Assistant/Associate Professor in Astronomy/Space Science

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, February 4, 2019
Archive Date: 
Monday, March 4, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Sultan Qaboos University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics
City: 
Muscat
State/Province: 
Muscat
Zip/Postal: 
36
Country: 
Oman
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics, Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Muscat, Oman, invites applications for full-time faculty positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in Astronomy/Space Science: The candidate should have a PhD in Astronomy/Astrophysics or Space Science with proven experience in teaching relevant courses. Additional experience in developing CubeSats and payload/ADCS integration is preferred. Applicants are expected to have strong record of achievements in astronomical/space science research and committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching.

The successful candidate is expected to carry out original research in the collaborative and interdisciplinary environment of the Physics Department and College of Science, engage in high-quality teaching and mentor students at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Application Deadline    : 04 March 2019

Position Start Date       : 01 September 2019

For more information about Sultan Qaboos University and the Sultanate of Oman, please, visit the University website at http://www.squ.edu.om/ and Physics deptartment athttp://www.squ.edu.om/science/Departments/Physics.

Applicants should submit a letter of application and up-to-date curriculum vitae to Prof. Abraham George (akgeorge@squ.edu.om), Coordinator of the Departmental Appointment Committee, with copy to Prof. Issam Ali (issam@squ.edu.om), Head of Department.

Included Benefits: 

Apart from an attractive tax-free salary, SQU offers:

Free furnished accommodation

Free medical care in government hospitals in Oman

Excellent recreational facilities on campus

End-of-service gratuity

Subsidized schooling for up to two children

60 days annual leave with return air tickets for the staff, eligible spouse and 2 children

Rolling three-year contracts on mutual agreement

Application Deadline: 
Monday, March 4, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Abraham George
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
Sultan Qaboos University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics
City: 
Muscat
Country: 
Oman
Email: 
akgeorge@squ.edu.om
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Abraham George
Subject: 
Assistant/Associate Professor in Astronomy
Email: 
akgeorge@squ.edu.om