Post-Doctoral Fellow -Center of Research Excellence in Desalination and Water Treatment

Post-Doctoral Fellow -Center of Research Excellence in Desalination and Water Treatment

King Fahd University of Petroleum And Minerals
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Job Description



Job Description
The Center of Research Excellence in Desalination and Water Treatment at KFUPM is seeking to fill several research positions with potential competent Post-Doctoral candidates showing ability and desire for excellence in desalination and water treatment research. Applicant must hold a Ph.D. degree and has an experience in some of the following areas:
Desalination
. Membrane based desalination
. Thermal desalination
. Membrane Distillation
. Alternative emerging technologies for desalination
. Control of fouling agents and scalants
Water Treatment
. Advanced water treatment/safe drinking water
. Domestic wastewater treatment and reuse
. Industrial wastewater treatment/reuse
. Produced water (crude oil-contaminated) separation and reuse in oil wells
. Recharge of treated wastewater into groundwater aquifers
. Novel water treatment technologies
Job Responsibility
. Write research proposals.
. Conduct basic and applied research related to desalination and water treatment
. Publish findings in reputable peer reviewed outlets.
. Mentorship of Ph.D., M.Sc., and/or B.Sc. students
. Build competencies in the area of desalination and water treatment.
Compensation & Benefits
Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. The appointment includes the following benefits according to the university policy.
1. Tax free salary.
2. Free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance.
3. Maximum two air ticket/s (for wife) to Dhahran on appointment.
4. Annual repatriation air ticket/s.
5. 30 days of paid vacation.
6. Transportation allowance
7. Free health care at KFUPM Clinic
8. Termination benefits: according to KFUPM policy.
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.
Qualifications
Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. from a reputable institution and demonstrate a proven track record of successful scientific accomplishments in the area of desalination and water treatment, exemplified by peer-reviewed publications.
Special Instructions to Applicants
1. Applications are invited for research positions as soon as possible 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
Assistant Director of Faculty Affairs
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
KFUPM Box 5005, Dhahran 31261
Saudi Arabia
Email: [Confidential Information]
Telephone: +966 13 860-7854
Fax: +966 13 860-2442

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