​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​WELCOME TO THE FACULTY OF CHEMISTRY AND CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

FACULTY CHAIR:​

Magnus Rueping, Ph.D.​​
P​​rofessor of Chemical Science
Building 4, Level 2, Room 2216​​​​​

The faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering is housed in the Physical Science and Engineering Division.  Research is conducted on a broad range of chemistry and chemical engineering topics addressing fundamental questions relating to topics such as energy production, water purification and environmental protection.

FACULTY MEMBERS

CURRENT OPENINGS IN FACULTY OF CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL ENGINEERING:

The Physical Science and Engineering Division invites applications for faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant, Associate and Full Professor). 

This institution uses Interfolio online application system.  To prevent any delays in reviewing your application, you will need to upload the following materials to your application file. 

- Up-to-date CV which includes full publication list 

- Statement of research interests

- A statement of teaching interests 

- A list of the names/affiliation and contact details of at least four potential referees

- Two citation reports (Web of Science and Scopus)

- Copies of most relevant publications (Maximum of five)

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications that we receive only applications submitted through the online application system will be considered. Applications received by the advertised deadline will receive full consideration. However, positions will remain open until filled. 

Professor of Chemical Reaction Engineering

  • ​We are looking to recruit a chemical reaction engineer with expertise in reactor design and modeling for advanced applied technology and process optimization. Applicants must also have expertise in petrochemical engineering and a strong track record in either academia or industry.   

    The successful applicant should have an established record of publishing high-impact papers, and is expected to create 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 KAUST academic and community life is what makes KAUST faculty unique.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Ph.D. is required




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Professor of Heterogeneous Catalysis

  • We are looking to recruit a chemist with expertise in photo- and electrocatalysis, operando spectroscopic analysis and characterization. Applicants must also have expertise in catalytic materials and small molecule activation as well as a strong track record in either academia or industry.

    The successful applicant should have an established record of publishing high-impact papers, and is expected to create 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 KAUST academic and community life is what makes KAUST faculty unique.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Ph.D. is required




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Professor of Process System Engineering

  • We are looking to recruit a chemical engineer with expertise in material engineering and processing with emphasis on the design, characterization, modification and analysis of sorbent and/or polymeric materials. Applicants must also have expertise in compounding and processing of materials for separation processes and a strong track record in either academia or industry.

    The successful applicant should have an established record of publishing high-impact papers, and is expected to create 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 KAUST academic and community life is what makes KAUST faculty unique.
     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Ph.D. is required




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Professor of Polymeric Membranes for Petrochemical Applications

  • We are looking to recruit a chemist or chemical engineer with expertise in the synthesis of new polymers for the development of polymeric membranes for energy-intensive separations. Relevance to natural upgrading, petrochemical industry and environmental sustainability must be evident. A strong track record in either academia or industry is required.

    The successful applicant should have an established record of publishing high-impact papers, and is expected to create 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 KAUST academic and community life is what makes KAUST faculty unique.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Ph.D. degree required.


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