Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering 2020-2021

Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering Division (faculty)

Location KAUST, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


The Electrical Engineering (EE) Program in the Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) invites applications for faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professors), with preference for candidates at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates applying for a position of Assistant Professor should have an excellent potential for high impact research. Candidates applying for Associate and Full Professor positions should have a distinguished track record in research and a strong commitment to service and teaching at the graduate level.

We seek candidates in all fields pertaining to electrical engineering. Of particular interest are applicants in the areas of (i) AI and machine learning, (ii) robotics, (iii) energy devices and systems, (iv) biomedical and healthcare technology, (v) environmental sustainability and resilience.

KAUST is an international, graduate research university dedicated to advancing science and technology through interdisciplinary research, education, and innovation. Located in Saudi Arabia, on the eastern shores of the Red Sea, KAUST offers superb research facilities, generous baseline research funding, and internationally competitive salaries, together with unmatched living conditions for individuals and families. More information about KAUST academic programs, research activities, and community life are available at:

The EE program at KAUST is recognized for its vibrant research programs and collaborative environment. EE core research competencies in energy efficiency, nanoelectronics and nanotechnology, sensors, as well as communications, computer vision, and cyber-physical systems, are strongly supported by KAUST’s international research collaboration network and KAUST’s advanced research facilities such as the Nanofabrication, the Imaging and Characterization, and the Supercomputing Core Facilities. More information about the EE program and CEMSE division are available at:

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Required information includes:

  • A complete curriculum vitae with a list of publications
  • Research and teaching statements
  • The names and contact information for at least 3 references for an Assistant Professor position

KAUST is committed to maintaining a diverse faculty body and encourages applications from women faculty candidates.

Because of the high volume of applications that we receive, only applications submitted through the online form will be considered. Applications received by January 1, 2020, will receive full consideration. However, positions will remain open until filled.

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