Faculty Position in Statistics 2024 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 940
  • Offered Salary 1000
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree

Job Description

The Statistics (STAT) Program in the Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) invites applications for faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor level may be considered). Faculty Position in Statistics 2024 at KAUST could complement the current research profiles in the program, which currently has research groups in Bayesian computational statistics and modeling, Bayesian deep learning, biostatistics, environmental statistics, extreme statistics, geospatial statistics and health surveillance, spatio-temporal statistics and data science, and stochastic processes and applied statistics

The STAT program comprises 8 core faculty members from 7 countries. 1 instructional professor, roughly 40 MS and PhD students, 5 research scientists, and 15 Postdocs.


We are particularly interested in candidates with educational backgrounds from distinguished institutions of higher learning or those who have previously contributed to such institutions. Ideal candidates will possess a Ph.D. degree in Statistics (or other relevant fields). He must have exceptional research potential, the ability to attract external research funding and a strong dedication to teaching. We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive employment benefits, and access to ample research funding opportunities to address industry-relevant projects. At KAUST, we embrace diversity and encourage applications from female faculty candidates. We committ to cultivating a diverse faculty body and contributing to our vibrant academic community.

KAUST (https://www.kaust.edu.sa) is an international, graduate-only research university, located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia. It has a diverse international community, with English as the official instruction language. KAUST features outstanding research facilities. It includes the upcoming Shaheen-3 supercomputer and expansive virtual reality systems. It ensures significant research funding and competitive salaries, drawing top-tier international faculty, scientists, engineers, and students. They conduct research driven by curiosity and goals, addressing critical global scientific and technological challenges. Notably, for six years straight, KAUST led globally in citations per faculty, ranked as the top under-20 university, and has 8% of its faculty highly cited worldwide. Moreover, KAUST provides comprehensive financial support to students, covering tuition, accommodation, and living expenses.. Additionally, it strives to drive regional innovation and economic development through its technology commercialization arm and numerous spin-off startups.

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