Alfaisal University

Faculty Positions in Architectural Engineering (CoE#201123)

The Architectural Engineering department at Alfaisal University invites applications for full time positions. Specific positions and areas of interest include:

1. Assistant, Associate or Professor

The ideal candidate for the position should demonstrate a proven ability to effectively teach courses in the areas of Architecture, Building Systems and Technologies, and Architectural Practice.

Furthermore, the desired candidate should hold a Ph.D. degree and possess a strong track record in research, teaching, and mentoring/advising. The rank at which the candidate will be hired will be determined based on their experience, achievements, and qualifications.

It is essential that the candidate contributes positively to fostering a culturally diverse work environment, inclusive of faculty, staff, and students. Active participation in community outreach and service to the department, college, and university is expected.

The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching a range of courses, which may include but are not limited to:

  • Lighting Systems and Applications
  • Architectural Design
  • Working/Construction Drawings
  • Construction Management
  • Construction and Architecture Professional Practice

2. Instructor or Lecturer

The candidate will have the opportunity to co-teach courses in various areas, including Drafting & Drawing, Architectural Design Studios, Interior Design, Construction Drawings, and Capstone Project.

It is crucial that the candidate possesses expertise in architectural design and related fields, strong communication and teaching skills, and a portfolio that showcases previous student work and professional examples.

It is essential that the candidate contributes positively to fostering a culturally diverse work environment, inclusive of faculty, staff, and students. Active participation in community outreach and service to the department, college, and university is expected.

The desired candidate should hold an MSc degree in Architectural Engineering or a related field, providing them with a solid foundation in the subject matter. They should also demonstrate a commitment to actively participating in community outreach and serving the department, college, and university.

Applicants must submit the following documents in a single PDF file:

  • A cover letter
  • A comprehensive curriculum vitae
  • A concise statement outlining teaching goals, design research or scholarship agenda, supported by evidence in the portfolio (not required for instructors).
  • Portfolio of previous student work and professional examples.
  • Contact information for three references, including mailing address, telephone number, and email address.
  • Proof of promotion for Associate or Professor ranks (if applicable).

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and the positions will remain open until filled or the search is closed. We encourage qualified candidates of all genders to apply. The College of Engineering currently enrolls both male and female students, fostering a diverse and inclusive academic environment.

The remuneration package for successful candidates includes a highly competitive salary, along with additional benefits such as a housing allowance and relocation allowance. A comprehensive range of fringe benefits is also provided, including family annual leave, medical/dental/optical/life insurances, and schooling for dependents. Please note that employment is contingent upon the successful completion of credentials verification and background check(s) in accordance with university policies.

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About Us

Alfaisal University is a young and fast-growing university located in the capital city of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 2008 as a private not-for-profit Institution, where English is the language of instructions. It consists of four colleges: Business, Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Science.

The College of Engineering has been offering a wide range of degrees and programs through a blend of rigorous and project-based curricula. Currently, the college offers bachelor’s degrees in Architectural, Electrical, Industrial, Mechanical and Software Engineering. These programs are all ABET accredited. In addition, a master’s degree in Engineering & Systems Management is being offered in collaboration with the Centre for Complex Engineering Systems (CCES) at KACST (King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology) and MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). The College of Engineering faculties come from around the world. All of whom have brought with them a wealth of experience and the latest educational technologies to their classrooms Riyadh is a modern and attractive city at the political, economic and cultural hub of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Coast Countries. Because of the large, well-established expatriate community, English is commonly spoken by service providers at retail outlets, hospitals, etc. The climate in Riyadh is very comfortable during the fall and spring semesters and is similar to what you would experience in the southwestern part of the United States. There are numerous, world class education options for the children of Alfaisal faculty and the proximity of Saudi Arabia to other middle-eastern, European, and Asian popular travel destinations makes it an ideal location for someone that would like to experience new cultures.

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