Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in Earth Science and Engineering/Solid Earth Geophysics


King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia


The Faculty of Earth Sciences is recruiting outstanding faculty into our multi-disciplinary and internationally collaborating faculty, to continue building one of the world's finest teaching and research institutions and to fulfil its educational and research missions. We invite qualified scientists to apply for faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant, Associate and Full Professor) in the following areas of expertise:

Faculty in Earth Science and Engineering / Solid Earth Geophysics  

We are recruiting faculty in the broad field of Earth Science & Engineering and Solid Earth Geophysics with expertise in geophysics, geodynamics, tectonics, seismology, geothermal energy systems. Scientists conducting field and/or lab experiments are invited as well as researchers conducting numerical simulations or big-data analysis.

The successful applicant should have a proven track record in publishing high-impact papers, and is expected to establish a thriving research program. Engaging in national and international scientific collaborations is part of the KAUST spirit. Commitment to high-quality teaching at the graduate level, and active participation in the KAUST academic and community life is what makes KAUST faculty unique.


Ph.D. degree is required

Application Instructions

Applicants are required to complete the online application form. They must also upload a single PDF file including the following:

  • Updated curriculum vitae with a full list of publications
  • Statement of research interests
  • Statement of teaching interests
  • Contact details of at least four potential referees
  • Two citation reports (Google Scholar, Web of Science and/or Scopus)
  • Copies of the five most relevant publications

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