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Research Scientist/Engineer - Center for Refining & Petrochemicals, Research Institute

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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 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 F090
Job Title Research Scientist/Engineer - Center for Refining & Petrochemicals, Research Institute
Location Dhahran – Saudi Arabia
Type Full Time
Job Description

The Center for Refining & Petrochemicals, Research Institute at KFUPM is seeking to fill several faculty positions at all research ranks starting September, 2016 with potential candidates showing ability and desire for excellence in both teaching and catalysis research. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in the following disciplines:
• Chemistry
• Chemical Engineering

For more information about the department, please visit: http://ri.kfupm.edu.sa/crp/

Job Responsibility

Participate in on-going research projects related to catalysis for the upgrade of hydrocarbons to fuels and chemicals.

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.

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.

Candidates with established research and teaching credentials in catalysis are encouraged to apply and may be considered for a senior faculty position.

Special Instructions to Applicants

1. Applications are invited for faculty positions for the Academic Year starting in September 2016 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

Assistant Director of Faculty Affairs – Employment
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 02/01/2016
Close Date 06/30/2016
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. Abstract of the Dissertation
  6. Scanned copy of Passport
  7. Applicant Photo
  8. Research Statement
  9. List of Publications
  10. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document