Faculty Positions - Cybersecurity and Dependability - 2021

Updated: 30 days ago

The Computer Science program in the Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering Division  at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) invites applications for multiple faculty positions at all levels (Full, Associate, and Assistant Professor) in the broad areas of Cybersecurity and Dependability.

These openings are in context with the recently created Resilient Computing and Cybersecurity Center (RC3) . The RC3 center aims at developing the emerging area of Resilient Computing in symbiosis with classical Cybersecurity paradigms, fulfilling the innovative vision – followed by an increasing number of stakeholders – that “Resilience is the Cybersecurity of the XXI century”.

KAUST  is an international, graduate-only research university, located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia less than an hour drive north of Jeddah. KAUST offers outstanding research facilities, internationally competitive salaries, and generous research funding from KAUST as well as other funding opportunities through industry collaborations. KAUST attracts 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.

KAUST has an award-winning campus to live, work, study and play that is designed to inspire and motivate students, employees and their families to maintain an active lifestyle. The community members enjoy elementary and secondary schools, health clinic, on-demand as well as scheduled transportations, thematiccommunity clubs, as well as several fitness and outdoor sports installations including sea-faring sports. On the cultural and leisure side, KAUST fosters the arts with a performance theater for concerts and plays as well as a movie theater, besides numerous dining options and the Red Sea just steps away, information may be found here .

Thanks to very effective measures, including the involvement of its researchers, the COVID-19 pandemic has so far barely affected the KAUST campus-city.


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