Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering 2021-2022
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology:
Faculty Positions: Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering Division (faculty)
KAUST, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) 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 a 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 and Computer Engineering. Applicants with a focus on interdisciplinary research, in particular on the interface of KAUST strategic initiatives including artificial intelligence, climate, environment, energy and smart health, are particularly welcomed. Examples of such areas, include, but are not limited to:
- Smart grid technologies, energy storage systems, high efficiency alternative and renewable energy technologies, to assure secure access to energy resources, while addressing climate change concerns.
- Mobile and personalized biomedical technologies, signal processing algorithms and sensors that advance a holistic paradigm of human wellness.
- Communication and computing technologies including high-speed communication systems, Information coding and cryptography.
- Connected and automated mobility systems and assistive technologies to enhance safety, efficiency, and accessibility, in modern smart cities.
- Next generation smart materials, devices and platforms including but not limited to, system and algorithm development, flexible and wearable electronics, emerging device platforms, and photonic based devices and circuits.
- Machine learning, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity
- Robotics and their applications in numerous fields including but not limited to underwater exploration, soft robotics, manufacturing, agriculture, health care among others.
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 ECE program at KAUST is recognized for its vibrant research programs and collaborative environment. ECE core research competencies 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. Additional information about the ECE program and CEMSE division are available at:
To apply, please visit: https://www.kaust.edu.sa/en/about/faculty-positions
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 (preferably 5) references
KAUST is committed to maintaining a diverse faculty body and encourages applications from women faculty candidates.
Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, only applications submitted through the online form will be considered. Applications will be evaluated as soon as they are received, and will receive full consideration until the positions are filled.
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