Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor in Combustion

Thuwal, Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia

Job description

Department: Physical Science and Engineering Division
Department website:
Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Saudi Arabia

Application Deadline:
Open until filled
Position Start Date:
Available immediately

Job Categories:
Assistant Professor
Associate Professor

Academic Fields:
Combustion modeling using high performance computing

Faculty positions in Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Physical Science and Engineering Division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.

We invitequalified applicants to apply for faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant, Associate and Full Professor):
We are recruiting faculty in Combustion with expertise in combustion modeling using high performance computing. The faculty members would also be expected to be affiliated with theClean Combustion Research Centerat KAUST.

The successful applicant should have a proven track record in publishing high-impact papers and is expected to establish a thriving research program. Engaging in national and international scientific collaborations is part of the KAUST spirit. Commitment to high-quality teaching at the graduate level, and active participation in the KAUST academic and community life is what makes KAUST faculty unique.

Ph.D. degree is required

KAUSTis an international, graduate research university dedicated to advancing science and technology through interdisciplinary research, education, and innovation. Located in Saudi Arabia, on the eastern shores of the Red Sea, KAUSTnot onlyofferssuperb research facilities in theindependent faculty laboratories, research centers and core labs, but also generous assured research funding and internationally competitive salaries.
More information aboutKAUSTacademic programs, research activities, and community life are available at:

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering atKAUSTcurrently has thirteen full-time faculty members, about 53 postdoctoral fellows and research scientists and more than 90 graduate students. Research areas include: combustion and energy, fluid mechanics, materials and solid mechanics, and dynamics and control. The Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC) carries out cutting-edge research on all aspects of combustion from flame study to modeling.

More information about the Mechanical Engineering program and the Physical Science and Engineering Division is available at:

KAUST is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from female faculty candidates.

Website for Job:

How to apply

Apply online here:

You will be required to complete an online application through: Interfolio Faculty Search and will need to upload pdf files of the following documents:

  • Updated curriculum vitae with a full list of publications
  • Statement of research interests
  • Statement of teaching interests
  • Contact details of at least four potential referees
  • Two citation reports (Web of Science and Scopus)
  • Copies of most relevant publications (Maximum of five publications)

Because of the high volume of applications that we receive, only applications submitted through the online form will be considered. Applications will be evaluated as soon as they are received and will receive full consideration until the positions are filled.

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology is a graduate research university of science and technology renowned by global benchmarks and rooted in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.