Postdoctoral Fellow in Advanced Materials

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

Saudi Arabia

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must be fluent in English as it is the medium of instruction in the University.

Posting Details

Job Reference Number F198

Post-Doctoral Fellow at Interdisciplinary Research Center for Advanced Materials

Location Dhahran – Saudi Arabia

Type Full Time

Job Description

The center has vacancies for Post-Doctoral candidates with good experience and in-depth knowledge in any of the following areas: coatings; surface engineering; light alloys; polymers; composites; biomaterials; smart materials; self-healing materials; nanomaterials; multifunctional materials; graphene; metamaterials; photovoltaic materials; materials for extreme environments; electrochemistry; corrosion; corrosion & scale inhibitors; tribology; computational materials; machine learning in materials selection and design

Job Responsibility

Write research proposals.
Contribute to the ongoing research projects in the center.
Conduct basic and applied research.
Develop advanced products and technology.
Publish findings or creative work.
Teach courses
Compensation & Benefits
Monthly salary with one month paid annual vacation
Housing or housing allowance
Health services and Campus Medical Facility
Office Space and Computing Facilities (Personal Computer, access to HPC, etc.)
Access to sports facilities, free parking, etc.


A Ph.D. degree in Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or a related field from a reputable institution.
In-depth knowledge and a strong record of published research in one or more of the areas described in the Job Description

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must be fluent in English as it is the medium of instruction in the University.

Contact Information

Assistant Director of Faculty Affairs
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
KFUPM Box 5005, Dhahran 31261
Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +966 13 860-7854
Fax: +966 13 860-1273

Open Date 06/25/2021

Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. *What is the Highest Education Level you have earned?*How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Bachelor's
    • Master's
    • PhD or above
  2. (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. All Official Transcripts (BS, MS, Ph.D.) combined in one file
  4. All Degrees and Certifications (BS, MS, Ph.D.) combined in one file
  5. Abstract of the Dissertation
  6. Scanned copy of Passport
  7. Applicant Photo
  8. Teaching Statement
  9. Research Statement
  10. List of Publications
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

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