Wednesday, April 28, 2010

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia

Postdoctoral Fellowships and Research Scientists

Job Summary: The King Abdullah University of Science and
Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia is an
international, graduate-level research university dedicated
to inspiring a new age of scientific achievement in the
Kingdom, the region, and beyond. As an
independent, merit-based institution, KAUST
will enable top researchers from around the
globe and across all cultures to work together to solve
challenging scientific and technological issues.
This environmentally sensitive campus,
located on 3,200 acres on the Red Sea in
Thuwal, opened in September 2009 has
already attracted some of the finest minds around

Major Responsibilities : The Division of Mathematical & Computer
Sciences & Engineering at KAUST invites
applications for Postdoctoral Candidates and
Research Scientists for multiple positions in
several areas of computer systems research,
including hardware and software systems,
operating systems, parallel and concurrent
programming, virtualization, energy-
efficiency, and cloud computing

The successful candidates will conduct
world-class research and develop computer
systems, as well as be involved in
dissemination of research results through
conference and journal publications and
conference presentations. Candidates may
also have the opportunity to teach graduate-level seminar courses subject to approval by the

Required Education: Candidates should have recently obtained a
PhD in Computer Science.

Application Requirements:

-CV (include contact e-mail, postal address,
phone number)
-Thesis summary (one-page maximum)
-Research proposal (no more than two
-Reprint of applicant's most significant
research publications
-Names and contact information for three

Initial appointment will be for one year with
potential for renewal for an additional 1-2

Applications for the positions are accepted
on a continuing basis
until the position is filled.

Center of Excellence in Information Assurance (CoEIA), King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

Associate Professor/Full Professor of Information Assurance & Security

The Center of Excellence in Information Assurance (CoEIA), King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, is continuing a large expansion in its staff and seeks outstanding faculty only at associate professor or full professor level (currently no positions for assistant professors level). The potential candidates are expected to establish an extensive research agenda, teach graduate level information security courses, and supervise students in their projects/theses.

Applications submitted as a single PDF file should include a cover letter, a curriculum vita with a list of publications, statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of at least 3 referees.

Applications should be sent via electronic mail to (jobs at by May 15, 2010 to receive full consideration. The review of applications will begin immediately; however, applications will be considered until all available positions have been filled.

To know about CoEIA, please visit:

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

American University in Dubai

The American University in Dubai is a premier institution of higher learning situated in the heart of the region's commercial hub. Nestled between the world-renowned Knowledge Village, Dubai Media City, and Dubai Internet City, the American University in Dubai offers an array of opportunities for consulting and scholarly pursuits. Selected candidates will join a group of culturally-diverse and forward-looking scholars.

The compensation packages for these positions are competitive, and are based on the expatriate model. Besides tax-exempt basic salaries, they include housing, annual two-way airfare, health / life insurance, professional memberships, conference attendance expenses, assistance with children's tuition in international schools, and other components.

Several Vacancies:

Full-time Faculty Opportunities

Chair of Arts and Sciences
Dean - School of Architecture, Art and Design
Associate Dean - The Mohammed Bin Rashid School For Communication
Assistant / Associate Professors of Advertising / Marketing Communications
Assistant / Associate Professor of Architecture
Assistant / Associate Professors of Business Administration
Assistant / Associate Professors of Business Administration - Accounting
Assistant / Associate Professors of Civil Engineering
Assistant / Associate Professor of Computer Engineering
Assistant / Associate Professor of English
Assistant / Associate Professor of Interior Design
Assistant / Associate Professor of Mathematics
Assistant / Associate Professors of Mechanical Engineering
Assistant / Associate Professor of Social Sciences
Full-Time Administrative Opportunities

Dean of Student Services
Director of Admissions
Director of Institutional Effectiveness
MAC Specialist
Payroll Officer
SQL Application Programmer

Part- Time Teaching Opportunities
Adjunct Instructors in Business Administration - Accounting
Adjunct Instructors in Business Administration
Adjunct Instructor - French
Adjunct Instructors - Visual Communication

Kuwait University - Industrial Engineering

Institution: Kuwait University

Location: Kuwait, Kuwait
Category: Faculty - Engineering - Industrial & Manufacturing
Posted: 03/17/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time

The Department of Industrial & Management Systems Engineering at Kuwait University is seeking qualified applicants for faculty positions in Industrial Engineering in the areas of Human Factors and Engineering Management. The rank is open. Applicant should have a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and demonstrate an outstanding teaching and research potential. In addition, they should have a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0 or equivalent at the undergraduate level.

The department has state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories in various areas supporting the academic programs. Extensive computing network facilities are available for teaching and research. Research is encouraged and funds are available from Kuwait University and other government and private institutions.

Kuwait University provides a competitive salary, annual air tickets to home country, free children's schooling, free medical coverage, two months annual paid leave, and free furnished accommodation or housing allowance.

