Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Materials Science and Engineering

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Material Sciences and Engineering

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should complete the online application form. The application must have the following materials: • A Cover letter introducing the candidacy, summarizing applicants achievements and records, indicating the applied-for rank. • Comprehensive CV including lists of publications. • Copies of degree diplomas and transcripts. • Statement of research interests • Statement of teaching interests • A list of the names/affiliation and contact details of at least three potential referees. Ready recommendation letters could be sent. • Selecting 5 of applicant’s top journal papers reflecting research interests.

Posting Details

Job Reference Number F196

Job Title Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Materials Science and Engineering

Location Dhahran – Saudi Arabia

Type Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at KFUPM is seeking to fill few faculty positions at all professorial ranks starting January 2022 with potential candidates showing ability and desire for excellence in both teaching and research. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Materials Science & Engineering or related science & engineering fields.

Job Responsibility

The candidate will be expected to establish an independent research program and to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Compensation & Benefits

Two-year renewable contract. Competitive tax-free salaries based on qualifications and experience. All KFUPM faculty are offered free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance. The appointment includes the following benefits according to the University’s policy: air ticket/s to Dammam upon appointment; annual repatriation air ticket/s for up to four persons; a contribution towards local tuition fees for school-age dependent children; local transportation allowance; two months’ paid summer leave in addition to mid-semester breaks; free health care at KFUPM Clinic; end-of-service gratuity after two (2) years of continuous service. The KFUPM campus has a range of facilities including a medical and dental clinic, health club with swimming pool, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities, a recreation center and a private beach.

Qualifications

Applicants must have an earned PhD Degree from reputable institution, strong record of published research, experience in supervising research of graduate students, relevant teaching experience at the university level and have teaching and/or industrial experience in the respective areas.

The institution language is the English and hence applicant must be fluent in English as it is the medium of instruction in the University.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should complete the online application form. The application must have the following materials:

• A Cover letter introducing the candidacy, summarizing applicants achievements and records, indicating the applied-for rank.
• Comprehensive CV including lists of publications.
• Copies of degree diplomas and transcripts.
• Statement of research interests
• Statement of teaching interests
• A list of the names/affiliation and contact details of at least three potential referees. Ready recommendation letters could be sent.
• Selecting 5 of applicant’s top journal papers reflecting research interests.

Contact Information

Director of Talent Acquisition Department
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
KFUPM Box 5005, Dhahran 31261
Saudi Arabia
Email: faculty@kfupm.edu.sa
Telephone: +966 13 860-7854
Fax: +966 13 860-2442

Open Date 05/01/2021

Close Date 07/31/2021

Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. *Gender
    • Male
    • Female
  2. *What is the Highest Education Level you have earned?*How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Bachelor's
    • Master's
    • PhD or above
  3. (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. All Official Transcripts (BS, MS, Ph.D.) combined in one file
  4. All Degrees and Certifications (BS, MS, Ph.D.) combined in one file
  5. Abstract of the Dissertation
  6. Scanned copy of Passport
  7. Applicant Photo
  8. Teaching Statement
  9. Research Statement
  10. List of Publications
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document