King Abdullah University of Science and Technology: Faculty Positions: Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering Division (college)

Location KAUST, Thuwal 


Apr 8, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


The Computer Science program in the Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering Division at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) invitations functions for a number of college positions in any respect ranges (Full, Associate, and Assistant Professor) in the broad areas of Cybersecurity and Dependability.

These openings are in context with the lately created Resilient Computing and Cybersecurity Center (RC3). The RC3 heart goals at creating the rising space of Resilient Computing in symbiosis with classical Cybersecurity paradigms, fulfilling the modern imaginative and prescient – adopted by an growing variety of stakeholders – that “Resilience is the Cybersecurity of the XXI century”.

KAUST is a global, graduate-only analysis college, situated on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia lower than an hour drive north of Jeddah. KAUST provides excellent analysis amenities, internationally aggressive salaries, and beneficiant analysis funding from KAUST in addition to different funding alternatives by means of trade collaborations. KAUST attracts prime worldwide college, scientists, engineers and college students to conduct curiosity-driven and goal-oriented analysis to deal with the world’s urgent scientific and technological challenges.

KAUST has an award-winning campus to reside, work, research and play that’s designed to encourage and inspire college students, staff and their households to keep up an energetic life-style. The neighborhood members take pleasure in elementary and secondary faculties, well being clinic, on-demand in addition to scheduled transportations, thematiccommunity golf equipment, in addition to a number of health and outside sports activities installations together with sea-faring sports activities. On the cultural and leisure facet, KAUST fosters the humanities with a efficiency theater for concert events and performs in addition to a movie show, in addition to quite a few eating choices and the Red Sea simply steps away, learn extra about Living, Working and Studying at KAUST here.

Thanks to very efficient measures, together with the involvement of its researchers (, the COVID-19 pandemic has to this point barely affected the KAUST campus-city.


We welcome candidates with a PhD in Computer Science and/or Engineering, Informatics, or associated areas, with a robust background in the speculation and observe of a number of of Security/Privacy and/or Dependability/Fault-Tolerance, of Distributed Systems and Networks and/or Real-Time and Embedded Systems.

Candidates on the intersection of Cybersecurity/Dependability and Systems in common whose profile and observe document are primarily in the previous are invited to use to this place. Candidates on the intersection of Cybersecurity/Dependability and AI/ML whose profile and observe document are primarily in the previous are invited to use to this place as effectively.

We anticipate documented expertise about methods information of a number of of: cloud/Internet computing and communication; peer-to-peer (P2P) infrastructures; blockchain and ledger expertise; cyber-physical and Internet-of-Things methods (CPS, IoT); software-defined and/or vehicular networking (SDN, VN); digital well being applied sciences.

We think about as a bonus – all related analysis sub-areas of the above being contemplated – documented analysis expertise in design, verification, and/or analysis, in the next sub-areas: reliable and/or safe distributed methods and networks; trusted computing and execution environments; menace and intrusion detection/prevention methods; reliable and/or safe distributed blockchain and ledger methods; privateness of biomedical, monetary or social knowledge.

Applicants ought to present distinctive analysis advantage, together with sturdy publication document in top-tier conferences and journals, in addition to analysis tasks expertise. Women are strongly inspired to use. High precedence might be given to the general originality and promise of the candidate’s work proposal. We think about as a bonus confirmed observe document – in line with the candidate’s profession expertise – in crew main, mentoring PhD candidates, analysis undertaking definition and administration, graduate-level instructing, analysis collaboration with industrial companions. Senior candidates should have demonstrated sturdy management and status in their area. A profitable candidate might be anticipated to show programs at graduate stage, construct and lead a analysis group of postdoctoral fellows and graduate college students.

Application Instructions

How to Apply:

Please full the interfolio software type and add the next supplies:

  • Complete curriculum vitae, together with photograph and your contact deal with, with an inventory of tasks, publications, and different achievements, in addition to clear proof of documented expertise in the analysis areas and sub-areas requested above.
  • A analysis plan, in context with the strategic traces of the RC3 heart.
  • A press release of instructing pursuits.
  • The names and contact data for not less than 3 references, for an Assistant Professor place.
  • A listing with the names and affiliation of potential referees, for an Associate Professor or Full Professor place.

For extra data, please contact:

Prof. Paulo Esteves-Veríssimo 

through e mail at: [email protected] , Subject: CYBERSECURITY – FACULTY APPLICATIONS.

Because of the excessive quantity of functions that we obtain, solely functions submitted by means of the net Interfolio type might be thought of. Please discuss with the interfolio hyperlinks at (

Applications might be obtained by means of rolling deadline intervals (please see beneath) till all positions are stuffed. They might be pre-screened as they’re submitted and will deserve full consideration by the overview committee, which is able to put the very best effort to tell all candidates of the standing of their functions, inside an inexpensive delay after every deadline.

Next deadline for functions: June 17, 2021.

Please click on on the “Apply Now” button to submit your software


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