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King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Department of Finance and Economics
Faculty Positions in Department of Finance and Economics

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_450851
Date Posted: 08/20/2014
Date Inactve: 05/16/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Faculty Positions in Department of Finance and Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Dhahran, SAUDI ARABIA
JEL Classification: G -- Financial Economics
Department of Finance and Economics

Full Text of JOE Listing:
Job Description:
The Department of Finance and Economics at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals invites applications for faculty positions in the following areas:

1. Finance
2. Economics

Job Responsibility:
Candidates will be expected to engage in high quality research/scholarly activities, teach undergraduate and graduate course, advising and mentoring of students, supervision of MS and PhD thesis / dissertation and develop funded research program appropriate to his field of specialization and to participate effectively in executive education programs and other professional activities. The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to quality education and student interaction.

Compensation and Benefits:
Two-year renewable contract. Competitive tax-free salaries based on qualifications and experience. All KFUPM faculty are offered 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 upon appointment; annual repatriation air ticket/s for up to four persons; a contribution towards local tuition fees for school-age dependent children; local transportation allowance; two months' paid summer leave in addition to mid-semester breaks; free health care at KFUPM Clinic; 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.

Applicant must have a Ph.D. degree (or near completion) in the relevant field from an internationally recognized university with a strong academic background. The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate potential in designing and teaching courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, and have the ability to produce and publish high quality research. Selection will be based on potential for publications in reputable journals. For the associate and full professor ranks, a proven record of publications in reputable journals is further required.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
1. Applications are invited for faculty positions for the Academic Year starting in September 2015 (Term 151) at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
2. Applicants must be fluent in English as it is the medium of instruction in the University.
3. For more details about the facilities at KFUPM please visit

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Contact Details:
Director of Faculty Affairs
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, KFUPM, Box 5005, Dhahran, 31261, Saudi Arabia
Email: Telephone: +966 13 860-3257 Fax: +966 13 860-2442

An interview will be conducted during the American Finance Association Annual Meeting,
January 3 - 5, 2015, in Boston, MA, USA.
Interested participants may contact:
Dr. Hesham Merdad
Chairman Department of Finance & Economics
KFUPM Box 5075, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia
Tel. Off: +966 13 860 2077 Fax: +966 13 860 2585 Mobile: +966 550317440

Prof. William Megginson
Professor & Price Chair in Finance / George Lynn Cross Research Professor
Michael F. Price College of Business / The University of Oklahoma /Saudi Aramco Chair Professor in Finance
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Tel: (405) 325-2058 Fax: (405) 325-1957 Mobile: +1 405 365 9434
Email: Website:

Application Requirements

  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2015