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Director Of Research & Innovation

Job Title: Director – Research and Innovation, Muscat University


 Job Summary

 

 

 

The Director of Research and Innovation is a key leadership position responsible for driving the research and innovation agenda of the university. The Director will be responsible for overseeing the entire research enterprise at the university, including the development and implementation of strategies to increase research funding, the support of faculty research and creative activity, the promotion of interdisciplinary collaboration, and the development of partnerships with external organizations.

 The Director will work closely with the university's research community to identify areas of strategic importance and to foster an environment that supports and encourages innovative research. The Director will also be responsible for promoting the university's research and innovation capabilities to external stakeholders, including government agencies, industry partners, and other funding organizations.

 The Director will be responsible for managing the budget and resources of the university's research and innovation activities, including the development of new funding proposals and the oversight of grant awards. The Director will also work with the university's research community to develop and implement policies and procedures that support the responsible conduct of research and the protection of intellectual property.

 The Director will be expected to have a strong track record of research and leadership experience, with a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant field. The Director will be an excellent communicator and will be able to work effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and external partners. The Director will be expected to serve as a spokesperson for the university's research and innovation efforts and will be responsible for representing the university at local, regional, national, and international conferences and meetings.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

The University Director of Research and Innovation is responsible for leading and managing the research and innovation efforts at a university. They work to promote a culture of research and innovation within the university and to facilitate the development of new technologies, products, and services that have the potential to benefit society.

  • Develop and implement strategies and policies related to research and innovation at the university
  • Foster partnerships with external organizations, including industry, government agencies, and other universities, to support research and innovation initiatives
  • Promote the university's research and innovation capabilities to external stakeholders and facilitate the transfer of technology and knowledge to the marketplace
  • Support faculty and students in their research and innovation activities, including providing guidance on grant-writing and funding opportunities
  • Oversee the administration of research and innovation funding and resources, including budgeting and financial planning
  • Collaborate with other departments and divisions within the university to ensure that research and innovation efforts are aligned with the university's overall mission and goals
  • Establish of and Lead the University Research Center and provide oversight over future Faculty/field-specific Research Centers.
  • Lead on the preparedness and planning of the University’s portfolio of requirements to be listed in the QS ranking.

Person specification:

  • Demonstrated experience in research and innovation, including a strong track record of publications and grant funding
  • Experience in Administrative duties and responsibilities at a Senior Level.
  • Strong leadership and management skills, including the ability to oversee and motivate teams of researchers and innovators
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with a wide range of external stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to develop and implement effective strategies and policies.

 Responsible To

 Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Research and Innovation.

 Location

 Muscat, Oman (some local travel may be required)

 Hours

 Full time.

Nationality

Priority in recruitment shall be given to Omani Candidates.

 Education/Qualifications

 PhD in a relevant field.

 Terms and Conditions

A competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered.

 

 


--Muscat University--
06/03/2024 05:20:17

Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer – Math

Job Title: 

Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer – Math

 JOB DESCRIPTION AND PERSON SPECIFICATION

 Hours: full time (up to 20 teaching hours per week)  

 Line Management: Maths lecturers report to the Director of General Foundation Programme who has overall leadership of the undergraduate Foundation Programme.  Maths lecturer will also work with the Foundation Programme Maths Coordinator to deliver the curriculum, create, deliver and mark assessments. 

 Purpose of the job: Maths Lecturers teach pre-university-foundation-level Maths to students on Muscat University’s Foundation Programme. They are responsible for planning and delivering interesting, useful and engaging Maths lessons to students on the Foundation Programme.

 Detailed description: Maths Lecturers support Muscat University’s vision by ensuring that students have an appropriate knowledge of Maths to enable them to achieve success once they progress onto their chosen degree programme. 

 Working closely with the General Foundation Programme Director and other lecturers on the General Foundation Programmes, lecturers will be expected to teach up to 20 hours of Maths classes per week. Lecturers will also be required to create assessments, mark to stated deadlines and attend to administrative matters.

 

These main responsibilities will be undertaken in close collaboration with the Director General Foundation Programmes and the Foundation Programme Maths Coordinator.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

•             Planning and delivering up to 20 hours per week to students on the Undergraduate Foundation Programme;

•             Creating and marking maths assessments to students on the Foundation Programme;

•             Administrative duties relating to teaching maths (assessment, standardisation, moderation, lesson preparation, report writing, attendance of regular course and general meetings).

•             Being an effective ambassador for the University locally, regionally and internationally among academics, parents, students and prospective sponsors as well as senior members of international affiliate institutions;

•             Effective liaison with Muscat University Senior Management, the Director of General Foundation Programmes, other members of the General Foundation Programme team, and academic staff;

•             Any other reasonable duties appropriate to the post.

 

Person specification:

•             experience of full-time foundation-level Maths teaching;

•             Confidence in analysing student work and providing constructive and explicit feedback;

•             Able to work in a team and individually to teach and assess to agreed criteria;

•             Able to work under pressure and meet administrative/marking deadlines;

•             Good oral and written presentation skills;

•             A good understanding or IT and its application to teaching e.g. the use of a VLE such as Moodle or Blackboard;

•             English as a first language, or equivalent English language competence. A minimum of IELTS 6.0 is required to teach on foundation programmes in Oman;

•             Experience of teaching students from the Middle East;

•             A strong belief in and commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Muscat University.

 

Education, qualifications and training:  

A minimum of a BSc in maths or a closely related field (essential), a teaching qualification (desirable) + a minimum two years relevant teaching experience (essential).

 

Terms and conditions: A competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered. Annual leave entitlement will be 30 days plus private sector national holidays applicable in Oman.

 


--Muscat University--
Full-Time
04/29/2024 02:56:29

Director of Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Job title:

Director of Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Job Summary:

As Director of Faculty, you will have full responsibility for development of the programmes, for recruiting and leading a staff team, and for ensuring successful delivery of programmes in partnership with our partners.  You will be experienced in a wide range of learning and teaching approaches, and will be able to demonstrate excellence and innovation in learning, teaching and assessment.  You will also work in effective collaboration with academic colleagues in Muscat and relevant Universities to enhance curricula, foster interdisciplinary links, and contribute to the wider strategic, academic and operational leadership of the University.  Further, you will be able to foster strong working relationships with external stakeholders including the Ministry of Higher Education Research & Innovation especially industry partners who will provide placements for our students.

 

Key duties & responsibilities:

·         Reporting to the DVC Academic Affairs, Research and Innovation, work with colleagues to deliver the overall Muscat University Strategic Plan.

·         Build and lead a team to deliver a high-quality learning experience for students and an opportunity to mentor team members to develop their teaching, research, and industry engagement activities.

·         Oversee the delivery and development of the programmes in order to achieve a sustainable programmes and an excellent student experience.

·         Oversee the industrial placement element of the programmes building ties with industry to facilitate placement of students.

·         Ensure all necessary content and material is in place for the programmes in time for each part of the course to be delivered: this will involve adaptation of material to the Oman context.

·         Ensure all necessary pastoral support is available to students both at Undergraduate as well as Postgraduate levels to enable them to succeed on their programmes.

