The Center of Research Excellence in Desalination and Water Treatment at KFUPM is seeking to fill several research positions with potential competent candidates showing ability and desire for excellence in desalination and water treatment research. Applicant must hold a Ph.D. degree and has a vast experience in some of the following areas:
•1. Membrane based desalination
•2. Thermal desalination
•3. Membrane Distillation
•4. Renewable energy/solar energy desalination based technology development
•5. Alternative emerging technologies for desalination
•6. Control of fouling agents and scalants
•1. Advanced water treatment/safe drinking water
•2. Domestic wastewater treatment and reuse
•3. Industrial wastewater treatment/reuse
•4. Produced water (crude oil-contaminated) separation and reuse in oil wells
•5. Recharge of treated wastewater into groundwater aquifers
•6. Novel water treatment technologies
1.Write research proposals and get research fund from industries.
2.Conduct basic and applied research related to desalination and water treatment
3.Develop advanced products and technologies that mitigate corrosion.
4.Publish findings or creative works.
5.Prepare annual reports to funding agencies
6.Mentorship of Ph.D., M.Sc., and/or B.Sc. students
7.Build competencies in the area of desalination and water treatment.
Compensation & Benefits
Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. The appointment includes the following benefits according to the university policy.
1. Tax free salary.
2. Free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance.
3. Air ticket/s to Dhahran on appointment.
4. Annual repatriation air ticket/s for family members up to four persons.
5. 30 days of paid vacation.
6. Assistance with local tuition fees for school-aged dependent children.
7. Transportation allowance
8. Free health care at KFUPM Clinic
9. End-of-service gratuity after two (2) years of continuous service.
The KFUPM campus has a range of facilities including a medical and dental clinic, health club with swimming pool, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities, a recreation center and a private beach.
Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. from a reputable institution and demonstrate a proven track record of successful scientific accomplishments in the area of desalination and water treatment, exemplified by peer-reviewed publications.
Special Instructions to Applicants
1.Applications are invited for research positions as soon as possible at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, .
2.Applicants must be fluent in English as it is the medium of instruction in the University.
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