King Saud University - Electrical Engineering

A researcher is required to work within the Networks and Signal Processing team at the Electrical Engineering Department at King Saud University. The post is for 1 year; however it is renewable each year based on the researcher's performance. The post is partially funded during the first two years by the British Council and is in the area of Computer Network Security. The successful candidate should be prepared to travel to the partner university at UK, i.e. Loughborough University, for meetings, short term visits, and for forging collaboration ties.

King Saud University (KSU) is the premier institution of higher education in Saudi Arabia and the region, and was established in 1957. It has large faculty and student (both undergraduates and postgraduates) bodies. It receives its funding from government's allocation, own endowments, and research and consulting services.

Applicants should be highly motivated and have at least an MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or similar related fields. Research experience in computer network monitoring and analysis, knowledge of the principles of computer network protocols, their capabilities and restrictions, and machine learning is essential. Moreover familiarity with Matlab, Python, C, or similar programming language, and experience in Linux configuration is required. Candidates must also have experience in publishing research findings in international journals and conference proceedings.

The position's monthly salary will be based on the applicant's qualifications, research experience, and publication record. The salary will include an annual housing allowance. However, the total monthly compensation will approximately range between SAR 8,100 and SAR 8,900 (Note: There is no income tax in Saudi Arabia). Medical care at the university's hospital is provided along with air tickets including family members to the county of origin.

For applying, please send the following: Cover letter, CV, BS and MS transcripts, to Dr Basil AsSadhan (

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