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Lecturer (f/m/d) / Assistant Professorship in the areas of Process Engineering / Environmental Engineering
German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech)
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 in the areas of Process Engineering / Environmental Engineering
The rank will depend on qualifications.
1. 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' experience with teaching and thesis supervision.
The potential employee will contribute towards the coordination of the University's Process Engineering, Environmental Engineering and 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.
2. Tasks and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will teach in the programmes of the department, ideally covering a broad range of topics. Therefore, the applicants who are interested in the process engineering field should be able to teach a wide range of courses on the undergraduate level, complementing the fields of Chemical Process Engineering, Mechanical Process Engineering, CAD, Research Methods, Plant design, Principles of Engineering. Ability to teach Thermodynamics and Business engineering courses is an advantage. The candidates for the environmental engineering field are expected to teach courses on the undergraduate level, complementing the fields of Pollution Control, Environmental Impact Assessment, Introduction to Environmental Engineering, Global changes and Sustainable Development, Environmental Law, Hydrology and Water Resources, and Renewable Energy.
Candidates are also expected to contribute to the further development of the department's teaching portfolio. The candidate will carry out original research and publish successfully in high-quality academic journals. Activities to attract externally funded applied projects that correspond to the needs of the region are welcome.
3. Our Offer
GUtech offers an international and dynamic environment with an extensive research network provided by RWTH Aachen University. A hiring committee will select the successful applicants and nominate them for academic positions at GUtech. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
The salary is internationally competitive. Offers are subject to receiving Omani teaching and labour permits, which will be arranged by the University. The successful candidates are expected to take up employment before October 2019. Applicants should submit 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 via the link below: