PRINCE SULTAN UNIVERSITY

Faculty Position in Architecture

Location
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Posted
21 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
19 Aug 2022
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

JOB SUMMARY

The College of Architecture and Design at Prince Sultan University aims to provide world-class education. The College offers Bachelors of Architecture and Bachelors of Interior Design. Both the programs are nationally-accredited.

The Architecture program at Prince Sultan University seeks applicants at the rank of Assistant Professor for the upcoming Academic Year 2022/2023, which starts in September 2022. The candidate should teach both studio and theoretical subjects. Qualified Candidates with suitable experience in academic and industry who are able to contribute in one of more the areas of:

  • History and Theory of Architecture
  • Foundation Design
  • Graphical representation
  • Technology and Building Construction
  • Integrative Design

The candidate is expected to be familiar with software used in Architecture (AutoCAD, BIM, Revit, 3D Max, Rhino, Grasshopper, Sketch Up, Adobe package, etc.). Preference will be given to candidates with BSc and MSc in architecture; an international education in a ranked university in the QS system based on the American or European curriculum; a strong record of research indexed in Scopus/ISI. Duties: essential responsibility includes teaching according to the rank, research, student advising, administration.

Preference will be given to candidates with an international background. Excellent command of English is a must. A candidate with an outstanding professional record and currently based in Saudi Arabia could be considered for a lecturer position.

The commencement level will be determined based on the candidate’s skills, experience, and knowledge. Successful candidates will be expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and conduct research, supervise student work, and engage in academic scholarship and administrative work towards the college and the community.

To have full consideration provide: 1. a cover letter which explains the interest in the position and teaching philosophy (max 1000 words) 2. academic transcripts 3. portfolio of students works/professional achievements 4. one sample of syllabus 5. at least 2 published papers in relevant journals (Scopus, ISI, etc.) in the correspondent field 6. a research agenda (max 1000 words) 7. at least two references with contact info

SALARY AND BENEFITS

The University is continuously expanding and its campus is situated in well-equipped new premises in north-central Riyadh.

  • We offer a one-year renewable contract (renewable subject to Dean/Director and student evaluation) and a competitive salary package based on academic qualification, rank and teaching experience as stated above;
  • Other benefits include: medical insurance coverage for the employee & dependents residing within the Kingdom, (spouse & 4 children below 24 years of age);
  • Transport allowance;
  • Round trip tickets (maximum 4: employee, spouse and 2 children below 18 years of age) for annual leave with paid annual (summer) vacation of two (2) months, plus 2 local paid holidays of about 15 days each (as applicable);
  • Tuition fees of Saudi Riyals 30,000 maximum for children attending school within the Kingdom. Details will be specified in the contract.
  • Free, furnished accommodation plus essential utilities and maintenance will be provided subject to availability, OR the successful candidate will be provided a housing allowance based on academic rank.
  • End-of-service yearly gratuity, which starts on the 2nd year of continuous service (if candidate completed a minimum of 2 years.)

ABOUT PRINCE SULTAN UNIVERSITY

Prince Sultan University is the first private university in Saudi Arabia to have been awarded ACCREDITATION by the NCAAA (National Commission for Assessment & Academic Accreditation). Further, it is the youngest university to have achieved such a milestone.

Prince Sultan University is the first private university in Saudi Arabia and emphasizes excellence in teaching, research and community services. PSU offers a Preparatory Year Program in which students develop their English, Mathematics, Computer, and Physical Education/Health and Recreation skills to the standards required for study in the following English-medium undergraduate courses:

  • Computer and Information Systems
  • Finance, Marketing, and Accounting
  • Aviation Management
  • Engineering
  • Law
  • Architecture and Interior Design
  • English, Translation and Applied Linguistics

PSU also offers graduate programs leading to:

  • Master in Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master in Computer Information Systems
  • Master in Software Engineering/Cyber Security (MSE/MCS)
  • Master in Commercial Law

Consistent with current cultural norms in Saudi Arabia, female students, faculty, and administration are segregated from their male counterparts in all aspects of the programs.

Prince Sultan University values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

HOW TO APPLY

Apply with a cover letter to: Recruitment office Email: recruitment@psu.edu.sa

College/Department recruitment coordinator Email: mmoscatelli@psu.edu.sa

To be considered for this position, please download, complete and attach the PSU Application form, with a covering letter in the space below.

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