Multiple post-doctoral positions at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Scholarship: Fully-Funded
Degree: Ph.D.
Nationality: International Students
Location: EAU
Application deadlines: Open until filled

Scholarship Description:

We offer fixed term contract for the duration of up to 3 years (initial appointment will be for a period of 1 year and after satisfactory evaluation it can be extended for a total duration of 3 years).

You will work in an exciting international environment with researchers from over 100 nationalities and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of the lab agenda and boost your career development and training ( Research staff receive competitive salaries, and no income tax is currently paid to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Other benefits include free healthcare, medical and dental insurance, one round-trip travel to home country per year, as well as general facilities as below, in a combination unmatchable by any other research environment worldwide.

Available Subjects:

  • Computer Science, Electrical or/and Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Informatics, or a closely related field

Eligibility criteria:

We welcome candidates with a PhD in Computer Science, Electrical or/and Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Informatics, or a closely related field, with a strong background in the theory and practice of one or more of Cybersecurity, CPS and IoT Resiliency, Industrial Control and Smart Grid Systems, Digital Real-time Simulation, Networks and/or Real-Time and Embedded Systems.

The candidates are expected to have: a strong motivation to identify and solve scientific problems in an interdisciplinary collaborative research environment, excellent problem-solving skills, good interpersonal skills, high-level written and oral communication skills with the ability to represent the research team at national and international conferences, and a record of publications in quality, peer reviewed journals and conferences. We consider as an added advantage proven track record in research project definition and management, team leading, research collaboration with industrial partners, experience in supporting PhD candidates in their research.

The call is open to all applicants from any nationality. International applications are strongly encouraged. Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are mandatory. We require commitment, team working and a critical mind. Successful candidates will be given excellent conditions for the development of their research skills, in terms of working conditions, mentoring and laboratory facilities.

Application Procedure:

For more information and informal enquiries, please contact:
Prof. Charalambos Konstantinou via email at: [email protected],