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Assistant, Associate, Full Professor in Solid Mechanics

Assistant, Associate, Full Professor in Solid Mechanics

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)


Department: Physical Science and Engineering Division

Department website:

Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)


Saudi Arabia


Application Deadline:

Open until filled

Position Start Date:

Available immediately

Website for Job:


Apply online here:


Job Categories:

Assistant Professor

Associate Professor



Academic Fields:

Metallic materials

High performance computing

Numerical methods

Applied mathematics

Polymers engineering


Faculty positions in Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Physical Science and Engineering Division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.


We invite qualified applicants to apply for faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant, Associate and Full Professor):

We are recruiting faculty in Solid Mechanics with expertise in Metallic materials, high-performance computing, numerical methods and applied mathematics for solid mechanics, polymers engineering.


The successful applicant should have a proven track record in publishing high-impact papers and is expected to establish a thriving research program. Engaging in national and international scientific collaborations is part of the KAUST spirit. Commitment to high-quality teaching at the graduate level, and active participation in the KAUST academic and community life is what makes KAUST faculty unique.



Ph.D. degree is required


KAUST is an international, graduate research university dedicated to advancing science and technology through interdisciplinary research, education, and innovation. Located in Saudi Arabia, on the eastern shores of the Red Sea, KAUST not only offers superb research facilities in the independent faculty laboratories, research centers and core labs, but also generous assured research funding and internationally competitive salaries.

More information about KAUST academic programs, research activities, and community life are available at:


The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at KAUST currently has thirteen full-time faculty members, about 53 postdoctoral fellows and research scientists and more than 90 graduate students. Research areas include: 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.


More information about the Mechanical Engineering program and the Physical Science and Engineering Division is available at:


KAUST is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from female faculty candidates.



You will be required to complete an online application through: Interfolio Faculty Search and will need to upload pdf files of the following documents:

•    Updated curriculum vitae with a full list of publications

•    Statement of research interests

•    Statement of teaching interests

•    Contact details of at least four potential referees

•    Two citation reports (Web of Science and Scopus)

•    Copies of most relevant publications (Maximum of five publications)



Because of the high volume of applications that we receive, only applications submitted through the online form will be considered. Applications will be evaluated as soon as they are received and will receive full consideration until the positions are filled.


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