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Research Scientist - Center of Research Excellence in Corrosion, Research Institute

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

1. Applications are invited for research positions as soon as possible 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 F093
Job Title Research Scientist - Center of Research Excellence in Corrosion, Research Institute
Location Dhahran – Saudi Arabia
Type Full Time
Job Description

The Center of Research Excellence in Corrosion at KFUPM is seeking to fill several research positions with potential candidates showing ability and desire for excellence in corrosion research. Applicant must hold a Ph.D. degree and has a vast experience in some of the following areas:
•Electrochemistry
•Corrosion control in oil and gas
•Corrosion control in cooling water systems
•Corrosion of Biomedical Materials and Devices
•Corrosion under insulation
•Root cause analysis of corrosion failures
•Scale and Corrosion Inhibition
•Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC)
•Surface Modifications
•Protective coating systems
•Biocide functionalization, encapsulation and coating formulation
•Corrosion Monitoring and Management

Job Responsibility

1.Write research proposals and get research fund from industries.
2.Conduct basic and applied research to understand corrosion and solve industrials problem.
3.Develop advanced products and technologies that mitigate corrosion.
4.Publish findings or creative works.
5.Build competencies in the corrosion area.

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 a reputable institution with strong record of published research in the areas need for the center as in the Job Description. In addition, the candidate must has experience in supervising research of graduate students or have industrial experience in the respective areas.

Special Instructions to Applicants

1. Applications are invited for research positions as soon as possible 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 01/01/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled No

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