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

–         History (Middle East & World Civilizations)

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 have superior ability to teach in English (as the language of instruction at KFUPM is English). Candidates with Middle Eastern expertise are strongly encouraged to apply.


These positions are full-time two-year renewable contracts with competitive tax free salary based on qualifications and experience, free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance.  Subject to University policy, the appointment includes the following additional benefits:   Air ticket/s to Dammam on appointment; annual repatriation air tickets to Dammam for the faculty and up to three of his dependents; tuition fees for school-age dependent children enrolled in local schools; local transportation allowance; Two months  paid summer vacation, end-of service benefits, and free access to recreation facilities.  KFUPM campus has a range of facilities including medical & dental clinic, teaching and research support facilities such as an extensive library acquisitions and library databases, computing facilities, smart classrooms, and research and teaching laboratories.  The campus is within a very short distance from the cities of Dammam and Al-Khobar.

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

attached cover letter , updated/detailed C.V./Resume, completed KFUPM application form with copies of credentials (academic degree/s & transcript/s) and three(3) signed reference/recommendation letters from your referees.

Dean of Faculty & Personnel Affairs DEPT. REF.No. DGS-122

KFUPM Box 5005,  Dhahran31261,Saudi Arabia

E-mail:  or             

Fax: +966-3-860-2429 or 860-2442

To download KFUPM Application Form : Affairs/Froms/E_FacultyAffairsFroms.htm

 Please quote DEPT. reference no. DGS-122  in your initial  application.


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