Post-Doctoral Position at KFUPM, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia

Postdoctoral Fellowship Position 2019 in MuST, NWU, South Africa

Post-Doctoral Position at KFUPM: KFUPM is offering postdoctoral positions for distinguished careers in various research subjects, including intelligent secure systems, intelligent manufacturing and robotics, communications systems and sensing, advanced materials, renewable energy, and more.

Why Apply?

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) is a highly ranked elite university in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The university is ranked 160th in QS World Rankings and has recently jumped several positions in most of its QS Subject Rankings. The strength and focus of the institution are its Engineering and Sciences programs where degrees at all levels are offered to both locals and international students. The University has recently obtained independent status and has been transforming both its academic and research programs ( Several interdisciplinary research centers (IRC) have been planned and currently over 10 centers are available for excellent faculty to affiliate and engage in groundbreaking research.

Postdoc Fellowships in Various Research Subjects at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)

Designation: Postdoc Fellow

Research Area: Various (Intelligent Secure Systems, Intelligent Manufacturing and Robotics, Communications Systems and Sensing, Advanced Materials, Membranes and Water Security, Smart Mobility and Logistics, Refining and Petrochemicals, Nanotechnology, Renewable Energy, Macro/Micro-Economics, Business Administration, Management, and Finance)

Location: King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Eligibility/Qualification: Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree from reputable universities obtained within the last 2-3 years and excellent research records.

Job Description: The postdoctoral fellow will conduct research and may also teach courses per academic year.

Research AreaDesignationSalaryDuration
Intelligent Secure SystemsPostdocUp to SAR 12,0001-2 years
Intelligent Manufacturing and RoboticsPostdocUp to SAR 12,0001-2 years
Communications Systems and SensingPostdocUp to SAR 12,0001-2 years
Advanced MaterialsPostdocUp to SAR 12,0001-2 years
Membranes and Water SecurityPostdocUp to SAR 12,0001-2 years
Smart Mobility and LogisticsPostdocUp to SAR 12,0001-2 years
Refining and PetrochemicalsPostdocUp to SAR 12,0001-2 years
NanotechnologyPostdocUp to SAR 12,0001-2 years
Renewable EnergyPostdocUp to SAR 12,0001-2 years
Macro/Micro-EconomicsPostdocUp to SAR 12,0001-2 years
Business AdministrationPostdocUp to SAR 12,0001-2 years
ManagementPostdocUp to SAR 12,0001-2 years
FinancePostdocUp to SAR 12,0001-2 years

Benefits and Perks:

  • Monthly salary of up to SAR 12,000 (duration of 1-2 years)
  • Paid annual vacation of 30 days
  • Housing allowance of up to SAR 25,000 per year and furnishing of up to SAR 7,000 per year
  • Campus medical services
  • Access to several campus facilities
  • Office space, computing resources, and other benefits

How to Apply: Interested applicants can apply on the official website at

Steps to follow:

  1. Visit the page to find the available positions in different Interdisciplinary Research Centers (IRC) (More positions will be added soon)
  2. Fill online form
  3. For any enquiries, please send email to

Based on the initial evaluation, application material will be requested by the Human Resources hiring online system. Before applying on the system, the applicant should secure a mentor at the University working in his area of research.

The application will then be evaluated by the host unit and the decision will be conveyed to the applicant.

Last Date for Apply: Not mentioned.

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