Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Bioengineering

Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
20 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time


King Abdullah University of Science and Technology


KAUST is inviting applicants for a lecturer or senior lecturer position in its newly launched Bioengineering Degree Program (MS and PhD levels). This program will bridge KAUST’s strengths in Engineering, Chemistry and Biology and Chemistry. In particular, it will integrate elements of electrical and mechanical engineering, biochemistry, chemistry, computer science and materials science with biology. The program will consist of four tracks: Computational Biosciences and Digital Health, Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Bioelectronics, Synthetic Biology and Microbial Engineering.

The candidate is expected to establish and teach general laboratory courses in bioengineering in at least two of the tracks, which include techniques in synthetic biology, 3D printing, fabrication/scaffolds, microfluidics, bioelectronics and measurements, bioreactors, and computational statistical components. The candidate is also expected to teach general bioengineering courses in at least two of the tracks. The candidate will also play a major role in the student admission process by performing assessment academic interviews and evaluation tests.

The candidate should hold a PhD in Bioengineering or related fields. Teaching experience with classroom and/or in laboratory setting in Bioengineering or related fields at the university level is required. The candidate must have a strong communication and organizational skills.  

KAUST offers an attractive teaching career path with a promotion scheme. The initial appointment will be up to 3 years and is renewable upon evaluation. KAUST (, located on the shores of the Red Sea in Thuwal (80km north of Jeddah) in Saudi Arabia, is an international graduate-level research university dedicated to advancing science and technology through bold and collaborative research and to addressing challenges of regional and global significance. For more information about KAUST please go to More information available at the Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division​ (BESE)​ (

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, complete CV, teaching statement, teaching portfolio, and names and contact information of at least three referees. The university invites applicants from all qualified individuals but female candidates are highly encouraged to apply. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by June 30, 2019.

Application Instructions

  • Please upload the following documents:
  • Cover letter
  • Up-to-date CV
  • Teaching statement
  • Teaching portfolio
  • Contact details of at least three potential referees

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