Associate Professor Information System – Sultan Qaboos University , Oman

Duties
Applicants should demonstrate excellence in teaching and research. Successful candidate is expected to:
Teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (M.Sc. and MBA) course, and supervise MSc and PhD Thesis. The normal load is 3 sections per semester (2 semesters per academic year).
Play an important role in research, curriculum development, graduate supervision and attracting research funding.
Provide leadership in departmental research activities.
Engage in scholarly research activities leading to publications in refereed index and ranked international journals.
Produce scholarly work and lead department research output.
Engage in services for the university, professional and local communities.

Requirements
The Department invites fulltime and visiting faculty positions from suitable candidates. 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, Business Intelligence and Analytics, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), and Knowledge management.
Candidates should have experience in teaching IS courses to undergraduate and postgraduate (M.Sc. and MBA) students and supervising M.Sc./Ph.D. research in IS
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.
Candidates should be participating members of the university, professional and local communities.

Benefits
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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