Job Position Details

Assistant Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering


College of Engineering

Opening Date


Closing Date


Job Category


Employment Type

Full Time


Power Electronics and Drives

Minimum Experience

3 Years

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.

Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising students’ projects, and undertaking active research roles in the field of expertise. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree and have relevant experience, and proven ability for excellence in teaching, and communication skills. The medium of delivery is English.


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 only one position 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

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman, invites applications for a faculty position for the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor (starting in Fall 2024) in the field of Power Electronics and Drives with preference given to candidates with experience in applying AI to power systems.

Candidates must have:

  • A Ph.D. in Electrical/Power Engineering.
  • In-depth subject knowledge/expertise in Power Electronics and Drives (preference shall be given to applicants with experience in applying AI to power systems).
  • Experience (minimum of three years) of teaching as well as conducting and designing laboratories in introductory and advanced courses in power electronics and drives, and other related power engineering areas.
  • Ability to develop and deliver innovative and effective teaching and learning materials.
  • High level of analytical and problem-solving capability, planning and organizational skills, demonstrated teamwork skills with a high level of cooperation with other people.
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate complex oral and written information clearly in English.
  • Ability to contribute to research in the designated areas and related topics, develop research proposals, seek research funds, and demonstrate a high level of teamwork skills and cooperation with others.
  • Good publications record in leading peer-reviewed journals.


(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.