Job Vacancies in Management, Information Systems, Economics and Finance, Operations Management and Business Statistics...

Company:Sultan Qaboos University

Location:Oman / Muscat

Discipline:Management, Information Systems, Economics and Finance, Operations Management and Business Statistics, Political Science

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time

Posted:2022-11-09

Job Vacancies at Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

College of Economics and Political Science

For the academic year 2023-2024

Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), the national university of the Sultanate of Oman, provides, through its nine colleges and other units, a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, research and outreach services. The University is located in the capital area and close to excellent international schools and unique natural recreational areas. Apart from an attractive competitive tax-free salary, SQU offers free furnished accommodation, free medical care including access to hospital and a family clinic on campus, excellent recreational facilities on campus, end of service gratuity (conditions apply), subsidized schooling for up to two children (conditions apply), 60 days’ annual leave with return tickets, up to 28 days’ research leave (conditions apply), an initial two-year contract followed by rolling three-year contracts.

SQU is one of the top global 500 universities (QS World University Rankings 2020), one of the best in the Gulf and the top university in Oman. The College of Economics and Political Science is EQUIS accredited. Visit http://www.squ.edu.om/ and https://www.squ.edu.om/ceps for more information. SQU is strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age and disability status.

Positions will remain open until filled, but applications received before 15 December 2022 will receive priority consideration. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment in any particular case.

Position Requirements: Department of Management

Required Level: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor

Position Requirements: The Department of Management within the College of Economics and Political Science, Sultan Qaboos University, invites applications for fulltime and visiting faculty positions from suitable candidates in the following two areas:

  • International Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy, and Business & Society. The successful candidate is expected to teach courses and supervise postgraduate (MBA, M. Sc. and Ph.D.) students in international business, international management, strategic management, entrepreneurship, and global business strategy courses. Prior experience of supervising research students in these areas, as well as substantial publications in top tier indexed journals will be considered favorably.
  • Human Resource Management, Leadership, and Organizational Studies: The successful candidate is expected to teach courses and supervise postgraduate (MBA, M. Sc. and Ph.D.) students in organizational behavior, human resource management, leadership, organization theory and design, organizational development, business ethics, business & society, and change management.  Prior experience of supervising research students in these areas, as well as substantial publications in top tier indexed journals will be considered favorably.

These positions require that:

  • Applicants should have a Ph. D. in Management or Business Administration from a respected/accredited international university.
  • Candidates should have experience of teaching undergraduate and postgraduate (M. Sc. and MBA, and Ph. D.) students in aforementioned areas and supervising MBA/M. Sc./Ph. D. research students.
  • Candidates should be active researchers in their areas of specialization and intellectually engaged in their discipline
  • Candidates with industry experience will be given preference.
  • Candidates should also have the necessary practical computing skills in their areas of expertise.
  • Candidates for Associate and Full Professor level should have an outstanding scholarship record (i.e., published in top tier indexed journals)
  • Candidates should be participating members of the university, professional and local communities.

Position Requirements: Department of Information Systems

Required Level: Assistant Professor

Position Requirements: The Department of Information Systems within the College of Economics and Political Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman invites qualified candidates to apply for one (1) position at the rank of an Assistant Professor. The position in the Information Systems Department within College of Economics and Political Science, Sultan Qaboos University requires:

  • Applicants should have a PhD in Information Systems, Computer Science or related areas from an internationally recognized university
  • Should be specialized in one or more of the following areas: Data Sciences, Web Services Design Development, Web Programming, Mobile Programming, Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Business Analytics, and Knowledge management.
  • Candidates should have experience in teaching IS courses at undergraduate and postgraduate (M. Sc. and MBA) levels and supervising M. Sc./Ph. D. research in IS
  • Able to develop new courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate (M. Sc. and MBA) levels
  • Candidates should be active researchers in their areas of specialization and intellectually engaged in their discipline
  • Candidates with industry experience will be given preference.
  • Candidates should also have the necessary practical computing skills in their areas of expertise.
  • Candidates should be participating members of the university, professional and local communities.

