Job Position Details

Associate Professor

Mechanical And Industrial Engineering


College of Engineering

Opening Date


Closing Date


Job Category


Employment Type

Full Time


Heat Transfer and Computational Fluid Dynamics

Minimum Experience

Not Applicable

Minimum Qualification



General Duties and responsibilities

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.


Specific Duties and responsibilities

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman, is pleased to invite applications for a full-time faculty position in Mechanical Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor beginning in February 2025. 

Expected duties:

  • Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses and developing new elective courses in the targeted area.
  • Supervising undergraduate final-year projects and postgraduate thesis research.
  • Attracting funds and conducting research in a collaborative environment.
  • Participation in the Department/College/University’s committees and administration.
  • Involvement in the program’s international and national accreditation efforts.


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 

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field from a renowned university by the date of commencement.
  • Applications are invited in the areas of thermos-fluids in general and preferably in Heat Transfer and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD).
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.
  • A record of scholarly achievements in the targeted area in renowned journals for experienced candidates and excellent potential for such achievements for fresh Ph.D. 
  • The applicant candidate should highlight his/her teaching, research and other activities in Heat Transfer and/or Computational Fluid Dynamics in a separate section.


(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)

1) Tax-free salary.
- Salary starts from 2283 R.O. for the Associate Professor Position.
2) Air tickets for the employee, his wife, and three children under eighteen in Business Class
3) 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.
4) Electricity and water allowance (44 R.O).
5) Free medical treatment in governmental hospitals and SQU hospital & FAMCO (SQU Clinic).
6) Return air ticket.
7) Educational (School fees) allowance for two kids.
8) 60 days paid leave.
9) Contracts service gratuity.
10) Renewable contract.