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King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Dhahran, Saudi Arabia


College Name:    College of Applied and Supporting Studies

Department  Name : Department of General Studies

Positions/Ranks:   Assistant/Associate Professor


The Department of General Studies at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia invites applications for full-time faculty positions with the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the following fields:


–         Cultural Anthropology

–         International Relations

–         History

–         Psychology

–         Sociology


Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. degree with a strong commitment to research and teaching as well as serving the university. Applicants are also expected to be proficient in English (spoken and written) as the language of instruction at KFUPM is English. Candidates with Middle East expertise and experience are encouraged to apply.


Salary/Benefits:  Two-year renewable contract. Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. Free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance. The appointment includes the following benefits according to the University’s policy: air ticket/s to Dammam on appointment; annual repatriation air ticket/s 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 KFUPM campus has a range of facilities including a medical and dental clinic, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities and a recreation center.


How to apply: 

Please apply online by visiting KFUPM website at: ; the click on jobs link.


You can also contact us:


By email:



By mail: Dean, Faculty & Personnel Affairs, KFUPM,

Box no. 5005, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

Fax #: +966 3 860 2429


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