Position Requirements: Department of Economics and Finance

Required Level: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor Levels

Position Requirements: The Department of Economics and Finance within the College of Economics and Political Science, Sultan Qaboos University, invites applications for full-time and visiting faculty positions from suitable candidates in the following two areas:

  • Finance with specialization in Islamic Banking, Islamic Economics, Shariah-based Investments, and Islamic Insurance: The successful candidate is expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate level and supervise postgraduate (MBA and M. Sc.) students in general areas of Finance, Islamic Banking, Islamic Economics, Shariah-based Investments, and Islamic Insurance. Prior experience in supervising research students in these areas, as well as substantial publications in top-tier, indexed journals will be considered favorably.
  • Economics with specialization in Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics, Industrial Economics, Monetary Economics, or Labor Economics: The successful candidate is expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate level and supervise postgraduate (MBA and M. Sc.) students in general areas of Economics, Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics, Industrial Economics, Monetary Economics, or Labor Economics. Prior experience of supervising research students in these areas, as well as substantial publications in top-tier indexed journals will be considered favorably.

These positions require that:

  • Respective applicants should have a Ph.D. in Finance or Economics from a respected/accredited international university.
  • Candidates should have experience of teaching undergraduate and postgraduate (M. Sc. and MBA, and Ph. D.) students in the aforementioned areas and supervising MBA/M. Sc./Ph. D. research students.
  • Candidates should be active researchers in their areas of specialization and intellectually engaged in their discipline
  • Candidates with industry experience will be given preference.
  • Candidates should also have the necessary practical computing skills in their areas of expertise.
  • Candidates for Associate and Full Professor levels should have an outstanding scholarship record (i.e., published in top-tier indexed journals)
  • Candidates should be participating members of the university, professional and local communities.

Position Requirements: Department of Operations Management and Business Statistics

Required Level: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor Levels

Position Requirements: The College of Economics and Political Science is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor and an Associate Professor in the areas -Operations Management; Supply Chain Management; Logistics; Procurement; Warehouse/Inventory management; Business Analytics to join the Department of Operations Management and Business Statistics on fulltime contract.

Although all the relevant areas will be considered, we are particularly interested in applicants with teaching, research and scholarship expertise in the following areas:

  • Supply Chain and Logistics. The successful candidate is expected to teach courses in supply chain management, logistics, transportation management, purchasing, contracts and negotiations, enterprise resource planning, and inventory/warehouse management.
  • Business Analytics. The position requires teaching in big data analytics, data mining, data visualization, machine learning, database management, data analytics software and statistical programming languages (e.g. Python, R).

The positions further require that:

  • Applicants should have a PhD in Operations Management or in other area related to Business Analytics, Supply Chain and Logistics.
  • Candidates should have experience of teaching undergraduate and postgraduate (M. Sc. and MBA) students in aforementioned areas and supervising M. Sc. research projects in Operations, Supply Chain Management and Business Analytics.
  • Candidates should be active researchers in their areas of specialization and intellectually engaged in their discipline
  • Candidates with industry experience will be given preference.
  • Candidates should also have the necessary practical computing skills in their areas of expertise.
  • Candidates for Associate Professor and Professor level positions should have excellent internationally recognized research and scholarship track record.
  • Candidates should be participating members of the university, professional and local communities.

Position Requirements: Department of Political Science

Required Level: Associate Professor and Professor Levels

Position Requirements: The Department of Political Science within the College of Economics and Political Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman invites qualified candidates to apply for 1 position. The requirements are:

  • Candidates must good behaviour and great personality.
  • Candidates must have a doctorate and specialization in Political Science / International Relations and Security Studies (SS), from an internationally recognized university.
  • Candidates will be able to teach and supervise, among other courses, International Relations, Military Studies, Political Science, Conflict Management/Resolution, International Political Economy, International Conflicts, Comparative Politics and War Studies. His/her will teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and supervise Masters and Doctoral theses.
  • Candidates should be active researcher in their area of specialization and intellectually engaged in their discipline.
  • Candidates for Associate and Full Professor level should have an outstanding scholarship record.
  • Candidates will serve in university, professional and local communities.

Application (Required Documents):

Applications must include: (Items 2, 3, 4 and 5 should be in one file)

  1. Cover letter
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae (Journal publications list must show ranking, e.g. ABC, ABDC, Q1)
  3. Statement of research interests
  4. Philosophy of teaching
  5. Teaching evaluations (if available)
  6. Three letters of recommendation (will be asked later for short-listed applicants)
  7. Copies of all degree and experience certificates

Please apply with all the required documents at https://jobs.squ.edu.om/JobListing.aspx

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