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

sergey dobretsov sergey_dobretsov at yahoo.com
Sat Jun 20 04:06:30 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 localand international students. All courses are taught in English. The universityprovides an attractive tax-free salary and a number of other benefits. Moreinformation: www.squ.edu.omThe Department of Marine Science and Fisheries, College ofAgricultural and Marine Sciences, seeks to expand its vibrant andinterdisciplinary approach to research and education in marine sciences. Weseek applications from outstanding candidates to teach and conduct externallyfunded interdisciplinary research in the field of Biological Oceanography. Requirements: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and some working experience bythe start of screening. We seek highly motivated candidates with a strongcommitment to excellence in teaching, student advising and research in theirfield of expertise. Significant experience and excellence in teaching at undergraduateand postgraduate levels would be a distinct advantage. An established record ofsuccessful grant applications and peer-reviewed research publications isrequired. A keen interest in relating to complementary research within theDepartment (http://omansea.org) is critically important. Duties: The appointee would be expected to: 1) teach and develop variety of coursesrelated to his/her specialty, as well as more general courses at undergraduateand 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-disciplinaryresearch team; 4) provide community service to the general public and the Governmentalinstitutions.Review of applications will begin immediately. To receiveconsideration, a complete application must be received by the University notlater than 7th of September 2015. Applicants must submit: 1)a cover letter outlining their research and teaching philosophy; 2) a detailedcurriculum vitae; 3) a two-page statement of interest as they relate to thisposition; 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 addressedto 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 FisheriesCollege Agricultural and Marine Sciences
Muscat, Oman

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