Full-Time Faculty Geographic Information Systems

King Fahd Security College
  • Location
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 02

Position description

Search #21C-KFSC

 Full-Time Faculty


The King Fahd Security College (KFSC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, invites applications for full-time faculty members at the Lecturer, Assistant, or Associate Professor Rank in the following subjects:

  • GIS


These faculty members would contribute to a baccalaureate degree in security sciences being offered at KFSC by teaching the following courses:

  • Geographic Information Systems (introductory course)
  • Crime, Hazard and Incident Mapping


These faculty members will teach four course sections per term and participate in other assignments to advance academic programs in the College. All instruction will be in English.


KFSC has adopted the principal of Constructive Alignment to develop and deliver this degree. All successful candidates will be expected to support the successful implementation of Constructive Alignment by ensuring clear alignment between stated learning outcomes, assessments and learning activities.


This position will require relocation to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia no later than 13 September 2020. KFSC offers a very competitive base salary and a benefits package that is among the highest in Gulf Cooperation Council countries. Candidates with a master’s degree are eligible for the rank of Lecturer. Candidates with a master’s degree and more than 10 years of professional experience are eligible for the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates with a doctorate 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 requirements 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:

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) School allowance for eligible dependents

Mobilization benefit

Demobilization benefit

Resettlement Allowance (one month of basic 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 GIS, Geography or other related fields. (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 21C-KFSC in the subject line), C.V., and Contact Information for three References via http://apply.interfolio.com/71079


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