The Physics Department at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) invites applications for faculty positions in atomic, molecular and optical physics, and applied nuclear physics. Outstanding candidates in other fields of physics will also be considered. Preference will be given to recent Ph.D. graduates or postdocs. The candidate will be expected to establish an independent research program and to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Significant funding is available to aid in establishing research programs.
KFUPM is a leading university in the Arabian Gulf region with an international repute. It is located on the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia. The Physics Department has strong research programs with well-equipped experimental facilities in lasers, low-energy nuclear physics, radiation protection, superconductivity, and materials sciences.
Two-year renewable contract. Competitive salaries based on qualifications and experience. Free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance. The appointment includes the following benefits according to the University’s policy: air ticket/s to Dammam on appointment; annual repatriation air ticket/s for up to four persons; assistance with local tuition fees for school-age dependent children; local transportation allowance; two months’ paid summer leave; end-of-service gratuity. The KFUPM campus has a range of facilities including a medical and dental clinic, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities and a recreation center.
Department of Physics
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia
Phone: 00966 13 8602255
Fax: 00966 13 8602293