KAUST recruits people from Saudi Arabia and around the world who want to create impact beyond their own achievements. We want “people of the world” who would uphold our values of Achievement, Passion, Inspiration, Citizenship, Diversity, Integrity, and Openness.





Our campus is a world unto itself, with an entire community of scholars and scientists living and working in our all-inclusive campus, situated among breathtaking surroundings. It is more than a research institution, it's a home away from home—a community with an international scope whose members hail from every corner of the globe; coming together to study, celebrate, explore, and live.





Faculty Positions


We seek creative and independent scientists with specific interests in Agroecosystems Biology and Engineering. Colleagues are invited to join our faculty at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level.

Researcher Opportunities


Our faculty offer attractive Fellowships and unparalleled research faculties to attract the best available researchers globally.​

Current Openings

Student Opportunities


KAUST offers both M.Sc. thesis and Ph.D. in Plant Science


The M.SC. courses cover a variety of topics, including, but not exclusively:

  • Concepts of Developmental Biology and Genetics
  • Advanced Plant Growth and Development
  • Plant Physiology and Adaptation
  • Biochemistry and Metabolic Engineering
  • Molecular Microbiology
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Genomics
  • Synthetic Biology and Biotechnology
  • Advanced Plant Molecular Genetics

Technical, Administrative & Support Opportunities


Explore the KAUST database for available positions.

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