The department has an opening for the position of Visiting Professor also.
For inquiry and submission of a detailed CV, please contact:

Dr. Majid Aldaihani
Department of Industrial & Management Systems Eng.
College of Engineering and Petroleum
Kuwait University
P.O. Box 5969, Safat 13060, Kuwait
Tel. (965) 24987092, (965) 24987037

Application Information
Postal Address: Dr. Majid Aldaihani, Chairman
Department of Industrial & Management Systems Eng.
Kuwait University
PO Box 5969
Safat 13060

American University in the Middle East, Kuwait

American University in the Middle East, Kuwait is looking for Teaching faculty in many disciplines.
Please visit their website to view and apply for the advertised positions. Here is the link:

Here are the positions they are trying to fill:

Academic Vacancies -
Full time Faculty Openings :

- Academic Administration and Leadership

- Accounting Faculty

- Biology Faculty

- Economics Faculty

- Electrical Engineering

- English: literature; linguistics Faculty

- EPP Instructor

- Industrial Engineering Faculty

- Islamic Finance Faculty

- IT Faculty

- Mathematics Faculty

- Psychology/Sociology Faculty

- Statistics Faculty

Academic Vacancies - Adjunct Faculty Openings:

- Arabic Faculty

- Business Law faculty

- Kuwait History Faculty

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Umm Al Qura University (UQU) - Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Umm Al Qura University (UQU) - Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

College of Engineering and Islamic Architecture

Preparatory Year Program

About UQU - Umm Al Qura University is distinguished by its unique location in the Holy City of Makkah, and its academic reputation in the fields of Islamic studies and scientific and applied disciplines. Established in 1949, UQU now offers Bachelor's degrees in Applied Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Engineering & Islamic Architecture, Islamic Studies, Arabic Language, Education, and Social Sciences, as well as Master's and Ph.D. degrees in specific fields. There are more than 30,000 students in the campuses of Makkah, including the new Al-'Abdiyah campus. UQU's home page is at:

Applications must include a letter of interest, complete curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details of two references. The complete application must be addressed to UQU Technical Recruitment Committee and should refer to the "Job#" below. An electronic copy only of the application material in PDF format should be sent to and should include the "Job#" below in the Subject field of the e-mail. Interested candidates should submit their applications by March 31, 2010. Applications received after this date may be considered until the position is filled.

The language of instruction for the positions below is English, and applicants are expected to be fully conversant in the English language. One-year renewable contracts shall be offered. Benefits include air tickets for up to four persons, housing allowance, local transport allowance, paid annual vacation, and free medical services.

The Preparatory Year Program in the College of Engineering and Islamic Architecture at Umm Al Qura University invites males holding a Master's Degree to apply to the following positions:

·Ten (10) teaching positions in the area of Mathematics - Job#PYM01
·Ten (10) teaching positions in Information Systems/Computer Science - Job#PYI01
·Ten (10) teaching positions in the area of Physics - Job#PYP01

General: The positions are for the academic year 2010-2011 (starting September 2010). Candidates for the above positions should possess a Master's degree in the appropriate domain (Mathematics, Information Systems/Computer Science, Physics). Teaching experience relevant to the positions will be looked at favorably. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The successful candidates are expected to teach courses in the recently restructured Preparatory Year Program (PYP) for scientific and engineering majors at UQU, and to participate in development of the PYP.




Ref: UOH: 2009/01
The University has openings for qualified, motivated, enthusiastic, and experienced faculty who are willing to support the future development of the University. It is expected that prospective faculty will team up with existing faculty to promote the success of the University as well as strengthen its academic programs and scientific research work.

Applicants must possess a relevant from an accredited institution as well as appropriate teaching and/or industrial experience coupled with a proven research record. They are expected to teach at University level, conduct scientific research and undertake other academic and administrative duties, as required by the University. Successful applicants will be offered posts as Associate/Assistant Professors or Lecturers/Instructors depending on qualifications and experience. English is the medium of instruction, and the University is seeking to recruit distinguished faculty in the following Colleges/Departments:


The Department has multiple vacancies for male and female applicants with Master’s or Ph.D degree specialized in the following areas:

Accounting and Finance
Business Communications


 The Department has multiple vacancies for male and female applicants with Master’s or Ph.D degree specialized in the following areas:

Computer Science
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering (Hardware)

The Department has multiple vacancies for male applicants with Ph.D degree specialized in the following areas:

Control & Electrical Machines
Energy & Power Systems
Digital & Microprocessor Systems
Instrumentation & Industrial Electronics
Automation & Programmable Logic Controllers
Digital & Analogy Electronics

The College has multiple vacancies for male female applicants with Master’s or Ph.D degree specialized in the following areas:

Pure /Applied Mathematics
Statistics & probability
Modeling and Numerical Analysis
Physics and Medical Physics
Chemistry, Bio-chemistry and Biology
Biology & Microbiology

The College has multiple vacancies for male and female applicants with Master’s or Ph.D degree specialized in the following areas:

Medical Education
Medical Biochemistry
Community Medicine
Medical Microbiology


The ELC has multiple vacancies for native and native-like EFL/ESL/TESOL qualified male and female applicants with:

Knowledge of contemporary teaching practices and experience in testing/assessment
CALL/instructional technology/e-learning, and curriculum/materials design and development experience
Experience working with non-traditional/developmental students, flexibility, patience and creativity

The Department has multiple vacancies for male PE specialists with recognized and proven coaching experience in the following areas:

Weight Training
Table Tennis

Salary and Benefits: Two-year renewable contract. competitive salaries based on qualifications and experience. Free furnished air conditioned rent free housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance or housing allowance as per University policy. The appointment includes the following benefits according to the University's policy: air tickets to Hail on appointment, annual repatriation air tickets for up to four persons, assistance with local tuition fees for school-age dependent children; local transportation allowance; two months' paid summer leave & end-of-service gratuity. The UOH has a range of facilities including, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities.

To apply: Send (preferably by e mal) cover letter, detailed resume, completed UOH application from with copies of credentials (academic degree/s & transcript/s) and three references to:

FAX: 00 966-6-5317196 E Mail: