[Coral-List] Assistant/ Associate Professor of Marine Biology

sergey dobretsov sergey_dobretsov at yahoo.com
Fri May 1 05:39:37 EDT 2015

Job offer: Assistant/ Associate Professor of Marine Biology
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 about the university: 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 extramurallyfunded interdisciplinary research in the field of marine biology. Candidates inall areas are welcome to apply but we are particularly interested in applicantsspecializing in ichthyology and fisheries science. 

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 atundergraduate and postgraduate levels would be a distinct advantage. Anestablished record of successful grant applications and peer-reviewed researchpublications is required. A keen interest in relating to complementary researchwithin the Department 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 PhDlevel; 3) develop their own research program and work as part of aninter-disciplinary research team; 4) provide community service to the generalpublic and the Governmental institutions.
Review of applications will begin immediately. To receiveconsideration, a complete application must be received by the University notlater than 30th of May 2015. Applicants must submit: 1) a coverletter 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.Applicationpackages should be emailed to jobmsf at gmail.comand jobsmsf at squ.edu.omQuestions 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 Fisheries
College Agricultural and Marine Sciences
Muscat, Oman

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