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 Job Openings

The Department of Global & Social 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:
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • International Relations
  • History
  • Psychology
  • Sociology 
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 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.