Welcome to King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia Faculty Job Fair | July 15 & 16, 2020

July 15, 2020 |

08:00am – 04:00pm (GMT+3)

July 16, 2020 |

02:00pm – 10:00pm (GMT+3)

About Job Fair

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) strives to be a preeminent institution of higher education known for its globally competitive graduates, cutting edge research, and leadership in energy fields. At this premier event, you will meet people like you who have chosen to build their career at the University.

Job Opportunities: The University is organizing a virtual job fair for available faculty positions in various academic programs as listed below.

Agenda: The job fair will be live for July 15-16, 2020 though it will be available to visitors until August 13, 2020. A full program for the event is presented under the Agenda section on this page.

Live Webinars: Our exciting lineup of webinars in the auditorium and college booths include vision by the leadership, research directions and other discussions about emerging applications of artificial intelligence, industry 4.0 in fields of science, engineering and business. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): If you want know more the job fair and how to participate in it, please read the FAQ section at the bottom of this page.  

Through this virtual job fair, you are cordially invited to experience our traditional Saudi hospitality and explore how you could join the vibrant community of KFUPM.

KFUPM hires from highly ranked universities in the world

How to Navigate a Typical Virtual Job Fair (Example)

People like You: Bekir Yilbas

Job Opportunities

KFUPM is hiring Professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors, Postdocs and Lecturers in following Colleges and Departments.

More details about the specific jobs will be available at the relevant booth during the event.

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Physics
  • Life Sciences
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Information System & Operations Management
  • Management & Marketing
  • Architecture
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Construction Engineering & Management
  • Computer Engineering
  • Information & Computer Science
  • Systems Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Geosciences
  • Center for Integrative Petroleum Research

KFUPM hires from highly ranked universities in the world

Experiences of International Faculty at KFUPM

People like You: Michael Kaminski


Content of the Job Fair will be available 24/7 until August 13, 2020

Sessions in Auditorium

Day 1 - July 15, 2020 Arabian Standard Time (GMT +3)

8:00 AM (GMT+3)

Opening of the Job Fair

8:30 – 9:30 AM

Address and Q&A with the President

9:30 – 10:00 AM

Introduction to KFUPM

10:00 – 11:30 AM

Visit of Departmental Booths


1:00 – 2:30 PM

Visit of Departmental Booths

2:30 – 3:00 PM

Introduction to KFUPM (Repeat)

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Visit of Departmental Booths

4:00 PM

Closing of the Job Fair for Day 1

Day 2 - July 16, 2020 Arabian Standard Time (GMT +3)

2:00 PM (GMT+3)

Opening of the Job Fair

2:30 – 5:30 PM

Visit of Departmental Booths


7:00 – 8:00 PM

Address and Q&A with the President

8:00 – 8:30 PM

Introduction to KFUPM

8:30 – 10:00 PM

Visit of Departmental Booths

10:00 PM

Closing of the Job Fair for Day 2

KFUPM hires from highly ranked universities in the world

Experiences of Students at KFUPM

People like You: Ihsan Toor

Facts About KFUPM

History and Campus

  • Established in 1963.
  • Located at the heart of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, in the vicinity of major industries and businesses.
  • Has an integrated campus of academic buildings, research facilities, faculty housing, student dormitories, and other support amenities.
  • Diverse, vibrant, and multicultural community of faculty, staff, and students, representing 57 nationalities.


Faculty and Students

  • Around 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Graduated more than 39,000 students since inception.
  • Students-to-faculty ratio is 12:1.
  • Ratio of undergraduate students to graduate students is 5:1.
  • Attracts top faculty, both locally and internationally.
  • Attracts the top 2% of high school graduates in KSA, and also top international students.


Academics and Research

  • The academic programs are focused on engineering, basic sciences, computer sciences, and business, and are accredited by international bodies such as ABET and AACSB.
  • Introduced unique feature in the academic programs through undergraduate concentrations and professional masters that are designed to be of multidisciplinary nature and focus on the digital future and emerging fields. This includes over 35 new programs in artificial intelligence and machine learning; cybersecurity and blockchain; robotics and autonomous systems; big data analytics; business analytics; quantum computing; advanced materials; polymers; renewables; supply chain; etc.
  • Ranked 4th worldwide, among universities granted U.S. Patents, with 1300+ patents.
  • Amongst the top 200 universities worldwide; ranked 186 by the QS Global Universities Ranking.


Industrial and Academic Partnerships

  • Owns the Dhahran Techno-Valley, which hosts R&D centers for major multinational corporations such as Schlumberger, Baker Hughes, Sinopec, Schneider, Yokogawa, Emerson, Honeywell, and Halliburton.
  • Engaged in many research collaborations with world-renowned universities such as MIT, Georgia Tech, Caltech, and Stanford.
  • Has successful partnerships with the industry and businesses such as Saudi Aramco, SABIC, electric and telecom companies, local banks, in addition to the government institutions.


KFUPM hires from highly ranked universities in the world

Frequently Asked Questions

It is an online faculty recruitment event to introduce the university academic programs and share various job opportunities for faculty positions. The job fair is accessible from anywhere through internet.
The live event will be held as follows.

Day 1: July 15, 2020 8:00am to 4:00pm (GMT+3)
Day 2: July 16, 2020 2:00pm to 10:00pm (GMT+3)
The schedule has been set to give a fair chance to people from around the globe to visit the job fair in day time. The non-live content of the event will be available until August 13, 2020
Once you login you will be taken to the Virtual Lobby, Exhibition Hall and Auditorium where you will see the academic departments and attend Webinars. You will be able to interact with department representatives and view vacant positions. Click here to watch a video of a typical job fair.
  • Webinars from the KFUPM Leadership
  • Academic and research achievements
  • List of available jobs
  • KFUPM academic programs
  • Profiles of the faculty and students
  • KFUPM hires from highly ranked universities in the world
  • High impact research profile is a key requirement for a professorial rank
  • Professorial Rank Faculty (Ph.D. degree holder) or those who will finish their Ph.D. soon.
  • Lecturers (M.S. Degree holders) must have at least 10 years of teaching experience from a top university
Yes. The event needs registration to join and provide basic information about yourself. We encourage the participants to register early to stay informed about the event and to avoid any last minute issues.
Your login details will be emailed to you when you register for the online event. You can use these details to access the online event.
No. This event is open to anyone at no cost. The registration and attending the whole event is absolutely free.
Yes, you have to provide your CV with all basic information about academic credentials, experience and achievements. CVs shall be reviewed to contact for job interviews.
No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate. You only need to have access to the Internet. However, it is always better to be prepared with audio and video if you wish to chat with one of our representatives.
The main mode of communication with booth reps is Zoom meeting available at all booths. However, you may use text chat option if necessary. Email options will also be available. For general inquiries about this job fair, please send email to  faculty-jobfair@kfupm.edu.sa
The event will remain open 24/7 for 30 days from July 15, 2020. Therefore, you can attend whenever it’s convenient for you during this period of time. You can get all the information that happened during the event, however communication with the booth representatives is only possible during the live event.
Absolutely. We are counting on you to invite others! Help us spread the word. You can simply share the link of this page, and they can register at their convenience.
Short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews and further discussions. You can always apply for an available job at KFUPM. Please visit jobs.kfupm.edu.sa to apply for all the listed jobs.
It depends on the academic department representatives, however, the purpose of this event is to identify candidates and invite them for interview later.
Yes. KFUPM encourages interdisciplinary teaching and research. Some department are keen to hire faculty from majors different than their own to support multidisciplinary programs.
Drop us an email at faculty-jobfair@kfupm.edu.sa we will revert to you within 24 hours.