·         Recruit and induct the necessary staff and lead delivery and practical organization of flying faculty from the partner universities with the aim of maintaining the highest possible standards in learning, teaching and assessment.

·         Contribute to wider academic policy and planning across the University.

·         Ensure fulfilment of university responsibilities in student admissions, instruction, progression and examination, availability of pastoral assistance and adherence to the relevant regulations.

·         Monitor student attendance and performance and obtain student feedback in order to enhance the course over time.

·         Develop and monitor appropriate evaluation, quality assurance and enhancement mechanisms. 

·         Consult with international professional bodies with a view to successfully securing accreditation when the first cohort graduates, and work to ensure that accreditation requirements are fully met.

·         Consult with relevant national regulators, primarily the Ministry of Higher Education Research and Innovation (MoHERI) and the Oman Academic Accreditation Authority (OAAA) to ensure that statutory requirements are met, and that university’s policies, systems and procedures are observed and applied. 

·         Undertake suitable personal scholarship and in due course, develop with colleague’s appropriate research activities and ensure synergy between research and teaching.

Planning and management:

·         Lead disciplinary input to the recruitment and selection of students, ensuring fair and transparent processes are followed and that able, motivated students enter the programme.

·         Ensure that the homegrown programmes are of quality and rigor

·         Coordinate with Affiliate Universities to ensure that the programmes are of the same quality and rigor as the partner equivalent and that good practice is exchanged between the Universities.

·         Oversee the training and induction of Muscat staff

·         Develop a programme delivery plan in consultation with university senior management and take responsibility for its implementation.

·         Plan, budget for and organize the programmes resources leading to a financially sustainable Faculty through ensuring effective delivery, reviewing monthly spend, monitoring and ensuring budgetary compliance and making a case for further investments as necessary, as well as seeking opportunities for growth.

·         Ensure that the highest standards of good practice are observed in respect of health, safety, environment, and professional ethics.

·         Undertake other tasks as requested by university senior management.

Communications and external relations:

·         Act as the first point of contact on all academic issues connected with the programmes.

·         Assist University staff in the promotion of the faculty’s offerings in order to attract a high-quality student intake and build a strong reputation with employers.

·         Maintain, extend, and utilize personal networks within the national HE sectors and across the Engineering and Technology community, creating a strong profile and esteem for Muscat University, and participate in relevant international conferences, etc., to this end.

·         Network into the national HE sectors and relevant practitioner community.

·         Monitor and ensure the quality of communications between the programme and external stakeholders.

·         Any other duties as deemed necessary by the Line Manager.

Education/Qualification:

·         PhD in a relevant field, such as Chemical Engineering or Engineering & Technology or a closely related discipline, High professional and ethical standards.

Reporting to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Research and Innovation.

Job Location:

Muscat, Oman (some local travel may be required)

Hours:

Full time. Hours as necessary for the role.

Nationality:

Priority in recruitment shall be given to Omani Candidates.

 

 

 

 


--Muscat University--
Full-Time
04/23/2024 07:39:10

Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer -IT

Job Title:

Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer -IT

 Job Summary

 Line Management:  Foundation Programme IT Lecturers report to the Director of General Foundation Programme who has overall leadership of Muscat University’s General Foundation Programme. 

Purpose of the job: To teach IT skills (Microsoft Office & cloud computing) to students on Muscat University’s General Foundation Programme. IT lecturers are responsible for planning and delivering interesting, useful and engaging IT lessons. All IT lecturers are also expected to take part in assessment creation, delivery and marking.

Detailed description: IT Lecturers support Muscat University’s vision by ensuring that students have appropriate IT skills to enable them to achieve success once they progress onto their chosen undergraduate programme.

Working closely with the General Foundation Programme Director and Foundation Programme IT Coordinator, IT lecturers will be expected to teach up to 20 hours of IT classes per week. IT lecturers will also be required to create assessments and mark to given deadlines

 

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities        •           Planning and delivering up to 20 hours per week to students on the Undergraduate Foundation Programme;

•           Creating and marking assessments;

•           Providing pastoral care to students via personal tutoring;

•           Administrative duties relating to teaching (assessment, standardisation, moderation, lesson preparation, report writing, attendance of regular course and general meetings).

•           Being an effective ambassador for the University locally, regionally and internationally among Muscat University academics, parents, students and other ELT professionals in the region;

•           Effective liaison with Muscat University senior leadership, the Director of General Foundation Programmes, other members of the General Foundation Programme team, and academic staff;

•           Any other reasonable duties appropriate to the post.

 

Person specification:

 

•           Substantial experience of foundation-level IT teaching;

•           Confidence in creating, delivering and marking IT assessments and providing student feedback;

•           Able to work in a team and individually to teach and assess to agreed criteria;

•           Able to work under pressure and meet administrative/marking deadlines;

•           Good oral and written presentation skills;

•           A working knowledge of Moodle for teaching purposes;

•           Excellent English language proficiency. It’s a Ministry requirement that all teaching on foundation programme have a minimum IELTS certificate of 6.0;

•           A strong belief in and commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Muscat University.

 

 

Responsible To         

Director – General Foundation Programme and Language Centre.

 

Location         

Muscat, Oman (some local travel may be required)

 

Hours

           

Full time. Hours as necessary for the role.

Nationality       Priority in recruitment shall be given to Omani Candidates.

 

 

 

Education/Qualifications       

A first (bachelor) degree in a relevant field (Essential); a postgraduate qualification in a relevant field (desirable). Candidates are expected to have a minimum of two years relevant teaching experience.

 

 

Terms and Conditions           

A competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered. Annual leave entitlement will be 30 days plus private sector national holidays applicable in Oman.


--Muscat University--
Full-Time
04/23/2024 07:37:31

Director of Faculty of Transport and Logistics

Job title:

Director of Faculty of Transport and Logistics

Job Summary:

As Director of Faculty, you will have full responsibility for development of the programmes, for recruiting and leading a staff team, and for ensuring successful delivery of programmes in partnership with our partners.  You will be experienced in a wide range of learning and teaching approaches, and will be able to demonstrate excellence and innovation in learning, teaching and assessment.  You will also work in effective collaboration with academic colleagues in Muscat and relevant Universities to enhance curricula, foster interdisciplinary links, and contribute to the wider strategic, academic and operational leadership of the University.  Further, you will be able to foster strong working relationships with external stakeholders including the Ministry of Higher Education Research & Innovation especially industry partners who will provide placements for our students.

Key duties & responsibilities:

Academic:

·         Oversee the launch of new programs including the media campaign raising awareness and developing an Advisory Body for the Faculty.

·         Reporting to the DVC Academic Affairs, Research & Innovation work with colleagues to deliver the overall Muscat University Strategic Plan.

·         Build and lead a team to deliver a high-quality learning experience for students and an opportunity to mentor team members to develop their teaching, research and industry engagement activities.

·         Oversee the delivery and development of programmes in conjunction with partners in order to achieve a sustainable programme and an excellent student experience.

·         Recruit to and manage the programs as well as manage the delivery of the programme, if approved by the Ministry of Higher Education Research & Innovation.

