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King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

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Department of Finance and Economics
Faculty Positions in Finance & Economics

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111453618
Date Posted: 02/08/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Faculty Positions in Finance & Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Dhahran, SAUDI ARABIA
JEL Classification: G00 -- General
king fahd university
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

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Mineral (KFUPM) has over 10,000 students and over 600 professors from more than 60 nationalities. The College of Industrial Management is the first business college to receive the AACSB accreditation more than 10 years ago. The college offers five B.S. degrees in Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Management, and MIS, along with MBA and EMBA degrees. In addition to being among the top business schools in the Middle East, the college has a new ambition to enhance its academic rank globally by focusing on publishing top quality research and maintaining excellence in education.

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-years 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.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Reference Instructions:
Application Procedure: Please visit (via KFUPM website: ( Hyperlink: JOBS ) fill-up forms, attached cover letter, updated/detailed C.V./Resume, completed KFUPM application form with copies of credentials (academic degree/s & transcript/s) and four (4) signed reference/recommendation letters from your referees.