​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Mechanical Engineering Program is recruiting outstanding, multinational faculty, postdoctoral fellow, 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, generous assured research funding and internationally competitive salaries. 

The Mechanical Engineering Program at KAUST currently has thirteen full-time faculty members. Their research focuses on the following areas: 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.​​

FACULTY OPENINGS

We invite qualified applicants to apply for the open faculty positions (below) at all ranks (Assistant, Associate and Full Professor). 
Priority will be given to outstanding faculty candidates with research interests in areas that may enhance and complement the KAUST research centers, including, but not limited to:  Combustion: Advanced internal combustion engine experiments and modeling; advanced theory and modeling of combustion at laboratory and device scales. The faculty members are also expected to be affiliated with the Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC).​

Combustion Faculty position in the Mechanical Engineering Program

  • ​The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering is recruiting outstanding faculty members into our multi-disciplinary and internationally collaborating faculty, to continue building one of the world's finest teaching and research institutions and to fulfill its educational and research missions. KAUST offers superb research facilities, generous research funding, and internationally competitive salaries.

    Priorities will be given to outstanding candidates at all ranks (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor) with research interests in areas including, but not limited to:

    Combustion Modeling using High Performance Computing. The faculty members are also expected to be affiliated with the Clean Combustion Research Center

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Solid Mechanics Faculty position in the Mechanical Engineering program

  • ​The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering is recruiting outstanding faculty members into our multi-disciplinary and internationally collaborating faculty, to continue building one of the world's finest teaching and research institutions and to fulfill its educational and research missions. KAUST offers superb research facilities, generous research funding, and internationally competitive salaries.

    Priorities will be given to outstanding candidates at all ranks (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor) with research interests in areas including, but not limited to:

    Metallic materials, high-performance computing, numerical methods and applied mathematics for solid mechanics, polymers engineering.

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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 Mechanical Engineering

  • ​​There are currently no open positions at this time, please check back again​.​​​

Researcher Openings Mechanical Engineering

  • ​​There are currently no open positions at this time, please check back again​.​​​

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 and Other Openings Mechanical Engineering

  • ​​There are currently no open positions at this time, please check back again​, or click on the Link below to see all staff and other openings at KAUST.​



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