·         Oversee the industrial placement element of the programmes building ties with industry to facilitate placement of students.

·         Ensure all necessary content and material is in place for the programmes in time for each part of the program to be delivered: this will involve adaptation of partners-sourced material to the Oman context.

·         Ensure all necessary pastoral support is available to students both at Undergraduate as well as Postgraduate levels to enable them to succeed on their programmes.

·         Recruit and induct the necessary staff and lead delivery and practical organization of flying faculty from the partner universities with the aim of maintaining the highest possible standards in learning, teaching and assessment

·         Contribute to wider academic policy and planning across the University.

·         Ensure fulfilment of University responsibilities in student admissions, instruction, progression and examination; availability of pastoral assistance and adherence to the relevant regulations.

·         Monitor student attendance and performance and obtain student feedback in order to enhance the course over time.

·         Develop and monitor appropriate evaluation, quality assurance and enhancement mechanisms.

·         Consult with international professional bodies with a view to successfully securing accreditation when the first cohort graduates, and work to ensure that accreditation requirements are fully met.

·         Consult with relevant national regulators, primarily the Ministry of Higher Education Research & Innovation (MoHERI) and the Oman Authority for Academic Accreditation and Quality Assurance of Education (OAAAQA) to ensure that statutory requirements are met and that university’s policies, systems and procedures are observed and applied.

·         Undertake suitable personal scholarship and in due course, develop with colleague’s appropriate research activities and ensure synergy between research and teaching.

 

Planning and management:          

·         Lead disciplinary input to the recruitment and selection of students, ensuring fair and transparent processes are followed and that able, motivated students enter the programme.

·         Coordinate with relevant universities to ensure that the programmes are of the same quality and rigor as the partner equivalent and that good practice is exchanged between the Universities.

·         Oversee the training and induction of Muscat staff to achieve partners ‘Recognized Teacher Status’.

·         Develop a programme delivery plan in consultation with senior University management and take responsibility for its implementation.

·         Plan, budget for and organize the programme resources leading to a financially sustainable Faculty through ensuring effective delivery, reviewing monthly spend, monitoring and ensuring budgetary compliance and making a case for further investments as necessary, as well as seeking opportunities for growth.

·         Ensure that the highest standards of good practice are observed in respect of health, safety, environment and professional ethics.

·         Undertake other tasks as requested by University senior management.

 

Communications and external relations:

·         Act as the first point of contact on all academic issues connected with the programmes.

·         Assist University staff in the promotion of the Faculty’s offerings in order to attract a high-quality student intake and build a strong reputation with employers.

·         Maintain, extend and utilize personal networks within the national HE sectors and across the business and management community, creating a strong profile and esteem for Muscat University, and participate in relevant international conferences, etc., to this end.

·         Network into the national HE sectors and relevant practitioner community.

·         Monitor and ensure the quality of communications between the programme and external stakeholders.

·         Any other duties as deemed necessary by the Line Manager.

 

Education/Qualification:

·         Education to doctoral level in logistics and supply chain or a closely related discipline.

·         High professional and ethical standards Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or of a similar professional institution.

·         Experience in an industry relevant to logistics and supply chain.

·         Candidates are expected to have a minimum of five years relevant teaching experience.

Reporting to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Research and Innovation.

Job Location:

Muscat, Oman (some local travel may be required)

Hours:

Full time. Hours as necessary for the role.

Nationality:

Priority in recruitment shall be given to Omani Candidates.

 

 

 

 



--Muscat University--
Full-Time
04/23/2024 07:38:46

Director of Academic Affairs

Job Title: 

Director of Academic Affairs, Muscat University

 

Job Description and Person Specification

 

Location: Muscat, Oman (some local, regional and international travel may be required) 

 

Hours: Full Time. Hours as necessary for the role. 

 

Responsible To: Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs

 

Line Management: The Director of Academic Affairs reports directly to the DVC Academic Affairs.  The Director of Academic Affairs would have responsibility for any staff within that department including Placement Office staff and Learning Resource Centre staff.

 

Purpose of the job: The Director of Academic Affairs is the main focal point for academic partners.   The Director is responsible for developing a highly effective, efficient and seamless service between MU faculties and academic partners as well as internal services that are non-faculty specific including LRC, Placement and Registry.

 

Detailed Description

The Academic Affairs function supports Muscat University’s vision by facilitating effective working relationships with University stakeholders.  The role of the Director of Academic Affairs is to undertake and manage any cross-faculty affairs (detailed below) acting as a focal point for internal professional services as well as external academic partners. 

 

The Director of Academic Affairs effectively facilitates the relationship between the faculties and the university partners, Learning Resource Centre, placement administration and any other stakeholders as necessary.  Internally, the appointee will be the focal point for all cross-faculty academic Affairs issues including timetabling and scheduling.  Further, the Director of Academic Affairs, reporting to the DVC Academic Affairs and liaising with the Quality Department, will have oversight for the development of academic policies and procedures to ensure cross Faculty alignment.  

 

The Director of Academic Affairs has responsibility for establishing and communicating policies and procedures relevant to academic affairs, in collaboration with Faculties.  The appointee will be responsible for ensuring that partner universities are aware of these policies as well as local stakeholders including Ministry of Higher Education.  

 

The Director of Academic Affairs is expected to be a vigorous advocate for the academic programmes and the intellectual life of the Muscat University community in general. 

 

Responsibilities include:

•        Supporting the University’s senior leadership team in establishing a reputation for excellence at Muscat University; advising the DVC Academic Affairs on matters relating to the health of the partnerships, changes in government or industry regulations affecting the academic provision and new opportunities for gaining efficiencies in academic administration procedure;

•        Ensuring that the relationship between and across faculties and internal as well as external stakeholders are seamless, efficient and mutually trusting;

•        Advising the DVC Academic Affairs on potential opportunities for improvements and threats that may affect the operation of the University

•        Working closely with QIP, Faculty Directors, University Support Services on developing & Leading on the development, refinement and communication of the University’s policies and procedures regarding academic provision for approval by the DVC Academic Affairs and Quality Department, enabling the University to enhance its profile and reputation for excellence;

•        Leading the development of new academic programmes and working closely with Faculty Directors, University Support Services ensuring quality assurance of the document preparation, submission and review processes.

•        Liaising with Faculties to ensure the University meets all MoHERI related academic provision requirements in a professional and timely manner further supporting the University’s profile for quality;

•        Developing and managing a repository system for academic related MoHERI documentation

•        Directly line managing the Placement Office Staff and Working closely with Faculty Directors and partner Universities to develop strong and robust placement documentation that will support both students and placement providers ensuring that both have an excellent and mutually rewarding experience;

•        In collaboration with Faculty Directors and Registry, lead on the delivery of successful, informative and professional induction sessions for new and returning students;

•        Working closely with the Registrar and Director of Student Admissions to ensure that student handbooks, guides and other documentation positively reflect academic requirements;

•        Directly managing staff in the LRC to ensure that the correct resources are available and utilized fully and a high-quality service is provided to all stakeholders;

•        Working closely with academic staff to ensure that the LRC provides an effective and professional service to staff and students;

•        Being an effective ambassador for the University locally, regionally and internationally among academics, parents, students and prospective sponsors as well as senior members of international affiliate institutions;

•        Providing clear and collaborative leadership through example, inspiring staff to succeed in all their activities;

•        Conducting effective staff performance reviews and providing supportive feedback to colleagues;

•        Deliver a high-quality Part-time teaching experience in masters programmes with additional PG remuneration level.

