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Assistant/Associate Professor - Inorganic/Physical Chemistry
Sultan Qaboos University

Date Posted Jan. 12, 2021
Title Assistant/Associate Professor - Inorganic/Physical Chemistry
University Sultan Qaboos University
Al-Khod, Muscat, Oman
Department Department of Chemistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Chemistry - Physical
    Chemistry - Inorganic

Faculty Positions in Inorganic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
College of Science
Sultan Qaboos University

The Department of Chemistry invites applications from outstanding individuals for two faculty positions in the fields of Inorganic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor.

Inorganic Chemistry: This position is ideally suited to PhD holders in Inorganic Chemistry with mastery of the fundamental principles of inorganic chemistry including molecular symmetry, magnetism and inorganic spectroscopy. The successful candidate is expected to have experience and demonstrable skills to teach effectively a range of topics in inorganic chemistry at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Candidates with a proven track record of excellence in research in the specialization fields of Inorganic Materials, Metal-Organic Frameworks or Main-Group Chemistry, and conversant with XRD techniques, are particularly encouraged to apply. Such candidates are expected to contribute to the expansion and strengthening of our inorganic curriculum.

Physical Chemistry: We seek an individual who holds a PhD degree in Physical Chemistry with a firm grasp of the fundamentals of this discipline. Candidates with research areas that complement those of the current faculty and build on the strengths of the department and interdisciplinary research are encouraged to apply. Teaching duties will include delivery and development of courses in physical chemistry at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

For both faculty positions, the successful candidates are expected to establish a vigorous externally funded independent research program in their areas of expertise involving student research projects at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. A minimum of one-year postdoctoral research experience and a minimum of two-year teaching experience beyond postdoctoral training are required. The ability to teach general chemistry will be an added advantage.

Complete applications must be uploaded online at as soon as possible. Successful candidates may commence duties in September 2021 or January 2022.

Professor Fakhr Eldin Suliman
Department of Chemistry
College of Science
Sultan Qaboos University
PO Box 36, Al-Khod 123, Muscat
Sultanate of Oman
Tel.: +968-24141472; Email:

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  • Prof. FakhrEldin O. Suliman
    Department of Chemistry
    Sultan Qaboos University
    Al-Khod, Muscat 123
  • +96824141472
  • +96824141469


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