Job Position Details


Petroleum And Chemical Engineering


College of Engineering

Only for Omani Nationals

Opening Date


Closing Date


Job Category


Employment Type

Full Time


Chemical Engineering

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:

  • Be committed to pursue his/her MSc and PhD in Chemical Engineering.
  • Support with teaching delivery such as laboratory work and with exercises and help students with practical or project work and grading of assignments, and laboratory reports.
  • Provide laboratory or other relevant skills and/or instruction as required.  Set up and prepare, as necessary, the relevant equipment, laboratory setup, software etc. in advance of the class.
  • Maintain high academic standards and work in accordance with university policies and code of conduct.
  • Undertake relevant administrative work and participate in departmental committees and community service.
  • Provide academic advising for students and mentor students at the undergraduate level.
  • Assist faculty members in their research activities.


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

  1. The candidate must be an Omani national.
  2. B.Sc. (Chemical Engineering) or equivalent, with minimum cumulative GPA of 3 out of 4 (or 2.75 if his GPA>3.3 for the last 60 credits in the specialization), from an institute whose ranking (QS or THE) is among the top 50% according to QS/THE/Shanghai ranking.
  3. Required qualifications must have been obtained by full-time study.  Degrees obtained by part-time or online enrollment will not be accepted.
  4. Qualifications obtained from non-Omani institutions must be equalized by the relevant authorities in Oman.
  5. Good command of English (written & oral) with minimum IELTS score = 6.0 (or TOEFL equivalent).
  6. Age: Not more than 26 years on the date of the announcement. 
  7. Graduated in the same year of the job announcement, or within the previous two years.
  8. Application must include the following:
  • Cover Letter 2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)  3. Certificate(s)  4.Transcript(s)


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.