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Assistant Professor at GUtech, Oman

Deadline: June 22, 2012

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Assistant Professor in Mathematics
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. Through its affiliation with RWTH Aachen University, GUtech aims at becoming a leading university of technology in the wider region by building on the three pillars of education, research and innovation. 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.

JOB TITLE
Assistant Professor in Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics and Science

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 differential equations, statistics, or modelling of processes and data.
Applicants should hold a PhD degree and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Candidates are expected to be good researchers and should have contributed to the advancement of research internationally.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Tasks and responsibilities will include teaching mathematics to students of engineering and sciences. The language of instruction at GUtech is English. Emphasis will be given to the candidates’ potential to develop their own research programmes. Interests in interdisciplinary cooperation with other areas of research at the German University of Technology in Oman are considered a definite advantage.

OUR OFFER
GUtech offers an international and dynamic environment with an extensive research network provided by RWTH Aachen University. The employer will be the private German University of Technology in Oman.
The appointment is initially for 4 years and renewable, dependent on a positive performance review. 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 September or October 2012.
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 2-3 reference letters via email to the Rector of the German University of Technology in Oman, Prof. Dr. Burkhard Rauhut: rector@gutech.edu.om

Closing date for applications is 22.06.2012.

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Bernhard Heim: bernhard.heim@gutech.edu.om

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