Research Scientist – Zooplankton Ecologist , Center for Environment and Water, Research Institute

Research Scientist – Zooplankton Ecologist , 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 zooplankton. The incumbent will complement existing faculty strengths, and should demonstrate good communication and team working skills, while maintaining focus and be able to work independently in an interdisciplinary field of research. The position requires working with people from different cultures, and ability to analyze huge datasets and synthe scientific reports.
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Job Responsibility
The successful candidate is expected to have strong background in the field of zooplankton ecology and taxonomy, including identification of fish eggs and larvae. Additional experience with gelatinous plankton and biogeochemical measurements is also desirable. He is also expected to have a demonstrated ability to develop scientific reports, have experience in field and experimental design and the ability to develop new procedures and techniques that would benefit the research. This position also 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 Marine Biology/ Marine Science/ Biological Oceanography 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 13 860-1273

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