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  • Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor, Chemical Engineering
    College of Engineering
    Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University




    Position: Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor, Chemical Engineering

    Department: Chemical Engineering

    School: College of Engineering

    Reports to: Department Chair; College Dean



    Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU) is a private non-profit university located in the eastern province of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The University is dedicated to excellent teaching and research and has experienced a significant growth in the last decade. The university is currently ranked 590th worldwide and 4th in the KSA as per 2024 QS World Rank. PMU strives to develop human intelligence, disseminate knowledge and find solutions based on research and scientific studies of problems experienced by societies.

    The Department of Chemical Engineering is recently established at PMU to promote excellence in education and research. To produce high intellectual citizens to serve the society with utmost dedication and commitment. To foster creativity and innovation leading to entrepreneurship. To strengthen the strategic areas of the department, we are now inviting applications for multiple faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor) in chemical engineering (in particular, in the areas of chemical engineering thermodynamics, process control & instrumentation, process modelling & simulation, reaction engineering, biotechnology).


    General Description      

    The members of PMU’s Chemical Engineering faculty will:

    • Carry out the duties of the position in accordance with college values and standards and in line with college policies and procedures, upholding high professional standards and leading by example.

    • Work with our students as members of a learning community to provide world-class education and an excellent student experience.

    • Integrate the college value of inclusiveness into all appropriate aspects of the job, respecting the dignity and diversity of all members of the college community and of visitors to the college.

    • Promote the values of collegiality within the college community.


    Qualifications & Experience (Required)

    • Suitable candidates should have earned their B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees to be all in Chemical Engineering preferably from North American accredited institutions of higher education.

    • Suitable candidates should have preferably proven US/Canada academic teaching, research and ABET experiences and professional registrations.

    • Suitable candidates are expected to have excellent command of the English Language and should be familiar with technology infused academic environments.

    • Suitable candidates are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and develop funded research programs.

    • There is a preference for candidates with expertise in experimental and computational basic and applied research in the fields of reaction engineering, nanotechnology and renewable energy applications, desalination and water treatment.

    • Applicants with postdoctoral research experience will be given preference.

    • Suitable candidates applying for a position of Associate / Full Professor, candidates must provide a letter of promotion from an academic institution with a documented due process to the rank of Associate / Full Professor.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Contribute at an appropriate level to school and faculty policy and practice in teaching.

    • Play a significant role in the design, development, and planning of courses and programs within the subject area as required.

    • Play a significant role in the review of courses and programs and in assessment, quality assurance, and quality enhancement as required.

    • Develop innovative approaches to learning and teaching as appropriate.

    • Provide timely feedback and assessment of coursework and examinations.

    • Provide general support and guidance to students, resolving issues and/or referring to specialist parties, where appropriate.

    • Maintain an appropriate scholarly or professional development activity and to keep up to date with developments in the field as necessary to carry out the duties of the position.

    • Participate in the comprehensive advisement of students majoring in the college.

    • Contribute to the overall work of the college and/or equivalent external organizations by representing the institution and faculty on appropriate committees and groups.

    • Contribute to the management and administrative processes and committee structures of the school, faculty, and college, as required.

    • Participate in, manage, or lead major initiatives or areas of work (as either sustained or one-time projects) that facilitate school, faculty, or college performance and accreditation, as required.

    • Participate in the recruitment, management, development, and mentoring of colleagues, as required.

    • Perform any and all other position-related duties as requested by Chair, Dean, Vice President, or President.


    Remuneration and Benefits

    PMU offers an income tax-free compensation package, commensurate with rank and experience, including 12-month salary, PMU accommodation, annual vacation, and annual round-trip airfare to the home country, medical insurance and end of contract benefits.


    How to Apply

    Application to this position require a letter of interest, curriculum vita (include a recent photo; state citizenship; and links to Google Scholar & Scopus and  LinkedIn profile), unofficial copy of Ph.D. Diploma, statement of research and teaching interests and a portfolio (no more than 20 pages long) that includes representative professional work depicting evidence of research, teaching activities; a narrative of administrative and leadership philosophy including a statement of past and proposed efforts to enhance diversity as well as the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of at least three professional references who may be contacted, with permission of the candidate, following initial evaluations by the search committee

    Note: In order to apply for a position of Associate / Full Professor, candidates must provide a letter of promotion from an academic institution with a documented due process to the rank of Associate / Full Professor.

    Positions advertised on our job website and can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. 

    • Please mention the name of the source/website where you have seen this advertisement

    • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    For submission of applications, log-on to our career site:

    Alternatively, send your application by email to in the event of an unsuccessful online application. (Please specify Position Applied for: Ex: Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering" in the email subject line and please also mention the name of the source/website where you have seen this advertisement)



    PMU reserves the right to alter, amend and add responsibilities to this position in line with the institutional needs. Changes and amendments to this job description shall be within the academic framework and the general employment conditions.


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