•        Ensuring that the University makes appropriate and effective use of digital technology to enhance the University’s activities in the areas of academic administration.

·         Any other duties as deemed necessary by the Line Manager.

 

Responsibilities do not include:

•         Line management of academics or staff in Faculties

•         Direct liaison with industry to facilitate placements

•         Development of Faculty specific policies and procedures

•         Involvement in Faculty specific academic provision

 

 Main skills and experience required:

•         Significant leadership skills and proven effectiveness in senior management;

•         High level conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to develop innovative solutions;

•         Excellent knowledge and understanding of academic administration and relations;

•         High levels of project management skills ensuring that work is delivered to a high standard among competing priorities;

•         Proven knowledge and understanding of the intricacies of the Higher Education sector; and

•         Proven ability to provide expert, high quality, well informed advice with a consideration to implications for the wider organization, government and community.

 

Person Specification

•    A clear track record of complete personal and professional integrity and of a commitment to equality and diversity at all levels;

•    A proven track record of excellence in leadership and management at a senior level within the areas of academic Affairs, within a higher education institution; 

•    Strong intellectual leadership and credibility, with the ability to maintain the respect and confidence of multiple stakeholders including faculty, staff and students;

•    High-level strategic thinking, problem-solving and entrepreneurial skills; 

•    Excellent ambassadorial skills enabling the building and maintaining of strong relationships with external partners including academics, parents, students and prospective sponsors as well as senior members of international affiliate institutions;

•    A good knowledge and understanding of local and international (preferably UK) higher education policies, practices and norms relating to the areas of academic administration, student placement and LRC provision;

•    Experience of working in the Middle East and/or experience of working closely with partners from the Middle East region;

•    Understanding of and a commitment to the delivery of a very high-quality experience in the areas of academic Affairs; 

•    The ability to support key colleagues at the University in ensuring all policies, procedures and guidelines are aligned with all academic requirements. 

•    Direct experience of strategic planning, the management of staff, and of financial and other resources;

•    Excellent communication, presentation, negotiation, influencing and networking skills and a proven ability to engage and influence at a high level with multiple constituencies; 

•    A strong belief in and commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Muscat University.

 

Education, Qualifications and Training

A Master’s degree or other higher level academic or professional qualification, preferably in an area closely related to academic administration. At least 10 years’ experience of working in a higher education context, including experience in staff management, is required. A level of proficiency in English, both oral and written, equivalent to that of a native-speaker is also essential. Proficiency in Arabic would be advantageous.

 

Terms and Conditions

A competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered. Annual leave entitlement will be 30 days plus private sector national holidays applicable in Oman.

 

 

 


--Muscat University--
Full-Time
04/24/2024 01:21:01

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Job title:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Job Summary:

Muscat University is looking to grow its Faculty of Transport & Logistics through the appointment of a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Applications are welcomed from those with experience of teaching and research in a range of discipline fields including, but not exclusive to, logistics, supply chain management, transportation, operations management, quantitative methods, logistics modelling and performance management.

 

With an ethos of providing an exceptional student experience, the post holder will work with the Faculty Director to ensure efficient and effective delivery of modules. The candidate will be responsible for teaching such as: Air Transport; Maritime Transport; Supply Chain Finance; Supply Chain Decision Support and Analysis; Artificial Intelligence in Logistics; Supply Chain Risk and Resilience; Warehouse and Inventory Management; Data Analysis for Logistics; Logistics Modelling and Project Management. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that curriculum management and enhancement activities comply with required Muscat University standards and those of the Omani accreditation authorities.

 

For appointment to the Lecturer rank, preferably a minimum of a PhD qualification in Logistics and Supply Chain Management or closely related field is needed along with experience of Higher Education (HE) teaching. For the SL rank, a minimum of a PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management or closely related field is required, an exemplary research profile, and a minimum of three years’ post-doctoral HE is teaching (including at master’s level). Experience of the UK HE sectors and/or the Omani and GCC HE environments would be an advantage, as would strong links to industry and experience of an international context. In addition to teaching, the post-holder will be responsible for developing and supervising research projects, enhancing collaborative activities with industry and practicing leading-edge research through an international publication record.

 

The Sultanate of Oman is investing heavily in logistics infrastructure to support its Logistics Strategy for 2040. Human capital and research are key pillars underpinning this strategy and Muscat University is well-placed to play an important role as facilitator through its vision of being a beacon of excellence in innovation and entrepreneurship, delivering high-quality teaching, facilitating learning, and conducting rigorous research that is relevant to the social and economic priorities of Oman.

 

Key duties & responsibilities:

  1. Deliver high-quality learning and teaching experience on the Logistics and Supply Chain Management undergraduate and postgraduate programme.
  2. Construct, plan and assess student assignments.
  3. Liaise with the Faculty Director on all student matters including timetabling, academic and technical support.
  4. Undertake the role of pastoral services.
  5. Undertake research and scholarly activity with a view to publishing quality academic journals.
  6. Engage in industry collaborations and consultancy.
  7. Engage with external logistics related bodies and industry to enrich the student experience, including visiting students on industrial placement.
  8. Be prepared to travel (including internationally) on university affairs.
  9. Participate in University meetings and events including Board of Examiners, Programme Reviews, Planning and Monitoring Committees and Staff/Student Liaison.
  10. Maintain flexible working patterns which may include evening and working remotely to support the Programme/Faculty/University business.

 

Skills and Aptitudes:

  • Ability to communicate with clarity on complex & conceptual ideas to those with limited knowledge & understanding, and to peers, using high level skills & a range of media.
  • Ability to think critically and promote innovation and creativity.
  • Demonstrates competences, core behavior and supplementary behavior that support and promote the University’s core values.
  • Committed to ensuring a high-quality student experience.
  • Additional requirements at Senior Lecturer level:
  • Ability to devise, advise on and manage research programmes.
  • Track record of published research in internationally recognized journals.

Experience:

Essential:

  • One to two years' Experience of teaching in Transportation and Supply Chain Management in Higher Education.

Desirable:

  • Experience in the Omani and GCC HE environments.
  • Strong links to industry and experience of an international context.
  • Academic accreditation or quality assurance experiences.

Education/Qualification:

Essential:

  • Experience of teaching modules in Logistics and Supply Chain Management in HE for the Lecturer position and at least three years’ HE is teaching (including at master’s level) for SL position.

Desirable:

  • Experience of the UK, Omani and GCC HE sectors.
  • Strong links to industry and experience of an international context.
  • Academic accreditation or quality assurance experiences.
  • Strong track record in research and scholarly activities or ability to demonstrate capability for same.

 

Reporting to:

Director of Faculty of Transport and Logistics.

 

 

Job Location:

Muscat, Oman (some local travel may be required).

 

Hours:

Full time. Hours as necessary for the role.

