Job Position Details

Assistant Professor

English Department


College of Arts & Social Sciences

Opening Date


Closing Date


Job Category


Employment Type

Full Time


Translation Studies (Translation Technology/Interpreting)

Minimum Experience

Not Applicable

Minimum Qualification



  • 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.



  1. PhD in Translation Studies (English/Arabic) from a recognized university
  2. Specialization: Translation Technology /Interpreting Studies
  3. PhD study program should be full-time. Part-time, online, or blended study programs are not accepted
  4. Relevant teaching experience  
  5. Good record of published research in peer-reviewed journals
  6. Excellent skills in using technology in teaching
  7. Fluency in both English and Arabic (oral and written)

In case the applicant is Omani, the applicant must satisfy the following conditions:


  1. Applicant must have a master’s degree in the field of Translation (English/Arabic)
  2. Applicant must have a PhD in Translation Studies (English/Arabic).
  3. Specialization: Translation Technology/Interpreting.
  4. Degree must be:
  • Full-time, not online, not blended education.
  • From a higher education institution whose classification is no less than that of Sultan Qaboos University, or be among the best three higher education institutions in the Sultanate based on the (QS), (THE), or (Shanghai) university ranking in the year of graduation.
  • Approved by the competent authority in the Sultanate if it is issued by a non-Omani higher education institution.

5. Applicant must have relevant teaching experience at a recognized university after the PhD.

6.  Applicant must have a good research record of papers published in peer-reviewed journals.

7. Applicant must have excellent skills in using technology in teaching

8. Applicant must submit a minimum score of (7.5) in the IELTS exam, or its equivalent in the TOEFL exam.

9. Applicant must not exceed (50) years, at the time of this job announcement.

10. When screening applications, the terms, conditions, and procedures stated in the executive regulations of the Sultan Qaboos University Law and the regulations for appointing Omanis to academic positions at Sultan Qaboos University will apply.

11. The following documents must be submitted (any incomplete application will not be considered):

  • Updated CV 
  • Copies of qualifications and transcripts (certified by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation)
  • A copy of a valid IELTS or TOEFL certificate
  • Copies of valid ID and passport
  • A recent photo


(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 2988 R.O for the Professor Position.

- Salary starts from 2283 R.O. for the Associate Professor Position.

- Salary starts from 1636 R.O for the Assistant Professor Position.

2) Air tickets for the employee, his wife, and three children under eighteen. - Business Class for Professor & Associate Professor Positions - Economy Class for Assistant Professor Position

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.