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Post Doctoral Fellow

Position Deleted on 1/01/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Faculty - Science - Chemistry
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ministry of Higher Education
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Arabian Journal for Science & Engineering
Postdoctoral Positions in Homogeneous, Supported and Water Soluble Catalysis Available

Applications are invited for postdoctoral positions in the Laboratory of Homogeneous Catalysis (Directed by Professor Bassam El Ali, ).

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic postdoctoral fellow holding PhD degree in Chemistry, with solid knowledge and practical skills in organic chemistry, organometallic chemistry and homogeneous catalysis.

Particular themes of the available positions are:
  • Organic synthesis: new tailor-made supported and water soluble ligands for catalytic coupling, hydroformylation, hydrocarboxylation and other similar reactions of C-C-bond formation.
  • Synthesis and application of new supported and water soluble NHC-Ligands (NHCP)
Initial appointment is for one year with possible extension for a second year upon positive evaluation.

Salary/Benefits: Competitive salaries based on qualifications and experience. Free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance. The appointment includes the following benefits according to the University's policy: air ticket/s to Dammam on appointment; annual repatriation air ticket/s for up to four persons; local transportation allowance; one month paid summer leave; end-of-service gratuity. The KFUPM campus has a range of facilities including a medical and dental clinic, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities and a recreation center.

To Apply : Via KFUPM website (open : Hyperlink : JOBS ) attached cover letter , updated/detailed C.V./Resume, completed KFUPM application form* with copies of credentials (academic degree/s & transcript/s) and three(3) signed reference/recommendation letters from your referees.

For additional information please visit our website :

To download KFUPM Application Form :

(Please quote ad Ref. no. AJSE-131 in any correspondence.)


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