 

Nationality:

Priority in recruitment shall be given to Omani Candidates.

 

 

 

 



--Muscat University--
Full-Time
04/24/2024 02:12:00

Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer - English Language

Job Title:

English Language Lecturer, Muscat University

 Job Summary

Line Management: All Lecturers report to the Director of General Foundation Programme who has overall leadership of both the undergraduate Foundation Programme and any English language activities the University undertakes.  

Purpose of the job: English Language Lecturers teach a combination of General English and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and study skills to students on Muscat University’s General Foundation Programme and in-sessional support. They are responsible for planning and delivering interesting, useful and engaging English language lessons. All English lecturers are also expected to take part in assessment creation and delivery.

 Detailed description: English Language Lecturers support Muscat University’s vision by ensuring that students have appropriate English language proficiency to enable them to achieve success once they progress onto their chosen disciplines. In addition to teaching the students English language, language lecturers will provide Muscat University students with a set of key academic skills required to study an undergraduate or postgraduate degree taught and assessed through the medium of English.

 Working closely with the General Foundation Programme Director and other language lecturers on the General Foundation programmes, lecturers will be expected to teach up to 20 hours of General English and EAP classes per week. Lecturers will also be required to create assessments and mark to given deadlines.

 

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities 

•             Planning and delivering up to 20 hours per week to students on either the Undergraduate Foundation Programme or academic support to UG or PG students;

•             Creating and marking assessments to students on the General Foundation Programmes;

•             Providing pastoral care to students on the General Foundation Programmes via personal tutoring;

•             Administrative duties relating to teaching (assessment, standardisation, moderation, lesson preparation, report writing, attendance of regular course and general meetings).

•             Being an effective ambassador for the University locally, regionally and internationally among Muscat University academics, parents, students and other ELT professionals in the region;

•             Effective liaison with Muscat University senior leadership, the Director of General Foundation Programmes, other members of the General Foundation Programme team, and academic staff;

•             Any other reasonable duties appropriate to the post.

 

Person specification:

 

•             Substantial experience of full-time EFL teaching together with some EAP-related teaching.

•             Some experience of teaching post-graduate students as well as foundation-level students.

•             Confidence in analysing language and providing constructive and explicit feedback on students’ spoken and written work.

•             Able to work in a team and individually to teach and assess to agreed criteria.

•             Able to work under pressure and meet administrative/marking deadlines.

•             Good oral and written presentation skills.

•             A good understanding of IT and its application to teaching e.g. the use of a VLE such as Moodle and Turnitin.

•             English as a first language, or equivalent English language competence. Non-native English teachers are required to evidence this with a minimum IELTS certificate of 7.0

•             Preferably experience of teaching students from the Middle East and/or Arabic learners of English.

A strong belief in and commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Muscat University.

 

 

Responsible To 

 

Director of General Foundation Program & Language Centre.

 

Location              

Muscat, Oman (some local travel may be required)

 

Hours

               

Full time. Hours as necessary for the role.

Nationality

Priority in recruitment shall be given to Omani Candidates.

 

Education/Qualifications              

A first (bachelor) degree + a postgraduate qualification in a relevant field e.g. MA TESOL/Applied Linguistics and/or a Diploma in English Language Teaching. Candidates are expected to have a minimum of two years relevant teaching experience.

 

 

Terms and Conditions   

A competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered. Annual leave entitlement will be 30 days plus private sector national holidays applicable in Oman.


--Muscat University--
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04/24/2024 01:20:41

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Digital Marketing

Job Title:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing at the Faculty of Business and Management

Job Description:

Muscat University is looking to grow its Faculty of Business & Management through the appointment of a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing. With an ethos of providing an exceptional student experience, the post holder will work with the Faculty Director to ensure efficient and effective delivery of modules. S/he will be responsible for ensuring that curriculum management and enhancement activities comply with the required standards of the Oman Academic Accreditation Authority (OAAA).

For appointment to the Lecturer rank, a minimum of a PhD qualification in Marketing, Digital Marketing, or a closely related field is required along with experience in Higher Education (HE) teaching.

For the SL rank, a minimum of a PhD qualification in Marketing, Digital Marketing or a closely related field is required from an accredited university, ideally UK-based and AACSB accredited, good research profile, and a minimum of three years post-doctoral HE teaching (including at master’s level). Experience in the UK HE sectors and/or the Omani and GCC HE environments would be an advantage, as would strong links to industry, and experience in an international context. In addition to teaching, the post-holder at the SL level will be responsible for developing and supervising research projects, enhancing collaborative activities with industry and practising leading-edge research through an international publication record.

The overall economic landscape in The Sultanate of Oman has been constantly improving over the years due to progressive governmental plans, policies and strong regulations. Human capital and research are key pillars underpinning these efforts at the national level and Muscat University is well-placed to play an important role as a facilitator through its vision to empower individuals and communities through transformative learning and teaching, informative research, and proactive industry engagement in Oman and the GCC region.

 

Possessing a CMI or related marketing qualification and/or Experience is desirable and will be given preference.

We acknowledge, understand, and embrace diversity and expect joining faculty to display and apply the same principles.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

 

·         Deliver high-quality teaching experience on Marketing modules at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

·         Construct, plan, and assess student assignments.

·         Liaise with the Faculty Director on all student matters including timetabling, and academic and technical support.

·         Undertake the role of Student Advisor/Personal Tutor.

·         Undertake research and scholarly activity to publish in refereed international academic journals.

·         Engage with external Marketing bodies and industry to enrich the student experience, including visiting students on industrial placement.

·         Participate in University meetings and events including Board of Examiners, Programme Reviews, Planning and Monitoring Committees and Staff/Student Liaison.

·         Maintain flexible working patterns which may include some evening and weekend work in support of Programme/Faculty/University business.

·         Actively engage with businesses/professional bodies/schools and colleges/communities/enterprises, etc., organize student outreach and invite industry speakers to enhance the student experience and facilitate industrial placement of students, as appropriate.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications

 

Essential:

•      PhD (or equivalence) in Marketing, Digital Marketing, or a closely related field

 

Desirable:

•      Professional qualifications and/or membership in recognized bodies.

•      Fellowship of the HE Academy or willingness to work towards (within 18 months).

Skills and Aptitudes:

•         Ability to communicate with clarity on complex & conceptual ideas to those with limited knowledge & understanding, and peers, using high-level skills & a range of media.

•         Ability to think critically and promote innovation and creativity.

•         Demonstrates competencies, core behaviour and supplementary behaviour that support and promote the University’s core values.

•         Committed to ensuring a high-quality student experience.

 

Additional requirements at the Senior Lecturer level:

•         Ability to devise, advise on and manage research programmes.

•         Track record of published research in internationally recognized journals.

Experience:

 

Essential:

•      One- or two years’ experience teaching modules in Marketing in Higher Education for the Lecturer position and at least three years’ HE teaching (including at master’s level) for the SL position.

Desirable:

•      Experience in the UK HE sectors and/or the Omani and GCC HE environments.

•      Strong links to industry and experience in an international context.

•      Academic accreditation or quality assurance experiences.

