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Faculty Positions 2019
Numerical Analysis or Scientific Computing: The Applied Mathematics and Computational Sciences (AMCS) program invites applications for one faculty position in Numerical Analysis or Scientific Computing at any level (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) beginning in the Fall of 2019. The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in Mathematics or other relevant fields with publications in top journals and subject-matter journals/conferences. Read more
Statistics: The Statistics program invites applications for one faculty position in Statistics at any level (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) beginning in the Fall of 2019. Currently, the Statistics Program has 5 core faculty and 9 affiliated faculty. We are interested in applicants with strong background in any area of statistics. Read more
Statistical Data Science: The Statistics program invites applications for one faculty position in Statistical Data Science at any level (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) beginning in the Fall of 2019. We are interested in applicants with background in modern statistical data science such as AI, machine learning, big data, network data, forecasting, computational statistics, computer experiments, high-dimensional statistics and inferential modeling although excellent candidates with other expertise in statistical data science related to sciences and engineering are encouraged to apply as well. Read more
Cyber Security: The Computer Science program invites applications for multiple faculty positions at all levels (Full, Associate, and Assistant Professor) in fields related to Cyber Security. This search is part of a university-wide Cyber Security initiative. All relevant research areas will be considered, including, but not limited to: Cyber Resilience, Intrusion detection, Systems security, Secure databases, Theoretical Foundations, Cryptography, Secure Communications, Privacy and anonymity, Machine learning in Cybersecurity, IoT security and Digital Forensics. Read more
Bioinformatics and Data Science/Artificial Intelligence for Life Science: The Computer Science program invites applications for faculty positions at all ranks in bioinformatics or data science/artificial intelligence for life science. Read more
Machine Learning and Applications of AI: The Computer Science program invites applications for faculty positions in Machine Learning and Applications of AI. Applications at any rank and of any demographic will be considered, although female candidates and junior researchers are particularly encouraged to apply. Read more
Data Science/Artificial Intelligence/Analytics for Life Science Applications: The Computational Bioscience Research Center (CBRC) and Computer Science program invites applications for faculty positions in Data science/Artificial Intelligence/Analytics for life science applications. As the CBRC’s main focus is in development of methods, algorithms, tools and resources in domain of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning/Deep Learning for generic information integration and applications in Life Sciences, mainly in Health/Medical domains, the candidates with appropriate track record are particularly welcome. Read more
Electrical Engineering Faculty Position: The Electrical Engineering (EE) program invites applications for faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professors), with preference for candidates at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates applying for a position of Assistant Professor should have an excellent potential for high impact research. We seek candidates in all fields pertaining to electrical engineering. Of particular interest are applicants in the areas of (i) robotics, (ii) smart grid, (iii) data-driven and large-scale distributed simulations, and (iv) quantum information and quantum computing. Read more
Researcher Positions 2019
Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Positions in Signal Processing and Autonomous Networks: The Signal Processing and Autonomous Networks (SPAN) laboratory at KAUST is looking to fill up to 4 postdoctoral and/or research scientist positions. The overall research agenda is based on data science, optimization theory and algorithms, and control. There is opportunity to select projects that are theory oriented, experimental/software-focused, or a combination of both. Read more
Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Specialist in Photonics: We are seeking to fill a position in the Photonics Lab at KAUST. The candidate will perform technical tasks associated with the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of optical systems and experiments. Read more