Position Announcements

Faculty Positions: Microbiology of Extreme Marine Environments

KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)

FACULTY POSITIONS: Microbiology of Extreme Marine Environments

The Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering (BESE) Division, in collaboration with the Red Sea Research Center at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), invites exceptional applicants working in the field of extreme environments microbiology, with particular expertise in marine systems. The candidate is expected to work within natural ecosystems, and also with man-created extreme environments. The successful applicant will have demonstrated ability to perform high quality research and have a strong publication record. This position is open at the levels of Associate to Full Professor.

All candidates should have the ability to pursue a high impact research program and have a commitment to teaching at the graduate level. Applicants should apply at the http://apptrkr.com/303641 employment site. Applications received by February 1, 2013 will receive full consideration and positions will remain open until filled.

About the BESE Division and KAUST

The Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering (BESE) Division is an enabling platform and intellectual space for knowledge and advanced technology in the field of Adaptive Biology and Environmental Systems. Access to the some of the most advanced equipment in the world for genomics, proteomics, epigenetics, advanced microscopy, structural biology, and nanofabrication studies, as well as access to the Red Sea, provides KAUST researchers with unique opportunities. This, combined with the Universitys cutting edge Research Centers and experimental laboratories, enables research unconstrained by physical resources to address fundamental issues in biology and environmental sciences. More information about the BESE academic programs and research activities are available at http://bese.kaust.edu.sa.

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is an international, graduate 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 fundamental and goal-oriented research to address the worlds pressing scientific and technological challenges related to the sustainability of water, food, energy, and the environment.