​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - EARTH SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Earth Science and Engineering Program is recruiting outstanding, multinational faculty, postdoctoral fellows, research scientists​ and staff to help one of the world's finest teaching and research institutions fulfill its educational and research missions​.

KAUST offers superb research facilities which includes  Core Labs, generous assured research funding and internationally competitive salaries.

Research areas include: applications of modern computational methods to study geophysical problems associated with the atmosphere and/or ocean circulation, earthquakes, oil exploration, reservoir modeling and subsurface phenomena. These areas are enhanced through close collaboration with some of the best geophysical and meteorological centers in the world, and through KAUST's advanced central research facilities, including supercomputing and scientific visualization. 

A research center specifically devoted to Upstream Petroleum Engineering (ANPERC) has recently been created.

​​FACULTY OPENINGS


We invite qualified applicants to apply for faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant, Associate and Full Professor) in the Earth Science and Engineering Program in the following areas of expertise:​

Professor of Climate and Aerosol Science

  • We are recruiting a Climate and/or Aerosol Scientist, with expertise in climate variability and climate change, aerosol processes and aerosol radiative impact on global and regional atmospheric and oceanic energy balance and dynamics. Experience in the analysis of observations and interest in conducting aerosol and climate monitoring as well as modeling would be an advantage.

    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.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Ph.D. degree is required




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Faculty in Solid Earth Geophysics

  • ​We are recruiting faculty in Solid Earth Geophysics with expertise in seismic wave phenomena, focusing on seismic data analysis, seismic interferometry, ambient noise imaging, big data analysis, numerical simulations, and utilization of smart sensor technologies. Experience in imaging geo-reservoirs (oil, gas,geothermal) through passive and time lapse reservoir monitoring is desired.

    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.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Ph.D. degree is required

    APPLY NOW

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW AND RESEARCHER OPENINGS

KAUST seeks to attract high-caliber Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Scientists to support the University's research mission. 
Coming from across the globe, the University's Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Scientists bring new knowledge and innovative techniques to create a collaborative environment in which ideas and initiatives are continuously cultivated.​

Postdoctoral Openings in Earth Science and Engineering

  • There are no openings at this time, please try back again later​​​

Researcher Openings in Earth Science and Engineering

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STAFF AND OTHER OPENINGS

KAUST offers a unique working environment that attracts and encourages high performers. We offer competitive compensation, favorable working conditions, excellent benefits and facilities and opportunities for career growth and development. We are proud to promote an open environment that celebrates diversity. ​​​

Staff Openings Earth Science and Engineering

  • There are currently no openings. Please check back again later or click on the Link below to see all staff and other openings at KAUST ​​​

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