Faculty Position in Chemistry in KAUST 

About King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Established in 2009, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology . KAUST is a graduate-level research university located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia. KAUST is dedicate to advancing science and technology through interdisciplinary research, education and innovation. Researchers, educators, scientists, and engineers participate curiosity-driven. Goal-oriented research to address the most pressing scientific and technological issues related to food, water, energy, and the environment.

The University currently assists an academic community of 150 faculty members, 400 postdocs, and 300 research scientists in its training. Education program for about 900 master’s and doctorate students. The University brings together people with ideas from all over the world. Thanks to the 100 nationalities that are employed or live there.

About the job                                 

The job in  KAUST Chemistry (Chem) program seeks candidates at junior level who will develop a world-class competitive research program on any areas of Chemistry.

The Chemistry program is essential to KAUST’s strategic goals in support of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030. Which involves health and wellness, a sustainable environment and the supply of fundamental needs, industrial leadership and energy, and economies of the future.

Applications that would extend our footprint in one or more of these areas will be assigned full consideration.

The Chemistry Program’s faculty members perform research on a wide range of chemistry-related topics, addressing fundamental issues such as how to create energy, water purification, and protect the environment. The Chemical Program focuses on all aspects of chemistry, including those researched in the KAUST Research Centers, particularly those connected with catalysis, membranes, and solar energy.

About The PSE Division

The Physical Science and Engineering Division, that additionally offers degree program in Applied Physics, Earth Science and Engineering, Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Science, Chemical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, includes the Chemistry program.

These fields form the foundation for our Division’s efforts to address some of the most important problems the world is facing right now, such as those affecting energy and the environment. Our academic members specifically work on a wide range of topics including photovoltaic, super capacitors, porous materials for carbon capture and membranes, clean combustion, atmospheric modeling, and novel polymers and composite for smart materials and structures.


On this site, you may find out more about the academic activities and research at KAUST.

International graduate research institutions with a focus on interdisciplinary research, guidance, and innovation, KAUST seeks to improve science and technology. On the western shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia, KAUST provides outstanding research facilities, significant baseline research funding, highly competitive salary, and unmatched living conditions for individuals and families.


A PhD in the field presented track record of managing a research team and publishing papers with significant consequences.

Teaching And Service Responsibilities

Commitment to high-quality teaching at the graduate level, including two courses per academic year. Active service to KAUST on all aspects of academic life.

Research Responsibilities

The university offers its principal investigators access to multiple types of research funding. The successful candidate is expect to construct a strong research program that includes joining national and international scientific collaboration. Should have a track record of publishing high-impact papers.

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