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Lecturer, Assistant, or Associate Professor in Security Studies

King Fahd Security College

Location: Riyadh - Saudi Arabia
Salary: A very competitive base salary and benefits package to qualified candidates
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent, Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 4th September 2019
Expires: 4th November 2019
Job Ref: 20SP-E-KFSC

Search #20SP-E-KFSC

Security Studies Faculty – Spring Term 2020 

The King Fahd Security College (KFSC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, invites applications for both:

  • Full-time security studies faculty members at the Lecturer, Assistant, or Associate Professor rank in residence in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and
  • Short-term faculty members at the Visiting Professor rank on short term visit status (1-semester) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

All faculty appointments will be within the Department of Security Sciences. All instruction will be in English.

This department is responsible for courses related to:

  • Homeland security,
  • National security,
  • Information analysis,
  • Cybersecurity
  • Civil defense,
  • Emergency management,
  • Border security.

For full-time faculty, this position will require relocation to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia no later than 10 January 2020. Full time faculty will receive a one-year renewable contract and will have paid summer leave between the Spring and Fall terms.

Visiting faculty members will require relocation to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia no later than 10 January 2020 for the Autumn Term. Visiting faculty will receive short-term contracts and will not receive paid summer leave after the Spring term. 

KFSC offers a very competitive base salary and benefits package to qualified candidates. Candidates with a master’s degree are eligible for the rank of Lecturer. Candidates with a master’s degree and ideally more than 10 years of professional experience are eligible for the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates with a doctorate in a related field are eligible for the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates with a doctorate that have attained the rank of Associate Professor at an accredited university are eligible for the rank of Associate Professor. The standard contract is 1 year, renewable indefinitely and will be contingent upon your ability to satisfy the requirement for a work visa. 

The University of New Haven is advising KFSC in the development of this degree program, and assisting KFSC in this faculty search process. These positions are not faculty appointments at the University of New Haven. Faculty selection is exclusively the responsibility of KFSC. 

Candidates are required to pass all necessary background and security checks and also must be able to obtain and consistently maintain all requisite Visas and Work Permits in order to secure and continue in the employ of the KFSC and/or its hiring/personnel agent. 

Benefits and Terms:

All faculty receive competitive basic salary, plus:

  • Foreign deployment enhancement (equal to 30% of basic salary)
  • Housing allowance (equal to 30% of basic salary)
  • Transportation allowance (equal to 10% of basic salary) 

Additionally, full time positions carry for the following benefits:

  • School allowance for eligible dependents (full-time positions only)
  • Mobilization benefit
  • Demobilization benefit
  • Resettlement Allowance (one month base salary)
  • Annual home leave airfare allowance for employee and eligible dependents
  • Annual vacation during summer
  • Life insurance
  • Medical insurance coverage
  • End of service benefit 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in international relations, intelligence studies, security studies, national security, homeland security, political science, emergency management, criminal justice, criminology or other appropriate field. (ABD will be accepted, but only at the rank of Lecturer).
  • Prior teaching experience in higher education. 

Application Deadline and Process:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position(s) is/are filled. Applicants should submit a Cover Letter (Indicating Position Search Number 20SP-E-KFSC in the subject line), C.V., and Contact Information for three References, stating clearly whether they are applying for a full-time or short-term position via

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