Job Position Details

Assistant Professor



College of Science

Opening Date


Closing Date


Job Category


Employment Type

Full Time


Environmental Biology and Environmental Sciences

Minimum Experience

3 Years

Minimum Qualification

Not Applicable


1) Keeping abreast of recent developments in the academic field to enhance teaching and research activities within the department.
2) Implementing the security and safety requirements established by the university to provide a suitable working environment within the department.
3) Teaching in the field of specialization.
4) Providing academic guidance to students and providing them with information related to the specialization.
5) Participating in department and college council meetings and engaging in the activities of internal and external committees as requested. 
6) Contributing to scientific research, providing scientific consultations, and attending conferences and scientific seminars in the field of specialization following the established rules. 
7) Contributing to quality assurance activities in academic aspects in accordance with assigned tasks. 
8) Contributing to community service by participating in seminars and workshops and preparing studies and research related to community issues. 
9) Any other tasks assigned in the field of work.


General conditions for teaching faculty positions:

1.The applicant must be of good conduct and behavior.
2.To have the following qualifications for appointment: 
- It must be issued on a regular basis, and not be in the system of affiliation, distance education, or blended education.
- It must be equivalent by the competent authority in the Sultanate if it is issued by a non-Omani higher education institution (Only for Omani).
3. Proficiency in using information technology effectively.
4. Priority is given to those who have experience in university teaching and scientific research.
5. Apply for one job in each college.
6. When screening applications, the terms, conditions and procedures contained in the executive regulations of the Sultan Qaboos University Law and the regulations for appointing Omanis to academic positions at Sultan Qaboos University will be applied (


Specific Requirements:


Eligible candidates should have MSc and PhD in Environmental Sciences with a background in Biology. The candidate should be able to teach courses such as Environmental Sciences, Pollution, Ecotoxicology, EIA, Waste Management, Climate Mitigation and adaptation, Environmental Health and Safety. The candidate should have experience in any field related to cutting-edge reserach in environmental science, with a specific emphasis on air pollution, net zero carbon emission, climate change, sustainable development, experience in mitigation and adaptation to greenhouse gas emissions is highly valued. The university offers substancial support for research endeavours, including facilities and equipment. 

Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant field and at least 2-3 years of teaching experience and a record of publication in well-reputed international journals. The application must include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, a teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Applications should be submitted through the university website:


(For Omani) 

  • The terms, conditions, and procedures contained in the executive regulations of the Sultan Qaboos University Law and the regulations for appointing Omanis to academic positions at Sultan Qaboos University apply.

(For Non-Omani) 

  • Tax-free salary.
  • Salary starts from 1636 R.O.
  • Air tickets for the employee, his wife, and three children under eighteenin economy class.
  • Free furnished accommodation (in/off Campus), in case the employee does not want the university accommodation, he/ she will get 250 R.O as a housing allowance. 
  • electricity and water allowance (44 R.O).
  • Free medical treatment in governmental hospitals and SQU hospital & FAMCO (SQU Clinic).
  • with return air ticket.
  • Educational (School fees) allowance for two kids.
  • 60 days paid leave.
  • Contracts service gratuity.
  • Renewable contract.