Lecturer in the Physical Science and Engineering Division

Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
09 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
26 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology: Faculty Positions: Physical Science and Engineering Division (faculty)


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


We seek exceptional instructional faculty to deliver fundamental and development courses to our students.

Instructional Faculty are full time fixed-term appointments held by faculty members whose main duties are teaching graduate students primarily through development courses. They also have additional professional and administrative responsibilities such as designing and administrating admission and assessment exams, participating in the student admission process, or participating in divisional committees related to teaching and learning.

The portfolio of classes includes a range of fundamental STEM subjects, like Basic Principles of Mechanics, Basic Principles of Physics, Basic Principles of Thermodynamics, Basic Principles of General Chemistry, and similar

The Physical Science and Engineering Division comprises seven Degree Programs: Material Science and Engineering, Applied Physics, Earth Science and Engineering, Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Science, Chemical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. These disciplines provide the foundation for our Division's quest to address some of the major challenges that we face in the world today, including those related to energy and the environment.


A Ph.D. degree in science (physics, chemistry, etc.) or engineering (mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, etc.) or a related field (e.g. applied mathematics). A strong track record as an exceptional instructor.

Teaching and service responsibilities

Commitment to high-quality teaching at the pre-graduate and graduate level, including generally four courses per academic year. Active service to KAUST on all aspects of academic life.

Application Instructions

Applicants are required to complete an online application form using the Interfolio online application system ( To prevent any delays in reviewing your application, you will need to upload the following materials:

  • A cover letter, introducing your candidacy, and explicitly describing your experience for the position.
  • Up-to-date curriculum vita
  • Statement of teaching interests and experience
  • A list of the names/affiliation and contact details of at least four potential referees

PLEASE NOTE: Only complete applications submitted through the online application system will be considered. Applications received by the advertised deadline will receive full consideration. However, positions will remain open until filled.

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