Assistant / Associate / Full Professor – Psychology Specialist

Saudi Arabia (SA)
11 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
22 Apr 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Reference Number   F181
Assistant / Associate / Full Professor – Psychology Specialist
Location  Dhahran – Saudi Arabia
Type  Full Time

Job Description
The Department of Global & Social Studies at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia invites applications for full-time faculty positions with the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the following field:

  • Psychology Specialist (in either Counseling, Mental Health, Neuropsychology or Clinical Psychology).

For more information about the college, please visit:

Job Responsibility
The applicant will be teaching in the Department and will work in advising all University students at the Counseling & Advising Center under the Deanship of Students Affairs.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Two-year renewable contract. 
  • Competitive tax-free salaries based on qualifications and experience. 
  • Free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance. 
  • Air ticket/s to Dammam upon appointment; annual repatriation air ticket/s for up to four persons.
  • Contribution towards local tuition fees for school-age dependent children; local transportation allowance.
  • Two months’ paid summer leave.
  • 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

Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. from reputable institution, preferably in Counseling, Mental Health, Neuropsychology or Clinical Psychology. They must also have 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 Middle East expertise and experience are encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions to Applicants

  1. Applications are invited for faculty positions for the Academic Year starting in September 2020 at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
  2. Applicants must be fluent in English as it is the edium of instruction in the University.

Contact Information
Director of Faculty Affairs
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
KFUPM Box 5005, Dhahran 31261
Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +966 13 860-3257
Fax: +966 13 860-2442

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

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