CBRC Faculty Opportunities

Faculty Positions in Data science/Artificial Intelligence/Analytics for life science applications 2020

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

Location: KAUST, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia               Open Date: Oct 12, 2020


The Computational Bioscience Research Center (CBRC) and Computer Science (CS) program of the Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering Division at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) invites applications for faculty positions in Data science/Artificial Intelligence/Analytics for life science applications. As the CBRC’s main focus is in development of methods, algorithms, tools and resources in domain of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning/Deep Learning for generic information integration and applications in Life Sciences, mainly in Health/Medical domains, the candidates with appropriate track record are particularly welcome.

KAUST is seeking accomplished, prominent scholars in the above-mentioned fields, with an impressive track record of accomplishments. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related fields, as well as a strong publication record in the top-tier venues of their respective areas. They must have demonstrated strong leadership in the field. Successful candidates will be appointed within the CS program and affiliated with CBRC, but will have the opportunity to engage widely with other programs as well as KAUST research centers.

These positions are part of a strategic expansion of KAUST in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to complement existing strengths in Bioinformatics, Supercomputing, and Visual Computing. Additional faculty positions will be available in future years under this initiative. The KAUST Computer Science program offers a unique combination of an intellectually stimulating environment and access to world-class facilities, including KAUST’s 5 Petaflop/s Shaheen-2 supercomputer. KAUST's unique funding and organizational structure allows faculty to prioritize their research program over other professional activities.

KAUST (https://www.kaust.edu.sa) is an international, graduate level research university dedicated to advancing science and technology through interdisciplinary research, education, and innovation. Located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia, KAUST offers superb research facilities, generous assured research funding, and internationally competitive salaries, attracting top international faculty, scientists, engineers, and students to conduct curiosity-driven and goal-oriented research to address the world’s pressing scientific and technological challenges related sustainability in energy, water, food, and the environment.​

You will be required to complete a brief application form and upload a single PDF file including:

A complete curriculum vitae with a list of publications
A research plan
A statement of teaching interests
A list with the names and affiliation of potential referees for Full Professor or Researchers who have equivalent positions in Industrial or National research laboratories.
Because of the high volume of applications that we receive, only applications submitted through the online form will be considered. Applications will be evaluated as soon as they are received, and will receive full consideration until the positions are filled.