Faculty Position at CIE Dept

Job Title

  • Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Control and Instrumentation Engineering Department.


  • Dhahran – Saudi Arabia


  • Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Control & Instrumentation Engineering at the King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) invites applications for faculty positions in all ranks (assistant professor, associate professor, and full professor). The department is particularly interested in candidates with outstanding academic qualifications and/or industrial experience in the areas of:

  • Process Modeling and Control
    • Dynamic Simulation
    • Precision Instrumentation and Control Electronics
  • Novel Sensors and Networks, IoT
  • Electro-Mechanical / Mechatronics Systems
  • Linear and Rotary Actuators: Pneumatic, Hydraulic, Magnetic
  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems
  • Linear and Non-Linear Control
  • Digital Control
  • Robust Control
  • Intelligent and Adaptive Control
  • Model Predictive Control and Advanced Control Theory
  • Networked Control Systems
  • Automation and Control, PLC, SCADA, DCS
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Control Systems

Job Responsibility

The candidates are expected to:

  • Demonstrate teaching experience in the above-mentioned areas
  • Have a strong research potential demonstrated by relevant publications in top reputed journals
  • Possess excellent communication skills

Successful candidates are expected to:

  • Engage in high-quality teaching and fulfill the teaching requirements of the department
  • Teach courses (and labs) at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Develop new courses (and labs) at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Implement new developments in the academic discipline, make influential achievements in relevant fields, enhance his own international academic influence, and be an internationally active academic member
  • Establish and maintain active research programs that lead to peer-reviewed publications in high-impact professional journals
  • Provide service to the Department, the University, and the profession
  • Be involved in thematic research within one or more of the university research priority areas


Applicant must have:

  • An earned Ph.D. degree from a reputable university in the relevant field.
  • A full-time bachelor’s and master’s degrees with very good grades.
  • Certificate equivalency if the certificate is obtained from outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Contact Information

  • CIE Dept. Chairman email: c-cie@kfupm.edu.sa
  • CIE Dept. Secretary email: mervin@kfupm.edu.sa
  • KFUPM Job Portal