Faculty Positions at King Abdullah University

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Faculty Positions at King Abdullah University

A Global University

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is an international graduate-level research university dedicated to advancing science and technology through breakthrough bold and collaborative research.

KAUST was built to address scientific challenges of regional and global significance through interdisciplinary research. The university promotes a culture of cross-discipline collaboration and encourages faculty to break down the barriers between fields. The University's matrix structure is uniquely designed to support this vision.

Global Faculty

KAUST has recruited faculty from many of the best universities and research institutions in the world. The expectations of faculty are the same as any research-intensive university: to make high-impact scientific discoveries through bold and ambitious initiatives and to provide outstanding education to graduate students.


KAUST offers a rare opportunity to be part of a new, ambitious university with a clear vision. One of the main attractions for faculty is the excellent support structure from technology, facilities and economic development expertise. This blend of custom-built infrastructure enables new ideas to move faster and further than in a traditional setting.

What makes KAUST faculty?

Assistant Professors will demonstrate intelligence, drive and creativity, coupled with an exceptional initial output and early signs of recognition within their academic community.

Associate Professors will be rising stars who have already led research that has made a visible impact in their field.

Professors will be world-leaders in their field with highly visible research programs and a distinguished track record of scientific breakthroughs.

Hard work and scientific output are rewarded, KAUST will provide exceptional resources for their continued success towards their goals.

The appointment, promotion and retention of faculty and staff, and all the educational and administrative activities of the University shall be conducted on the basis of equality, without regard to race, color, religion or gender.

Faculty Openings
Chemical and Life Sciences and Engineering Division

    Red Sea Research Center
    Bioscience Positions

Mathematical and Computer Sciences and Engineering Division
The AMCS and CS priority areas for faculty recruiting for 2011-2012 will be posted shortly.
Physical Sciences and Engineering Division

    Earth Sciences and Engineering
    Electrical Engineering
    Materials Science and Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering

Water Desalination and Reuse Center

    Advanced Disinfection Processes
    Environmental Desalination Technologies
    Environmental Hydrology

Deadline: Contact employer

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