•         Strong track record in research and scholarly activities or ability to demonstrate capability for same.

Terms and Conditions:

The appointment will be made at the appropriate level, according to the appointee’s qualifications and experience. A competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered following the Sultanate of Oman Labour Law.


--Muscat University--
Full-Time
04/23/2024 07:35:04

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Financial Technology (FinTech)

Job Title:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Financial Technology (FinTech) at the Faculty of Business and Management

Job Description:

Muscat University is looking to grow its Faculty of Business & Management through the appointment of a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Financial Technology (FinTech). With an ethos of providing an exceptional student experience, the post holder will work with the Faculty Director to ensure efficient and effective delivery of modules. S/he will be responsible for ensuring that curriculum management and enhancement activities comply with the required standards of the Oman Academic Accreditation Authority (OAAA).

For appointment to the Lecturer rank, a minimum of a PhD qualification in Finance, FinTech or a closely related field is required along with experience in Higher Education (HE) teaching. For the SL rank, a minimum of a PhD in Finance, FinTech or a closely related field is required from an accredited university, ideally UK-based and AACSB accredited, good research profile, and a minimum of three years post-doctoral HE teaching (including a master’s level). Experience in the UK HE sector and/or the Omani and GCC HE environments would be an advantage, as would strong links to industry, and experience in an international context. In addition to teaching, the post-holder at the SL level will be responsible for developing and supervising research projects, enhancing collaborative activities with industry and practising leading-edge research through an international publication record.

The overall economic landscape in The Sultanate of Oman has been constantly improving over the years due to progressive governmental plans, policies and strong regulations. Human capital and research are key pillars underpinning these efforts at the national level and Muscat University is well-placed to play an important role as a facilitator through its vision to empower individuals and communities through transformative learning and teaching, informative research, and proactive industry engagement in Oman and the GCC region.

 

We acknowledge, understand, and embrace diversity and expect joining faculty to display and apply the same principles.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

 

·         Deliver high-quality teaching experience on FinTech modules at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

·         Construct, plan, and assess student assignments.

·         Liaise with the Faculty Director on all student matters including timetabling, and academic and technical support.

·         Undertake the role of Student Advisor/Personal Tutor.

·         Undertake research and scholarly activity to publish in refereed international academic journals.

·         Engage with external Finance and FinTech-related bodies and industry to enrich the student experience, including visiting students on an industrial placement.

·         Participate in University meetings and events including Board of Examiners, Programme Reviews, Planning and Monitoring Committees and Staff/Student Liaison.

·         Maintain flexible working patterns which may include some evening and weekend work in support of Programme/Faculty/University business.

·         Actively engage with businesses/professional bodies/schools and colleges/communities/enterprises, etc., organize student outreach and invite industry speakers to enhance the student experience and facilitate industrial placement of students, as appropriate.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications

 

Essential:

•      PhD (or equivalence) in Finance, FinTech or a closely related field

 

Desirable:

•      Professional qualifications and/or membership in recognized bodies.

•      Fellowship of the HE Academy or willingness to work towards (within 18 months).

Skills and Aptitudes:

•         Ability to communicate with clarity on complex & conceptual ideas to those with limited knowledge & understanding, and peers, using high-level skills & a range of media.

•         Ability to think critically and promote innovation and creativity.

•         Demonstrates competencies, core behaviour and supplementary behaviour that support and promote the University’s core values.

•         Committed to ensuring a high-quality student experience.

 

Additional requirements at the Senior Lecturer level:

•         Ability to devise, advise on and manage research programmes.

•         Track record of published research in internationally recognised journals.

Experience:

 

Essential:

•      One- or two years’ experience of teaching modules in FinTech in Higher Education for the Lecturer position and at least three years’ HE teaching (including at master’s level) for the SL position.

Desirable:

•      Experience in the UK HE sectors and/or the Omani and GCC HE environments.

•      Strong links to industry and experience in an international context.

•      Academic accreditation or quality assurance experiences.

•         Strong track record in research and scholarly activities or ability to demonstrate capability for same.

Terms and Conditions:

The appointment will be made at the appropriate level, according to the appointee’s qualifications and experience. A competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered following the Sultanate of Oman Labor Law.


 


--Muscat University--
Full-Time
04/23/2024 07:35:48

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Management (Strategy, HRM & Innovation)

Job Title:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Management (specialization in Strategy, Human Resource Management and/or Innovation) at the Faculty of Business and Management

Job Description:

Muscat University is looking to grow its Faculty of Business & Management through the appointment of a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Management with specialization in Marketing, Human Resource Management and/or Innovation Management. With an ethos of providing an exceptional student experience, the post holder will work with the Faculty Director to ensure efficient and effective delivery of modules. S/he will be responsible for ensuring that curriculum management and enhancement activities comply with the required standards of the Oman Academic Accreditation Authority (OAAA).

For appointment to the Lecturer rank, a minimum of a PhD qualification in Management, Business Administration, Strategy, Innovation Management, Human Resource Management, or a closely related field is required along with experience in Higher Education (HE) teaching.

For the SL rank, a minimum of a PhD qualification in Management, Business Administration, Strategy, Innovation Management, Human Resource Management or a closely related field is required from an accredited university, ideally UK UK-based and AACSB-accredited, good research profile, and a minimum of three years post-doctoral HE teaching (including at master’s level). Experience in the UK HE sector and/or the Omani and GCC HE environments would be an advantage, as would strong links to industry, and experience in an international context. In addition to teaching, the post-holder at the SL level will be responsible for developing and supervising research projects, enhancing collaborative activities with industry and practising leading-edge research through an international publication record.

The overall economic landscape in The Sultanate of Oman has been constantly improving over the years due to progressive governmental plans, policies and strong regulations. Human capital and research are key pillars underpinning these efforts at the national level and Muscat University is well-placed to play an important role as a facilitator through its vision to empower individuals and communities through transformative learning and teaching, informative research, and proactive industry engagement in Oman and the GCC region.

 

Possessing a CMI, CII, CIPD, or related management qualification and/or Experience is desirable and will be given preference.

We acknowledge, understand, and embrace diversity and expect joining faculty to display and apply the same principles.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

 

·         Deliver high-quality teaching experience in Management, Business Administration, Strategy, Innovation Management, and Human Resource Management modules at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

·         Construct, plan, and assess student assignments.

·         Liaise with the Faculty Director on all student matters including timetabling, and academic and technical support.

·         Undertake the role of Student Advisor/Personal Tutor.

·         Undertake research and scholarly activity to publish in refereed international academic journals.

·         Engage with external Management and Business Administration bodies and industry to enrich the student experience, including visiting students on industrial placement.

·         Participate in University meetings and events including Board of Examiners, Programme Reviews, Planning and Monitoring Committees and Staff/Student Liaison.

·         Maintain flexible working patterns which may include some evening and weekend work in support of Programme/Faculty/University business.

·         Actively engage with businesses/professional bodies/schools and colleges/communities/enterprises, etc., organize student outreach and invite industry speakers to enhance the student experience and facilitate industrial placement of students, as appropriate.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications

 

Essential:

•      PhD (or equivalence) in Management, Business Administration, Strategy, Innovation Management, Human Resource Management, or a closely related field

 

Desirable:

•         Candidates with teaching experience in English and Arabic.

