Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Thermal Engineering and Desalination Technology

Jeddah (SA)
16 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Thermal Engineering and Desalination Technology

Successful candidates will possess the following attributes:

  • Solid record of academic and/ or industry experience
  • Positive attitude towards maintaining a collaborative work environment
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate engineering education
  • Show the ability to initiate and direct externally, as well as internally, funded research
  • Highly motivated and willing to participate in a wide range of professional development opportunities
  • Flexible team-players capable of achieving results in a multi-cultural work setting
  • Possess excellent communication skills in English


  • A doctorate degree is required in the relevant field from an accredited university. Academic rank will be decided based on research record and years of experience.
  • Experience in assessment, as well as curriculum design and development will be strongly considered.
  • Please note, overseas university teaching experience and strong intercultural skills are highly desirable.


  • Competitive, tax-free salary based on qualifications and years of experience
  • Housing, furniture, and local transportation allowances
  • Paid 60-day vacation, plus official public holidays
  • Annual round-trip tickets
  • Free medical treatment at the university medical facilities
  • End-of-service benefits


Hired candidates will be responsible for up to a maximum of 40 hours per week. These include teaching hours, office hours, research, meetings, and potential committee work.

Application Procedure

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, all to be uploaded as one document not exceeding 2MB in PDF format. Applications must be submitted electronically to:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Saudi nationals will be given priority. King Abdulaziz University is actively committed to diversity and Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women candidates are especially encouraged to apply.