Faculty Positions in Bioinformatics and Data Science/Artificial Intelligence for Life Science

KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
Saudi Arabia Thuwal


Faculty Positions in Bioinformatics and Data Science/Artificial Intelligence for Life Science

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) (www.kaust.edu.sa) is an international graduate-level, merit-based research university dedicated to advancing scientific and technological education and research, acting as a catalyst for innovation, economic development and social prosperity in the region and the world. Our research strives to enhance the welfare of society with a special focus on four areas of global significance – food, water, energy and the environment. Based near Jeddah, 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.​

The Computer Science (CS) program of the Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division at KAUST invites applications for faculty positions at all ranks in bioinformatics or data science/artificial intelligence for life science.

Successful candidates should 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. The KAUST CS 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.

Application packages should include:
1. A cover letter;
2. A complete curriculum vitae with the full list of publications;
3. A research statement;
4. A teaching statement;
5. A list of three referees.

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.

For more information, please contact Xin Gao, Associate Professor, Computational Bioscience Research Center, CEMSE Division, KAUST, xin.gao@kaust.edu.sa

To Apply: apptrkr.com/1444973

At KAUST, we attract people from all around the world who want to create impact beyond their own achievements. Irrespective of their national origins, the people of KAUST are “people of the world” who uphold our values of achievement, passion, inspiration, citizenship, diversity, integrity, and openness. Located on the beautiful Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia, KAUST sets exceptional standards in residences, recreational facilities and boasts a truly multicultural community environment which can be enjoyed by all, along with ample opportunities and time to keep work and life in harmony. Expats are very well looked after, with packages including competitive salaries, relocation assistance, accommodation and various additional incentives.


Start date

As soon as possible

Start date

To be determined

How to Apply

To Apply: apptrkr.com/1444973


Xin Gao