Instructional Faculty, The Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering Division

Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
28 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
28 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Location King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, KSA 


The Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) invites applications for an Instructional Faculty opening in the area of Computer Engineering. Particular areas of interest are introductory programming, computer architecture, embedded systems, cyber-physical systems and their applications, data structures, software engineering, operating systems, machine learning, artificial intelligence, cyber-security, networks and algorithms.


Applicants for the position must have a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field. Ideal candidates will have a track-record of excellence in teaching and student mentorship at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Instructional faculty are expected to teach multiple courses per year, possibly with multiple offerings of the same course per year. Instructional Faculty are primarily responsible for teaching remedial and developmental courses. In addition to teaching responsibilities, Instructional Faculty will have professional and administrative responsibilities such as, mentoring students, designing courses, proctoring placement and admissions tests or qualifying exams, sitting on divisional committees, or any combination of the foregoing.

KAUST is committed to maintaining a diverse faculty body and encourages applications from women faculty candidates. Because of the high volume of applications we receive, only applications submitted through the online system will be considered. Applications will be evaluated as soon as they are received, and will receive full consideration until the position is filled.

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 CEMSE division at KAUST is recognized for its vibrant research programs and collaborative environment 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 is available at:

Application Instructions

Required information includes:

  • A complete curriculum vitae
  • Reflective Teaching Statement
  • Teaching Evaluations, where applicable
  • Other Evidence Documents (e.g. peer review of your teaching, awards, course syllabi)
  • The names and contact information for at least 3 (preferably 5) references

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