Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman

Department of Earth Sciences

Carbonate Sedimentologist


The Department of Earth Sciences at Sultan Qaboos University is a vibrant and growing department located at the heart of the petroleum industry in the Middle East. We are currently seeking a geologist at the Assistant/Associate Professor level starting Fall 2018.

Candidates who have earned a PhD degree in Carbonate sedimentology, with strong background in Sequence stratigraphy, carbonate diagenesis and field description of carbonate sections are especially encouraged to apply. The suitable candidates should show good record of peer-reviewed publications and university teaching experience. The position will require teaching at both undergraduate and post-graduate level and offer an excellent opportunity to conduct both independent and collaborative research. The appointment will be made at either the assistant or associate professor level, based on teaching experience and publication record. The University offers a competitive tax free salary, free accommodation, 60 days paid annual leave and additional allowance. Closing date of application is Aug. 30, 2017.

Enquiries and applications should be directed to the Head of the Earth Sciences Department Dr. Salah Al-Khirbash (e mail: khirbash@squ.edu.om) and copied to Personal Affairs vacancies@squ.edu.om

posted: 2 July 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.