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Faculty Search: Mechanical Engineering


KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)


Faculty Search: Mechanical Engineering


The Mechanical Engineering (ME) Program at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) invites applications for faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professors) beginning in the Fall of 2012.

KAUST is an international graduate-­‐level, merit-­‐based research university dedicated to advancing science and technology to address challenges of regional and global significance. Located on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia, KAUST offers superb research facilities, generous assured research funding, and internationally competitive salaries. Further information can be obtained by clicking on the following link:


The Mechanical Engineering Program at KAUST has ten full-­‐time faculty whose research falls into: Materials & Solid Mechanics, Thermal Sciences, Fluid Mechanics, Combustion, and Control & Dynamics. The ME research program has strong support from KAUST’s international research collaborators and advanced central research facilities. More information is available at:


We invite applications from highly qualified candidates for faculty positions at all ranks. Priority will be given to candidates with the research interests listed below


• Combustion Experiment / Theory

• Computational Combustion Modeling

• Fluid Control

• Experimental Solid Mechanics

• Control of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems

Exceptional candidates in other areas of Mechanical Engineering will also be considered.


Candidates must have a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline. Candidates should have the ability to pursue a high impact research program and demonstrate commitment to teaching at the graduate level. Applications must include a curriculum vitae with publication list, a research plan, a statement of teaching interests, and contact information of at least 3 referees. Please submit applications electronically as a single PDF file to the ME Search Committee ( Priority will be given to applications received before Jan 30, 2012 and positions will remain open until filled. Please identify the research area to which you are applying in the subject heading of the email.

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