Department of Biology, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Faculty position in Ecology
The Biology Department at Sultan Qaboos University wishes to appoint a plant or animal ecologist. The candidate should be passionate and innovative teacher with the ability to lead field-based programs and prepare students to meet the environmental challenges of the 21st century.
The successful candidate should have a background in whole-organism, population or community-level ecology. The ability to incorporate quantitative methods and GIS would be a strong advantage. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong field-based teaching and research program. Applicants may work with any group of plants or animals including mammals, birds, reptiles or invertebrates in either terrestrial or marine habitats.
Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant field and at least two years teaching experience and a record of publication in quality international jounals. Appointment may be at the Assistant or Associate-level dependent on experience.
Applicants need to fill in the following online Google application forms:
https://forms.gle/JUvFMy9w4kPz9hkD7 (Animal Ecology form)
https://forms.gle/6Njb7swDNb5noizL6 (Plant Ecology form)
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
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
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