King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, CEMSE Division

Position ID: 2170-AM [#16306]
Position Title: Professor (Assistant/Associate/Full)
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Thuwal, Jeddah 23955-6900, Saudi Arabia [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematical Foundations of Data Science, Scientific Computing, Optimization, Applied Geometry, and Related Fields
Application Deadline: 2021/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/09/21, listed until 2021/06/30)
Position Description:    

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The Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering Division at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) invites applications for one faculty position in Mathematical Foundations of Data Science, Scientific Computing, Optimization, Applied Geometry, and Related Fields at any level (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) beginning in the Fall of 2021. Candidates applying for a position of Assistant Professor should have an excellent potential for high impact research. Candidates applying for Associate and Full Professor positions should have a distinguished track record in research and a strong commitment to service, mentoring, teaching at the graduate level.

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 western shores of the Red Sea, KAUST offers superb research facilities, generous baseline research funding, and internationally competitive salaries, together with unmatched living conditions for individuals and families. The generous social policy coupled to the top-quality research facilities have succeeded in attracting top international faculty, scientists, engineers, and students making KAUST into the only university worldwide where fundamental goal-oriented and curiosity-driven research is employed to address the world’s most pressing challenges related to water, food and energy sustainability as well as their impact on the environment.

More information about KAUST academic programs and research activities are available at , and on Applied Mathematics and Computational Science (AMCS) program

The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in Mathematics or other relevant fields with publications in top journals and subject-matter journals/conferences. Moreover, experience in interdisciplinary research and a strong publication record commensurate with the level of the post he/she applies for are expected. For senior positions, the evidence of a track record in successfully attracting external funding and independent research is essential. Women candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

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Contact: Diogo Gomes
Postal Mail:
KAUST P.O. Box 4700
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Thuwal - Jeddah
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