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Physical Oceanographer - Center for Environment and Water, Research Institute

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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 F033
Job Title Physical Oceanographer - Center for Environment and Water, Research Institute
Location Dhahran – Saudi Arabia
Type Full Time
Job Description

We seek an experienced full-time Physical Oceanographer to work in the Research Institute, Center for Environment and Water (King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals) based at Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The candidate will play an important role in the data analysis and interpretation of ADCP /metocean data, designing metocean field programs, and oceanic wave and hydrodynamic modelling.

Job Responsibility

The successful candidate will work in a team environment and contribute to baseline studies, environmental impact assessments, environmental effects monitoring programs, and research projects.

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

1. A doctoral degree in Physical Oceanography/ Oceanographic Engineering, or related field is required.
2. Experience with oceanographic equipment (CTDs ADCPs, gliders, profiling systems, and systems integration), basic electronics experience, data handling, on-board ship experience.
3. Strong general computer skills including at least one programming language.
4. A good track record in handling projects independently.
5. Publishing record in peer-reviewed journals.
6. Good command of English in both writing and speaking with good presentation skills.
7. Technical report writing skills.
8. Knowledge in the application of modern statistical marine ecological packages.

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 03/29/2016
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