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

sergey dobretsov sergey_dobretsov at yahoo.com
Wed May 13 08:24:29 EDT 2015

Assistant/ Associate Professor of MarineBiology
Sultan Qaboos University is the national university of Oman,which provides a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs to both localand international students. All courses are taught and evaluated in English.The university provides an attractive tax-free salary and a number of otherbenefits. More information 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 the marine sciences. Weseek applications from outstanding candidates to teach and conduct externallyfunded interdisciplinary research in the field of marine biology. Candidates inall field of marine science are welcome to apply but we are particularlyinterested in applicants specializing 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 excellent teaching, student advising and research in their fieldof 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 collaborating with existing research withinthe Department is critically important. Duties: The appointee would be expected to: 1) teach and develop a variety of coursesrelated to his/her specialty, as well as more general courses at undergraduateand postgraduate levels; 2) attract and supervise students at the MSc and PhDlevel; 3) develop their own research program and work as part of aninter-disciplinary research team; 4) provide outreach 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 31th of May 2015. Applicants must submit: 1) a coverletter outlining their research and teaching philosophy; 2) a detailedcurriculum vitae; 3) a statement of interests that relates to this position; 4)the names, physical and electronic addresses of three referees.Applicationpackages should be emailed to jobmsf at gmail.com and jobsmsf at squ.edu.omQuestions regarding the search may be addressed to the Headof the Department Dr. Sergey Dobretsov, (sergey at squ.edu.om, + 968- 2414 3750, Fax: + 968 24413418). ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Dr. Sergey Dobretsov
Associate Professor
Head of department of Marine Science and Fisheries
College Agricultural and Marine Sciences
Muscat, Oman

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