•      Professional qualifications and/or membership in recognized bodies.

•      Fellowship of the HE Academy or willingness to work towards (within 18 months).

Skills and Aptitudes:

•         Ability to communicate with clarity on complex & conceptual ideas to those with limited knowledge & understanding, and peers, using high-level skills & a range of media.

•         Ability to think critically and promote innovation and creativity.

•         Demonstrates competencies, core behaviour and supplementary behaviour that support and promote the University’s core values.

•         Committed to ensuring a high-quality student experience.

 

Additional requirements at the Senior Lecturer level:

•         Ability to devise, advise on and manage research programmes.

•         Track record of published research in internationally recognised journals.

Experience:

 

Essential:

•      One- or two-years experience in teaching modules in Management, Business Administration, Strategy, Innovation Management, and Human Resource Management in Higher Education for the Lecturer position and at least three years’ HE teaching (including at master’s level) for the SL position.

Desirable:

•      Experience in the UK HE sectors and/or the Omani and GCC HE environments.

•      Strong links to industry and experience in an international context.

•      Academic accreditation or quality assurance experiences.

•         Strong track record in research and scholarly activities or ability to demonstrate capability for same.

Terms and Conditions:

The appointment will be made at the appropriate level, according to the appointee’s qualifications and experience. A competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered following the Sultanate of Oman Labour Law.

 


 


--Muscat University--
Full-Time
04/23/2024 07:36:08

Director of General Foundation Programme (GFP) & Language Centre (LC)

Job title:

Director of General Foundation Programme (GFP) & Language Centre (LC)

Job Summary:

The Director of General Foundation Programme (GFP) is responsible for establishing and monitoring strategies, policies, procedures and implementation plans to ensure the highest possible quality of the Foundation programmes (FP) and the Pre-Master’s Programme as well as the development and execution of strategic initiatives to promote and expand these programs and activities. The appointee will be required to oversee the successful delivery of all aspects of the University’s foundation programmes, including curriculum, assessment, faculty development, and student’s progression. The appointee will provide expertise and leadership by assisting in the development of curriculum and programmes and through participation in accreditation and benchmarking projects. The Director of General Foundation Program and MU Language Centre (LC) supervises faculty and students in the programme to ensure that students achieve the required learning outcomes enabling students to progress to their degree-level programmes.

 

These responsibilities must be carried out in close liaison and collaboration with the DVC Academic Affairs Research and Innovation, relevant ministries and government s and with key representatives of any academic institution(s) with which Muscat University has a formal partnership agreement. The Director of GFP is expected to be a vigorous advocate for the academic programmes and the intellectual life of the Muscat University community in general.

 

Line Management: To line manage FP Academic Staff Offer support, guidance, and leadership of the FP team. Observe new FP Academic Staff. The mentoring and coaching of FP and LC lecturers. Line managed by the MU DVCAARI.

 

Detailed description: The Director of FP provides overall leadership of all activities undertaken by the department. This includes leading all aspects of the FP such as arranging all learning, teaching, and assessment activities, co-leading the OAAA quality audit with the Quality & Institutional Performance Department, representing the FP internally through committees and meetings and externally through being an ambassador of the University, and leading on the establishment and growth of the MU LC. The Director of FP is also expected to teach in alignment with MU Academic Workload Policy.

Key duties & responsibilities:

•         Supporting the University’s senior leadership team in establishing a reputation for excellence at Muscat University; advising the DVCAARI, on matters relating to the successful delivery of the University’s GFP and LC.

•         Ensuring that the relationship between staff of the GFP Department and other members of the University community is productive, open and mutually trusting;

•         Leading on the ongoing refinement of the University’s GFP and implementation plan for approval by the DVC Academic, enabling the University to enhance its profile and reputation for excellence;

•         Being an effective ambassador for the University locally, regionally and internationally among academics, parents and prospective sponsors as well as senior members of international affiliate institutions;

•         Providing clear collaborative leadership through example, inspiring the faculty and staff of the GFP Department to success in all their activities;

•         Managing, mentoring and training of the GFP team;

•         Providing first-rate leadership in teaching and teaching-related activities, ensuring the highest quality of the GFP student experience;

•         Ensuring that the University makes appropriate and effective use of digital technology to enable students, faculty and staff to enjoy the benefits of 21st century learning environment.

•         The advertising, recruitment and induction of all MU GFP Academic staff.

•         Representing the FP in MU committees and meetings.

•         To work in accordance with the MU strategic plan and align the FP & LC operational plan accordingly. To periodically measure achievements of the FP & LC operational plan and report back to the senior leadership as and when required.

•         Responsibly managing the financial side of the FP for example textbooks and other resources, the learning and development budget of staff etc.

•         Planning all learning and teaching activities such as the timetabling of teaching, monitoring of student achievement and progression, the leadership of support for less proficient students and all assessment related activities.

•         Co-leading with the Quality and Institutional Performance Department the OAAA FP quality audit.

•         Leading on all quality assurance matters including QA of assessments, employing and external examiner, and leading the annual monitoring review.

•         Benchmarking on a range of matters with similar HEIs in the Sultanate of Oman.

•         Establishing and leading the MU LC for example the creation, marketing, and leadership of a suite of language courses to be offered internally and externally at MU.

•         The leadership of all FP and LC Academic staff including recruitment, induction, arranging mentoring for new staff and carrying out the annual Performance appraisal for all FP and LC Academic staff. Working with HR, Finance, and the FP & LC Academic staff to establish professional developments needs and ensure these are built into individual’s annual goals.

•         Leading the partnership with the British Council (BC) involving regular communication with the BC, leading on all IELTs related matters, and contract renewal.

•         Representing the FP department in matters related to existing and future partnerships.

•         Any other duties in line with this position.

 

Education/Qualification:

·         A first (bachelor) degree + a postgraduate (Master’s level) qualification in a relevant field to the FP subjects.

·         Candidates are expected to have a minimum of five years relevant teaching experience.

Person Specification:

•         Substantial teaching experience in a subject relevant to the FP e.g., full-time experience of teaching English, Math, or IT.

•         A postgraduate – minimum master’s level – qualification.

•         To be driven, well-organized, and motivating for the team of FP and LC Academic staff.

•         Experience of leading people and projects.

•         Willingness to be flexible in terms of working days and hours.

 

 

Reporting to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Research and Innovation.

Job Location:

Muscat, Oman (some local travel may be required)

Hours:

Full time. Hours as necessary for the role.

Nationality:

Priority in recruitment shall be given to Omani Candidates.

 

 

 

 


--Muscat University--
Full-Time
04/23/2024 07:33:33

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Accounting

Job Title:

Senior Lecturer in Accounting at the Faculty of Business and Management

Job Description:

Muscat University is looking to grow its Faculty of Business & Management through the appointment of a Lecturer and a Senior Lecturer in Accounting with emphasis on Audit, Professional Ethics, Business Tax, Tax Policy and Personal Tax, and Strategic Management Accounting. With an ethos of providing an exceptional student experience, the post holder will work with the Faculty Director to ensure efficient and effective delivery of modules. S/he will be responsible for ensuring that curriculum management and enhancement activities comply with the required standards of the Oman Academic Accreditation Authority (OAAA).

