Alfaisal University

Faculty Position in Architectural Engineering (CoE) #060122

The Architectural Engineering Department at Alfaisal University is seeking a full-time professorial rank (Assistant, Associate or Professor) faculty member. The candidate should have a proven ability to teach courses in the following areas: Building Systems and Technologies, Construction Management and Economics, and Architectural Practice.

The sought candidate should be a PhD holder, with demonstrably strong research, teaching and mentoring/advising records. The hiring will be at the rank commensurate with experience, achievements, and qualifications of the successful candidate. The candidate should also contribute positively to a culturally diverse work environment (faculty, staff, and students). The successful candidate is expected to actively contribute to community outreach and service to the department, college, and university.


The selected candidate is expected to teach a range of courses not limited to but including:

  • Construction Economics and Finance
  • Operation Analysis and Building Construction
  • Construction Professional Practice
  • Contracts and Liabilities
  • Building Services Engineering

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Architecture/Architectural Engineering or related academic fields from a reputable University.
  • Outstanding teaching record.
  • Outstanding research and publications record.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A record of grants and external funding acquisition.
  • Experience in mentoring/advising students in research.
  • Experience in working with and interacting with people from diverse backgrounds.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please submit the following materials

  • A cover letter
  • A full curriculum vita
  • A brief statement outlining research and teaching goals
  • Personal/teaching portfolio showcasing samples of students’ work
  • Proof of promotion for Associate or Professor ranks
  • Contact information for three references (mail, telephone, and email)

Applications will be assessed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled or the search is closed. Qualified candidates (male and female) are encouraged to apply. The remuneration package includes an internationally competitive salary, housing allowance, relocation allowance. This is in addition to large number of fringe benefits that include family annual leave; medical/dental/optical/life insurances; and dependent/s schooling. Employment will require successful completion of credentials verification and background check(s) in accordance with university policies.

The starting date for the position is in August 2023.

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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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