Lecturer/Assistant Professor Environmental / Mechanical Engineering
Department of Engineering
Contract Type: Academic - Full time
Closing Date: April 10, 2020
The German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) was established in collaboration with RWTH Aachen University in 2007 in Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman.
The vision of the German University of Technology in Oman is to become a leading university of technology in the wider region by building on the three pillars of education,
research and innovation. Through its affiliation with RWTH Aachen University, the German University of Technology in Oman provides students with the education required to
become highly qualified and socially responsible graduates, guided by German excellence and with a firm grounding in Oman's culture and heritage. GUtech's programmes of study
are accredited by the German agency ACQUIN, and the University has recently undergone a successful evaluation by the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD. GUtech faculty also
engage in local research projects, often in cooperation with RWTH Aachen University and other universities abroad.
The Department of Engineering at GUtech currently offers Bachelor of Engineering programmes in Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Environmental Engineering. The
Department of Engineering is looking to appoint qualified candidates who can contribute to the development of its teaching and research programmes and invites applications for
faculty positions at the ranks of Lecturer/Assistant Professor Environmental / Mechanical Engineering.
Requirements and Competencies
Candidates for these positions should hold a PhD degree or equivalent and should have strong research potential or a record of scholarship as demonstrated by international publications, presentations at peer reviewed conferences, or externally funded projects. We also expect teaching experience at the undergraduate level and the willingness to continuously improve own teaching skills. Candidates are expected to have a minimum of three years experiences with teaching and thesis supervision.
The potential employee will contribute towards the coordination of the University's Environmental / Mechanical Engineering Programmes, demonstrate excellence in teaching, and add to the University's research in engineering.
Applicants should have excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills as well as the ability to work in a team-oriented multi-cultural environment. The language of instruction at GUtech is English.
The appointment is for two years and renewable, dependent on positive performance reviews. The salary is internationally competitive. Offers are subject to receiving Omani teaching and labour permits, which will be arranged by the University. Applicants should submit (preferably electronically) a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a description of research interests, a statement of teaching experience, copies of relevant certificates, a selection of student evaluations of teaching (if available), and the names of at least three academic references to:
Closing date for applications is 10 April 2020
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