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Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Physics

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

1. Applications are invited for faculty positions for the Academic Year starting in September 2016 (Term 161) at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. 2. Applicants must be fluent in English as it is the medium of instruction in the University. 3. For more details about the facilities at KFUPM please visit www3.kfupm.edu.sa/facultyrect

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Reference Number F007
Job Title Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Physics
Location Dhahran – Saudi Arabia
Type Full Time
Job Description

The Physics Department at KFUPM invites applications for faculty positions in the following areas:

1. Experimental atomic and molecular physics
2. Optical and laser physics
3. Nuclear and theoretical physics

KFUPM is a leading university in the Arabian Gulf region with an international repute. It is located on the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia. The Physics Department has strong research programs with well-equipped experimental facilities in lasers, low-energy nuclear physics, radiation protection, superconductivity, and material science.

Job Responsibility

Candidates will be expected to establish an independent research program and to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Significant funding is available to aid in establishing research programs.

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

Preference will be given to recent Ph.D. graduates or post docs from reputable institution, strong record of published research, relevant teaching experience at the university level and have teaching and/or industrial experience in the respective areas.

Special Instructions to Applicants

1. Applications are invited for faculty positions for the Academic Year starting in September 2016 (Term 161) at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

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

3. For more details about the facilities at KFUPM please visit www3.kfupm.edu.sa/facultyrect

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 11/05/2014
Close Date
Open Until Filled No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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

    (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