For appointment to the Lecturer rank, a minimum of a Master's qualification in Accounting is required along with two years’ experience in Higher Education (HE) teaching. For the SL rank, a minimum of a PhD in Accounting or a closely related field is required from an accredited university, ideally UK-based and AACSB accredited, good research profile, and a minimum of three years post-doctoral HE teaching (including master’s level). Exceptional candidates with recognised professional qualifications and substantial industry &/or professional experiences including at least five years of HE teaching & research experience can be considered for a Senior Lecturer rank. Experience in the UK HE sectors and/or the Omani and GCC HE environments would be an advantage, as would strong links to industry, and experience in an international context. In addition to teaching, the post-holder at the SL level will be responsible for developing and supervising research projects, enhancing collaborative activities with industry and practising leading-edge research through an international publication record.

The overall economic landscape in The Sultanate of Oman has been constantly improving over the years due to progressive governmental plans, policies and strong regulations. Human capital and research are key pillars underpinning these efforts at the national level and Muscat University is well-placed to play an important role as a facilitator through its vision to empower individuals and communities through transformative learning and teaching, informative research, and proactive industry engagement in Oman and the GCC region.

 

Possessing an ACCA qualification and/or ACCA Experience is desirable and will be given preference.

We acknowledge, understand, and embrace diversity and expect joining faculty to display and apply the same principles.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

 

·         Deliver high-quality teaching experience on Audit, Professional Ethics, Business Tax, Tax Policy and Personal Tax, and Strategic Management Accounting modules at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

·         Construct, plan, and assess student assignments.

·         Liaise with the Faculty Director on all student matters including timetabling, and academic and technical support.

·         Undertake the role of Student Advisor/Personal Tutor.

·         Undertake research and scholarly activity to publish in refereed international academic journals.

·         Engage with external Accounting-related bodies and industry to enrich the student experience, including visiting students on an industrial placement.

·         Participate in University meetings and events including Board of Examiners, Programme Reviews, Planning and Monitoring Committees and Staff/Student Liaison.

·         Maintain flexible working patterns which may include some evening and weekend work in support of Programme/Faculty/University business.

·         Actively engage with businesses/professional bodies/schools and colleges/communities/enterprises, etc., organize student outreach and invite industry speakers to enhance the student experience and facilitate industrial placement of students, as appropriate.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications

 

Essential:

•      PhD (or equivalence) in Accounting for Senior Lecturer (SL) rank

• Master's degree in Accounting for Lecturer rank. *

 

*Candidates with recognized professional qualifications and substantial industry &/or professional experiences including at least 5 years HE teaching & research experience can be considered for a SL rank.

 

Desirable:

•      Professional qualifications and/or membership in recognized bodies.

•      Fellowship of the HE Academy or willingness to work towards (within 18 months).

Skills and Aptitudes:

•         Ability to communicate with clarity on complex & conceptual ideas to those with limited knowledge & understanding, and peers, using high-level skills & a range of media.

•         Ability to think critically and promote innovation and creativity.

•         Demonstrates competencies, core behaviour and supplementary behaviour that support and promote the University’s core values.

•         Committed to ensuring a high-quality student experience.

 

Additional requirements at the Senior Lecturer level:

•         Ability to devise, advise on and manage research programmes.

•         Track record of published research in internationally recognized journals.

Experience:

 

Essential:

•      At least two years’ experience of teaching modules in Accounting in Higher Education for the Lecturer position and at least three years’ HE teaching (including at master’s level) for the SL position. Exceptional candidates with professional qualifications can be considered for the SL rank.

Desirable:

•      Experience in the UK HE sectors and/or the Omani and GCC HE environments.

•      Strong links to industry and experience in an international context.

•      Academic accreditation or quality assurance experiences.

•         Strong track record in research and scholarly activities or ability to demonstrate capability for same.

Terms and Conditions:

The appointment will be made at the appropriate level, according to the appointee’s qualifications and experience. A competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered following the Sultanate of Oman Labor Law.

 

 


--Muscat University--
Full-Time
04/24/2024 02:28:04

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Engineering

1 open positions

Job Title:

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Engineering

 Job Summary:

This is a predominantly teaching-focused position to manage and support the delivery of postgraduate, undergraduate, foundation and executive programmes.

The post-holder will have primary responsibility for teaching undergraduate energy engineering (experience in teaching process design is extra credit) and postgraduate renewable energy engineering modules, laboratory development and supervision, and supporting relevant programmes in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology (e.g., chemical engineering) and, if required, contribution to relevant teaching in foundation programmes as well as on executive education courses. Preference will be given to candidates with administrative experience.

 Key Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  1. Deliver a high-quality teaching experience in foundation, undergraduate (BSc and BEng), laboratory, pre-masters, postgraduate (MSc) programmes and executive programmes.
  2. Ensure all necessary content and material is in place for the degree programmes in time.
  3. Construct and plan student assignments, module delivery and assessment, ensuring coherence and relevance.
  4. Liaise with the faculty Director on all student matters & timetable planning and manage module timetables, content & resource areas, liaising with academic & technical staff as appropriate.
  5. Initiate high-quality learning and teaching/training activities that reflect the needs and contemporary currency of the subject and foster a group dynamic and peer learning.
  6. Engage with students and demonstrators during laboratory sessions to ensure a high level of understanding is achieved by the students.
  7. Ensure all learning experiences comply with the expectations of all related standards of the Oman Academic Accreditation Authority (OAAA).
  8. Monitor the student voice through meetings, surveys and reviews and liaise with the Faculty Director about findings, initiating solutions to any student dissatisfaction or other issues.
  9. Formulate and coordinate the Final Year Projects and Theses to ensure a consistent and rigorous process, including liaising with industry where necessary.
  10. Attend Open Days, external events and interviews as required by the Faculty Director to support recruitment activities.
  11. Maintain flexible working patterns which include some evening and weekend work in support of Programme/Faculty/University business.
  12. Actively engage with businesses/professional bodies/schools and colleges/communities/enterprises, etc., organize student outreach and invite industry speakers to enhance the student experience and facilitate industrial placement of students, as appropriate.
  13. Organize, prepare and participate in University meetings and events including Boards of Examiners, Programme Reviews, Planning and Monitoring committees, Student/Staff Liaison, and faculty and university committees and policy developments.
  14. Work with the Faculty Director and other University representatives to ensure student attainment, success and progression by monitoring student attendance and performance, and obtaining student feedback.

 * The job description may be altered at any time in the future in line with the level of the post to meet changing institutional requirements, but only in full consultation with the post-holder.

 Qualification:

-         PhD holder, preferred to have experience in chemical engineering curriculum

Faculty of Engineering and Technology.

 Responsible to:

Faculty Director, Faculty of Engineering and Technology

 Location:

Muscat, Oman (some local travel may be required).

 Hours:

Full time. Hours as necessary for the role.


--Muscat University--
04/24/2024 02:11:35