Faculty in Cybersecurity and Dependability at KAUST

Permanent @King Abdullah University of Science and Technology KAUST in Education Training
  • Thuwal, Jeddah Saudi Arabia, N/A View on Map
  • Post Date : December 8, 2023
  • Apply Before : June 8, 2024
  • Salary: SR80,000.00 - SR170,000.00 / Monthly
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  • Job ID 937
  • Offered Salary 1000
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience Less Than 1 Year
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

The Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering Division at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) invites applications for multiple faculty positions at all levels. (Full, Associate, and Assistant Professor) in the broad areas of Cybersecurity and Dependability. Faculty in Cybersecurity and Dependability at KAUST are in context with the recently created Resilient Computing and Cybersecurity Center (RC3). The RC3 center is a research unit aiming at developing the emerging area of Resilient Computing in symbiosis with classic Cybersecurity paradigms, fulfilling the innovative vision. Followed by an increasing number of stakeholders — that “(Cyber) Resilience is the Cybersecurity of the XXI century”.

KAUST is a graduate-only research uni with 100+ nationalities on the Red Sea’s shores, near Jeddah. It offers great facilities, competitive salaries, research funds, and draws top faculty, scientists, engineers, and students for research tackling global challenges.

Its campus, winning awards, encourages an active lifestyle with schools, health clinics, transportation, clubs, and various sports facilities, including water sports.


We seek candidates holding a PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, or related fields. Candidate must be expert in Security/Privacy, Dependability/Fault Tolerance, Distributed Systems/Networks, or Real-Time/Embedded Systems.

We require documented experience about systems knowledge of one or more of: cloud/Internet computing and communication; peer-to-peer (P2P) infrastructures; blockchain and ledger technology; cyber-physical and Internet-of-Things systems (CPS, IoT); software-defined and/or vehicular networking (SDN, VN); digital health technologies.

We consider as anadvantage, documented research experience in design, verification, and/or evaluation, in one or more of the following sub-areas. Dependable and/or secure distributed systems and networks. Trusted computing and execution environments. Dependable and/or secure distributed blockchain and ledger systems.

Applicants should show exceptional research merit, including strong publication record in top-tier conferences and journals. As well as research projects experience. We consider as an advantage, track record – according to the candidate’s career experience – in team leading, mentoring PhD candidates, research project definition and management, graduate-level teaching, research collaboration with industrial partners. Senior candidates must have demonstrated strong leadership and reputation in their field. A successful candidate will teach courses at graduate level. As well as build and lead a research group of postdoctoral fellows and graduate students.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

There is no Equal Employment Opportunity Statement available for Physical Science and Engineering Division (faculty)

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