Research Engineer in Environment and Water, Research

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Center for Environment and Water

Saudi Arabia

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must be fluent in English.

Posting Details

Job Reference Number F097

Job Title Research Engineer - Center for Environment and Water, Research Institute

Location Dhahran – Saudi Arabia

Type Full Time

Job Description

The Center for Environment & Marine Studies (CEMS) in the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, invites applications for a Faculty position (Research Engineer III) specializing in climate and energy mathematical modeling, renewable energy impact analysis on greenhouse gas emission, environmental impact modeling of electric power generation, electric energy section and environment correlation modeling, data analysis, artificial intelligence and machine learning with Python, mathematical data optimization, and robust optimization. The incumbent will complement existing faculty strengths, and should demonstrate an excellent analytical and computational competency along with good communication and team working skills, while maintaining focus and be able to work independently in an interdisciplinary field of research. The position requires working with people from different cultures, and the ability to analyze huge datasets and synthesize scientific reports.

Job Responsibility

The candidate is expected to conduct interdisciplinary projects at the planning, development and implementation phases. He should have a strong background in his field of expertise.
Electric power and environment correlation mathematical model development and simulation.
Renewable energy (Solar photovoltaic, concentrated solar power, and wind) impact analysis on environment
Negative environmental impacts reduction with electric power system transformation
Working experience in mathematical data optimization techniques, robust optimization, algorithm design, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to improve decision-making capabilities.

The candidate should also have strong analytical skills; strong computing skills (scientific scripting language such as C, C++, Python, MATLAB)

Compensation & Benefits

Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. The appointment includes the following benefits according to the university policy.

1. Tax free salary.
2. Free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance.
3. Air ticket/s to Dhahran on appointment.
4. Annual repatriation air ticket/s for family members up to four persons.
5. 30 days of paid vacation.
6. Assistance with local tuition fees for school-aged dependent children.
7. Transportation allowance
8. Free health care at KFUPM Clinic
9. End-of-service gratuity after two (2) years of continuous service.

The KFUPM campus has a range of facilities including a medical and dental clinic, health club with swimming pool, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities, a recreation center and a private beach.

Qualifications

A doctoral degree in Engineering is required.
Publishing record in peer-reviewed journals
Good command of English in both writing and speaking with good presentation skills.
Technical report writing skills.
The candidate will be expected to perform independent research in the field of climate and energy mathematical modeling, renewable energy impact analysis on greenhouse gas emission, environmental impact modeling of electric power generation, electric energy section and environment correlation modeling, data analysis, artificial intelligence and machine learning, mathematical data optimization, and robust optimization.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must be fluent in English.

Contact Information

Assistant Director of Faculty Affairs – Employment
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
KFUPM Box 5005, Dhahran 31261
Saudi Arabia
Email: faculty@kfupm.edu.sa
Telephone: +966 13 860-7854
Fax: +966 13 860-2442

Open Date 07/07/2021

Open Until Filled No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. *Gender
    • Male
    • Female
  2. *What is the Highest Education Level you have earned?*How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Bachelor's
    • Master's
    • PhD or above
  3. (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. All Official Transcripts (BS, MS, Ph.D.) combined in one file
  4. All Degrees and Certifications (BS, MS, Ph.D.) combined in one file
  5. Abstract of the Dissertation
  6. Scanned copy of Passport
  7. Applicant Photo
  8. Teaching Statement
  9. Research Statement
  10. List of Publications
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document


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