits. More information: www.squ.edu.om

The Department of Marine Science andFisheries, College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, seeks to expand itsvibrant and interdisciplinary approach to research and education in marinesciences. We seek applications from outstanding candidates to teach and conductexternally funded interdisciplinary research in the field of BiologicalOceanography. We are looking for a candidate who is specializing in zooplanktonor phytoplankton research. 

Requirements: Applicants musthold a Ph.D. and some working experience by the start of screening. We seekhighly motivated candidates with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching,student advising and research in their field of expertise. Significantexperience and excellence in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levelswould be a distinct advantage. An established record of successful grantapplications and peer-reviewed research publications is required. A keeninterest in relating to complementary research within the Department (http://omansea.org) is critically important.

Duties: The appointee wouldbe expected to: 1) teach and develop variety of courses related to his/herspecialty, as well as more general courses at undergraduate and postgraduatelevels; 2) attract and supervise students at MSc and PhD level; 3) developtheir own research program and work as part of an inter-disciplinary researchteam; 4) provide community service to the general public and the Governmentalinstitutions.

Review of applications will beginimmediately. To receive consideration, a complete application must be receivedby the University not later than 7th of September 2015.Applicants must submit: 1) a cover letter outlining their research and teachingphilosophy; 2) a detailed curriculum vitae; 3) a two-page statement of interestas they relate to this position; 4) the names, physical and electronicaddresses of three referees.

Application packages should be emailedto jobsmsf at squ.edu.om and jobmsf at gmail.com

Questions regarding the search may be addressed to the Head of theDepartment 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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