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 Job Openings

The Department of Global Studies at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia invites applications for full-time faculty positions at the  rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor- in the following fields:
  • International Relations
  • International Law
  • Political Economy
  • Public Policy
  • Economic Policy
  • Global Studies
  • Middle East Studies
Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. degree with a strong commitment to research and teaching as well as serving the university. Applicants are also expected to have a superior ability to teach in English (as the language of instruction at KFUPM is English). Candidates with Middle Eastern expertise are strongly encouraged to apply.
Salary/Benefits:  Two-year renewable contract. Competitive salaries based on qualifications and experience. Free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance. The appointment includes the following benefits according to the University’s policy: air ticket/s to Dammam on appointment; annual repatriation air ticket/s for up to four persons; assistance with local tuition fees for school-age dependent children; local transportation allowance; two months’ paid summer leave; an end-of-service gratuity.

The KFUPM campus has a range of facilities including a medical and dental clinic, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities, and a recreation center.
Please apply online by visiting the KFUPM website at (, then click on the jobs link.