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PhD Scholarship in circuit design
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Date Posted May 15, 2023
Title PhD Scholarship in circuit design
University King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Thuwal, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Department Electrical Engineering
Application Deadline May 31, 2023
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2023
  • Graduate Student
  • Electrical and/or Electronics

Are you passionate about pushing the boundaries of circuit design and want to be at the forefront of innovation? #
KAUST is seeking highly motivated and talented individuals to join our team as Ph.D. candidates in Analog Mixed Circuit Design.

How to Apply
Apply today (resume, cover letter, academic transcripts, and any relevant documents)!


  • Conduct cutting-edge research in the field of analog mixed circuit design.
  • Design, analyze, and optimize analog/mixed-signal integrated circuits.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to develop novel circuit architectures.
  • Utilize CAD tools to simulate, verify, and optimize circuit performance.
  • Publish research findings in reputable journals and present at conferences.
  • Contribute to the development of intellectual property and patent filings.
  • Assist in mentoring and guiding undergraduate students in their research.


  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field. Bachelors degree in exceptional cases
  • Strong academic track record with a focus on analog/mixed-signal circuit design.
  • Proficiency in CAD tools such as SPICE, Cadence, or similar software.
  • Solid understanding of circuit design principles, device physics, and semiconductor technologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Strong communication and technical writing skills.
  • Prior research experience in analog/mixed-signal circuit design is preferred.


The KAUST fellowship is worth ($50,000-$65,000 USD) and is tax free
  • Full Free Tuition Support ($15,000)
  • Monthly Living Allowance (Tax free $20,000 to $35,000 annually, depending on degree progress)
  • On-Campus Housing ($10,000 )
  • Medical and dental coverage ($5,000)
  • Relocation Support and yearly tickets to go home ($1000)

At #KAUST, we foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment where innovation and creativity thrive. As part of our team, you will have access to state-of-the-art facilities, cutting-edge tools, and a supportive network of experienced professionals. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits packages, and opportunities for professional growth and development.

  • KAUST prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants

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