Associate Professor Economics & Finance – Sultan Qaboos University , Oman

Full time faculty is expected to:
– teach undergraduate and graduate courses; the normal load of 3 sections per semester (two semesters per academic year). Sections can be of the same course or different courses.
– produce scholarly work (research papers, technical reports, cases, etc.)
– engage in services to the university and the community at large.

Candidates should have a PhD in Economics or related areas from an internationally recognized university.
Candidates should be specialized in one or more of the following areas: Microeconomics; Islamic Finance; Behavioral and Experimental Economics; Market Structure; Applied Economics.
Candidates should be able to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (M.Sc. and MBA), and supervise MSc and PhD Thesis.
Candidates should be active researchers in their area of specialization and intellectually engaged in their discipline
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.
Candidates should be participating members of the university, professional and local communities.

Sultan Qaboos University, 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, 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.

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