King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, College of Industrial Management, Department of Finance and Economics, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia - Ministry of Higher Education
Faculty Positions in Economics

The Department of Finance and Economics at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals is seeking to fill a number of faculty positions in the following areas: Professor/Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor Positions in Economics.

JOB DESCRIPTION: You will be expected to engage in high quality research/scholarly activities, to be an effective classroom teacher at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and to participate effectively in executive education programs and other professional activities.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 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. Preference is for development economics, microeconomics, Industrial organization, public economics, econometrics, labor economics, and resource economics.

SALARY/BENEFITS: We provide competitive tax-free salaries to our employees in addition to other perks and benefits based on a two-year renewable contract. Competitive salaries are based on qualifications and experience. 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 on appointment; annual repatriation air ticket/s for up to four persons; assistance with local tuition fees for school-age dependent children; local transportation allowance; two months' paid summer leave; end-of-service gratuity. The KFUPM campus has a range of facilities including a medical and dental clinic, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities and a recreation center.

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.

ABOUT US: King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) is located in the town of Dhahran in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The University 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. For more information, see

FURTHER INFORMATION: We are interviewing applicants at the Annual Meetings of American Economic Association. For interview, please contact the Chairman, Department of Finance and Economics, College of Industrial Management, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; Email:

(Please quote ad Ref. no. CIM-ECN-161 in your initial application.)

All Ranks/Positions Will Remain Vacant Until Filled.

Posted 12/23/15