Research Scientist/Engineer – Hydrologist - Center for Environment and Water, Research Institute

Research Scientist/Engineer – Hydrologist - Center for Environment and Water, Research Institute

King Fahd University of Petroleum And Minerals
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Job Description

Job Description
The Center for Environment and Water in the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, invites applications for a Faculty position specializing in Hydrology. The incumbent will complement existing faculty strengths, and must have strong background knowledge in conducting existing water resources research projects, development of research proposals, providing technical support in areas such as hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, flood prediction, flood forecasting with skills in GIS analysis.
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Job Responsibility
The successful candidate is expected to provide technical services to the section related to the areas of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, land-surface modeling systems, spatio-temporal statistical methods, and GIS analysis. This position requires extensive field surveys and the ability to publish scientific papers and participate in development of research proposals.
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. Air ticket/s to Dhahran on appointment.
4. Annual repatriation air ticket/s for family members up to four persons.
5. 30 days of paid vacation.
6. Assistance with local tuition fees for school-aged dependent children.
7. Transportation allowance
8. Free health care at KFUPM Clinic
9. 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 a Doctoral degree in hydrology and water resources engineering or related fields.
Special Instructions to Applicants
1. Applications are invited for faculty 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.
3. For more details about the facilities at KFUPM please visit:
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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