Assistant/Associate Professor in Marine Plankton Ecology – DL 15 Jan 20

The Department of Marine Science and Fisheries of Sultan Qaboos University (one of the leading institutions in the Middle East) is seeking an?Assistant Professor / Associate Professor to teach and conduct applied research in the field ofmarine plankton ecology (harmful algal blooms, phytoplankton-zooplankton-fish larvae interactions). Experience in teachingand research in marine biology and ecology would be a distinct advantage. The appointee would be expected to do research,provide community service and teach as well as develop courses related to marine biology and ecology and other areas relatedto his/her expertise at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.?Duties:? Develop and teach courses in marine biology and ecology and other areas related to his/her expertise includingintroductory and advanced courses.? Supervise undergraduate and post-graduate students.? Develop a research program in marine plankton ecology and other areas related to his/her expertise.?The candidate isexpecte
d to work as part of an inter-disciplinary research team and to conduct joint research in his/her field nationallyand internationally.? Provide community service to the general public and the official institutions through public presentations, fielddemonstrations, technical training, extension and workshops.?Selection Criteria:? Ph.D. in Marine Biology or Ecology or related field, from a reputable university.? An established record of successful grant applications and peer-reviewed research publications on marine planktonecology.? Significant experience in teaching, particularly developing courses and supervising students.?How to Apply:Interested candidates are requested to register and submit their applications at deadline: 15 January 2020
The University is located near the capital area and close to excellent international schools and unique natural recreational areas. Apart from an attractive tax-free base salary, SQU offers free furnished accommodation, free medical care, including a hospital and family clinic on campus, excellent recreational facilities on campus, end of service gratuity, subsidized schooling for up to two children, 60 days annual leave with return air tickets and rolling two and three-year contracts. General information about the University and the College is available on the university?s Homepage


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