Department: Department of Mathematics & Science
Contract Type: Academic – Full time
Closing Date: November 29, 2018

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 Mathematics and Sciences is a service Department at GUtech offering undergraduate courses in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics at GUtech.

The Faculty of Science, Mathematics and Science Department is seeking applications for the position of

Mathematics Lecturer

Requirements and Competencies

The successful candidate is expected to add significantly to the University’s education and research in the field of Mathematics. We are looking for a colleague who complements our present staff. Preference is given to candidates working in the field of statistics. Further topics are differential equations, numerical analysis, modelling of processes and data, algebraic geometry or number theory. To have experience or being interested in Blended Learning and involving new technologies in education is also expected.

Applicants should hold a PhD degree in Mathematics and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Candidates are expected to be good researchers. We also encourage strong candidates with a Master degree to apply, with the potential of doing a PhD. in Mathematics or postdocs for continuing their research.

Applicants should have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work within a multi-cultural team environment.

Preference will be given to Omani nationals.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Tasks and responsibilities will include teaching mathematics to students of engineering, sciences, and social sciences. The language of instruction at GUtech is English. Emphasis will be given to the candidates’ potential and interests in joint projects with members of the Department and University. The candidate is expected to take over administrative tasks within the Department.

The responsibilities of the Lecturer include teaching undergraduate Mathematics courses, coordinating and performing tutorials (20h/week), and contribute to the research of the Department. The  Lecturer is expected to take over administrative tasks within the Department.

 

Our Offer

GUtech offers an international and dynamic environment with an extensive research network provided by RWTH Aachen University. The employer will be the German University of Technology in Oman.

The appointment is initially 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. The successful candidates are expected to take up employment in January, 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.

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