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Research Associate (Equivalent to Scientist1)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

1. Applicants should provide their curriculum vitae and specifically address how their qualifications, knowledge and experience demonstrate their ability to successfully undertake the duties and responsibilities of the position. 2. Applicants must be fluent in English as it is the medium of instruction in the University.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Reference Number F075
Job Title Research Associate (Equivalent to Scientist1)
Location Dhahran – Saudi Arabia
Type Full Time
Job Description

The applicant with a solid record of published research, particularly in areas of social or public policy and nonprofit development are most welcome.

Job Responsibility

Research Associates will focus on conducting research either individually or as part of a team and will report to the Research Director. Additionally, Research Associates will help create a research infrastructure in the Saudi nonprofit sector.

Compensation & Benefits

Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. The appointment includes the following benefits according to the university policy.
1. Tax free salary.
2. Free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance.
3. Air ticket/s to Dhahran on appointment.
4. Annual repatriation air ticket/s for family members up to four persons.
5. 45 days of paid vacation.
6. Assistance with local tuition fees for school-aged dependent children.
7. Transportation allowance
8. Free health care at KFUPM Clinic
9. 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.

Please visit http://www3.kfupm.edu.sa/facultyrect/ for more details about the facilities at KFUPM.

Qualifications

• Minimum of a Master’s degree in social/political science including qualitative and quantitative research courses, with emphasis on applied social research.

• Applicants research specialties should include survey methodology, quantitative/qualitative research, and social statistics.

• Previous documented work experience in the principal role of a researcher is required.

Special Instructions to Applicants

1. Applicants should provide their curriculum vitae and specifically address how their qualifications, knowledge and experience demonstrate their ability to successfully undertake the duties and responsibilities of the position.

2. Applicants must be fluent in English as it is the medium of instruction in the University.

Contact Information

Director of Faculty Affairs
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
KFUPM Box 5005, Dhahran 31261
Saudi Arabia
Email: faculty@kfupm.edu.sa
Telephone: +966 13 860-3257
Fax: +966 13 860-2442

Open Date 06/07/2015
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Gender
    • Male
    • Female
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Highest Education Level you have earned ?
    • Bachelor
    • Masters
    • PhD or above

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. Scanned copy of Passport
  6. Applicant Photo
  7. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Abstract of the Dissertation
  2. Teaching Statement
  3. Other Document
  4. Research Statement
  5. List of Publications