Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Mechanical Engineering

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Mechanical Engineering

King Fahd University of Petroleum And Minerals
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Job Description

Job Description
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at KFUPM is seeking to fill several faculty positions at all professorial ranks starting September 2019 with potential candidates showing ability and desire for excellence in both teaching and research. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in the following ME disciplines:
1. Thermal sciences
2. Dynamic and control
3. Solid mechanics and applied materials
4. Mechanical design and manufacturing
The ME department offers undergraduate program (fully accredited by ABET) with an average 1,200 students enrolled and a graduate program with more than 100 M.S. and Ph.D. students. Current mechanical engineering faculty are very active in research and have sponsored research projects from several funding agencies and the local industries including oil and gas, petrochemical, power generation, water desalination, and manufacturing. For more information about the department, please visit:
Job Responsibility
Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate course (M.S. and Ph.D.), advising and mentoring of students, supervision of MS and PhD thesis / dissertation and develop funded research program appropriate to his field of specialization. The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to quality education and student interaction.
Compensation & Benefits
. Two-year renewable contract.
. Competitive tax-free salaries based on qualifications and experience.
. Free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance.
. Air ticket/s to Dammam upon appointment annual repatriation air ticket/s for up to four persons.
. Contribution towards local tuition fees for school-age dependent children local transportation allowance.
. Two months paid summer leave.
. Free health care at KFUPM Clinic.
. End-of-service gratuity after two (2) years of continuous service.
. The KFUPM campus has a range of facilities including a medical and dental clinic, health club with swimming pool, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities, a recreation center and a private beach

Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. from reputable institution, strong record of published research, experience in supervising research of graduate students, relevant teaching experience at the university level and have teaching and/or industrial experience in the respective areas.
Candidates with established research and teaching credentials in energy generation/recovery/storage or in innovative water desalination technologies are encouraged to apply and may be considered for a senior faculty position or chair professor.
Special Instructions to Applicants
1. Applications are invited for faculty positions for the Academic Year starting in September 2020 at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

2. Applicants must be fluent in English as it is the medium of instruction in the University.
Contact Information
Director of Faculty Affairs
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
KFUPM Box 5005, Dhahran 31261
Saudi Arabia
Email: [Confidential Information]
Telephone: +966 13 860-3257
Fax: +966 13 860-2442

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